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Renkus-Heinz signs exclusive distribution partnership with LAV Projekt in Croatia

17/07/2024

DirectOut appoints Beamcast as new distributor in the Middle East and North Africa

17/07/2024

Linea Research announces distribution partnership in Portugal with Sons do Marquês

16/07/2024

K-array expands R&D department and upgrades offices

11/07/2024

Solotech Expands UK Operations with State-of-the-Art Manchester Facility

11/07/2024

Protec European Events Enhance Efficiency and Reduces Costs with Admiral Strong Boy Truss Dollies from Stage Electrics

08/07/2024

Outline grants Audio Link distributor status for Italy

08/07/2024

Pixl Evolution Announces New Central London Office in Kings Cross

08/07/2024

2B Heard Appointed as Exclusive Distributor for Naostage in the UK

08/07/2024

Bose Professional Celebrates Global Expansion with Tokyo Office Grand Opening

02/07/2024

Bienvenido MMT!

02/07/2024

New Site in Augsburg Boosts Efficiency of N&M Logistics

28/06/2024

DirectOut welcomes Sonos Libra as new distributor for Thailand and Vietnam

28/06/2024

Focusrite plc purchases Innovate Audio to support immersive sound strategy

28/06/2024

Void Acoustics Announces PT Electro Audio Engineering as its Exclusive Distributor for Indonesia

27/06/2024

Rentex Grows its Analog Way Inventory with Additional Aquilon RS2 and RS4 Systems

27/06/2024

Renkus-Heinz announces new partnership with C.L. Pugh & Associates for enhanced regional representation

25/06/2024

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24/06/2024

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20/06/2024

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20/06/2024

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20/06/2024

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18/06/2024

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18/06/2024

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14/06/2024

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14/06/2024

Renkus-Heinz signs exclusive distribution partnership with LAV Projekt in Croatia

Croatia – Globally recognised loudspeaker manufacturer Renkus-Heinz continues to reinforce its presence throughout Europe, this time with an exclusive distribution agreement with LAV Projekt d.o.o. Specialist AV solutions provider and distribution experts, LAV Projekt has been appointed the exclusive distributor for Renkus-Heinz throughout Croatia with immediate effect.

LAV Projekt places particular emphasis on staying up to date with technological advancements and emerging trends to better serve their customers. In that light, Patricio Valenta, who heads up the audio department of LAV Projekt, is delighted to be representing Renkus-Heinz. “In our endeavour to establish ourselves as a premier system integration company in Croatia, we place great emphasis on innovation and adaptability,” he explains. “We firmly believe that the groundbreaking technologies and integration ease offered by Renkus-Heinz will be pivotal in our success as distributors and system integrators.”

He makes special mention of Renkus-Heinz’s prowess for delivering high-quality audio in demanding spaces. “As we've been working on a lot of projects lately, we've come across spaces where it was very difficult to get adequate sound coverage and deliver audio excellence. We believe that with Renkus-Heinz’s expertise in innovative steerable sound solutions we will now be able to offer our clients an adaptable solution with premium sound in diverse environments.”

Renkus-Heinz export sales and marketing director, Michal Poplawski, welcomes LAV Projekt to the fold. “It’s been an exciting time for us in Europe over the last few months as we continue to forge partnerships with strong, highly motivated companies who share our passion for excellence,” he says. “We are fortunate to collaborate with LAV Projekt, a dynamic and rapidly expanding company with a highly skilled team who are a pleasure to work with. Their dedication to top-level customer service and after-sales service reflects our own values and we know that we have the products they need to help them achieve their goals. I have every confidence that our collaboration will be mutually beneficial and significantly expand the reach of both Renkus-Heinz and LAV Projekt throughout Croatia.”

17th July 2024

DirectOut appoints Beamcast as new distributor in the Middle East and North Africa

DirectOut appoints Beamcast as new distributor in the Middle East and North Africa

UAE – DirectOut introduces Beamcast as its official distributor for the broadcast market in the Middle East and North Africa. This strategic partnership promises to strengthen DirectOut's presence in the region and take customer service to a new level.

Beamcast, known for its outstanding expertise and commitment to cutting-edge broadcast and pro-AV solutions, will help DirectOut to better serve the needs of professionals in the industry.

“We have had excellent relationships with many system integrators in the region for years, yet we have consistently struggled to secure a permanent distributor capable of enhancing the region's knowledge of our audio solutions for broadcast,” states Lorenzo Sassi, business development manager at DirectOut. “With Beamcast, we now have a partner who not only understands the market, but also the technologies we support, and how to match them with the needs of the customers.”

Beamcast will now offer comprehensive support and training services. This includes seminars, provision of demo and loan equipment and the ability to ship products directly from a regional warehouse in the Middle East. This will enable DirectOut to offer customers short lead times and efficient procurement processes.

Ms Sama Eid, business development manager at Beamcast, expresses her excitement about the partnership: “We are delighted to be working with DirectOut and to be able to offer their exceptional range of audio solutions to our customers in the Middle East region. We look forward to a successful partnership that will drive innovation and excellence in the broadcast industry.”

DirectOut and Beamcast are confident that this collaboration will lead to improved market coverage and increased customer value.

In picture: George Zakaria (Beamcast), Lorenzo Sassi (DirectOut) and Tareq Eid (Beamcast).

17th July 2024

Linea Research announces distribution partnership in Portugal with Sons do Marquês

Linea Research announces distribution partnership in Portugal with Sons do Marquês

Portugal – Linea Research, high power amplification and DSP solutions specialist, has announced a new distribution channel for Portugal, taking audiovisual event production company, Sons do Marquês, as network partner in the region to extend the reach of Linea Research into that territory.

Based in Pombal, Sons do Marquês has supplied the highest quality audio products to the Portuguese rental and installation markets for over 20 years. Audio installers and rental companies across Portugal will benefit from Linea’s full range of products with market-leading feature and performance combinations.

