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ETC Controls Minimize Waste at Valley Family Church

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• November 21, 2009
KALAMAZOO, MI — When senior pastors Jeff and Beth Jones led Valley Family Church (VFC) into a $12 million building campaign to ease their facility’s overcrowding, they had no idea they’d be building during a serious economic downturn. Read More...

LTP Lights RNLI Memorial Sculpture in U.K.

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• November 21, 2009
POOLE, U.K. — Lighting Technology Projects (LTP) worked with a lighting design by Speirs & Major Associates (SaMA) for a memorial sculpture commissioned by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). Read More...

Philips Color Kinetics, Pharos Expand Reselling Agreement

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• November 21, 2009
BURLINGTON, MA — Philips Color Kinetics has expanded its reselling agreement with Pharos control solutions. Philips will now serve as a reseller for the complete portfolio of Pharos control products in an agreement that extends to markets in Europe and Asia. Read More...

New Products Take Center Stage at LDI 2009

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• November 20, 2009
ORLANDO — This year’s LDI show, which has moved to the south concourse of the Orange County Convention Center, appeared to be well-attended, with plenty of activity and product innovation — much of it by advances in LED technology — on display, not just at the New Technology Breakfasts and demo areas but on the show floor as well. Read More...

ESTA Names 2009 Rock Our World Award Winners

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• November 20, 2009
ORLANDO — ESTA presented the second annual Rock Our World Awards at its annual dinner Nov. 19, which achievement by ESTA Members in new products, product applications, or projects. Read More...

ETC Enters Rigging Market with New Hoist System

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• November 20, 2009
ORLANDO — ETC (Electronic Theatre Controls, Inc.) announced its entry into a new product market: rigging, with a new line of motorized hoists and hoist-control systems for theatrical and architectural use. The product line is called ETC Rigging. Read More...

R&M Adds HoistMonitor to RX and QX Quick Delivery Program

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• November 18, 2009
SPRINGFIELD, OH — R&M Materials Handling, Inc. added the HoistMonitor to the option list of its RX and QX Quick Delivery offering beginning Dec. 1, 2009. Read More...

CAST Software Offers wysiwyg to Students at Discount

PLSN Staff •
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• November 17, 2009
TORONTO — CAST Software is offering wysiwyg Perform Special Student Edition for $499, plus taxes and shipping. Perform SSE’s regular price is $4,999.  Upon graduation, CAST will also credit the $499 toward the purchase of the full professional version of wysiwyg Design or Perform. Read More...

USITT Plans Broadway Seminars Prior to Annual Conference

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• November 17, 2009
KANSAS CITY, MO — USITT has announced plans for Broadway-themed seminars prior to the start of the association’s Annual Conference & Stage Expo. The conference already has four days of workshops set for March 31-April 3. The Broadway seminars, a joint project with USITT fellow Sonny Sonnenfeld, are slated for March 29 and 30. Read More...

Chauvet LEDs Used for W Boston Grand Opening

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• November 17, 2009
BOSTON — For the grand opening of the W Boston hotel, Light Insight Design Studio and High Output, Inc. collaborated on a temporary lighting design using Chauvet ColorDash Quad LED light fixtures in each of the corner rooms in the 28-story building. Read More...

Martin MACs Light Broadway’s “Rock of Ages”

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• November 17, 2009
NEW YORK — Jason Lyons, LD for the Broadway musical Rock of Ages, is using a Martin MAC rig for the rock anthem-infused love story at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Read More...

Kelly Leadership Center Gets Assist from Middle Atlantic

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• November 17, 2009
MANASSAS, VA — The new Edward L. Kelly Leadership Center was built for Virginia’s Prince William school system at a cost of $37.5 million. Techniarts, the AV installer, chose Middle Atlantic furniture and equipment enclosures for all of the control and conference rooms. Read More...

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