Partnership will expand the Sonomax® footprint and help increase eers™ custom fit earphones retail presence in North America
MONTREAL, March 16, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Sonomax Technologies, Inc. (TSXV: SHH) is pleased to announce Navarre, a distribution and logistics provider, has been selected as a distributor and third-party logistics provider (3PL) for eers™ custom earphones. As a trusted distribution and 3PL partner, the partnership with Navarre will enable Sonomax to expand the reach of the eers™ custom earphones brand at retail.
"The eers™ custom earbuds are truly a unique product in the marketplace," said Joyce Fleck, President - Navarre Distribution Services, Inc. "We are pleased to provide warehousing, fulfillment services as well as distribution to Sonomax. We are excited to help bring this highly innovative product to retail."
"We are looking forward to working with a world-class partner like Navarre," said Nick Laperle, CEO of Sonomax Technologies, Inc. "We anticipate the distribution and logistics partnership will lead to increased success for Sonomax that will help to expand our revenue opportunities, by bringing the eers™ brand to the retail marketplace more quickly and in mass quantities.
eers™ custom earbuds are poised to be a game changer in the earphones market. Named CES 2012's Best of Innovations winner, the self-fit custom-fit earbuds feature Sonomax's SonoFit™ Technology that allows the earbuds to mold to the unique shape of an individual's ear canal in just five minutes, providing maximum comfort, exceptional sound and a secure fit even during vigorous activity.
Laperle added,"The Navarre partnership is another step forward in increasing the visibility of eers in the consumer market as well as in preparation for its eventual transfer to a master distributor- both of which will assist in making the SonoFit fitting system the standard for all in-ear applications."
Making high performance custom earphones available to everyone, in the comfort of their own home, eers™ custom headphones redefine the listening experience providing an acoustic seal to ensure the wearer's choice of listening does not need to compete with ambient sound, irrespective of the environment.
Navarre Distribution Services and Navarre Logistical Services are subsidiaries of Navarre Corporation (Nasdaq:NAVR) that together provide North American retailers and their suppliers with agile distribution and returns management, third-party logistics (3PL), online fulfillment and custom marketing programs, all powered by a best-in-class systems infrastructure and collaborative support teams. With a more than 25-year track record of connecting strong brands with smart logistics and unmatched service, the company helps its customers to pick, pack, ship and sell more profitably. Established in 1983, Navarre Corporation is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN and has offices in Bentonville, AR and Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Learn more at www.navarre.com.
About Sonomax Technologies, Inc.
Sonomax® is a leader in the product development, research, and licensing of in-ear technologies. With more than 50 patents and trademarks worldwide, Sonomax's pioneering innovation includes instant custom-fitting earpieces that deliver the most comfortable, protective and sound-enhancing experience in the world, as well as software-driven solutions for validating earpiece performance. Sonomax recently introduced sculpted eers™ line of custom fitting earphones which feature the latest SonoFit™ system. SonoFit™ offers OEM, ODM and aftermarket clients a broader range of opportunities in customized earpieces for the consumer, industrial, military and health markets. Learn more at http://sonomax.com.
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