Known for its audio engineering excellence, Linea Research focuses on high performance and cost efficiency in each product across the company’s entire catalogue. The high-performance levels rely on the design of each part operating together in synergy. To achieve this, every product, from switched-mode power supplies and high-power Class D amplifiers to networked digital signal processing and control software, is developed in-house.

Sons do Marquês MD, Rogerio Lopes, said: “The Linea Research range of amplifiers will be a popular choice in Portugal and already there is interest from larger rental companies and for multi-zone installation project, in the eight-channel M- and C- series models. Linea Research enhances our offering to existing clients seeking an extensive preset library combined with a powerful range of amplification and DSP technology.

Linea Research sales manager, Martin Hildred, added: “We are delighted to partner with Sons do Marquês in Portugal and the company is the ideal partner to strengthen our distribution in the territory. Rogerio and his team have extensive industry knowledge and an established network through Portugal where the products offered by Linea will add value to the existing offering.”

In picture: Sons Do Marques' Gustavo Rodrigues and Rogerio Lopes with Linea Research's Martin Hildred. 

16th July 2024

K-array expands R&D department and upgrades offices

K-array expands R&D department and upgrades offices
K-array expands R&D department and upgrades offices

Italy & USA – K-array, known for its innovations in the professional audio world, has announced the expansion and renovation of both its Italian and USA headquarters. These state-of-the-art facilities, featuring the latest KSCAPE RAIL and RAIL S technology, showcase the brand’s lighting and audio solutions as an ideal choice for corporate and workplace environments.

“By integrating advanced design elements and cutting-edge technology, we have created an environment that fosters creativity and collaboration,” confirms Alex Tatini, K-array CEO. “The new spaces enhance our research and development capabilities and embody the K-array spirit of ingenuity and quality.”

At the Italian headquarters, nestled in the heart of the Tuscan countryside just outside of Florence, the upgrade was focused on the brand’s R&D, software, mechanical, electrical and audio research departments. The new pavilion, comprising two floors, has been completely renovated to encompass the expansion of the growing departments, with wood furnishings crafted by local artisans. Furthermore, the new offices are designed in line with the company's main pavilion and overall aesthetic signature.

The attention to detail in lighting and audio design has been a focal point of the project and represented an opportunity to showcase the capabilities of RAIL S, the latest product release from the K-array group’s KSCAPE brand. Whilst the ground floor is dedicated to a series of R&D testing rooms, upstairs offers an expansive office space, with RAIL S across multiple zones.

Firstly, RAIL S with OPAL optics illuminates the stair area providing soft, efficient lighting with an innovative installation that includes hidden steel structures for easy maintenance. At the top of the stairs, the first floor includes a seating and bar area with tuneable RAIL S fixtures, deployed in an L-shape to provide a design feature as well as background audio and lighting.

Through the RAIL S integration with Casambi, automatic lighting colour adjustments are programmed to sync with the natural rhythms of daylight, creating an atmosphere that fosters productivity. The RAIL S fixtures are connected to an in-ceiling compact K-array Rumble subwoofer for low frequencies, whilst seamless automation through a KNX control system allows for automation of blinds and sensors from custom-designed touch panels, further enhancing the functionality of the space.

Other highlights include ceiling-mounted white RAIL S fixtures in the chief R&D office and four black RAIL S fixtures with individual Casambi-controlled projectors in the R&D meeting room. Here, the adjustable projector lights illuminate a six metre long wall displaying K-array prototypes from across the decades, representing the use-case of RAIL S with projectors in gallery or museum settings.

“We are thrilled to unveil our newly renovated R&D offices at K-array headquarters,” continues Tatini. “We are confident that this investment will drive forward our mission to deliver superior audio and light solutions.”

Meanwhile, K-array USA headquarters in Massachusetts have also undergone a significant transformation, doubling its workspace to accommodate the growing team and business demands. The new facility features a demo room with exposed industrial ceilings, a conference room with glass doors, an expanded warehouse and four new office spaces.

This expansion allows K-array USA to offer a comprehensive K-Experience for visiting clients, and a space to showcase the full potential of the K-array, KSCAPE and KGEAR ecosystems. The facility is equipped with various K-array group products, including KSCAPE RAIL, which provides lighting and audio in the conference room and an eye-catching design feature in the reception area.

“We’re excited for partners and customers to experience our products first-hand,” says Rusty Waite, president of K-array USA. “With RAIL, it’s a fantastic opportunity to showcase this solution in situ, as an example of how RAIL can be integrated into any number of corporate environments. Furthermore, the integration of RAIL helps foster a productive working environment for the team, enhanced through the audio and ambient lighting capabilities of KSCAPE technology.”

The expansion of both the Florence and Massachusetts headquarters is a testament to the growth of the K-array group and the ability of KSCAPE solutions to transform modern workspaces.

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11th July 2024

Solotech Expands UK Operations with State-of-the-Art Manchester Facility

Solotech Expands UK Operations with State-of-the-Art Manchester Facility
Solotech Expands UK Operations with State-of-the-Art Manchester Facility

UK – Solotech, a global leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology, has announced the expansion of its UK operations with a new, state-of-the-art facility in Manchester.

Imperial 76, the new premises located in the Kingsway Business Park, will serve as a hub for Solotech's sales and systems integration division, as well as support for live productions operations. With 76,000 sq. ft. of floor space, the facility features eight truck bays, six level loading bays, as well as a centralised hub for stock supporting the company's sales and systems integration plans.

Martin Tremblay, president and chief executive officer, says: "This investment reflects the success of our Manchester team and highlights our substantial growth in the UK over the past five years. Solotech is committed to further investments in the UK in the coming years, reinforcing our dedication to driving business expansion across both divisions."

The facility also boasts a range of features that demonstrate Solotech's commitment to environmental and social governance, including a greener and more efficient building design, seventy parking spaces and seven EV charging points.

This strategic expansion follows a series of recent moves across Solotech, including new premises in Nashville and Las Vegas in 2022 and a new UK headquarters at Blythe Valley in Birmingham in 2023.

