About us

Audio Electronics Mattijsen (AEM), was established in 1979 with the ambition to provide high level of expertise, service and support to professional audio end users.

Located in Duivendrecht, Amsterdam and less than 20 minutes from Schiphol Airport or dutch television epicenter Hllversum, AEM is based in a 1,000 square meter renovated farmhouse complex, employing a staff of 14 people to handle the import, sales and rental of pro audio equipment for the Dutch entertainment industry. A highly skilled technical department carries out servicing and repairs, and the sales team organizes regular demonstrations and training sessions on new products and technologies for dealers and end users.

AEM stands for a full-service, one-stop-shop partner to the demanding dutch entertainment industry, including specialists teams for

  • Live Sound (Theatre, Touring, AV and installed sound)
  • Location Recording (portable audio for broadcast and movie production)
  • Music Recording and Post production (ProTools|HD, OBV's)

AEM goes the extra mile for exclusively distributed brands, often market-leading, innovative, high-end manufacturers in their respective fields. Other than just logistics, AEM strives to operate as a localrepresentative of the factory, offering feedback, superb in-house servicing and repairs, appropriate stock-levels, dedication and in-depth knowledge of the productlines.

The company's (exclusive) representation / distribution lines today include

  • Meyer Sound
  • Solid State Logic (SSL Live)
  • Rycote
  • Sound Devices
  • Ambient Recording
  • Lectrosonics
  • Panamic
  • Riedel Communications
  • Riedel Rocknet
  • Wisycom
  • Voice Technologies
  • Tram
  • JK Audio
  • Zaxcom
  • Micron
  • Saras
  • Listen technologies


About AEM
Privately owned by brothers Eric Mattijsen and Roland Mattijsen, the AEM company today is truelly a team of dedicated audio professionals. Identification with the demanding high-end professional clientele, and cultivation of the combined experience leading to innovative solutions, AEM continues to be stable organisation adding value to the products and solutions we provide.