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Miami Heat Welcome James, Wade and Bosh with Elation Fixtures

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• July 23, 2010
MIAMI - The Miami Heat welcomed LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh - with an event that Fox Sports described as "a spectacle typically reserved for rock concerts and award shows." Read More...

Osram Opto Semiconductors Announce Gains in LED Efficiency

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• July 22, 2010
SUNNYVALE, CA - Osram Opto Semiconductors announced a 30 percent boost in the efficiency of red thin-film LEDs under development. The advance, which bodes well for smaller, brighter and cooler fixtures, also holds promise for LED products with better color rendering. Read More...

R&M Materials Handling Recognizes Top Distributors

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• July 21, 2010
SPRINGFIELD, OH - R&M Materials Handling, Inc., recognized several key partners at the R&M Master Distributor Meeting for their sales efforts during the challenging economic conditions in 2009. Jim Vandegrift, R&M president, also presented the 2009 President's Award to George Simmons. Read More...

Auerbach Participates In CHRG Summer Institute

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• July 21, 2010
SANTA FE, NM - S. Leonard Auerbach of Auerbach Pollock Friedlander, Performing Arts/Media Facilities Planning and Design, is on the faculty for the 2010 Concert Hall Research Group (CHRG) Summer Institute, taking place at July 25-29 at La Fonda in Santa Fe, N.M. Read More...

ESTA Posts ACN Revisions for Public Review

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• July 19, 2010
NEW YORK - BSR E1.17 - 201x, Entertainment Technology - Architecture for Control Networks, has been posted for review. The draft standard is a suite of documents that revise sections of the existing ANSI E1.17 - 2006. Read More...

Voting for 2010 Hometown Hero Lighting Companies Begins

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• July 19, 2010
LAS VEGAS - The nominations from PLSN readers are in, the regional finalists for the 2010 Lighting Company of the Year have been named, and now it's time for you, the readers of PLSN, to vote on the top regional lighting company in five regions of the U.S. and Canada. Read More...

A.C.T Lighting Brings grandMA2 and MDG theONE to Bandit Lites – Nashville

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• July 19, 2010
NASHVILLE - On Wednesday July 21 Bandit Lites will be hosting a open house at their Nashville, Tenn. location. In support of Bandit Lites, A.C.T Lighting will be on hand to demo the grandMA2 console range and MA Lighting's VPU media server. Also making its American debut will be MDG's theONE multi-function atmospheric machine. Read More...

Ultratec Special Effects, Pyrotechnics Management in Strategic Partnership

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• July 19, 2010
LONDON, ON - Ultratec Special Effects Inc., a special effects and pyrotechnics manufacturer, and Pyrotechnics Management Inc., manufacturers of the Fire One Pyrotechnics Control System, announced a strategic alliance. Read More...

Wybron Mobile Showroom Continues East Coast Trek

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• July 17, 2010
WASHINGTON, DC - After several stops in New England this week, Wybron's Mobile Showroom is heading to the mid-Atlantic states with stops in New Jersey, Maryland and the Virginia suburbs of Washington DC. Read More...

CMT Awards Show Lit with MAC 2000 Wash XB Fixtures

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• July 17, 2010
NASHVILLE - Coming on the heels of devastating flooding, there was some question this year whether Country Music Television's annual awards show would be able to happen. But the CMT Awards show took place in a big way, giving the community a much-needed boost. Read More...

Academy Of Production Technology (APT) Becomes ETCP-Recognized Training Program

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• July 15, 2010
NEW YORK - The Academy of Production Technology (APT) has been officially approved by ETCP as an ETCP Recognized Training Program. The Academy's three-day course covers the concept of electrical theory, power distribution and networking for stage and studio. Read More...

CM Addresses Pin Issue

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• July 14, 2010
Columbus McKinnon recently issued a statement pertaining to questions about brake retaining pins on the company's hoists. Read More...

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