Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

CPL Invests in New Panasonic Laser Projectors

West Midlands UK based technical production and solutions specialist Central Presentations Ltd (CPL) has made its first purchases in a major new round of investment in Panasonic laser projectors. A fleet of 24 new projectors will comprise twelve each of two models, the PT-RZ670 single chip 6500 lumen and the PT-RZ 12K 3-chip 12000 lumen […]

HSL Invests £2 Million in New Lighting Kit

Leading UK lighting and visual rental specialist HSL has invested well over £2 million in new lighting kit – primarily moving lights, LED fixtures and control to help service its busy summer season. MD Simon Stuart stated, “We have a great diversity of shows out – from opera and the arts to concert and theatre […]

LED Project Makes a Point with Robe

The rich and vibrant Latin music scene generates a lot of ‘crossover’ between artists and the production side of the industry in the Mexican rental world. Most people involved in companies started their industry careers playing in bands and many are still active musicians or are involved in artist management. Sergio Serrano – also a […]

Penn Elcom Invests Nearly £2 million in its Global Manufacturing Facilities

Flight case and speaker component manufacturer Penn Elcom has invested close to two million pounds in new manufacturing plant and technology across the group’s international operations in China, Mexico and the UK. Over a million dollars alone has been ploughed into upgrading the powder coating lines at all sites, part of a planned reinvestment strategy […]

alt-J Tour U.S. with Custom LED Solution from XL Video

Following on from the custom video solution they supplied for alt-J’s headline show at London’s O2 Arena and subsequent worldwide festival runs, XL Video has supplied a similar LED set-up for the band’s current U.S. tour. The tour, in support of alt-J’s second album, ‘This Is All Yours’, visited a variety of indoor and outdoor […]

Dave Matthews Band Gets Away From the World with BMFLs

Lighting and visuals designer Fenton Williams and co-LD / programmer Aaron Stinebrink again collaborated to produce a stunning production design – incorporating lighting, set and video – for the current Dave Matthews Band (DMB) U.S. summer tour. For the first time, they specified Robe’s BMFL Spot fixtures, 22 of which are being supplied by the […]