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Ayrton Names ACT Lighting Exclusive U.S. Distributor, ACT Lighting Hires Keith Bennett as Ayrton Brand Specialist

Nook Schoenfeld • Featured News, Featured, Featured Slider, On the Move • January 18, 2018
PARIS – Ayrton named ACT Lighting as its exclusive U.S. distributor. Keith Bennett, formerly with previous distributor Morpheus Lights, will join ACT Lighting as a brand specialist for Ayrton. Pictured here, from left, are ACT Lighting’s Shawn Sack, Keith Bennett, Doug Mekanik, Ayrton’s Michael Althaus, and ACT’s Brian Dowd, Aaron Hubbard, Alex Monast, George Masek and James Davey. Read More...

Green Hippo Announces French Distribution Deal with ESL France

Nook Schoenfeld • Featured News, Featured, On the Move • January 18, 2018
Green Hippo announces the appointment of ESL France as its French distributor. The agreement will see ESL France exclusively distribute Green Hippo’s line of cutting-edge hardware and software throughout France’s hugely significant economy. Read More...

In Memoriam: Kenneth E. Vannice, 74

PLSN Staff • Featured News, Featured, On the Move • January 18, 2018
PORTLAND, OR - Ken Vannice, a theatrical engineer at Leviton – NSI/Colortran who made significant contributions over the course of his career to the development of standards and training programs at ESTA and USITT, died on Jan. 15, 2018 in Portland, OR of cancer complications. He was 74. Read More...

Show Distribution and Scapin Staging Announce Changes in their Leadership to Accelerate the Execution of the Company’s Development Strategy

Nook Schoenfeld • Featured News, Featured, On the Move • January 17, 2018
Scapin Staging and Show Distribution announce changes in their leadership, effective as of January 1, 2018. After leading both companies to their current level of excellence, Mr. Marc Desrochers has stepped down from the firm to pursue new interests. Mr. Denis Lefrançois now assumes the role of CEO leading Scapin Staging and Show Distribution. Read More...

Chauvet Opens French Subsidiary

Nook Schoenfeld • Featured News, Featured, Featured Slider, On the Move • January 16, 2018
Chauvet, a leading global supplier of entertainment and architectural lighting, has announced the opening of Chauvet France, a wholly-owned subsidiary located in Paris. The new facility is responsible for directly distributing and supporting the company’s brands: CHAUVET Professional, CHAUVET DJ and Iluminarc in France. Read More...

Lewis Long  Joins GLP US INC.

Nook Schoenfeld • Featured News, On the Move • January 11, 2018
California based GLP US Inc. is delighted to announce the appointment of industry veteran Lewis Long as their new Business Development Manager. Read More...

Maurizio Capuzzo Joins Electrosonic as VP of Marketing

Nook Schoenfeld • On the Move • January 10, 2018
Electrosonic USA has announced the addition of Maurizio Capuzzo, a b2b unified communication industry marketing veteran, as VP of Marketing with responsibility to expand the market footprint and meet the needs of the company’s growing customers.   A leading global professional services company, Electrosonic provides a broad range of services and solutions in audio-visual design and consulting, system integration and advanced services to the entertainment business at large, corporate enterprise and control room industries. Read More...

DCR Nashville Announces Addition of Jennifer Moore as Director of Sales

Nook Schoenfeld • Featured News, On the Move • January 9, 2018
DCR Nashville is proud to announce the addition of Jennifer Moore to its Nashville based team. Moore will be assuming the role of Director of Sales with the company where she will be charged with developing relationships with both end users and professional companies with a special concentration on concert touring markets. Read More...

Elation Professional Names Matthias Hinrichs Product Manager

Nook Schoenfeld • Featured News, Featured, On the Move • January 5, 2018
LOS ANGELES - Elation Professional named Matthias Hinrichs product manager. Hinrichs has extensive experience as a lighting director and programmer, and has worked as a product manager for Martin Professional since 2003. “Having worked with Matthias before, I am really happy to be working with him again,” said Elation’s Eric Loader. Read More...

LMG Acquires Silicon Valley-based Firm AV-integrators

Nook Schoenfeld • On the Move • January 5, 2018
ORLANDO -  LMG, an ETP company, announced today its acquisition of AV- integrators, an audiovisual and broadcast video integration company based out of Silicon Valley. "We’ve been serving clients in Silicon Valley with our own distinct style of high-touch support and responsiveness for more than a decade,” says Brian Owens, President of AV-integrators. “Now, with LMG’s increased support and expansive resources, we are extremely excited that we'll be able to take things to an entirely new level.” Read More...

Michael Feldmann Turns Full Circle As He Rejoins GLP

Nook Schoenfeld • On the Move • January 3, 2018

SAN FERNANDO, CA – It was at Showtech in Berlin that Michael Feldmann and GLP founder and CEO Udo Künzler met for the first time. GLP had previously caused a stir in the industry with the now legendary Patendlight and YPOC series and as a student Michael was looking for an internship as part of his lighting technology studies. "Here, the door to the event industry opened up for me and fulfilled a long-awaited dream to work for a renowned moving head manufacturer,” he said. “Udo then offered me the opportunity to take care of  production as a German engineer in China, which I gratefully accepted.”

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Carrie Cavins joins ETC as Architectural Field Project Coordinator

Nook Schoenfeld • On the Move, December 2017 • December 28, 2017

MIDDLETON, WI – ETC bolstered its growing architectural lighting division with the addition of Carrie Cavins as an Architectural Field Project Coordinator. Cavins will provide support, advice, and education for ETC’s architectural line of products to their extensive network of reps, dealers, and specifiers. While technically part of the ETC Hollywood office, Cavins will mainly work from her home office in Houston.

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