From the simple beginnings of building speakers from a rural garage over 40 years ago to becoming one of the Nation's largest U.S. manufacturers of high performance car, marine, atv/utv, personal and home audio products. MTX Audio has maintained the vision, leadership, and dedication of Founder and CEO Loyd Ivey under the Mitek Corporation name.
Ivey began his company in 1971, aptly named Ivey Electronics, and after a merger with American Case Company in 1974 American Acoustic Labs, or AAL, was born. Soon thereafter MiTek Corporation was founded as the umbrella company to a vast assortment of diverse and innovative audio companies. To this day Ivey remains the visionary leader and driving force behind the MiTek family of companies.
1979 ushered in the MiTek acquisition Matrecs, a manufacturer of mobile audio products which became known as MTX Audio in 1983. As the founding company under the MiTek umbrella, MTX Audio offers the broadest selection of consumer products in the MiTek family.
Since its creation, MTX has been the innovator of some of the now standard audio ideas, including inventing the first mobile audio enclosure in 1984. Ivey continued to expand MiTek in 1983 through development and acquisitions including Magnum, creator of the first-ever vented/sealed hybrid enclosures, allowing the customer to choose how their music should sound.
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