History

1999
  • Kostek Communications is founded by Keith Kostek as a North American distributor of refurbished portable 2-way radios
2002
  • Cape Communications International is founded in Toronto, ON as the North American Master Distributor for Cape Communications Ltd.
2004
  • Mark Olsen joins Cape Communications International as a junior sales representative
2005
  • Cape Communications International rebrands to Impact Radio Accessories and launches all new line of audio accessories and chargers
  • Impact launches the AC/DC-6 charger – the only metal chassis, internal power supply charger in the market
2006
  • Impact Radio Accessories Head Office relocates from Toronto, ON to Kelowna, BC.
  • Impact attends it’s first IWCE under the new brand name Impact
  • Impact creates the original interchangeable earpiece system SnaptightTM Gold Series
2009
  • Impact opens new 15,000 Sq/ft USA distribution centre in Wilmington, NC
2010
  • Impact sells over 1 million units of our SnaptightTM Gold Series
2012
  • Impact purchased Threat4 Ltd
2015
  • Impact constructed and opened brand new global Head Quarters in Kelowna, BC
2016
  • Impact Radio Accessories is named 2016 Technology/Innovation award finalist for the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Awards
2017
  • 52% of Impact Radio Accessories is acquired by publicly traded private equity firm Founders Advantage Capital
  • Impact sells over 2 million units of our SnaptightTM Gold Series
2018
  • Impact expands management team bringing on Tehmi Pinto to lead Marketing strategy and efforts for organization.
2019
  • Impact continues focus on acquiring top talent and adding to management growth
    • May -Mark MacGregor promoted to Director of Finance and Accounting
    • May – Mark Olsen promoted to President

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