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ADB Acquired by Osram/Clay Paky
ADB Acquired by Osram/Clay Paky

Osram/Clay Paky Acquires France-Based ADB Lighting Technologies

Nook Schoenfeld
On the Move

MUNICH, Germany and SAINT-QUENTIN, France - Osram purchased ADB TTV SAS, also known as ADB Lighting Technologies, on Aug. 3, and will run the company going forward as part of its Clay Paky lighting subsidiary. ADB, founded in Belgium in 1920, ran as a family business until 1987 when it was acquired by the Siemens Group. Under Siemens, it expanded from a maker of digital dimmers, memory control systems and condenser optics for theatre spotlights and emerged as a broadline manufacturer with facilities in Belgium and France,and a sales unit in Germany. Christian Léonard, then General Manager of ADB-TTV France, led a management buyout in late 2002. The company is now based in Saint-Quentin, with R&D, Product Engineering, Marketing and International Sales still located in Belgium.

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MTN BOX Spektrum Series Cases
MTN BOX Spektrum Series Cases

Mountain Productions Names Lejan Dealer Representative in Netherlands for MTN BOX Cases

Nook Schoenfeld
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WILKES-BARRE, PA - Mountain Productions named Lejan as its dealer representative for the MTN BOX line of cases in Europe. Based in the Netherlands, Lejan has been proding a variety of flight cases, bags, and transport cases for 80 years. Pictured here are the MTN BOX Spectrum Series Large (LG) and Small (SM) road cases.

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Adam Scolaro

Blizzard Lighting Names Adam Scolaro Western Regional Sales Manager

Nook Schoenfeld
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WAUKESHA, WI – Blizzard Lighting has added a new employee to its growing roster. Adam Scolaro has joined the sales team as Blizzard Lighting’s Western Regional Sales Manager. In his new role, Scolaro will be responsible for all Blizzard Lighting accounts in the Western region of the U.S.. Scolaro comes to Blizzard Lighting with more than five years of sales and account management experience in the professional lighting industry.

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From left, Nick Abel, director of ELS, and Alex Mair, managing director of Lexair.
From left, Nick Abel, director of ELS, and Alex Mair, managing director of Lexair.

Australia-Based Lexair Teams Up with New Zealand's Entertainment Lighting Solutions

Nook Schoenfeld
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SYDNEY and AUCKLAND - Lexair Entertainment, based in the Sydney suburb of Macquarie Park  NSW, announced a joint venture with New Zealand based Entertainment Lighting Solutions (ELS). The new venture is called Lexair New Zealand. Pictured here, from left, are Nick Abel, director of ELS, and Alex Mair, managing director of Lexair.

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Ann Desender
Ann Desender

Carl Peeters, CFO, to Leave Barco; Ann Desender Named New CFO

Nook Schoenfeld
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KORTRIJK, Belgium – Barco (Nyse/Euronext: BAR; Reuters: BARBt.BR; Bloomberg: BAR BB) announced the departure of its chief financial officer, Carl Peeters, who has decided to pursue a new professional opportunity. Ann Desender, who had been serving as vice president finance & control, will succeed Peeters as CFO for Barco. This change will become effective as of September 2016.

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Scott McKinnon and Kevin Faciane
Scott McKinnon and Kevin Faciane

GoVision Promotes Scott McKinnon and Kevin Faciane

Nook Schoenfeld
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ARGYLE, TX – GoVision promoted two of its senior executives, Scott McKinnon and Kevin Faciane. GoVision founder and CEO Chris Curtis made the announcement July 25, crediting each for their contributions to the company. McKinnon and Faciane, who have been with the company for more than six years and more than one year, respectively, are pictured here, L-R.

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Philip Harting, CEO and General Partner (center) attended the grand opening.
Philip Harting, CEO and General Partner (center) attended the grand opening.

Harting North America Expands into Mexico

Nook Schoenfeld
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ELGIN, IL and MEXICO CITY - In late July, Harting North America opened a sales office in Mexico City and a manufacturing facility in Silao, Mexico,  The Mexico City office is in the Miguel Hidalgo borough, in the Torre Virreyes skyscraper center. The manufacturing plant, the company's 14th, opened a day later in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, about 375km northwest of Mexico City. The formal name for the Mexico-based business unit is Harting Mexico Sales S.A. de C.V.

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