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Sergio Vergara
Sergio Vergara

WAGO Names Sergio Vergara Senior Sales and Application Engineer of Eastern Canada

Nook Schoenfeld
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GERMANTOWN, WI —WAGO named Sergio Vergara senior sales and application engineer of Eastern Canada. He has lived in Canada for the past three years and is fluent in French, English and Spanish. An avid learner, he is currently working on his fourth language, Russian. Vergara plans to take his project-based experience and apply it to engineering support and sales for WAGO.

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Steve Powell
Steve Powell

Gear Park Hires Steve Powell As General Manager

Nook Schoenfeld
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NASHVILLE – Gear Park, Nashville’s full-service facility that specializes in storage of musical and stage equipment for artists, named Steve Powell general manager. Steve joins the team following 18 years of working at Bandit Lites. Gear Park's goal is to provide clients with a safe, protected, and comfortable space, to not just store equipment, but to work on the gear all while in a user friendly environment.

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Strong Lighting Regroups with New Operations

Nook Schoenfeld
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OMAHA, NEBRASKA -  A new company with a familiar name, Strong Lighting, has arisen.  The new Strong Lighting will carry on the traditions started in 1926 by Harry Strong of innovative products and outstanding customer service.  Sales and support of the iconic Strong product line along with the SkyTracker line of outdoor advertising lights and Syncrolite automated searchlights will be included in the offerings of the new company.

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Mojo Barriers’ Appoints US Manager

Nook Schoenfeld
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MANHEIM, Pa. - Mojo Barriers US has appointed Jordi van Berkum as the company’s new US manager, 6th Feb 2017. Since the acquisition of Mojo Barriers by EVAGO Group on 18th Jan 2017, CEO Alex Borger has been taking on board the ambitions of the new owners and visiting the global network of offices with them. A trip to the USA in January with EVAGO CFO Lorenz Schmid resulted in the appointment of Jordi van Berkum.

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Tony Griffiths
Tony Griffiths

Adlib Names Tony Griffiths Head of Special Projects

Nook Schoenfeld
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LIVERPOOL, U.K. - Adlib named Tony Griffiths head of special projects. With an industry career dating back 27 years, Griffiths has worked with some well-known names in the UK, including AS Green, Harkness Hall (now Harkness Screens and Hall Stage), PCM … and most recently fabric specialist J&C Joel, where he was a director for eight of his 12 years there.

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The Show Syndicate Acquires Woofer Audio and Adds Luther Bell to Staff

Nook Schoenfeld
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MINNEAPOLIS - The Show Syndicate is excited to announce the acquisition of Woofer Audio and the addition of Luther Bell to their team as Project Manager/Technical Director.  “Luther will bring a lot of experience to the table, but it’s his attitude, enthusiasm, and constant desire for professional growth that drove us to pursue this new venture.” says Chris Nathan, C.E.O. at The Show Syndicate.

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VER Expands, Staffs Up with Orlando and Chicago Lighting Hubs

PLSN Staff
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ORLANDO and CHICAGO — VER announced a major expansion of its lighting division in early February with the addition of Orlando and Chicago as full-support lighting locations. This follows VER’s opening of a full-support lighting department in their London branch last fall. New hires include John “JP” Pratt and Anthony “Looch” Ciampa in Orlando and Ryan Bundy and Terry Heisler in Chicago, for VER’s new 94,000 square-foot location near Midway Airport.

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