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The Whitlock Group Names Bailey Director of Systems Integration

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• July 27, 2010
RICHMOND, VA - The Whitlock Group named John Bailey director of systems integration. Read More...

GE Lighting Names Jaime Irick President and CEO of GE Lighting Solutions

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• July 27, 2010
CLEVELAND-GE Lighting has hired Jaime A. Irick to lead GE Lighting Solutions as its president and CEO, reporting to Michael Petras, president and CEO of GE Lighting. The company also announced that Brian Sroub has been named to the newly created global role of chief marketing officer for GE Lighting, also reporting to Petras. Read More...

GoVision Office Expands with Vahl, Hinnrichs

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• July 27, 2010
ARGYLE, TX - GoVision L.P. named Adam Vahl video technician and Kim Hinnrichs office manager. Read More...

Twenty Killed, 500 Injured in Love Parade Concert Stampede in Germany

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 27, 2010
DUISBURG, Germany - On July 24, the free Love Parade techno festival apparently drew hundreds of thousands more attendees then the site could handle. As officials tried to limit access at the wide tunnel entrance at about 5 p.m., chaos broke out, killing 20 and injuring close to 500 fans. Read More...

Zenith Lighting Names Adam Vidaurri Sales Manager

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• July 26, 2010
ORLANDO, FL - Zenith Lighting has named Adam Vidaurri sales manager. He will head up the Zenith satellite office in Tampa, Fla. Vidaurri, formerly the operations manager for Stage Equipment and Lighting in Tampa, is a 15-year veteran of the live event production industry. Read More...

W-DMX OEM Installed in Chroma-Q Color Charge

PLSN Staff •
  • Product News
• July 26, 2010
Wireless Solution Sweden AB announced that Chroma-Q has chosen W-DMX as an OEM partner for wireless DMX. The first fixture to integrate W-DMX is the recently-released Color Charge LED fixture, a 600-hot-lumen, battery powered, wireless DMX fixture well-suited for indoor temporary lighting applications where wiring is a challenge or where install speed is critical. Read More...

Atomic Design’s Tom McPhillips Launches Studio 10A

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• July 26, 2010
LITITZ, PA - After nearly 20 years since he founded the scenic production company Atomic Design Inc., Tom McPhillips is launching an independent firm, Studio 10A. Joining McPhillips is another Atomic alumnus, Mike Rhoads, and also animation specialist Charlie Cook. Read More...

ETC Names Barbizon Distributor for India

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 26, 2010
BANGALORE, India - ETC (Electronic Theatre Controls, Inc.) has named long-time U.S. dealer Barbizon Lighting Company Inc. as its official distributor in India. With its newly-established office here, Barbizon Lighting will support those purchasing ETC products in India with is a sales, service and educational support. Read More...

Skateland Rolls Into the Future with American DJ, Elation

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• July 25, 2010
NORTHRIDGE, CA - It may be rolling into its 52nd year, but the Skateland roller rink is staying young and relevant to teens and tweens with LED fixtures from American DJ and moving lights from Elation Professional. Read More...

Interactive Ornithology Visuals Take Flight with coolux

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• July 25, 2010
RADOLFZELL, Germany - The Max-Planck-Institute for Ornithology is using many of the products in the coolux Pandoras Box range for the interactive projected visuals at its visitor center, which was converted from a former chicken shed. Read More...

Auerbach Pollock Friedlander Begins Consulting Project In Calgary

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• July 23, 2010
CALGARY, AB Canada - Auerbach Pollock Friedlander has begun work on a project at Mount Royal University Conservatory of Music with lead architect Pfeiffer Partners, Inc. in association with locally-based Sahuri + Partners Architecture, Inc. Read More...

Martin M1 Used for “Independence Eve” Event

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• July 23, 2010
DENVER, CO - Blazen Illuminations owner Nate Webb used Martin Professional's M1 lighting controller to control a large LED lighting system for "Independence Eve," a concert celebration held in Denver's Civic Center Park. Read More...
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