Harman Professional has opened a new Technology Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, a 50,000-square-foot facility that employs 165 and houses the company’s Signal Processing Business Unit Professional Systems Development and Integration Group, Corporate Technology Group, and the Harman Professional Training Center.
“By bringing our resources and our talented engineering, design and research staff under one roof we have created a world-class facility that will enable us to be more efficient in all elements of our day-to-day operations than ever before,” said T.J. Smith, general manager, Harman Professional Signal Processing Business Unit.
The Corporate Technology Group leads the company’s research efforts and the development of Harman International products and technologies. The Signal Processing Business Unit is responsible for product engineering, development, sales, marketing and administration of the DigiTech, Lexicon Pro, dbx and BSS Audio brands.
The Professional Training Center was created to train audio professionals in the use of the company’s products and HiQNet audio system control software. The center includes four studios/sound rooms, provides in-depth, instructor-led training and also provides the opportunity for professional certification for Harman products and systems.
“Harman Professional is evolving to meet the changing needs of our customers worldwide,” states John Fitzgerald, vice president and general manager, Harman Amplifier and Signal Processing Business Units. “This facility underscores our commitment to investing in our employees and providing them with the resources to build, service and support the best professional audio products available.”