January 20, 2008
ORANGE, CA – SKB Corporation has been recognized globally as an industry leader in the design and manufacture of molded polymer transport cases for more than thirty years. Vacuum, rotational or injection molded, these case are engineered to provide ultimate protection for equipment utilized by hundreds of companies involved in diverse industries from music and pro-audio products to military, industrial medical and sports applications.
SKB Corporation has expanded its range of orchestral and band instrument cases with the new SKB-455W Baritone Sax Case and the SKB-385W and SKB-390W Tuba Cases. Designed for players who are looking for greater protection for their delicate musical instruments, the SKB Baritone Sax and Tuba Cases are ABS vacuum-formed, which offers greater strength and protection in a lightweight format.
The SKB-455W Baritone Sax Case accommodates low BBb or low A baritone saxophones from leading manufacturers such as Yamaha and Selmer. The SKB-455W includes in-line skate wheels for easy transport, molded-in bumpers for valence protection and SKB-patented TSA trigger release latching system. The plush-lined EPS interior holds the instrument securely during transport. “Players have been patiently waiting for SKB to build a bari-sax case that incorporates all of the SKB product qualities. Molded-in bumpers and TSA trigger latches offer features never before available on a bari-sax case,” states Steph Maffei, SKB Product Manager.
Also being introduced at the Winter NAMM Show is the SKB-385W Tuba case which was designed to hold medium-framed tubas, while the SKB-390W fits larger-frame tubas. Both cases include molded-in bumpers and in-line skate wheels for easy transport. The tuba cases fit popular tuba models by Miraphone, Yamaha, Conn and other leading manufacturers.,BR>
Also included are SKB TSA trigger release locking latches that enable the user to safely lock the case and still have it inspected by airline security personnel, as well as an injection molded, rubber-over-molded cushion grip handle for carrying comfort. All models are covered by SKB’s acclaimed Million Mile Guaranty™ (Lifetime Warranty).
SKB is exhibiting at Booth #4210 during the 2008 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA
For additional information about SKB’s new SKB-455W Baritone Sax Case and the SKB-385W & SKB-390W Tuba Cases contact SKB Music Sales at 800.410.2024. www.skbcases.com All prices are TBD.
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