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Zound Industries

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This is Zound

Zound Industries is a brand incubator of the highest standard. Four brands currently reside in this incubator, each with a distinct personality intended to serve a specific target audience and address their needs. This is why each brand has its own staff, products and philosophy and is treated separately from the rest of the brands.

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Urbanears has built its success upon a few simple ingredients, great design, innovative features and lots and lots of color. These building blocks are what has helped catapult Urbanears into 90 countries (and growing) worldwide, and changed the perception of how people think of headphones.

Triangularity. From the packaging to the logo, and even the small details on the headphones, the triangle has a constant presence throughout the Coloud brand. That attention to detail combined with ergonomic design and a bang for your buck price give Coloud a leg up on the competition. It appeals to a broad audience, especially the younger demographic, who appreciate quality in design without breaking the bank.

50 years of rock ‘n’ roll history has been poured into every detail of the Marshall line of products. From headphones to speakers, the Marshall legacy lives on for those who wish to bring the big stage presence home with them.

Bold and distinctive, Molami takes a revolutionary approach to headphones. First and foremost, it’s the first feminine electronics brand designed by women, for women. The use of exclusive materials and tailored design also firmly place it in fashion’s upper stratosphere. Because of this, you’ll find Molami sold in the finest boutiques and department stores in the world.

Zound Industries is the company behind Swergie, a showcase for Swedish design, culture and creativity that coincides with fashion weeks in cities across the globe.

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In-house

Everything's Inside

What we do, we mostly do ourselves. Zound Industries’ office contains brilliant people capable of building brands that reach as high as the tallest skyscrapers. We create our own strategy, products, packaging, marketing and engineering. From A to Ö, we do it all.

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Founders

Eight ambitious individuals founded Zound Industries, with different backgrounds ranging from design, product development, finance, marketing, sales and business. All eight founders are still active in the company, many of whom have even completed high school.

Marcus Rudbäck von Euler Product director
Anders Byske Enquist Industrial Designer
Niklas Bergh Creative Director
Kenneth Schönborg Senior Advisor
Erik Petersen Industrial Designer
Vincent Skoglund House Photographer
Konrad Bergström President
Oscar Axhede Brand Manager

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Webby Awards Honorable Mention: Marshall Headphones, Molami 2012
iF Product Design Award Urbanears Plattan 2011
Stora Exportpriset Nomination – Zound Industries 2012
Webby Awards Best Website, Consumer Electronics 2012
ELLE Gala (Sweden) Year’s Eyecatcher – Zound Industries 2012
Stora Designpriset Finalist 2011

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Work at Zound

Right now we are looking for a Project Manager to join our team click here to read more.

Zound Industries is a rapidly growing company and we are always looking for new talent. If you feel you have something to offer why not get in touch.
career@zoundindustries.com

Our Stockholm HQ

Here’s where we work from the perspective of Solo, an 18-month-old Lagotto Romagnolo, who spends his days with us in our office in downtown Stockholm. We’d like to say that our place is usually tidier than this, but that would be a lie. Go to contact to get in touch with us.

This is Zound

Zound Industries is a success story that is still being written. A relatively young company, its beginnings can be traced back to 2008, when eight ambitious individuals with different backgrounds in design, product development, finance, marketing, sales and business came together to form a company that would, in three years time, be shipping headphones to over 95 countries worldwide.

The Zound Timeline

Can you spare a few minutes? Here’s what’s been happening at Zound Industries since our launch in 2009.

From the Mind of a Mad Man

“It happened one morning. It was a morning not unlike any other morning. I was lying there peacefully in my bed, just having woken up from a restful sleep, when out of nowhere a bold question comes rushing into my head, disturbing my thoughts like a bat out of hell.”

Presenting Urbanears Plattan ADV – a classic redefined for a new generation

With the release of Plattan in 2009, Urbanears changed the way the world saw headphones. Elevating headphones from the realm of chromed plastics to a colorful fashion accessory paved the way for a new generation of electronics – a generation where form is just as important as function.

