Tuesday, April 13, 2021

11 Trading Company Becomes Exclusive US Distributor of Teac and Esoteric Audio Brands

11 Trading Company Becomes Exclusive US Distributor of Teac and Esoteric Audio Brands


INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (April 13, 2020) — 11 Trading Company (11 TC), a subsidiary of Premium Audio Company, is pleased to announce that it will become the exclusive distribution partner of the Teac and Esoteric brands in the United States on April 15, 2021. High-end Esoteric and Teac audio products represent state-of-the-art audio solutions within the 11 Trading Company portfolio.


11 TC also has exclusive distribution rights in the Americas to the Onkyo, Pioneer, Pioneer Elite, and Integra electronics, as well as the Magnat and Heco speaker brands.


Rob Standley, VP and GM of 11TC stated, “We are thrilled to represent these timeless, high performance brands. Teac’s combination of excellent audio quality with the latest digital audio technology and a nod to their heritage with vintage styling will undoubtedly connect with our business partners and consumers. In addition, Esoteric sets a standard in their pursuit of the ‘Original Master Sound’ as products are meticulously crafted by hand and tuned to perfection. 


Industry veteran Keith Haas has joined 11 TC as National Sales Manager for the Teac and Esoteric brands. He will lead the sales efforts of these iconic brands, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and experience as he represented these brands while working at the previous distributor, Onkyo USA. “Keith Haas has done an excellent job in representing Esoteric in the United States and will immediately be able to leverage his expertise with the full weight and support of 11TC and the Premium Audio Company.” said Joe Petrillo, VP of Sales for 11 Trading Company.



About 11 Trading Company

Established in 2020, 11 Trading Company offers a curated assortment of advanced technology entertainment solutions that deliver uncompromising home entertainment experiences.  11 Trading Company’s product portfolio included some of the most revered brands in the consumer electronics industry, such as Onkyo, Integra, Pioneer, Pioneer Elite, Magnat and Heco.  11 Trading Company is a subsidiary of Premium Audio Company, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX).

 About Teac Corporation

TEAC is a company with a long history of developing, manufacturing and marketing proprietary hardware and software products for recording and playback.  Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Teac manufactures several internationally recognized brands including TASCAM (pro-audio), Esoteric (high-end consumer audio) and TEAC (consumer audio and information systems for the healthcare, defense and airline industries).

TEAC's audio products are created by combining the latest digital and analog technologies cultivated through years of research and development of audio products. Teac’s goal is to create products that faithfully reproduce the thoughts and feelings that musicians put into their music and deliver an emotional experience to customers.

About Esoteric Company

The design goal of ESOTERIC is to recreate the original master sound. ESOTERIC is a high-end audio manufacturer established in 1987. Based in Tokyo, all products (ranging from network audio players, SACD players, DACs to amplifiers) are hand built in their factory to exacting standards. Cutting edge technologies, engineering excellence, state-of-the-art Japanese craftsmanship and passion for innovation -all coming together to unveil new dimensions in musical experience.