The power of two is in no greater evidence than in the founding of MartinLogan. Gayle Martin Sanders and Ron Logan Sutherland met in Lawrence, Kansas, during the late Seventies and managed to convince each other that they could not only build an electrostatic speaker but could better previous designs such as the KLH Model Nine and Quad ESL when it came to bass extension and dynamic range.
Paradigm Electronics is a well-respected loudspeaker manufacturer based in Mississauga, Ontario. It was founded in 1980 by speaker designer Scott Bagby and by sales and marketing specialist Jerry VanderMarel. From the outset both men envisioned a company that would produce serious high-performance, high-end loudspeakers—but speakers that would, by design, sell at accessible prices.