11th July 2024

Protec European Events Enhance Efficiency and Reduces Costs with Admiral Strong Boy Truss Dollies from Stage Electrics

Protec European Events Enhance Efficiency and Reduces Costs with Admiral Strong Boy Truss Dollies from Stage Electrics

UK – Protec, a full-service rigging and AV company serving the events and conference industries, has significantly improved its operations and reduced equipment damage by investing in Admiral Strong Boy truss dollies from Stage Electrics.

Graham Thomas, a key member of the Protec team, first learnt about the Strong Boy truss dollies from an industry peer after facing persistent issues with damaged truss. Following a consultation with Admiral Staging, Protec was directed to Stage Electrics, who facilitated the initial sale of four Strong Boy truss dollies and spacer bars. Impressed by the product's advantages, Protec has since purchased five additional pairs of dollies.

Before purchasing the Admiral Staging Strong Boy truss dollies, the Protec team was noticing considerable damage and wear and tear on its truss as is typical for companies in the rigging industry. Graham Thomas says: "The dollies have drastically reduced the damage being done to our truss."

The Strong Boy truss dollies have not only saved time but also enhanced operational efficiency for Protec. "The dollies make life easier for our employees with loading and unloading on and off site. Instead of carrying two or three lengths of truss by hand each time, they can now load all of their truss onto the Strong Boys and roll it directly off the van and into the venue. The dollies also make the truss easier to handle in the warehouse between events," explained Thomas.

"The Strong Boys are absolutely ideal for us. We have a lot of truss and we are writing off a lot less truss due to reduced damage, over time it is likely we will save money by having to replace truss less often."

"Admiral Staging and Stage Electrics both have solid reputations so it was a no brainer when deciding who to purchase a truss transport solution from. Admiral Staging having a UK distributor also means that we didn't have to worry about shipping costs and issues as this was all handled by Stage Electrics. Mike Clarke (technical sales consultant at Stage Electrics) was especially brilliant, he explained everything very clearly and handled the project efficiently from beginning to end. We are looking forward to working with Stage Electrics more in the future."

8th July 2024

Outline grants Audio Link distributor status for Italy

Outline grants Audio Link distributor status for Italy

Italy – Outline, the Brescia-based manufacturer of high-performance loudspeaker systems and innovative FPGA-based digital signal processors, has entered into a distribution agreement for the Italian territory with Audio Link, the renown Parma-based pro audio distribution company.

Both companies fuelled their start with a strong appetite for technical prowess, and a scientific approach to audio and beyond, from sound reinforcement to signal processing to measurement systems, at which Outline set pace with their ET-Series of programmable turntables, used worldwide at countless research labs.

Incorporating it already in 1973, Outline's Guido Noselli shared a sizable portion of his technical knowledge with a keen audience of readers through the pages of Italian trade press, just as Stefano Cantadori, who founded Audio Link eleven years later, in 1984, did in his own right (and on that very magazine).

At their onset, Audio Link brought Italy those famous blue-painted British sound reinforcement systems, complementing them with period-best-in-class Midas mixing consoles, Klark-Teknik and BSS electronics, years before these brands kicked-off the first merger and acquisition wave in the pro audio industry.

It's no secret that over the years Outline built a more solid following worldwide than on their home turf, for both their high-performance, concert-sound systems and their FPGA-based digital signal processors and, if there exists one business associate that can turn their tables now, enter Audio Link!

"Integrating Outline solutions into our portfolio, Audio Link can now offer a complete, highly-trusted audio signal chain of utmost quality and long-term value, with links by Digico, Optocore, Sound Devices, Klang, TiMax and Waves, to name but a few," shares Federico Bianchi, Audio Link's general manager.

"Backed by Audio Link's undisputed tech support, Italian rental operators of any magnitude can now finally turn the superior audio performance of Outline solutions into a strategic advantage on the entertainment, business and lifestyle events segments," says Fernando Rey Méndez, Outline's sales director.

8th July 2024

Pixl Evolution Announces New Central London Office in Kings Cross

Pixl Evolution Announces New Central London Office in Kings Cross

UK – Pixl Evolution, a leading provider of cutting-edge AV and event technology solutions and part of the Entertainment Technology Partners (ETP) family, has announced the opening of its new central London office in the heart of Kings Cross.

Strategically situated at The Derby on St Chad's Street, just off Euston Road and directly opposite the iconic King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the new space embodies Pixl's dedication to innovation. This central location also provides a perfect base to support its exciting partnership with Town Hall by Bottaccio, London's newest and most anticipated event space, conveniently just 200 metres away. Pixl proudly serves as the venue’s in-house AV and technology partner.

"We are incredibly excited to be a part of the thriving tech revolution happening in Kings Cross," says Paul Hutton, president of ETP Europe. "This prime location offers Pixl unparalleled access to connect with clients seeking the very best technical expertise for their events. I, for one, am eager to experience the dynamic energy this environment has to offer."

Guy Vellacott, CEO of Pixl Evolution and vice president of ETP Europe echoes the enthusiasm: "Establishing a central London presence has always been a key strategic goal for Pixl. When this opportunity arose in Kings Cross, we knew it was perfect. We are excited to welcome both existing and new clients to our new location, reaffirming our dedication to serving the growing event scene in this vibrant area.”

The new Kings Cross office signifies Pixl Evolution's commitment to delivering exceptional service and innovative solutions to clients across the UK and beyond.

8th July 2024

2B Heard Appointed as Exclusive Distributor for Naostage in the UK

2B Heard Appointed as Exclusive Distributor for Naostage in the UK

UK - 2B Heard, a leading provider of cutting-edge audio-visual solutions, has announced its partnership with Naostage, the innovative pioneer in automatic show tracking solutions.

As the exclusive distributor for Naostage in the United Kingdom, 2B Heard will now offer Naostage's state-of-the-art products to a broader market, enhancing the dynamic experiences in live events, theatres and various entertainment venues.

Naostage has revolutionised the live performance industry with its unique auto-tracking technology, enabling precise and seamless tracking of performers and objects without the need for wearables or beacons. This breakthrough innovation ensures flawless synchronisation of lighting, video and sound, delivering an immersive and engaging experience for audiences.

