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Robe Lighting Expands Vertically, Horizontally

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 9, 2009
ROZNOV POD RADHOSTEM, Czech Republic — Robe acquired PCB production company Dioflex, its long-term electronic parts supplier, and is expanding with a $5 million logistics center that nearly doubles its warehouse space to about 43,000 square feet. An expansion of the company’s factory includes a new 10,000-square-foot plastics molding area. Read More...

Proel Group Professional is Formed, Farina Named Sales Manager

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 8, 2009
TERAMO, Italy — Proel Group Professional has been formed and is being led by Gianluca Farina, who was named sales manager. The new division was created to enhance the company’s efficiency and customer support with lighting, video and audio gear. Read More...

Rhine Valley Projections to Celebrate German Reunification

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 4, 2009
SAINT GOAR, Germany — A festival including nightly projections called rheinpartie — to move on to pastures new is planned for Oct. 2-4 to celebrate German reunification. The event, organized by Administration Union Upper Middle Rhine Valley, will include large-scale projections from international artists. Read More...

Perth Truck Show Gala Lit with Robe Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 4, 2009
PERTH, Australia — A Robe moving light rig was used by Clifton Productions to illuminate the Gala Dinner of the 2009 Perth Truck & Trailer Show, staged in the Ballroom at the Perth Convention Centre (PCC), Australia. Read More...

Global Gathering Dance Festival Lit by Robe Moving Lights

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 3, 2009
WARWICKSHIRE, U.K. — The 2009 Global Gathering dance festival beckoned attendees with over 200 moving lights for the main stage, five arenas and two outdoor terraces at the Long Marsden Airfield. Read More...

Milos to Feature MT2 Towers, QuickTruss at PLASA 2009

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• September 3, 2009
LONDON — One of the advantages for trussing manufacturers is that they don’t have to turn to other companies for help in creating the infrastructure for their trade show booths. At PLASA, for example, Milos Structural Systems’ island display will be constructed with the company’s own MT2 Towers and QuickTruss products. Read More...

Lite Alternative Invests in Kinesys K2 for Depeche Mode, Other Tours

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 31, 2009
LONDON — U.K. lighting rental company Lite Alternative has invested in a Kinesys K2 automation control system which has been used recently on Depeche Mode’s Touring The Universe world tour and previously with the stadium leg of the Coldplay Viva La Vida world tour — both with lighting designs by Paul Normandale. Read More...

Robert Juliat Marks 90 Years with Restyled Logo, Brochure

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 31, 2009
FRESNOY-EN-THELLE, France — To mark its 90th Anniversary, Robert Juliat, a three-generation family business, has undergone a branding re-style, which includes a new logo, a redesigned sales brochure and a new Web site which goes live later this year. Read More...

Robe Robin Used at Qantas Darwin Gala Ball

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 31, 2009
DARWIN, Australia — The first Robe Robin 300E Wash fixtures in Australia were delivered to Total Event Services in Darwin by Robe’s distributor ULA, and went straight out on the Qantas Darwin Turf Club Gala Ball, Australia’s largest outdoor seated dinner event, attended by 3,800 people. Read More...

Nova Flower 2Ks Designed for U2 Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 31, 2009
BARCELONA — PRG Lighting is using Nova-Flower 2Ks for the U2 360 world stadium tour as part of show director/designer Willie Williams’ lighting design. The Italian manufacturer, Novalight, said the fixtures were developed specially for the tour, and are now in full production. Read More...

Unusual Rigging Adds Staff to Dubai Office, Plans New Projects

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 24, 2009
DUBAI, UAE — The Dubai office of Unusual Rigging, opened by managing partner Alan Thomson earlier this year, is now up and running, with five staff, including administrator Cindy Barrameda and Ruperto Lamentac Jr. Unusual Rigging and Engineering LLC also announced several upcoming projects. Read More...

Broadcast Pix Opens Offices in China

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• August 23, 2009
BILLERICA, MA — Broadcast Pix announced it has established offices in China in cooperation with ADC for distribution and support of its Slate integrated production systems. The new offices will be located in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Guangzhou to service resellers, integrators, and customers in the region. Read More...

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