Audiovox Signs Deal to Buy Klipsch, Founded in Hope by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 1/7/2011 02:31 pm Updated 5 years ago Audiovox Corp. of Hauppauge, NY, said Friday that it has signed documents to buy the Klipsch Group Inc., a high-end speaker manufacturer founded in 1946 in Hope. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.