"We are excited to collaborate with Naostage and bring their ground-breaking technology to our customers," said Sam Nankivell, director of 2B Heard. "Our commitment to providing the best in audio-visual solutions aligns perfectly with Naostage's vision of enhancing live performances through advanced automation. This partnership will allow us to offer unparalleled tracking solutions that elevate the quality and creativity of live events across the UK."

“Naostage represents an exciting concept of merging innovation into the creative process, allowing us to work with visual and audio concepts simultaneously,” says Sam Nankivell, director of 2B Heard. “The system, backed by continued development, stands out as being at the forefront of the market [it’s] both innovative and ground-breaking but with the ability to be deployed into the real world with ease.”

Initially aimed at the live event sector, 2B Heard sees a much wider range of potential applications for Naostage’s K-SYSTEM, such as E-Sports, visitor attractions and virtual broadcast production. The company aims to educate, train and demonstrate the product through events to allow the entertainment technology and installation industry to grasp the concept and offer operator-supported field testing and on site demonstrations to customers looking to deploy live tracking into their projects.

“We believe Naostage is the missing link in many applications,” states Nankivell. “Using AI as the method of interaction between environments and audiences, Naostage will develop to offer experience-led retail, competitive socialising and enhanced technical delivery of performances. Data capture and feedback will also show the ability to provide a strong return on investment to experiential service providers, something which standard tracking will not be able to deliver.”

Working with partners who have strong and similar values to ourselves sets the foundation. Supporting the story and journey of new and developing brands is also a keen area of interest for 2B Heard as a distributor.

The product and its continued development also stood out as being at the forefront of the market, innovative and ground-breaking but able to be easily deployed into the real world.

Although initially aimed at the live events market there is a much wider range of potential applications, such as E-Sports, visitor attractions and virtual broadcast production.

8th July 2024

Bose Professional Celebrates Global Expansion with Tokyo Office Grand Opening

Bose Professional Celebrates Global Expansion with Tokyo Office Grand Opening

Japan – Bose Professional, developer of world-class audio experiences designed to transform any space, recently celebrated the grand opening of a new sales office and experience centre in Tokyo, Japan, marking a major milestone in the company’s continuing international expansion.

Located in the Tamachi neighbourhood of Tokyo, conveniently accessible by multiple major transportation lines, the new 270m2 office combines sleek, modern business spaces and meeting rooms with a 130m2 experience centre, designed for education and demonstration and featuring Bose Professional’s line-up of loudspeakers, power amplifiers, processors, controllers and software.  

The entire Bose Professional Japan team was honoured to host an Opening Ceremony on 20 May, 2024, attended by CEO John Maier, vice president of international sales Hans Vereecken, director of sales, Japan, Kazuhiro Terada, as well as esteemed guests, industry leaders and valued partners including representatives from Nomura Real Estate Development Co., Ltd., USEN, ITOKI, and M&H. The event featured speeches with Maier serving as guest of honour, a ribbon cutting ceremony and concluding with a traditional Kagami-Biraki sake toast to commemorate the occasion.

“We are very pleased to have successfully opened the Bose Professional Japan office and experience centre," said Terada. "We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude to all of you for your kindness and support. With the establishment of our independent company and the opening of our office, all of us at Bose Professional will continue to strive for further development of our business and to meet the needs of our customers.”

In 2024 Bose Professional has opened new offices and experience centres in Singapore, Beijing and Shanghai in China, Osaka, Japan and plans to open seven more offices in 2024, in locations including Dubai, UAE, Paris and London. The company also plans to open a new Bose Professional global headquarters and experience centre early next year in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.

"It's our mission to deliver amazing audio solutions and services to our customers around the globe,” said Maier. “I am so proud of what the Bose Professional team here in Japan, and around the world have accomplished by achieving these milestones in our company’s history. I can’t wait to travel to more offices and cut more ribbons as we deepen our 50-year legacy of partnerships and continue to grow our global organisation.”

2nd July 2024

Bienvenido MMT!

Bienvenido MMT!

Chile – MA Lighting International has announced MMT as the new exclusive MA distribution partner in Chile. From July 1st 2024, MMT will offer the entire MA Lighting product range, support and service for hardware and software, as well as training.

Stephan Saremba, managing director of MA Lighting International GmbH, commented: “We are excited about joining forces with MMT to develop our brand in the Chilean market. Both companies have a clear focus on providing high-quality products, excellent customer service and solutions to address customer needs in the various markets we are active in. With the commitment and expertise of MMT, a strong sales force present in many regions and a well-trained and dedicated technical service we are aiming to resume and strengthen relationships with existing MA users as well as to expand into new markets. We are delighted to welcome MMT into the MA family and jointly grow the Chilean market with MA Lighting solutions.”

Juan Pablo Jiménez and Begoña Rodillo, directors of MMT, commented: "We are very happy and excited to represent MA Lighting in Chile. This is a very important step for our company and we are committed to providing the best service and support to our customers. We firmly believe that the quality and innovation of MA Lighting's products, along with our experience and dedication in the Chilean market, will create a synergy that will benefit all our customers and partners. We eagerly look forward to starting this new phase and working closely with the MA Lighting team to grow and strengthen our presence in the market.

MMT has been providing expertise and service representing many brands of the industry since 2018. Based in Santiago de Chile and with a wide coverage of different regions of Chile they have been leading the market as purely distribution company, working closer to the clients, integrators, specifiers and end users.

MA Lighting International is looking forward to a great partnership in Chile!

www.malighting.com 

2nd July 2024

MA Lighting

New Site in Augsburg Boosts Efficiency of N&M Logistics

New Site in Augsburg Boosts Efficiency of N&M Logistics

Germany – Neumann & Müller Veranstaltungstechnik (N&M) is establishing a new logistics site at a freight transport centre in Augsburg. The company intends to use the location as a base for moving equipment to and from trade fair locations in the south and south-west of Germany as well as for serving recurring event productions in the region. The company is aiming to boost its performance capability in its enterprise-wide logistics operations so that it can better meet the constantly growing demands placed on the various N&M business units.

