Schertler SA

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  • Via Beroldingen 18
  • 6850 Mendrisio
  • Switzerland

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Since its foundation in the early 1980s, Schertler SA has launched a programme of passionate research that aims to achieve the highest levels of accuracy in the reproduction of acoustic stringed instrument sound. Led by bassist and founder Stephan Schertler, the research and development company initially began to focus on producing high quality tools and innovative technology to replace the technology and imperfections of piezo pickups. Over the years, Schertler’s original approach to harnessing acoustic vibrations has resulted in a number of fundamental innovations, some of which have gained international patents, such as the STAT Series of contact microphones.

In 2003, Schertler launched an original series of compact amplifiers – the Classic Series. 2011 saw the launch of the Deluxe Series – soon regarded as the best available acoustic amplification systems. Even more powerful, with re-engineered CLASS-A preamplifiers and amplifiers, as well as new control functions, the Deluxe series reflects Stephan Schertler’s lifetime dedication to making the best possible systems available to musicians. This was further demonstrated in 2012 with the addition of LaFaro, the new amplifier for bass. Dedicated to one of the best bassists in jazz history, Lafaro is the culmination of years of research in the challenge to successfully amplify the sound of this complex instrument. The range of guitar amplifiers has been extended with the JAM line.

In 2012, Schertler acquired the company SR TECHNOLOGY in its entirety – it was previously a subsidiary - in order to expand business into other market sectors and consolidate its position as a leading player in the field of acoustic amplification.  

Synergies within the Schertler Group, supported by significant investment and a solid background acquired over the years, has enabled SR Technology to face the stimulating challenges of the future and continue to provide a portfolio of cutting edge products for the continually growing and changing needs of customers worldwide.

Italian musicality combined with Swiss precision has formed the basis of the famous "SR Sound”; deep, decisive bass complemented by a soft, crisp mid range and perfectly integrated clear “highs”.

Schertler Group products are now a first choice for live performances, broadcast and recording sessions, and we are proud to list some of the world's major orchestras, ensembles and soloists as our ambassadors.

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The Schertler Group companies’ business is inspired by a desire for customer satisfaction, which, we believe, results from providing comprehensive and accurate information about our products and support services. We also communicate this information through press and through participation in numerous musical events and exhibitions. Consistent with this business model, our website with integrated web shop establishes a new formula for buying direct in a dynamic and interactive relationship between manufacturer and musician, with cutting edge products and rapid developments in technology that cater specifically for a range of user requirements.

All Schertler Group products are exclusively manufactured by us at our production facilities in Potenza Picena (Italy) and Mendrisio (Switzerland). Our new sales philosophy, which allows direct purchasing from the factory, skipping the intermediate stages of the distribution chain, enables the customer to drive the process of ing and buying. Interfacing directly with the manufacturer, and even visiting the company to try out the wide range of available products, in dedicated spaces with assistance from qualified design and production staff, means that knowledge of the intrinsic qualities and functionality of the products can be effectively communicated to the customer.

Our business model also provides for a network of business partners, located throughout the European territories, ed on the basis of reliability and competence, at whose showrooms and outlets musicians can test and buy our products under exactly the same conditions available at our factories and in our web shop.In addition to offering pricing guarantees, defined at European level, these conditions also honour the "30 days money back," and "3-year warranty" clauses. This ensures that purchases are made in an informed and transparent way.

These are activities and functions for whose operation and maintenance the Management is fully committed, making available the necessary resources through an "Integrated Management System" (SGI), which is essentially composed of the following systems of internal organization:

Quality Management System (QMS) in accordance with EN ISO 9001;

Environmental Management System (EMS) in accordance with EN ISO 14001 and national laws of reference;

System Security Management Jobs (SGSL) in accordance with OHSAS 18001;

Management System for Social Responsibility (SGSR) with reference to the SA8000 standard



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Musikmesse 2016

07.04.2016 - 10.04.2016 Hall: 8.0 Stand: G 92