Akai Professional, the Japan-based audio manufacturer that was without a formal US distribution facility after closing its shop in Texas earlier this year, has set up direct distribution facilities and headquarters in the LA area.

According to a press release issued by the company, "This new AKAI Professional organization will be the first step in improving every level of dealer, customer service, and product support for AKAI Professional products."

A new Akai Professional USA web site can be found at www.akaipro.com along with links to our International sites.

The new contact informatio is as follows:

Headquarters:
Akai Professional USA Corp.
100 Exchange Place
Pomona, CA 91768
Ph: 909-869-8870
Fax: 909-869-8892

Product Support:
All Akai Professional Products
Ph: 817-834-1900
Fax: 817-834-1983
8:30am-5:30pm CST akaipro_support_us@akaipro.com

Akai Professional Service Repair:
VST
1270 Lincoln Ave., Ste. 1000
Pasadena, CA 91103
Ph: 626-794-0052
akaipro@vstservice.com