Setting up the new site in Augsburg will increase the number of logistics sites to three: up to now, Bochum and Leipzig have served as the main handling locations for a large part of the equipment. Measuring around 10,000m², this new site can handle a similar capacity to the other two locations and will have two positive effects: on the one hand it will reduce transport distances and, on the other, will increase equipment availability. As Nils Stüvecke, the man in charge of N&M's logistics unit, reports: “This move will help us to boost efficiency and move equipment more quickly.”

He went on to explain that a high-performance logistics site in Augsburg would be the perfect way of strengthening the company's logistics network. Departing from the new facility, the company's forwarding agents will benefit from excellent access and short distances to the surrounding metropolitan regions; transports to Austria, Switzerland, France and Spain will also start from Bavaria's third largest city. As Nils Stüvecke adds: “The building we have rented in Prologis Park in Augsburg is as good as new and provides us with the best possible starting point for developing N&M Logistics in the years to come. We are really looking forward to Augsburg!”

Besides realising a large number of corporate events in its role of full service provider in the attractive event regions in the south and south-west of Germany, N&M is also a service partner to a total of eight trade fair locations and two congress centres: Augsburg will be the departure point for transports to Stuttgart, Munich and Nuremberg, the Augsburg Trade Fair Centre itself is also one the company's clients and, like the other sites, will benefit from the very close proximity.

photo: © N&M

28th June 2024

DirectOut welcomes Sonos Libra as new distributor for Thailand and Vietnam

DirectOut welcomes Sonos Libra as new distributor for Thailand and Vietnam

Thailand & Vietnam – DirectOut, a renowned provider of professional audio solutions, has announced that Sonos Libra has been officially appointed as its distributor for Thailand and Vietnam, effective immediately.

Sonos Libra, a prominent provider of professional audio distribution services, has built an outstanding reputation in Thailand and Vietnam. With its commitment to quality and customer satisfaction, as well as its expertise in audio distribution and processing, Sonos Libra is the ideal partner to strengthen DirectOut's presence in Southeast Asia.

“DirectOut's approach to audio distribution and processing has caught the attention of many professionals in recent years and further strengthened their reputation. It was therefore a great solution to add to our catalogue. The highly flexible clocking and redundancy options of the PRODIGY series are obviously highly desirable and add tremendous value to projects and applications where downtime is not an option,” says Simon Rains, chief engineer and education director of Sonos Libra, enthusiastically about the partnership.

The partnership with Sonos Libra will enable DirectOut to bring its state-of-the-art solutions to an even wider customer base in the region. With offices in Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Sonos Libra is ideally positioned to provide excellent local service and support.

“We welcome Sonos Libra to our DirectOut family with open arms,” says Luca Giaroli, chief solutions officer of DirectOut. “Their long-standing expertise and relentless pursuit of the highest quality and customer satisfaction reflect our own beliefs. This partnership will undoubtedly contribute to providing our customers in the area with not only best-in-class solutions, but also an unrivalled service experience.”

28th June 2024

Focusrite plc purchases Innovate Audio to support immersive sound strategy

Focusrite plc purchases Innovate Audio to support immersive sound strategy

UK – Focusrite plc has announced the acquisition of UK-based Innovate Audio, the company behind the popular panLab spatial audio solutions. This follows the earlier acquisition of TiMax and builds upon Focusrite Group’s commitment to immersive sound.

With the acquisition it has been agreed that panLab solutions will join the TiMax brand, meaning TiMax can now offer the most comprehensive range of immersive sound solutions on the market, with everything from entry-level panning software through to full delay-matrix spatial processors and performer stagetracking. Innovate Audio founder, Dan Higgott, will also join TiMax as a senior product developer.

Both panLab 3 and panLab Console have proved popular with sound designers the world over with over 10,000 downloads achieved and the solutions being used in iconic venues from Sydney Opera House to the National Theatre. With panLab 3 users enjoy a spatial audio mixing solution, built to work seamless with QLab that is typically up and running in five minutes. With panLab Console, users can achieve an object-based audio workflow, whilst utilising the console they already own. The macOS app adds spatial audio capabilities to a range of digital mixing consoles with mixer input and output channels becoming objects on the panner.

By extending the Focusrite Group's business into new products and markets, which complement its existing offerings within the audio reproduction business, the acquisition is strategically aligned with the Group's previously communicated aims of growing the core customer base, expanding into new markets, and increasing lifetime value for customers.

Tim Carroll, CEO of Focusrite commented: "The acquisition of Innovate Audio represents another strategic expansion within our audio reproduction business, enhancing our product range and building a customer journey into immersive audio. From cost effective simple panning to the most advanced TiMax solutions, we now have the most complete line-up in the sector. We are an immersive sound powerhouse of comprehensive solutions and this aligns perfectly with our mission to deliver exceptional audio experiences within live and installed environments. I’m also delighted to welcome Dan Higgott to the fold, who I know will make a significant contribution to the TiMax team moving forward.”

Dan Higgott, founder of Innovate Audio, commented: "I am absolutely thrilled that Innovate Audio is joining the Focusrite Group. This opportunity marks an exciting new chapter for both Innovate Audio and me personally. Our spatial audio products panLab and panLab Console now have an exciting new home, where they can thrive and integrate with world class brands. I am delighted to be joining the brilliant Dave Haydon and Robin Whittaker, as we deliver an extremely exciting roadmap of new products to the TiMax family.”

28th June 2024

Void Acoustics Announces PT Electro Audio Engineering as its Exclusive Distributor for Indonesia

Indonesia – Void Acoustics, a leading innovator in cutting-edge audio solutions, has appointed PT Electro Audio Engineering as its new, exclusive distribution partner for Indonesia.

