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ASK wins the "Excellent Quality Award" from Li Auto

2021 April, 2nd

We are pleased to inform you that ASK received the Excellent Quality Award from Li Auto Inc (理想汽车).The company, also known as Li Xiang, is a Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer founded in 2015 by CEO and Chairman Li Xiang, for whom it's named.

The Award has been received during the Global Partners Conference 2021, that was held on April 6th in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, China.

Congratulations to the whole ASK team that allowed the achievement of this result.

ASK wins the

ASK Industries won the China Award 2020 for the Value Creator Category

2021 January, 29th

On February 8th 2021, we have been awarded for the China Awards 2020 in the Value Creator Category,  as best technology supplier for the Automotive Industry.

A great achievement for our commitment in China since more than 15 years!

The Award has been organized by Fondazione Italia Cina and Class Editori and broadcasted on the TV Channel Class CNBC.

More info about this prestigious award and all the 14 winning companies are available at the following link  

 

ASK Industries won the China Award 2020 for the Value Creator Category

The new ASK Group video is now online!

2020 March, 12th

We invite you to watch our new corporate video to stay updated on the latest news about the ASK Group.

Stay tuned and Watch the video here!

The new ASK Group video is now online!

ASK do Brasil received the "Super" award from FCA LATAM

2020 January, 13th
During the competition that took place in December 2019 in Betim (MG, Brazil), ASK do Brasil has been awarded by FCA LATAM in the SUPER - supplier performance - program.
The award was given in the OVP segment (optimize value performance): an area of FCA purchasing department that has the aim to look for products and solutions that optimize value with efficiency gains.
Congratulations to the whole ASK team that allowed the achievement of this result.
ASK do Brasil received the

The JVCKENWOOD Group at CES 2020

2020 January, 12th
The JVCKENWOOD Group exhibited at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020,  one of the world's largest electronics shows, that was held on January 7-10, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The JVCKENWOOD booth #4602 - located at the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention & World Trade Center - mainly showcased technologies, solutions, and new products based on its core technologies in the fields of visual, audio, and communications systems.
Among them, a new Jeep® Renegade 2020 equipped with KENWOOD Premium Audio System was exhibited and a lot of visitors enjoyed its impressive sound realized thanks to KENWOOD's original technology.
Furthermore, the ASK Group displayed in a private showroom its most innovative products and technologies.
The JVCKENWOOD Group at CES 2020

ASK as Sponsor of the Master " Sound Technology and Musical Composition"

2019 February, 22nd

We are pleased to inform you that for the academic year 2018-2019, ASK is sponsor of a joint Master between the University of Parma and the A. Boito Music Conservatory entitled "Sound Technology and Musical Composition".

This Master - the only one in Italy presenting a degree awarded jointly by a University and a Music Conservatory - is aimed at composers and graduates who will be able to experiment with advanced "spatial" composition and sound reproduction techniques.

More information at the link http://www.master-stmc.it/   

 

ASK as Sponsor of the Master

Conclusion of the Intelligent Antenna project Co-financed by the Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy

2018 October, 30th

We are pleased to inform you that we have successfully completed the Industrial Research and Experimental Development process for the design and construction of a new type of antenna for cars that brings together in a single module more features related to infotainment, geolocation and remote control of the car by mobile devices.
The project has been co-financed by the Emilia-Romagna region in the framework of the business innovation support programs scheduled by the 2014-2020 POR-FESR.

Project co-financed by the European Fund of Regional Development

 

Conclusion of the Intelligent Antenna project Co-financed by the Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy

Launch of the first Mercedes-Benz S-Class with Burmester Premium and Burmester High-End System, driven by ASK Premium and High End amplifier

2013 May, 13th
ASK gets nominated as a supplier of Premium and High-End audio amplifiers for Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars with Burmester Premium and with Burmester High-End System
Launch of the first Mercedes-Benz S-Class with Burmester Premium and Burmester High-End System, driven by ASK Premium and High End amplifier

ASK wins the Daimler Special Award for Innovation

2012 May, 13th
ASK wins the Daimler Special Award for Innovation

Launch of the first AMG / B&O / ASK Advanced Sound System

2011 May, 13th
ASK gets nominated as a supplier of Advanced Sound audio amplifiers and speakers for Mercedes-Benz AMG Passenger Cars with B&O Advanced Sound System
Launch of the first AMG / B&O / ASK Advanced Sound System

Launch of the first SDARS antenna integrated in Maserati GranCabrio

2010 May, 14th
Our antenna has been approved after the severe tests conducted in US by Sirius.
Launch of the first SDARS antenna integrated in Maserati GranCabrio

Joint venture with Hangsheng Electronics, China

2010 May, 12th
The commercial JV has allowed ASK to enter the important customer FAW-VW (and its subsidiaries)
Joint venture with Hangsheng Electronics, China

ASK design first short-rod roof antenna of VW Group

2009 May, 14th
Based on a deep predevelopment phase performed by us together with the VW's technical department.
ASK design first short-rod roof antenna of VW Group

Launch of the first Porsche Panamera / Burmester /ASK High End System

2009 May, 13th
ASK gets nominated as a supplier of High-End audio amplifiers and speakers for Porsche Passenger Cars with Burmester High-End Sound System
Launch of the first Porsche Panamera / Burmester /ASK High End System

