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Kanto Appoints Gemsen Distribution as Its National Consumer Electronics Distributor in Canada

COQUITLAM, BC, CANADA, August 19, 2020 – Kanto Living Inc. (, a market-leading brand in powered audio and mounting solutions today announced that it has appointed Gemsen Distribution to serve the independent retail and custom integration markets in Canada.

Gemsen ( is a full-catalogue stocking distributor of Kanto Living’s complete lineup of high-performance powered speaker systems, TV mounts, speaker stands and accessories. Gemsen has been appointed in order to support Kanto’s sales growth and increased demand in the consumer and custom integration markets. Located in Concord, Ontario, Gemsen is a well-established distributor that carries top brands in the home, marine, mobile and power sports (motorcycles, snowmobiles, personal watercraft and other powered vehicles) categories.

“Gemsen is truly excited and honored to partner with another strong Canadian company,” said Mike O’Connor, Senior VP, Gemsen Group of Companies. “As Kanto’s only national Canadian distributor for the retail channel, Gemsen will help bolster relationships with our dealers, as well as allow them to get into categories that will be beneficial for them to be participating in. Our team will be hard at work in the field bringing knowledge to the marketplace that will help dealers enhance their business and product offerings.”

“As a brand that is strongly dealer and distributor focused in our go-to-market strategy, this partnership is an ideal fit with Gemsen, and we are proud to be in an adjacent space to their other premium brands,” noted Eric Smith, Kanto Living Vice President of Sales.

Smith concluded, “Gemsen is well-known and well-regarded in Canada and we look forward to adding value to their organization.”


Operating out of Metro Vancouver, BC, Kanto has been designing and manufacturing audio and mounting products since 2007. Their audio mission to provide an auditory experience to excite the senses has led to the development of a full line of speakers and audio accessories. For laid-back listeners, hardcore gamers and vinyl enthusiasts alike, Kanto speakers leave no one behind.

Kanto is also a leader in TV mounts, stands, and speaker stands, designing unpretentious yet elegantly functional products designed to provide a seamless set up experience and support contemporary lifestyles.

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Gemsen is a national consumer electronics distributor supplying Canadian retailers with the finest brands of audio/video products for over 35 years. They hold the Canadian distribution rights for JL Audio home subwoofers, Krell, Parasound amplifiers and signal processing, WireWorld cables, NorStone furniture and Elipson turntables and speakers.

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