A distribution deal was forged between SLM and the German Manufacturer which will see one of the world’s leading makers of clarinets, oboes, bassoons, saxophones and brass instruments being represented by one of U.S.A’s leading M.I. distributors.
Mark Ragin Chairman and CEO of SLM stated, “We’re proud and excited to be distributing these famous brands and products in the brass and woodwind arena. Keilwerth, York and Schreiber are world-renowned instruments and we look forward to representing them in the U.S. – Ragin continues “SLM will meet the demand for these products in North America and make the brands more accessible for dealers, educators and consumers.”
Dr. Armin Eckert CEO of Schreiber and Keilwerth explained “We are very pleased that with St. Louis Music we found a new partner who will take over the business in North America. It is extremely important for Schreiber & Keilwerth to identify a strong partner that shares the same goals and has the ability to provide our customers with a first class service, support and distribution network. St. Louis Music clearly fits the stringent criteria we identified to promote our brands effectively and to allow Schreiber & Keilwerth to move the business forward in this key strategic market.”
Schreiber & Keilwerth Musikinstrumente GmbH
The Schreiber Company was founded in 1946, and its plant in Markneukirchen, Germany is one of the most modern musical instrument facilities in the world. Schreiber, Keilwerth and York are synonymous with European craftsmanship and played by Student and Professional musicians around the world.
U.S. Band & Orchestra Supplies Inc. is a leading distributor of musical instruments and accessories and the corporate owner of St. Louis Music, Knilling® Stringed Instruments, Perfection® Pegs, Austin® Guitars, ZondaTM Reeds, and ApolloTM Drums. St. Louis Music distributes 10,000 products from over 200 of the music industry’s leading brands and manufacturers.