Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

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XL Video UK Expands with New LED Distribution Centre

XL Video’s UK operation is excited to announce an expansion of their warehousing and distribution for its LED department, with the opening of a new 20,000 sq ft warehouse near to the company’s existing Hemel Hempstead location. The 50% increase in total warehouse space enables XL Video to create a dedicated space for preparation and […]

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CORE Lighting at Prolight +Sound 2015

Innovative UK wireless LED manufacturer CORE Lighting will launch its new StripPoint wireless LED batten at Prolight+Sound, Frankfurt next week 15-18 April, on Stand A65 in Hall 9.0. CORE will also show a selection of its other best-selling wireless LED products including the new PinPoint, the workhorse ColourPoint Mk 2 and the highly practical FLOOD30. […]

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Robe Rocks One Night At Wembley with All Time Low

Boston USA based Lighting Designer Jeff Maker relished the chance to use 135 Robe moving lights including 18 x BMFL Spots for a super high profile and very special one off / DVD shoot show at Wembley Ariana, London, UK, for lively US punk rock band, All Time Low. The gig – their biggest ever […]

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Painting With Light Goes Pop for K3 Tour

The most recent tour by Belgian girlband K3 featured a lighting and video design by Painting With Light’s Luc Peumans which was based on the bold, bright, poppy and positive vibe that has characterised the band’s remarkable 16 year career. This has helped make them consistently popular and famous throughout the reign of what is […]

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Penn Elcom Inc. Appoints Max Wasinger

Leading flight case and speaker component manufacturer Penn Elcom announces the appointment of Max Wasinger as Vice President of Sales for the AV Racking division of its business in the U.S. Based in California, Max will bring his vast experience in consumer electronics, his considerable skills and charisma, excellent contacts and enormous energy to the […]

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Fineline Celebrates 25 Years

Clocking up a landmark quarter of a century of business in the industry, lighting, rigging and visuals rental company Fineline celebrates its 25th glorious year in 2015, with a schedule that is already action packed with a wide range of work from music tours and festivals to corporate events. The Bristol based operation was founded […]

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MiniMes for Blue Martini

Leading US nightlife brand Blue Martini Lounge has introduced Robe’s MiniMe digital fixtures to three of its South Florida locations – in Naples, Fort Lauderdale and Miami (Brickell). The MiniMes, an innovative and different fixture in Robe’s popular ROBIN line of LED fixtures, join a wide range of other Robe lights in the venues including […]

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Penn Elcom Gets Automated for Prolight+Sound 2015

Flightcase and loudspeaker component manufacturer Penn Elcom highlights its new Case Automation machine on stand D20 in Hall 9 at Prolight+Sound in Frankfurt this year, which is designed to assist case makers’ operations become more efficient. Case Automation has been designed and engineered to aid specific elements of the production process by speeding up some […]

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Robe BMFLs Land on the Moon with James Blunt in Mauritius

Hugely popular UK singer songwriter James Blunt recently played his first show on the often dubbed ‘paradise island’ of Mauritius at the 3500 capacity Swami Vivekananda Centre (SVICC) just outside capital city Port Louis in a show promoted by Music Machine & Immedia, with lighting co-ordinated by his long term Lighting & Visuals Director, Glen […]

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MGG Sets New Standards with over 200 Robe Fixtures on Massive Corporate Show

Leading South African rental company MGG supplied over 200 Robe moving lights for a recent indaba at Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg for a high profile financial industry client. LD Kevin Rieck made the bold move of using front and back rigged Robe LEDWash 600s for all his key lighting, following a great success with […]

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BMFL Spots help Barry Manilow Say Farewell in Grand Style

Barry Manilow is in the midst of a memorable and extensive ‘Farewell’ US tour for which Creative Director Seth Jackson specified 12 x Robe BMFL Spots as part of an elegant and stylish design to help ensure the legendary artist exits an incredible performance career on a high note. Manilow, one of the most prolific […]

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Kinesys Launches Pathfinder at Prolight+Sound 2015

UK-based automation and motion control specialist Kinesys launches a major system of new products at this year’s Prolight+Sound exhibition – The Pathfinder System – which has been designed specifically for 3D path flying. Kinesys exhibits at 2015’s Prolight+Sound after a highly successful first time at last year’s show which boosted its international business within the […]