Harro Heinz


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Renkus-Heinz, Inc.

Harro Heinz was born in Germany and educated in electrical engineering before he was brought to the United States by Mr. Fisher of Fisher Radio in the early 1950s. After working for several radio and electronic companies, Harro felt it was time to form his own loudspeaker company. He began the company with a partner, Mr. Renkus, but later bought him out to run the company on his own. The company was formed in 1979 and has since produced a line of innovative projects including the award winning Iconyx series of digitally steerable column loudspeakers.