Events

Supply Chain and Sourcing Webinar

January 6, 2021
9:00 AM Pacific (12:00 PM Eastern)

Overview

In this Audio Product Education Institute series of webinars, we will feature key factory principals with deep experience in supplying top brands. We discuss their business including the challenges in engineering, technology and operations while exploring how they manage tariffs, supply chain and the pandemic, to bring products to market in 2021.
 
 
Helge Kristensen, VP at Hansong
 
A great conversation with Helge Kristensen, VP at Hansong Technology. Hosted by Dave Lindberg, the interview covers the company’s history and evolution as a manufacturer of high performance, premium audio equipment. Since 1998, the company has significantly expanded to cover ODM and OEM manufacturing in multiple areas of consumer and commercial electronics. The conversation details its engineering department capabilities – one of the company’s strengths, with over 90 individuals in various disciplines from Industrial Design, Mechanical, Electrical and Software Engineering to Project Management.
 
 
Simon Gui, Sales Manager at Tristar Electronics
 
An in-depth discussion about Tristar Electronics with Simon Gui, Sales Manager at this prestigious company founded in 2000. The conversation addresses how Tristar has remained an innovative company with a strong focus on continuous improvement. We will hear about how this highly integrated company successfully serves some key brands within the consumer electronics industry and has built long-lasting strategic relationships with its clients, suppliers and industry technology partners. Tristar’s sole goal is to be the best one-stop service for its world-renowned Hi-fi and consumer electronics clients.
Helge Kristensen

VP at Hansong, China

Hansong Technology was established in 1998 as a manufacturer of high performance, premium audio equipment. Since that time, the company has significantly expanded at a controlled pace to cover ODM and OEM manufacturing in multiple areas of consumer and commercial electronics. The company’s experience includes products for markets such as Home Theater, Hi-Fi and AV systems, custom installation, professional audio, wireless technologies, and commercial audio. Hansong’s workforce has kept pace with the company’s product expansion, growing from 70 employees to nearly 1000 full time employees today. The engineering department is one of the company’s strengths, with over 90 individuals in various disciplines from Industrial Design, Mechanical, Electrical and Software Engineering to Project Management. 

Simon Gui

Sales Manager at Tristar Electronics, China

Founded in May 2000, Tristar has remained an innovative company with a strong focus on continuous improvement and maintaining a high-level of competitive advantage in an ever-increasing number of industries. The company is highly-integrated in the value chain within the consumer electronics industry and has built long-lasting strategic relationships with its clients, suppliers and industry technology partners. Tristar’s sole goal is to be the best one-stop service for its world-renowned Hi-fi and consumer electronics clients.

Dave Lindberg

DB Enterprises, Hong Kong

Dave Lindberg is the CEO of DB Enterprises in Hong Kong, and an experienced professional in business and project management, working with brands and technology suppliers in Asia. 

Mike Klasco

CEO, Menlo Scientific, Richmond, California

Mike Klasco is the president of Menlo Scientific, a consulting firm for the loudspeaker industry, located in Richmond, CA. He is a graduate from New York University, with post graduate work in signal processing, and he holds multiple patents licensed or assigned. For the past 35 years, Mike has worked on countless R&D projects for large and small companies. Mike specializes in materials and fabrication techniques to enhance audio performance.