IFA here we come!

After months of preparations it is finally time – IFA here we come! IFA is a huge annual global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances that takes place at the Messe Fairgrounds in Berlin September 5th – 10th.

Molami nominated for Guldknappen Award

Molami has been nominated for the ‘Accessory of the Year’ in this year’s prestigious award Guldknappen! Congratulations to the wonderful design team of Molami for making this happen, you are the apple of our eye.
Read more about the nomination at www.damernasvarld.se

TeliaSonera invests in Zound Industries

The partnership, announced May 15th, means that TeliaSonera will acquire a stake in Zound Industries, enabling the telecom operator to bundle fashion headphones, audio speakers and device accessories together with their mobile telecommunications, giving customers a great audio experience wherever they are, whenever they want.

Grand Slam at the Webby Awards

Yay! For the third year in a row, urbanears.com has been named a Webby Award winner. It´s amazing to win both categories we were nominated for this year and much love goes out to everyone who voted for us. Thanks for your support!

In it to win it!

We’re so excited to announce that the Urbanears website is nominated in two categories in this year’s prestigious Webby Awards – for the third time in a row! Can you help us turn this nomination into a hat trick?

URBANEARS H&M <3 MUSIC EDITION

We’ve teamed up with fellow Swedish retailer H&M to bring you the first of three Urbanears Plattan H&M <3 Music Edition headphones to be released this spring and summer.

Zound Industries names Pernilla Ekman as CEO

Stockholm-based headphone fashion house Zound Industries is pleased to name Pernilla Ekman as the company’s new CEO. Ekman has been at the helm of the company since September 2013, when she took over the role as interim CEO.

New colors added

Here’s your first look at the brand new Spring/Summer 2014 Urbanears color collection, officially available as of today at Urbanears retailers worldwide and online at Urbanears.com.

Three Zound products named iF Design Award winners

 

Three Zound Industries products launched in 2013 have won the prestigious iF Design Award. The Humlan and Kransen models by Urbanears, along with the Monitor by Marshall Headphones, impressed the high-profile jury, which consisted of experts and designers from all around the world.

Zound at CES 2014

Zound Industries is in Las Vegas next week for International CES – the world’s largest consumer electronics trade show – showcasing the latest products and innovations from four of its brands.

Zound Industries wins DI Supergasellen

Zound Industries has been named the 2013 DI Supergasell, marking the company’s achievement as the fastest-growing company in Sweden for a period of three years.

Black Friday Sale on now!


Shop headphones from three Zound Industries brands online in our first-ever Black Friday sale.

We’re offering great deals on headphones from Urbanears, Marshall Headphones and Molami.

Konrad Bergström interviewed on Style.com

Christian Remröd, The Founder of Fashion Networks asks some questions of Zound president and co-founder Konrad Bergström.

Urbanears Humlan Released

Humlan, the world’s first headphone with washable parts, is officially available online and at selected retailers worldwide as of today.

Zound represents at Lovie Awards 2013

Two of Zound Industries’ four brands were recognized at the Lovie Awards Winner’s Party last night in London, England.
Photos courtesy of Dan Dennison and Victor Frankowski.

Zound wins Guld Mobilen 2013

Zound Industries was named 2013’s Company of the Year last night during the Mobilgalan awards ceremony in Stockholm.

Zound sites win Lovie Awards!

The Coloud and Marshall Headphones websites both took home the ‘Gold’ prize in this year’s People’s Lovie Awards in the categories of Best Practices and Retail/Shopping respectively.

Stanmore Available Online

Available exclusively online as of today, the Stanmore embodies everything you want in a piece of home audio equipment: classic Marshall looks, hard-hitting sound and modern technology.

Tradeshow life

Zound Industries’ four brands are on show at #IFA2013, one of the world’s leading trade shows for consumer electronics and accessories, from September 6 to 11.

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