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Martin Names Hoehn SVP – Business Development & Marketing

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 5, 2009
AARHUS, Denmark — Martin Professional A/S named Frank Hoehn as senior vice president - business development & marketing. Hoehn had previously held the position of senior vice president – architectural. Read More...

LEDVision Supports A1 Grand Prix in South Africa

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 5, 2009
MIDRAND, South Africa — LEDVision, a Gearhouse South Africa company, supplied 200 square meters of LED screen, microwave links and control for the fifth round of the 2009 A1 Grand Prix World Cup. This was staged in South Africa for the first time at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. Read More...

BRIT Awards Lit by i-Pix BB4s

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 5, 2009
LONDON — LD Al Gurdon used 24 i-Pix BB4 LED 4-lite units on the 2009 BRIT Awards show at Earls Court. Special brackets allowed for two BB4s to be rigged together, and six of these “8-lite” units were positioned on the front truss, pointing into the audience. Read More...

Kinesys Moves For “Strictly Come Dancing Live”

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 5, 2009
LONDON — A 15-way Kinesys automation system was put into motion recently on the U.K. arena tour version of the TV hit, Strictly Come Dancing. Read More...

Multimedia Show in Dubai Uses Clay Paky Fixtures

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 5, 2009
DUBAI, UAE — A multimedia show for Zayed University, which was accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, included more than 60 Clay Paky fixtures in the show designed by Gulf Arena. Read More...

London’s Tower 42 Lit by Philips LEDs

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 5, 2009
LONDON — Architainment supplied over 1,300 Philips SSL iColor Cove MX Powercore LED fixtures for an installation in the refurbished atrium of Tower 42, London’ s tallest building. Paul Croft Studios, in conjunction with Architects Design Partnership (ADP), refreshed the look of the main entrance and reception area with a new lighting scheme created by Light Bureau. Read More...

Disney’s “Beauty & The Beast” Lit by Robe

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 5, 2009
JOHANNESBURG — Disney Theatrical’s musical, Beauty and the Beast, recently opened at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town from the Montecasino Teatro Theatre in Fourways, Johannesburg, where it was seen by more than 160,000. The lighting rig there included 42 Robe ColorWash and ColorSpot 700E AT moving lights. Read More...

Silk Road Lit with 77 Anolis Fixtures

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 5, 2009
MELBOURNE, Australia — Silk Road, a bar and restaurant built within a heritage-listed building, is operated and designed by Nick Zampelis and co-designed by architects Woods Bagot to inspire the ambience of a bygone era, but the lighting is strictly 21st century, with 77 LED fixtures from Anolis. Read More...

Martin Names Bruno Garros VP – Distributor Sales

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 4, 2009
AARHUS, Denmark — Martin Professional A/S has named Bruno Garros VP – Distributor Sales. Garros was previously managing director Martin Professional France S.A, and had guided that subsidiary for over 10 years. Read More...

Proel Acquires Sagitter Brand, Plant from Lampo

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 1, 2009
SANT'OMERO, Italy — Proel has acquired the Sagitter brand of professional lighting products and its manufacturing plant from Lampo Lighting Designers. On hand for the announcement were, from left, Dario Pezzini, Lampo's owner, Fabrizio Sorbi, chairman of the Proel Group) Roberto Meggiolaro, Proel Lighting product manager and Guido Beladelli, owner of Lampo. Read More...

Barco Launches Transformable LEDs

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 1, 2009
KUURNE, Belgium —Barco has introduced transformable LEDs, which allow designers to use its LED technology in freeform shapes. The company introduced its new concept to over 200 European and Asian customers attending Barco’s 10th annual Rental Partner Meeting. The product will be introduced to U.S. customers at Barco’s North American rental partner meeting, set for March 9 to 12. Read More...

Robe Lights Up The Producers in Slovakia

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• February 25, 2009
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Slovakian LD Martin Kubánka specified Robe moving lights for the musical The Producers, which is being staged at the Istropolis Congress Hall in Bratislava. Read More...

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