Misco Acquires Oaktron


December 5, 2016 – OEM loudspeaker manufacturer, Misco has announced that it has completed its acquisition of the Oaktron speaker division of Mitek. As a result, Oaktron will relocate from its Monroe, Wisconsin location to Minneapolis and will operate as a wholly owned division of Misco.

Commenting on the acquisition, Misco CEO Dan Digre noted, “Both Misco and Oaktron have served the North American OEM markets for decades. I have long admired Oaktron’s quality, designs and commitment to long-term customer relationships. Misco shares these values so this is a natural fit. We’re committed to expand our USA-based manufacturing in our pursuit to provide the best audio system solutions to our customers. Through this purchase of Oaktron we intend to revitalize a venerable American brand. Following our acquisition of Warkwyn Acoustical Labs, this deal further advances our strategy of investing in US loudspeaker and audio system design, manufacturing and testing technologies.”

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