Founded in 2009, PT Electro delivers professional audio solutions for premium hospitality clientele in Indonesia. It provides its customers with a holistic service that includes sound system design and consultancy, product demonstrations, design and built services, and extensive after-sales support. With this partnership, PT Electro is now able to offer Void Acoustics’ entire range of unique sound system products to its customers, including high-end venues in the hospitality sector.

Wilson Buana, president director of PT Electro Audio Engineering, expressed his excitement about the collaboration, stating: "Partnering with Void Acoustics allows us to introduce premium audio solutions filled with top-notch innovation and extraordinary design aesthetics to Indonesian consumers. This partnership propels us to new heights in the Indonesian market, enabling us to compete aggressively with industry competitors."

This partnership marks the next stage of Void Acoustics’ expansion in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, with the Indonesian market offering extensive opportunities for the company. Void is committed to growing its professional dealer network across APAC, having recently partnered with Real Music Acoustics & Lighting Technology Co Ltd as its new distributor for China and Van Lam Audio in Vietnam.

Alex Skan, managing director at Void Acoustics, said: "Partnering with PT Electro to raise our profile in Indonesia is the latest milestone in our planned growth for the APAC region. We chose PT Electro as our regional distributor because of its reputation for quality customer support and its in-depth understanding of audio hardware. There’s a strong confidence in the team to deliver Void’s products out into the Indonesian market. There is significant demand for premium audio products in Indonesia and this partnership enables us to deliver projects at scale in the region.”

Void Acoustics is looking forward to customers in Indonesia having greater access to its extensive range of high-quality speakers, including the new Venu V2 series that was unveiled at InfoComm 2024 earlier this month.

27th June 2024

Rentex Grows its Analog Way Inventory with Additional Aquilon RS2 and RS4 Systems

Rentex Grows its Analog Way Inventory with Additional Aquilon RS2 and RS4 Systems

USA – Rentex, one of the largest wholesale providers of AV rental equipment in the US, continues to expand its inventory of Analog Way equipment by investing in Aquilon RS2 and RS4 4K/8K multi-screen presentation systems and videowall processors, which come with the new LINK feature enabling users to link up to four chassis together to give powerful systems even more capabilities.

Rentex was founded in 1980 and is a longtime leader in the cross-rental market supplying AV gear to the nation’s largest AV rental, staging, production and other live event companies. It is headquartered in Boston with 11 other locations in the US. The Rentex inventory is national and is dispatched wherever it is needed.

“Rentex has been a key rental partner with Analog Way for over a decade and we are honoured to continue to supply Rentex with the industry’s most cutting-edge live event processors,” says Seth Teates, Analog Way’s senior regional sales manager. “With their investment in a substantial inventory of Aquilon, Zenith 200 and Pulse 4K systems, Rentex can assure customers that they will have the most powerful processing systems available on the planet. Linking up to four Aquilon chassis with the new LINK feature allows for unheard of system sizes for even the most demanding world-class events.”

Rentex acquired its first RS4 systems in late 2019 and since then has seen demand increase for the platform. “Our user base is producing live and corporate events with general sessions and keynotes that require very large pixel canvases and varied types of displays, including projector blends and large direct-view LED videowalls,” explains Greg Parker, senior products manager/video presentation and display at Rentex. “As event size grows and pixel spaces increase we’ve seen a stepped up demand for the Aquilons’ capabilities and needed to invest in more RS4s and some new RS2s.”

The Aquilon platform consists of extremely powerful video processors, which are intuitive to use, with a short learning curve when moving from similar systems. In addition, Parker notes: “The Aquilon line excels at being flexible and flexibility is important to our customers. The LINK feature expands this flexibility, adding scaleability and enabling customers to gain additional inputs and outputs across multiple chassis.”

Rentex also acquired more Analog Way RC400T event controllers with small footprints and rugged housings, and additional modular I/O Cards. “We rent them as stand-alone items and with our Aquilon systems,” says Parker.  “Keeping a generous stock of controllers and option cards allows us to service our own fleet as well as cover spot demand for our clients who also own the Aquilon platform and need to expand their capability.”

Rentex’s RS4 and RS2 systems are housed in custom cases that are ready for the road. “The RS4 is housed in a rolling rack case with pull-over lid so the internal mobile rack can lift out and be placed on a tabletop,” points out Parker. “For the RS2, we used a lightweight rack so it stays under a 200lb limit and can move same day using commercial air freight. We can cover our 12 locations nationwide without breaking the bank on overnight freight charges. It reduces the logistics costs for everybody.”

According to Parker: “Analog Way has always been ready and willing to make sure we are trained on the products and can ensure they are ready to meet our client’s needs. Our Analog Way products have been consistently rugged and we do not experience many service issues as we send them nationally by road and air.”

“We’re grateful for Rentex’s long partnership with us and their investment through our entire product range,” says Seth Teates. “Regardless of your event, Rentex has an Analog Way processor that is perfectly sized for your requirements. With quantities of the RS2 and RS4, the new Zenith 200, as well as Pulse 4K processors, whether you need a single programme 4K output or up to 64+ 4K outputs, Rentex is now your one-stop shop. The best part is, once you intuitively use one Analog Way system, you already know how to use them all as they share the Web RCS control GUI.”

27th June 2024

Renkus-Heinz announces new partnership with C.L. Pugh & Associates for enhanced regional representation

USA – Renkus-Heinz has announced the appointment of a new manufacturer’s representative for the states of Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan. Well-established and highly regarded in their territory, C. L. Pugh & Associates has a reputation for exemplary customer service and a robust market presence, thus enhancing Renkus-Heinz’s representation across these key states.

 Joe Fustolo, eastern regional sales manager at Renkus-Heinz, welcomes the new collaboration: "I am very excited to bring on C.L. Pugh as our new representative," says Fustolo. "Their reputation from KY to MI is second to none for customer service and support. We here at Renkus-Heinz are constantly striving to improve and adapt to today’s ever-changing environment, and C.L. Pugh has a great hand on the heartbeat of their territory. I know we will do great things together.”

