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4Wall Adds Jeanette Farmer as National Operations Manager for Systems & Design Division
4Wall Adds Jeanette Farmer as National Operations Manager for Systems & Design Division

4Wall Adds Jeanette Farmer as National Operations Manager for Systems & Design Division

Nook Schoenfeld
On the Move

LAS VEGAS - 4Wall Entertainment Lighting named Jeanette Farmer National Operations Manager for its Systems and Design Division, a new position. Farmer will oversee 4Wall's nationwide project management and after-sales technical support for the company’s rapidly growing System Integration division.

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High Output Opens New Brighton, MA Location
High Output Opens New Brighton, MA Location

High Output Opens New Brighton, MA Location

Nook Schoenfeld
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BRIGHTON, MA – High Output, Inc., a leading New England-based supplier of services and equipment for the entertainment industry, announced the opening of an office in Brighton, MA. High Output moved from its original Brighton location to a 93,000 square foot facility in Canton in 2002. The new Brighton office will serve as a second Boston area shop and will work closely with the Canton location. In homage to High Output’s beginnings, the new Brighton office can be reached at 617-787-4747, which is the company’s original Brighton phone number.

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Abott Finkel
Abott Finkel

Bestek's Abott Finkel Takes Over as President/CEO as Founder Van Allen Rice Retires

Nook Schoenfeld
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WEST BABYLON, NY - Bestek Lighting and Staging noted that Abott Finkel (pictured here), who had been serving as Bestek's executive vice president after Bestek and Abott Audio merged in 2015, has been running the company as president & CEO since earlier this year, when Bestek founder Van Allen Rice retired. The company, founded by Van Allen Rice in 1974, provides a full range of project management and technical services relating to lighting and staging for events held in the New York City area.

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TMB Named Distributor of Wireless Solution Products
TMB Named Distributor of Wireless Solution Products

TMB Named Distributor of Wireless Solution W-DMX Products

Nook Schoenfeld
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LOS ANGELES - After a hiatus of several years, TMB has officially been reappointed exclusive US distributor of W-DMX products. TMB will represent Wireless Solution for the architectural, entertainment production, staging, and Film/TV markets. TMB is no stranger to the brand, or to the wireless industry, and brings a storehouse of knowledge to the partnership.

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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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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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