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Solotech Acquires UK-based SSE Audio Group and Confirms its Global Leadership

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• November 28, 2018
  MONTREAL,— Martin Tremblay, president and CEO of Groupe Solotech Inc. (“Solotech”), is pleased to announce that Solotech has acquired SSE Audio Group (“SSE”), a British leader in audio services (“transaction”). More details from Solotech (www.solotech.com): This is the most important transaction in Solotech’s history. With the addition of SSE Audio, Solotech becomes one of […] Read More...

ETC Announces new Paris office with Recent Acquisition

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• November 27, 2018
  MIDDLETON, WI  – ETC, announces the opening of their newest office in Paris, France. Local French distributor, Avab Transtechnik France (ATF) has been selling and supporting ETC products for over 15 years and has always shared strong values of service and innovation. When the owners of ATF, Jean-Louis Pernette and Christian Rezgui retired in […] Read More...

Returning Talent Generating Big Returns as Saprito and Zorrilla rehired at Stage Equipment and Lighting

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• November 26, 2018
MIAMI, FL – Lighting industry veterans Joe Saprito and Jon Zorrilla have rejoined the team at Stage Equipment and Lighting (SEAL), a Pro Sound & Video Company. Saprito will serve as Rental Manager in Orlando while Zorrilla takes on the Director of Operations role in Miami. Each is a former SEAL employee who’s spent well […] Read More...

Solotech Names Paul Tytaneck as Director of Design and Estimating

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• November 23, 2018
TORONTO, – Mr. Philip Giffard, President, Sales and Integration Division, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Tytaneck as Director of Design and Estimating, effective November 20, 2018. More details from Solotech (www.solotech.com/en/): One of the founding members of Solotech’s Toronto office, Mr. Tytaneck was appointed Director of Operations at its creation in 2014. […] Read More...

W-DMX™ Appoints New Distributor in Denmark

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• November 23, 2018
  DENMARK – As part of a new strategy plan in the Scandinavian country, Matrix Sales has become, effective immediately, the new Wireless Solution distributor in Denmark. Established in early 2011 Matrix Sales provides a powerful distribution partner for many international manufacturers, including SGM, Chauvet Professional and Eurotruss. More details from Wireless DMX (www.wirelessdmx.com): Urs […] Read More...

Christopher Toulmin joins ENTECH

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• November 22, 2018
  NORTH AMERICA – Former PLASA Director Chris Toulmin joins Entech Roadshow in an advisory role ahead of the first Entech USA Roadshow next April (2019). More details from ENTECH (www.entech-roadshow.com): Toulmin has over 35 years’ experience in the entertainment industry as a lighting designer (creative), an innovator and a leader. As a Director of […] Read More...

Jason Licht Joins Barbizon Lighting Company NYC Office as Systems Manager

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• November 19, 2018
  New York, NY – Jason Licht joined the Barbizon Lighting Company’s NYC offices as the new Systems Manager as of Monday, September 24th. More details from Barbizon (www.barbizon.com): Licht brings 20 plus years of Lighting experience from the A/V, Broadcast, Theater, Film and Museum worlds. Jason has worked as a Lighting Director for a […] Read More...

Brad Nelms Joins ACT Lighting as Western Regional Sales Manager

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• November 19, 2018
  LOS ANGELES – ACT Lighting, Inc. is pleased to announce that Brad Nelms has joined the company as Western Regional Sales Manager.  Nelms replaces Aaron Hubbard, who formerly held that post and was named Central Regional Sales Manager for ACT last summer. More details from ACT (www.actlighting.com): Most recently the Manager of Used Asset […] Read More...

4Wall Entertainment Acquires Assets of Paradigm Productions, Announces 4Wall Miami

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• November 16, 2018
MIAMI, FL- 4Wall Entertainment, a national provider of entertainment equipment rentals and sales, has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of Miami based lighting provider Paradigm Productions. More details from 4Wall (www.4wall.com): Paradigm’s current location will be rebranded as 4Wall Miami and will perfectly align with 4Wall Orlando’s commitment to serving the Florida market […] Read More...

Electrosonic Makes New Global Personnel Appointments

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• November 13, 2018
LOS ANGELES – Electrosonic is pleased to make several personnel announcements designed to strengthen the support of its global business. More details from Electrosonic (www.electrosonic.com): “As Electrosonic continues its mission to design, build and support innovative technology solutions that create lasting experiences where people live, work and play, it is paramount that we maximize our […] Read More...

AV-CANADA Announces Expansion into U.S. Market with the launch of AV-AMERICA

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• November 6, 2018
  TORONTO, CANADA, – AV-CANADA is proud to be celebrating 25 years of business! With drive, perseverance, and ongoing success come exciting growth opportunities. We are pleased to announce our new endeavor AV-AMERICA, headquartered in Orlando, Florida. More details from AV – Canada US Website (www.av-america.com): Heading the operation in North American as Chief Operating […] Read More...

Group One’s Vinny Finnegan Announces His Retirement

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• November 5, 2018
LAS VEGAS — A 49-year "fixture" in the lighting and audio industries, Vincent "Vinny" Finnegan recently celebrated his official retirement at October's LDI Show in Las Vegas. Although Finnegan has formally retired from Group One's day-to-day activities, he pointed out that he will continue to serve in a consulting role making "special deals" for the distributor's lighting brands. Read More...

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