Bob Tevs, President of C.L. Pugh & Associates, also shared his optimism regarding the new partnership. "We are excited and proud at C.L. Pugh & Associates to be representing Renkus-Heinz in our territory," Tevs remarks. "The product line fits in very well with the other brands we represent. Renkus-Heinz is renowned for bringing innovative products, design support and wonderful customer support to their clients; consequently, their business philosophy and go-to-market strategies align perfectly with ours. We are looking forward to a long and lasting relationship with Renkus-Heinz."

This strategic partnership is set to bolster Renkus-Heinz's presence in an important regional market, ensuring that both current and future clients will continue to receive the highest level of support and access to Renkus-Heinz's innovative audio solutions.

25th June 2024

LSC Control Systems appoints IES for India

LSC Control Systems appoints IES for India

India – Australian manufacturer LSC Control Systems has appointed Integrated Entertainment Solutions (IES) as its distributor for India. The latest addition to LSC’s international sales network, IES will provide full support and service for all the company’s advanced power management and lighting control systems across the country.

Mumbai-based IES has 28 years’ experience as a distribution and trading company, serving the fields of intelligent lighting, pro sound and control systems. It is the sole distributor for a strong portfolio of leading entertainment production brands, including Robe, Avolites, LumenRadio, Madrix, Ashly and Pangolin, among others. It also provides turnkey solutions from concept and design, through to supply, installation and maintenance for intelligent lighting and pro sound applications in a wide range of entertainment and leisure environments.

“We have known LSC for over 15 years as a brand and, although some of our customers are well aware of them, we know there is a great opportunity to make its high-quality products even more widely available to our market,” says IES co-founder, Rasesh Parekh. “The addition of LSC to our offering allows us to fulfil complete end-to-end requirements for our clients, increasing the overall strength of our distribution portfolio. LSC offers a great synergy with all our brands.”

Following Robe Lighting’s acquisition of LSC Control Systems in March this year, LSC now sits alongside the Robe’s other brands – Anolis, Artistic Licence and Avolites – in IES’s distribution portfolio. “We know our customers will benefit from the advantages of access to the entire Robe family, for an end-to-end solution,” says Parekh.

Pete Floyd, international sales director at LSC, says of the appointment: “We are thrilled that the team at IES will be serving customers in India’s market. Rasesh and his colleagues are extremely knowledgeable, professional and well-connected. We could not be in better hands.”

24th June 2024

PK Sound Welcomes BCS Belgium to Growing EU Partner Network

PK Sound Welcomes BCS Belgium to Growing EU Partner Network

Belgium – PK Sound, the robotic line array company, has added Belgium-based production provider Bas Concert Systems (BCS) to its growing European partner network following the company’s investment in a T8 robotic line source system. A long-time PK Sound collaborator, BCS co-founder Bas Zwerts experienced the T8 system at its first-ever public demonstration in Barcelona and immediately placed an order through PK’s central European distributor, FACE Pro.

“BCS takes pride in providing the best possible solutions to our customers. There are a lot of great loudspeakers on the market, but PK Sound’s T8 system is more than a great loudspeaker; it’s a sophisticated tool that allows us to optimise acoustic coverage using integrated robotics and shape sound to any environment our work may take us,” says Zwerts. “T8 offers incredible output for its size, making it a great solution for anything from theatrical productions to outdoor festivals, all with significant headroom to give the music space to work.”

BCS’s initial investment includes 16 T8 robotic line source elements, featuring PK Sound’s patented multi-axis robotics, along with eight T18 intelligent subwoofers and a PK Cell modular touring rack which combines power, signal and data distribution in a globally standardised package.

Zwerts has supported several high-profile deployments of PK Sound’s flagship Trinity Black and T10 robotic line source systems in major venues throughout central Europe in tandem with pixelscreen.eu and FACE Pro. He and BCS co-founder Matthias De Sadeleer call their investment in T8 the logical next step in their company’s growth.

“While I primarily lead the commercial side of BCS, I’ve been on enough deployments to know how valuable PK Sound’s multi-axis robotics can be to overcoming the acoustic limitations of a given space and optimising the clarity and impact of the audio,” comments De Sadeleer. “Being able to adjust the system’s vertical and horizontal coverage remotely and in real-time – even after arrays are flown – is a huge advantage and keeps us at the leading edge of live production technologies.”

Based in Opwijk, Belgium, BCS is a professional audiovisual company specialising in premium audio, lighting and video solutions for live events. Zwerts is also an in-demand audio professional, serving as lead engineer for top Belgian performers including Stan Van Samang, Dries en de Belgen and others.

“BCS has earned an excellent reputation for technical proficiency and client satisfaction throughout the region,” comments Tim Timmermans, central European partner support with PK Sound and FACE Pro. “We look forward to supporting them as they deploy their T8 robotic system and continue growing their profile as technological leaders.”

In picture: BCS co-founders Matthias De Sadeleer and Bas Zwerts with the company's new PK Sound T8 Robotic Line Source System.

20th June 2024

Allen & Heath Appoints New Distributor for Nepal

Allen & Heath Appoints New Distributor for Nepal

Nepal – “This is a major milestone for us and the pro audio industry in our country,” says Shashindra Chitrakar, CEO of Nepal Max Technologies. “Allen & Heath’s products are known for their exceptional audio quality, innovative design and reliability. Bringing these top-tier mixing consoles and audio solutions to Nepal will significantly enhance sound quality in concerts, festivals, studios and more. We plan to increase Allen & Heath’s presence in Nepal with live demonstrations, training sessions and partnering with event organisers and venues. We will also provide strong after-sales service and support to ensure customer satisfaction. I am excited about this partnership's impact and look forward to boosting the pro audio scene in Nepal with Allen & Heath."

“We are delighted to appoint Nepal Max Technologies to this position,” adds Jamie Ward, APAC sales director for Allen & Heath. “With a strong position in the club and hospitality installation markets and good relationships with the leading rental and production companies, they are the perfect fit for Allen & Heath’s broad product range. Shashindra and his team have impressed us with their knowledge and enthusiasm, and we’re looking forward to fully supporting them as they develop Allen & Heath's business in Nepal.”

