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Aladdin’s product line includes the Bi-Flex family of flexible LED panels
Aladdin’s product line includes the Bi-Flex family of flexible LED panels

Zylight Named Exclusive Americas Distributor for Aladdin LED Lights

Nook Schoenfeld
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LOS ANGELES – Zylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, recently announced it has been named the exclusive distributor of Aladdin professional LED lighting instruments throughout North, Central and South America. Aladdin’s product line includes the Bi-Flex family of flexible LED panels, which are available in three sizes up to 200 watts.

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Bob Casey
Bob Casey

Bob Casey Joins Rose Brand to Offer Technical Expertise in Florida

Nook Schoenfeld
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ORLANDO - Bob Casey, a long time veteran of the entertainment industry, has joined Rose Brand in the company’s new Florida location. Rose Brand recently expanded its operations to the Orlando area with the purchase of Swag Decor, Florida’s leader in event drape rental and installation.  Working with the Florida team, Casey brings a wealth of technical theatre expertise to the Swag Decor and Rose Brand customer base.

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Maestra London Expands the Team Again

Nook Schoenfeld
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LONDON - Maestra London expands its team again with the addition of four new people who are joining the busy Dubai and London based Maestra Group operation. Edwin Higgins joins Maestra London as technical manager, Lewis Edwards is the new warehouse manager, Juliet Irvine-Fortescue comes on-board as Operations & Logistics Coordinator and Hannah Piercy is the company’s second production designer.

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Barco Acquires Medialon
Barco Acquires Medialon

Barco Acquires Medialon

Frank Hammel;
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KORTRIJK, Belgium — Barco NV has acquired all shares of Medialon Inc., according to a joint letter to Medialon customers from both George Stromeyer at Barco and Alex Carru at Medialon. The announcement follows several other big M&A deals among companies in the AV technology sector recently, including H.I.G. Capital’s acquisition of AVI-SPL, Diversified Systems’ acquisitions of Technical Innovation and The Systems Group and Mitel's acquistion of Polycom.

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The expansion will accommodate the company's Power Link division
The expansion will accommodate the company's Power Link division

Whirlwind Expands NY Factory to 60,000 Square Feet

Frank Hammel;
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ROCHESTER, NY — Whirlwind, a leading interface manufacturer for the live event, audio installations, and theater industries, announced that they are completing a 13,000-square-foot expansion of their New York factory to handle the rapid growth the 41-year-old company has been experiencing. When completed this month, the total size will be 60,000 square feet.

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Philips Lighting

Philips Seeks IPO for 25 Percent of its Lighting Business

Nook Schoenfeld
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AMSTERDAM — Philips, which split its business operations into medical and lighting entities back in Sept. 2014, with the hopes of spinning off its lighting business, has not been able to find a buyer willing to pay what it wants for the whole lighting entity, which analysts now value at about $5.8 billion.

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Mark Allen, GM, LMG Seattle
Mark Allen, GM, LMG Seattle

LMG Announces Seattle Expansion; Hires Industry Veteran Mark Allen

Nook Schoenfeld
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RENTON, WA - LMG, a national provider of video, audio, lighting and LED support, has opened an office and warehouse in the Seattle, WA area.  The company's other locations operate out of Las Vegas, Nashville, Dallas, Detroit, and the headquarters in Orlando. LMG has hired industry veteran Mark Allen, pictured here, as the Seattle location's general manager.

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Shay Simpson
Shay Simpson

Bandit Adds Shay Simpson to Knoxville HQ

Nook Schoenfeld
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KNOXVILLE, TN – Bandit Lites named Shay Simpson senior accountant. Simpson, who has 13 years of entertainment industry experience, will manage all aspect of the accounting systems while developing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures. She will be based at the company's headquarters in Knoxville. 

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AAdynTech named Joey Amman (Left) Western Regional Sales Manager and Joe Boda (right) Eastern Regional Sales Manager
AAdynTech named Joey Amman (Left) Western Regional Sales Manager and Joe Boda (right) Eastern Regional Sales Manager

AAdynTech Increases Sales Force with Two New Additions

Nook Schoenfeld
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LAS VEGAS  AAdyn Technology, LLC (AAdynTech) added two industry veterans to its sales team, naming Joey Amman Western Regional Sales Manager and Joe Boda Eastern Regional Sales Manager. AAdynTech supplies LED lighting fixtures to the film, television, and mobile production industries.

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Pictured here from left, on top row, are Fleurette Vincent, Desmond Yim, Chrysant Liu and Lars Paape. From left, bottom row, are Christian Dickens, Andy Briggs, Mit Patel, Ryan Sklar.
Pictured here from left, on top row, are Fleurette Vincent, Desmond Yim, Chrysant Liu and Lars Paape. From left, bottom row, are Christian Dickens, Andy Briggs, Mit Patel, Ryan Sklar.

d3 Technologies Grows Management and Support Teams Worldwide

Nook Schoenfeld
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LONDON – d3 Technologies announced a number of global new hires and two new office locations as the company rapidly expands worldwide. Pictured here from left, on top row, are Fleurette Vincent, Desmond Yim, Chrysant Liu and Lars Paape. From left, bottom row, are Christian Dickens, Andy Briggs, Mit Patel, Ryan Sklar.

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