Warps right - like everything else in Canada - if it's big, it's owned by someone in the US, or it's tied to is somehow.
Careful on the "made in China" thing though - just about everything (especially electronic) is made there nowadays (or at least components used in said product). And with the recession coming into full gear this year, you can bet your RRSP's and 401K's (is that what they are in the US?) that there will be a lot more things being made in China (much cheaper and all companies will need to maintain their profit margin or else they will collapse).
Coincident is a Canadian Company, so is Totem, and Tetra. Though Totem does not make their drivers, and most are purchased in Europe. But the design is Canadian and the profits (AFAIK) stay here. Coincident and Tetra are not cheap though, not by a long shot. Totem isn't what I would call high end (though their Wind speakers are very pricey) they are not cheap either.
Good list 3db - there are a lot of great Canadian speakers thanks to the NRC (though Vince at Totem didn't use them, he voiced his speakers by ear which is why they don't measure as well as other but sound incredible). But like I said, they don't make their drivers they are purchases from various companies around the world and built to his spec's to the sound he wants (Paradigm does, not sure about some of the other ones). And if you dig into that "Canadian" thing, you'll find a US American in there somewhere (Love that girl from North Carolina was it... sheesh) for just about any Canadian company as an investor - if they're 'big' (that's the key word there).
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