Famous record player brand Thorens returns to Germany and Bergisch Gladbach becomes Analog Valley. The oldest Company in entertainment electronics switches Owner and location.

Gunter Kuerten takes Thorens. The former CEO of ELAC and Denon (with additional leadership experience at LG, Loewe, Sharp and Sony), founded the new Thorens GmbH in Bergisch Gladbach. By this beginning with May 1st, another worldwide leading brand in analog HiFi is located there and makes the region to Germany’s Analog Valley.

Thorens is the oldest name in entertainment electronics, founded in 1883 by Hermann Thorens in Sainte-Croix, Switzerland. The brand is still worldwide known for its high-quality record players. During the sixties of the 20th century the company moved to Lahr in Germany. Later when Heinz Rohrer became CEO, Thorens returned temporarily to Switzerland.
„Gunter Kuerten is a very experienced and successful industry insider. Because of this Thorens will be in good hands and ready for future challenges.“, so Heinz Rohrer.
„I am committed to the tradition of Thorens and I see my job in keeping the brands legacy but also in further developing this ‘analog jewel’ “, confirms Gunter Kuerten. “I see a lot of future chances in the opening of markets. And the worldwide vinyl revival is going to assist us in that “.

Thorens GmbH
Lustheide 85
51427 Bergisch Gladbach
Germany

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Phone: +49 (0) 2204-8677720

Bergisch Gladbach, 05/01/2018

First place for TD 907

IMG 4922It is our please to inform you, that the Thorens TD 907 take the first place on the award show "Golden Ear 2018" in the category "turntables off EUR 2'000.-. 

 

 

THORENS® Tonearms

Two entirely different bearing architectures are available at various arm lengths and connection aptions, both combined with the proven 8-fold cold-rolled and resonance-damped aluminium tube.

Thorens®TP 82

the innovative uni-pivot 9-incher

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Thorens®TP 92

award winning gimbal-mounted top performance tonearm in 9-, 10- and 12 inch versions.

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Awards

Thorens TP 92/12  Urkunde Goldenes Ohr 2017 | Stereoplay

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THORENS® an Messen in DeutschlandThorens will attend the following exhibitions in Germany in October and November:

October 21,22, Darmstadt,  Deutsche HiFi Tage

November 18,19, Leipzig,  Mitteldeutsche HiFi-Tage

We are looking forward to welcome you at our booth.

THORENS® at exhibitions in FranceLike every year Thorens® will be back in France for two ehibitions:

Festival SON & IMAGE, October 14-15, 2017, Paris
Salon Haute Fidélité, November 18-19, 2017, Paris

Your visit would be highly appreciated!