For Immediate Release
Ludwig’s radically advanced Atlas Pro Hardware line design is gaining worldwide recognition. During a recent ceremony in Frankfurt, Germany Atlas Pro Hardware won the prestigious Musikmesse International Press Award (M.I.P.A.)
Musikmesse International Press Awards is considered by many to be the “Grammy" of the musical instrument industry. The 14th annual M.I.P.A. polled 100 magazines from all over the world for the best musical instruments and audio equipment of 2012/2013 in over 40 categories. Designed for the touring professional, Atlas Pro Hardware’s innovative function and sleek design received the honor for, “Best Drum Hardware.”
“Receiving the MIPA award is truly an honor. Having the opportunity to revamp Ludwig’s hardware offering was a dream come true, and it is exciting to see our designs appreciated by drummers all over the world,” shared Joshua Allen, Lead Engineer for Ludwig Drums.
In addition to the sleek design, included in the Atlas Pro line are more patent-pending innovations such as: the Centroid 3-point Hi-Hat stability system, Pillar Clutch snare drum stand, the classic look and smooth feel of the Atlas Pro double bass drum pedal.
Launched in 2012, Atlas Pro won Best in Show honors at Winter NAMM 2012 and also DRUM! Magazine (US) Reader’s Poll winner for Best Hardware.