Establishment of ASK China in Ningbo

2006 May, 14th
ASK China is a wholly-owned company, based in the sea-city of Ningbo (Beilun district) connected to Shanghai through the famous Hangzhou-Bay bridge.
Establishment of ASK China in Ningbo

First order to ASK by Renault-Nissan Group

2006 May, 13th
We supply antenna-cables to Renault plants in Europe, Korea and China
First order to ASK by Renault-Nissan Group

ASK wins the Porsche Supplier Award

2005 May, 13th
ASK wins the Porsche Supplier Award for the second time
ASK wins the Porsche Supplier Award

ASK wins the Porsche Supplier Award

2005 May, 13th
ASK wins the Porsche Supplier Award for the first time
ASK wins the Porsche Supplier Award

Launch of the first Audi / B&O / ASK Advanced Sound System (A8)

2005 May, 13th
ASK gets nominated as a supplier of Advanced Sound audio amplifiers and speakers for the first car ever with B&O Advanced Sound System: the Audi A8
Launch of the first Audi / B&O / ASK Advanced Sound System (A8)

First delivery our products to Porsche

2004 May, 12th
Porsche cars are starting to get equipped with ASK audio system components
First delivery our products to Porsche

First delivery our products to Daimler

2004 May, 13th
Daimler is now one of our main customers
First delivery our products to Daimler

ASK Italy awarded ISO 14001 certification

2004 May, 12th
Other ASK plants in Brazil, China and Poland are now certified according ISO 14001.
ASK Italy awarded ISO 14001 certification

ASK is nominated Supplier of the Year

2003 May, 13th
ASK is nominated Supplier of the Year

Design first glass-antenna system for VW Group Golf-5

2003 May, 13th
The Antenna product portfolio will be significantly enlarged with this development
Design first glass-antenna system for VW Group Golf-5

Launch of the first ASK Digital audio amplifier

2003 May, 12th
ASK gets nominated for the AUDI A6 DSP-MOST Amplifier
Launch of the first ASK Digital audio amplifier

ASK Italy and ASK Poland awarded ISO/TS 16949 certification

2001 May, 13th
ISO/TS 16949 will be awarded in the next years by all ASK plants in the world.
ASK Italy and ASK Poland awarded ISO/TS 16949 certification

Establishment of ASK Germany in Niederwinkling

2000 May, 14th
The main focus is on audio products for German car makers
Establishment of ASK Germany in Niederwinkling

ASK acquires Zendar

1998 May, 11th
The merge is completed
ASK acquires Zendar

First delivery OE speakers/antennas to Volkswagen

1997 May, 13th
VW was our first customer in Germany; we supply today all the VW Brands in the world with all our product-lines.
First delivery OE speakers/antennas to Volkswagen

Establishment of ASK Poland

1997 May, 14th
Electric Poland is established (antenna and cable production). A year later, Electric Poland is incorporated into the ASK Group and becomes ASK Poland.
Establishment of ASK Poland

Establishment of ASK do Brazil

1996 May, 14th
ASK do Brazil in Sete Lagoas (Minas Gerais state) has been intended to support FIAT do Brasil with local content and then as base for the expansion in the South American region.
Establishment of ASK do Brazil

ASK wins its first Fiat Auto "Qualitas" award

1995 May, 13th
In the following years 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006 ASK Group has been awarded by FIAT with 'Premium Qualitas'
ASK wins its first Fiat Auto

Purchase of Autosonik by Sipe. Change in company name from Autosonik to ASK

1995 May, 13th
In 1995 SIPE upped the ante in the face of increasing competition on the auto market, taking over Autosonik, which in turn took over Zendar. This marked the beginning of the ASK Group, Italy's largest OEM car audio components company.
Purchase of Autosonik by Sipe. Change in company name from Autosonik to ASK

First delivery OE antennas and speakers to FIAT

1985 May, 13th
FIAT is our historical customer for all our product-lines starting from the initial after-market deliveries till to the current co-designed projects.
First delivery OE antennas and speakers to FIAT

First delivery OE speakers to Peugeot

1983 May, 12th
Peugeot has been our first OE customer, who has trained us in the automotive expectations and quality-standards
First delivery OE speakers to Peugeot

Establishment of Zendar (the Antennas Company)

1969 May, 14th
A pioneer in the production of car antennas, Zendar was established in 1969. Thanks to excellent product quality and service, Zendar quickly became the market leader in Italy.
Establishment of Zendar (the Antennas Company)

Establishment of Sipe (the Speakers Company)

1967 November, 14th
Società Italiana Prodotti Elettromeccanici (SIPE) was established in 1967 by Olimpio Tontini together with an experienced team to expand beyond the small-scale production of loudspeakers. They started business as a supplier to TV manufacturers (like Mivar, Grundig and Loewe), and then widened its product range with the development of speakers for musical instruments and home hi-fi. In 1980 the nephew Franco Tontini takes over management of the company.
Establishment of Sipe (the Speakers Company)

Establishment of Autosonik

1965 May, 12th
Autosonik was established in 1965 as a sales agent for audio components for the auto OEM market and aftermarket. Components were mainly supplied by SIPE (loudspeakers) and Zendar (antennas and cables).
Establishment of Autosonik