JL_Audio_Building

As Magazine Editors, we are fortunate enough to get a "behind the scenes" look at manufacturing operations that are not open to the public. While we were down in Miami, we headed to JL Audio in Miramar, FL a neighboring suburb. The JL Audio facility is housed in an attractive building and we were eager to get an inside look. While many manufacturers have outsourced overseas, JL Audio does most of right here in the USA. In tough economic times, that is a growing concern but JL Audio keeps the jobs at home and the quality top shelf by basing their manufacturing in the United States.

 

We met up with Marketing Director, Manville Smith who gave us and uncensored look at the immense facility. After touring the administrative side, we visited the manufacturing area where there were several part numbers we recognized being produced right before our eyes. We checked out the home subwoofer production area and then the area where the car audio subs were being pieced together. From there we went to the Stealthbox production area and saw many of the tuned enclosures that JL Audio makes specifically for the best audio performance. Finally, we toured the marine speakers area where they were being assembled on the line.

 

We thanked JL Audio and Manville for the opportunity and then it was back to South Beach for some R&R after a long day. Now when you are looking at JL Audio product, you have a sense of how detailed the manufacturing process is for a premium product!

{yoogallery src=[/images/phocagallery/JLAudio] width=[150]}

 

 

 

More Articles

DMCC: 2013 Preview

The 2013 DMCC season is about to start and there are a number of changes sure to bring excitement to drivers and fans alike. After last season, the DMCC announced that the Pro-Am category will merge with the Pros. With…
Read More

Cabe's Corner: The Real Source

When building an audio system, you will invest not only money, but time - time choosing the best products for you and your budget, as well as the type of equipment that will produce your desired end result, whether that…
Read More

Formula Drift 2012: Season End Awards

Every year, FD hands out a few awards on top of the championship trophy to acknowledge those who have made substantial accomplishments across the season. Several of the awards are voted on by the fans while others are based strictly…
Read More

Crouching Stallion, Hidden Monster: JJ Dubec's Ferrari 458

Coming off of his R35 GT-R refresh that features a shiny new wrap and a set of deep-dish Sky Forged S208 wheels, JJ Dubec’s newest endeavor has him going big. Real big! With a strong team of builders, suppliers, and…
Read More

SCAT Enterprises Inc.

There aren’t too many domestic parts manufacturers that successfully made the cross over to Sport Compact during the last decade. Some had decent success like Edelbrock, K&N Filters and Comp Cams but for every success story there were companies that…
Read More