SME becomes part of the Cadence Audio Group of Companies.
SME Celebrates 70 years of engineering excellence and is now probably the largest and best equipped Audio Company in the world for the manufacture of precision engineered pick up arms and turntables.
SME Precision Engineering relaunched with the aim of becoming the company of choice for the manufacture of premium high quality precision engineered components for the industry sectors of Aerospace, Formula 1, Automotive and Medical Equipment.
SME embark on a major investment programme of installing new generation state of the art plant, machinery and equipment at its Steyning factory.
All new integrated turntable “Synergy” launched. An intelligent high performance precision turntable with built in phono stage, magnesium tonearm with matched cartridge and Crystal Cable.
SME parent Cadence Audio acquires the Garrard audio brand, the famous British turntable manufacturer. Garrard will be revived under SME with the introduction of a Revival 301 and ultimately development of an all new generation Garrard turntable.
SME launch a new precision turntable the Model 12A. A high performance turntable packaged with the highly credited SME 309 tonearm and equipped with Crystal Cable.
New Garrard 301 turntable launched as a unique package of solid walnut plinth with sophisticated isolation system, highly acclaimed SME M2-12R tonearm and Crystal Cable internal wiring.
Investment programme continues at SME with the introduction of new generation and state of the art DMG Mori 5 Axis and CNC Lathes at the Steyning factory.
2019 proved to be a year of fabulous Reviews of Model 12A and Winner of prestigious What HiFi? Temptation Award for the highly acclaimed Synergy.