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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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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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Julie Smith Joins Altman Lighting

Nook Schoenfeld
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YONKERS, NY - Altman Lighting is pleased to announce that Julie Smith has joined the Altman team in the role of General Manager. Julie will work from the Altman Lighting headquarters in Yonkers, NY to oversee all facets on the company’s daily operations.

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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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Fourleaf Takes Over GLP Distribution in Japan
Fourleaf Takes Over GLP Distribution in Japan

Fourleaf Takes Over GLP Distribution in Japan

Nook Schoenfeld
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SUN VALLEY, CA – GLP has appointed the company Fourleaf Inc. to handle its market leading LED and discharge lighting fixtures in Japan. Described by GLP’s Sales Director, Asia, Søren Storm as “young, hungry and with a high energy level” he adds that Fourleaf has further credentials in that the company already has in-depth knowledge of the catalogue, and the existing users in the territory. Michael Muenz, GLP General Manager, Asia, is pictured here shaking hands with Fourleaf president and CEO, Shinichi Kikukawa.

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Pictured here, from left, are Josef Valchar, Robe s.r.o. CEO & Founder; John Bilyk; Bob Schacherl, CEO, Robe North America; and Harry von den Stemmen, Robe s.r.o. Sales Director.
Pictured here, from left, are Josef Valchar, Robe s.r.o. CEO & Founder; John Bilyk; Bob Schacherl, CEO, Robe North America; and Harry von den Stemmen, Robe s.r.o. Sales Director.

Robe Names John Bilyk Canadian Sales Manager

Nook Schoenfeld
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TORONTO - Robe North America named John Bilyk as its Canadian Sales Manager, effective immediately. Bilyk has enjoyed a long and successful career in the entertainment lighting market working for numerous leading companies including most recently a 15 year stint as the Canadian Sales Manager for Dallas-based Vari-Lite. Pictured here, from left, are Josef Valchar, Robe s.r.o. CEO & Founder; John Bilyk; Bob Schacherl, CEO, Robe North America; and Harry von den Stemmen, Robe s.r.o. Sales Director.

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