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Since the early beginning always going with the trend

In 1990 the Austrian company was founded by the family Trapl together with Pataco AG Switzerland. Since the early beginning a whole lot of things changed but the will to keep unique stayed always alive.

Aqipa Gear Guru Firma Firmengebäude aQuip Pataco


Company data:

  • 1990: Family Trapl together with Pataco AG Switzerland founded Pataco GmbH Austria
  • 1994: The first subsidiary in Germany followed just four years later 
  • 2008: In 2008 the Aqipa AG was established
  • 2009: All Pataco distribution companies changed their name into Aqipa Gear Guru
  • 2010: Aqipa starts serving Italian customers through own branch

Since the early beginning the companies were driven by continuous development and therefore they got to the Aqipa Holding with additonal offices in Hongkong and Switzerland. With over 50 employees the Aqipa GmbH is not just a booming company in the field of Consumer Electronics, it separates because of Professionality, Fairness and Reliability!


Gear Guru – the Accessory Specialist

Wide and today not anymore usual services, innovative and well done products and excellent cooperation with A-Brands and partners, ... it's a long list. As Gear Guru today we know very well what it's all about in the consumer electronic accessory business.

The Aqipa GmbH is dealing with distribution and marketing of accessories for the consumer electronics branch. As Gear Guru we have focused on offering a premium product portfolio which is unique to our customers. Every brand in our accessory range for the different segments Computer, Mp3, Photo/Vido, Navigation and Mobile Phone are the leaders in their sections and are absolutely specialists, therefore Gurus!

In Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy we are doing business with our own sales team which is in constant contact with our customers and offer best service 24/7. Starting at small computer shops over technical superstores to big key accounts, we are offering every CE Retailer suitable accessories to complete his portfolio and increase his margin. We have built up a distribution network in whole Europe, consisting only approved Retail partners which do best represent the Aqipa Gear Guru Philosophy in their countries - Leader in distributing lifestyle accessories in the world of Consumer Electronics!


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  • B&O
  • Definitive Technology
  • Inboard
  • Polk
  • Jabra
  • Jaybird
  • LG
  • Libratone
  • Pryma
  • Urbanears
  • Monster
  • Adidas
  • Beats by Dr. Dre
  • Runtastic
  • xtremeMac
  • Case Logic
  • Marshall
  • Molami
  • Coloud
  • Tractive
  • 3DR
  • Thule
  • Kensington
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