Libertyville, Ill.-based Maxxsonics issued the following statement Monday regarding one of its former employees.
“At Maxxsonics USA, we are deeply saddened to announce the sudden loss of a colleague and dear friend of the company, Lukas Louw. Lukas was a design consultant and one of the original engineers who worked with Hifonics founder Helmut Stieglitz. Lukas remained the Hifonics Chief Engineer until his passing. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Lukas’s family.”
Alden Stiefel, president of Maxxsonics USA, added, “Last week Maxxsonics lost a very integral part of its family. Lukas Louw was not only our chief engineer, he was a very dear friend of mine and he will be sorely missed. Lukas’s contribution to the mobile audio industry will go unmatched.”