Decksaver, the manufacturer of protective DJ covers, is celebrating its 10th birthday after another year of double-digit growth.
The Leeds-based firm started developing protective covers for DJ, music producer, and audio equipment in 2007 and has seen remarkable growth in the last year.
Decksaver covers are made from clear polycarbonate, a super hard-wearing plastic also utilised in bulletproof glass.
It is the polycarbonate that is Decksaver’s main asset as all its products are incredibly durable.
Decksaver was founded by Mustafa El-
Upon moving home after University, the genesis of Decksaver arrived one day when his younger brother inadvertently damaged one of his prized Pioneer DJ decks.
Realising there wasn’t an available product to protect against such hazards, Mustafa saw a gap in the market for bespoke protective covers for the latest audio technology.
Speaking about the beginnings of Decksaver, Mustafa said: “I remember designing the first cover and approaching Kevin Quinn (Managing Director) and David Aarons (Chairman) at Vacform Group.
“They were extremely supportive and allowed me to start working with a small team on creating a few more units. It was a side project that has become big.
“When we started out with Decksaver, the recession was hitting consumers and businesses hard - it was a scary time but Decksaver has gone from strength-to-strength.
Whilst completing his master’s degree Mustafa became an employee of Vacform Group Ltd. He presented the idea of Decksaver to chairman David Aarons and managing director Kevin Quinn who were excited to help realise Mustafa’s vision.
The new venture allowed Decksaver to flourish, creating products that offered quality and protection competitors couldn’t match.
In January 2008 the first Decksaver for the Pioneer CDJ-1000 reached consumers. Following immense buzz among the DJ community, Decksaver quickly became the industry standard for protecting DJ wares in European
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“The success and growth we have seen these past 10 years has been phenomenal, there are infinite possibilities and I don’t think we’ve even scratched the surface with this brand yet.”
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“We have upped our game on marketing and social media, sponsoring high profile artists and providing super quick turnarounds when new models hit the market.
“Hitting 10 years in business in January with consecutive double-digit percentage growth figures is special.
“Our main aim for 2018 and beyond is to reinvest to move the brand forward, bring more people into the business and continue to grow and lead the way with innovation, design and quality.”
“I would like to sustain the growth in future years as we believe there is still a huge untapped market for our products in the audio industry.”
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