International News

Panasonic-Owned Plant Gets Mexico’s “Clean Industry” Certification

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 8, 2009
MATAMOROS, Mexico — Universal Lighting Technologies’ manufacturing plant has been certified as a “Clean Industry” facility by the federal government of Mexico’s Industria Limpia program. Read More...

Philips Adds Selecon to its Expanding Portfolio

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 1, 2009
AMSTERDAM — Royal Philips acquired New Zealand-based Selecon, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of professional theatrical and architectural lighting fixtures.  Under the terms of the agreement, Philips will acquire the business assets of Selecon New Zealand Limited, Selecon UK Limited, Selecon North America LLC and Aureol Lighting Limited. No financial details on the transaction were disclosed. Read More...

Robe Launches its Robin Product Line

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 31, 2009
FRANKFURT, Germany — Robe Lighting launched its Robin (Robe Innovative Concept) range of moving light products at Prolight+Sound Frankfurt. The first fixtures in the Robin series are the Robin 3 Plasma Spot, the Robin 300E Spot and the Robin 300E Wash. Read More...

Ashley Lewis Named Clay Paky Regional Sales Manager for U.K. and Ireland

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 30, 2009
SERIATE, Italy — Clay Paky named Ashley Lewis as its regional sales manager for the U.K. and Ireland. A 20-year veteran in the entertainment lighting business, he will be responsible for supporting Clay Paky customers in the region. Lewis is pictured left, with Clay Paky’s international sales director, Pio Nahum, center, and Emilio Cornelli, sales manager, right. Read More...

Anolis Beautifies French Waste Disposal Facility

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 29, 2009
DUNKERQUE, France — A waste disposal plant may seem an unlikely candidate for urban beautification, but that didn’t stop the Dunkerque City Council in France from specifying an architectural lighting installation for the Dunkerque Littoral Pole de Valorisation des Dechets. Read More...

Andre Rieu World Tour Using Martin MAC III Profiles in a Big Way

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 29, 2009
STUTTGART, Germany — With over 400 Martin luminaires used to paint a mammoth touring set, classical artist André Rieu recently completed the European leg of “A Romantic Vienna Night,” his world stadium tour, which moves to North America in April.
Read More...

Compulite Vectors Run “1 Against 100” Swiss TV Quiz Show

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 29, 2009
ZURICH, Switzerland — One candidate, 100 opponents and potentially more than $250,000 at stake — that is the gist of the "1 against 100" quiz show from SF (Schweizer Fernsehen). Read More...

Manfrotto and Staging Systems Europe Form Partnership

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 26, 2009
BASSANO DEL GRAPPA, Italy — Manfrotto, an Italian manufacturer of camera and lighting supports, has formed a partnership Staging Systems Europe S.p.A. (formerly known as Litec), covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Read More...

PR Lighting Lights Up “The Night of the Stars”

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 26, 2009
TRINIDAD and TOBAGO — PR Lighting fixtures supplied by the company’s distributors, All Events Lighting Systems, were used to light two major festivals here, “The Festival — Night of the Stars” and “Arabian Nights.” Read More...

GLP Recruits Mark Ravenhill, KaiChang Lu

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 25, 2009
KARLSBAD, Germany — GLP announced separate recruiting agreements with lighting designer Mark Ravenhill and optical specialist KaiChang Lu. Read More...

PixelPups Set Worcester Cathedral Aglow

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 23, 2009

WORCESTERSHIRE, U.K. — From the outside, Worcester Cathedral rises above the nearby River Severn. Within, the cathedral's features are majestic as well. They are now lit by LEDs, including 80 custom-built PixelPups.

Read More...

Martin Professional A/S and JB-lighting Sign Agreement

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 23, 2009
AARHUS, Denmark — Martin Professional and JB-lighting have entered into an agreement that allows Martin Professional to market JB-lighting’s JBLED A7 moving head fixture in a MAC 301 Wash version. The agreement gives Martin the right to market the LED moving head through its global distributor network while giving JB-lighting greater international exposure. Read More...
The Latest News and Gear in Your Inbox - Sign Up Today!

Check Out Some Past PLSN Issues