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International News

  • Zero 88 and iLight Manufacturing for the Future

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 6, 2020  WALES – UK entertainment and architectural lighting control manufacturers Zero 88 and iLight have consolidated and streamlined the production facilities and processes at their shared factory in Cwmbran, Wales. More details from Zero 88  (www.zero88.com): This is to generally boost efficiency and ensure full compliance with the new post Covid-19 health and safety at […] Read More...
  • PLASA Show postponed to 2021 with new dates announced

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 3, 2020LONDON -It is with great regret that we announce that PLASA Show will not take place at Olympia London from 6-8 September this year due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 and uncertainty regarding social distancing and lockdown policies. However, PLASA Show will return to Olympia London in 2021 from 5-7 September and we look […] Read More...
  • Robe Helps Play It Forward with Oooth

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 3, 2020JOHANNESBURG – South African band Oooth performed a livestream fundraiser June 19 benefiting tattoo artists and freelance technicians left without any income during the Covid-19 lockdown. Broadcast on YouTube and Facebook Live, the show, Play it Forward, was staged at MGG’s Studio B with a full Robe lighting rig including ESPRITEs, Pointes, Spiiders, Spikies, LEDBeam 150s, LEDWash 600s, DL4S Profiles, CycFX 8 and Tetra2 moving LED battens. Read More...
  • White Light and SFL Announce Strategic Partnership

    PLSN Staff | International NewsOn the Move | July 2, 2020  UK  –  Today, technical solution experts White Light (WL) and leading audio visual production supplier SFL have announced their intention to launch a strategic partnership – one which will see both companies broaden their existing offering and allow customers to receive the highest standard of full service technical production. More  details  from WhiteLight (www.WhiteLight.Ltd.uk): […] Read More...
  • LANG AG Hosts AV Innovation Days (AVID) with Assist from Brompton Technology

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 2, 2020LINDLAR, Germany - Brompton Technology took part in one of Europe’s first face-to-face industry events since lockdown, the AV Innovation Days (AVID), organized and hosted by LANG AG at its LANG Academy in Lindlar, Germany. The three-day event tied in with InfoComm's virtual 2020 trade show in June. Read More...
  • Pan-Pro GmbH becomes Prolyte’s new authorized dealer in Germany

    PLSN Staff | International NewsOn the Move | July 1, 2020  LEEK, THE NETHERLANDS –  Prolyte is excited to announce Pan-Pro GmbH as a further authorized dealer located in Lohne, Germany.  Pan-Pro, founded in 1996, has become a reliable partner for rental companies, event venues, theaters and studios in the event industry for over 20 years. More details from  Prolyte  (www.prolyte.com): “Offering our customers high-quality […] Read More...
  • FL Group Streams On with Robe

    PLSN Staff | International News | June 30, 2020PARIS – Lucas Enguerrand and his brother Quentin, who both work at French lighting and visual production and rental company FL Group, based in Morangis 15km south of Paris, wanted to keep morale high and their passion for music and lighting alive in a meaningful way during the Covid-19 lockdown. More details from  Robe (www.robe.cz): […] Read More...
  • “Germany’s Next Topmodel” Live Final Show with GLP Line

    PLSN Staff | International News | June 29, 2020BERLIN – Supermodel Heidi Klum spent from the end of January to mid May 2020 searching for Germany’s next top model. She found what she was looking for in the form of Jacqueline Wruck, when the grand final of the popular TV program “Germany’s Next Topmodel” was held at Studio Berlin Adlershof (minus the audience). […] Read More...
  • #LightItInRed UK Scheduled for July 6

    PLSN Staff | International News | June 29, 2020UK – #LightItInRed is a UK based direct action lighting protest that is scheduled to take place on the night of Monday 6th July 2020 … to draw attention to the critical condition of the UK live event and entertainment industry and its need for special government support to see it through to re-starting. The […] Read More...
  • Chauvet Professional Supports Germany’s Night of Light

    PLSN Staff | International News | June 26, 2020  BREMEN, GERMANY – Landmark buildings glowed red throughout Germany Monday night, June 22, for Night of Light, a massive expression of support for the events industry and a vivid reminder to the nation’s leaders about the challenges facing the businesses and individuals who make up this vital sector of the economy. More details from  […] Read More...
  • 8,300 Companies Participate in Germany’s #NightofLight2020 Awareness Campaign; 9,000 Sites Lit Red

    PLSN Staff | International News | June 26, 2020ESSEN, Germany - Tom Koperek from event marketing agency LK AG worked with a team of lighting and AV professionals to coordinate the efforts of over 8,300 participating companies in Germany and neighboring countries to raise awareness of the live event industry’s pandemic plight by lighting more than 9,000 buildings, monuments and cultural sites with a massive red alert on June 22, 2020. Read More...
  • Beckhoff Unaffected by COVID-19 Outbreak in Gütersloh, Germany Area

    PLSN Staff | International News | June 25, 2020VERL, GERMANY  – The Beckhoff Automation headquarters in Verl, Germany, and its regional production facilities remain completely operational despite a COVID-19 outbreak in the Gütersloh district. Local authorities instituted a regional lockdown until June 30 after 1,600 employees at Germany’s leading meat production plant in Rheda-Wiedenbrück tested positive for coronavirus. More  details from Beckhoff  (www.beckhoffautomation.com): […] Read More...
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