AAMP of AmericaTM - a portfolio company of The Audax Group - is a global supplier of a broad spectrum of mobile audio/video products, OEM integration solutions, mobile device accessories, and installation and fabrication supplies. Originally founded in Clearwater, Florida in 1987 as a one-stop distributor of car audio installation supplies, AAMP of America grew quickly. In 1990 the company launched Stinger® its own proprietary brand of cable, interconnects and car audio electronics. In 1992 and 1993 the company was named one of Inc. Magazine's 500 Private Companies to Watch, and by 2000 had expanded its house brand portfolio to include Peripheral®, Sound Quest® and Best Kits & Harnesses®. The company began focusing heavily on technology innovation and penetrating new retail markets in 2005 which lead to an aggressive growth and investment strategy. In 2005, AAMP acquired Pacific Accessory Corporation, merging with Peripheral to create the world's premier OEM integration solutions provider, and in 2008 the company acquired Select Distributors Inc. In 2010 the company re-introduced the Phoenix Gold® mobile brand after acquiring it from Rodin and launched the leading iSimple® consumer brand focused on high technology connectivity solutions for portable devices in the automobile. The following years were also industrious for AAMP of America and in 2011 the company acquired American International, a US based manufacturing company and in 2013 Precision Interface Electronics, an OEM integration provider.