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Chauvet, based in Sunrise, FL, recently opened a full-service subsidiary in Ghent, Belgium.

Chauvet Opens Second European Operation

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GHENT, Belgium — Chauvet, based in Sunrise, FL, recently opened a full-service subsidiary in Ghent, Belgium. The company also has a location serving the U.K. and Europe based in Pinxton, U.K., near Nottingham.

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Peter de Fouw of Ampco Flashlight and Rolf Dijkstra of Audiopro

Ampco Flashlight Group Acquires Audiopro Netherlands

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AMSTERDAM — Ampco Flashlight Group has acquired Audiopro Netherlands, one of the leading audio suppliers in the Belgium-Netherlands-Luxembourg region. Pictured here are Peter de Fouw of Ampco Flashlight and Rolf Dijkstra of Audiopro.

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HedgeHog 4E Lighting Console

Elation Named Distributor of HedgeHog 4E Lighting Console in Europe

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KERKRADE, The Netherlands — High End Systems’ Master Distributor in Europe, AED Distribution, named Elation Europe, based here, exclusive distributor in Europe for HES’ Hedgehog 4E model lighting console. The distribution agreement builds on Elation’s current agreement with High End Systems that lets Elation distribute the HES HedgeHog 4 in North and South America, India and Southeast Asia.

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Sommer cable America CEO Martin Ucik

Sommer Cable Announces New U.S. Subsidiary Led by Martin Ucik

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SANTA ROSA, CA — Germany-based Sommer Cable named Martin Ucik CEO of its newly established U.S. subsidiary based in Santa Rosa, CA. Ucik, a 35-year industry veteran, has been working with West Hollywood, CA-based plus24 since 2002. As CEO of Sommer Cable’s U.S. operation, he and his team will handle all Sommer cable sales, marketing, order processing, and support for the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Ucik will also retain a consulting role with plus24.

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Artistic Licence Names Soundlight Distributor in Germany

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LONDON — Artistic Licence named Soundlight an official distributor of its products in Germany. Visitors to Prolight & Sound at the Messe Frankfurt from April 15-18 will be able to see a selection of the broad range of Artistic Licence products at the Soundlight stand, D31 in Hall 9.0.

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XL Video UK Expands LED Warehousing, Distribution Capabilities

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HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, U.K. -- XL Video’s UK operation announced an expansion of their warehousing and distribution for their LED department, with the opening of a new 20,000 sq ft warehouse near the company’s existing Hemel Hempstead location. The 50 percent increase in total warehouse space enables XL Video to create a dedicated space for preparation and dispatch of the company’s wide and varied range of indoor and outdoor rental LED screens and other LED products.

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