The exclusive partnership takes immediate effect.

In picture: Jamie Ward (APAC sales director, Allen & Heath), Shashindra Chitrakar (CEO, Nepal Max Technologies), Shreya Chitrakar (procurement manager, Nepal Max Technologies) and Markus Sinsel (sales director, Allen & Heath).

20th June 2024

Expanding presence: DirectOut strengthens partnership with AUDMAX in Central and Eastern Europe

Expanding presence: DirectOut strengthens partnership with AUDMAX in Central and Eastern Europe

Hungary – DirectOut, a renowned provider of professional audio solutions, has announced the expansion of its partnership with AUDMAX. While AUDMAX has been a trusted distributor of DirectOut Audio Solutions in Hungary for more than a decade, the two companies are now extending their co-operation to additional territories in central and eastern Europe, including Romania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Under the leadership of Krisztian Varga, managing director of AUDMAX, the agreement solidifies AUDMAX as DirectOut's primary distribution hub for central and eastern Europe. With over 20 years of experience and a dedicated focus on the distribution of professional audio brands, AUDMAX has built a robust network of partners serving various sectors including live sound, post-production and broadcast markets.

Commenting on the partnership, Krisztian Varga says: "We are thrilled to deepen our relationship with DirectOut. Having worked closely with them since their early days, we understand the value they bring to the professional audio industry. With our established network and expertise in the region, we are committed to providing exceptional support and access to DirectOut's innovative solutions.”

Lorenzo Sassi, business development manager at DirectOut, also comments on the partnership: "We are delighted to extend our reach in central eastern Europe through this collaboration with AUDMAX. The technical expertise and commitment to customer satisfaction that they have demonstrated over the years is perfectly aligned with our values. Together we look forward to serving the needs of customers in these growing markets.”

DirectOut and AUDMAX are confident that this expanded relationship will set new industry standards and meet the evolving needs of customers in central and eastern Europe.

20th June 2024

New HK Audio distribution for USA and Canada: KMC Music/D&H Pro and Erikson Audio

New HK Audio distribution for USA and Canada: KMC Music/D&H Pro and Erikson Audio

North America – Erikson Audio and KMC Music/D&H Pro are now the exclusive distributors for HK Audio products in Canada and the USA respectively. Both companies have experienced sales professionals for pro audio applications along with extensive sales networks and an outstanding understanding of service. Erikson Audio and KMC Music/D&H Pro are divisions of the full-service distributor Exertis JAM Industries Canada.

“Erikson Audio is thrilled to announce its exclusive distribution partnership with HK Audio, bringing their state-of-the-art, high-quality sound solutions to Canada. By joining forces with our US counterparts at KMC Music/D&H Pro, we are confident that this collaboration will foster synergies and solidify JAM’s position as the go-to partner for professional sound systems in North America,” explains Caitlin Doherty, vice president of Erikson Audio.

“We are excited to unveil our partnership with HK Audio in the US,” said Roger Hart, vice president, KMC Music/D&H Pro. “HK Audio has a legacy built on innovation and excellence. We are poised to set new benchmarks in HK's growth within the market. This exclusive distribution partnership adds to the KMC/D&H expanding pro audio offering. Our team's dedication and expertise will bolster HK Audio's product availability in the US and strengthen dealer support.”

Christian Jordan, CSO and CMO and Sean Martin, ISM Americas of HK Audio warmly welcome Erikson Audio and KMC/D&H to the HK Audio family. “With Ericson Audio and KMC Music/D&H Pro, we have gained two perfectly networked partners who understand our philosophy and will make a major contribution to further strengthening the HK Audio brand in North America,” says Jordan.

In picture: Sean Martin (HK Audio), Caitlin Doherty, Jeff Carman (Erikson Audio), Roger Hart, Mark Lahey (KMC Music/D&H Pro), Andreas Mayerl and Christian Jordan (HK Audio).

18th June 2024

ETC Ltd announces eco-building move as part of expansion plan

ETC Ltd announces eco-building move as part of expansion plan

UK – ETC has announced plans to expand its business with the relocation of its London operations to a new, state-of-the-art eco-building. The move supports ETC’s expanding business and service offerings as well as planning for future growth.

The new space, which is located in west London’s Greenford, is more than double the size of ETC’s existing building and will feature enhanced facilities to accommodate the needs of its customers and workforce.

The design of the new building is being developed by ETC with its own in-house team, in line with the company’s global design approach. There will be more capacity for training, logistics, meetings and dedicated areas for ETC’s customers and employees. The company’s dealers and end users will benefit from having access to an expanded training programme and bigger demo spaces. The additional logistics space will better support the business’s growing operations and will hold significantly more inventory to meet the needs of ETC’s customers.

Another key consideration for choosing the new building is its focus on sustainability; the space holds a BREEAM Outstanding certificate and a -32 A+ EPC Energy rating. It is the first industrial refurbishment of its type in the world that is completed to BREEAM Outstanding standards, meaning it is in the top 1% of non-domestic buildings in the UK. Power is derived from roof mounted solar panel banks generating 180kW with on-site battery storage of up to 80kWh of energy. The building also has electric vehicle charging points and a rainwater harvesting system feeding a 144 m2 external green wall. 

With plans to move by the end of the year, the expansion reflects ETC’s continued business growth and a focus to serve its customers and end users better with a larger physical presence in London.

ETC general manager, Matthew Brookfield comments: “At ETC we recognise that building great products for the industry is only part of the story. We want to ensure that we can give our customers the best possible experience by offering the best facilities. This new building will allow us to speed up the time it takes to get products to customers, improve our ability to showcase and demo our products, and increase the scope and frequency of our training programmes, all whilst significantly reducing the business’s carbon impact. Our existing building in North Acton has been our home for nearly 30 years and we’re looking forward to our next chapter in the new building.” 

18th June 2024

Entertainment Technology Magazine by ET Press

Entertainment Technology Magazine by ET Press

After chatting with visitors and exhibitors alike at the recent ABTT Theatre Show, it has come to ET Press’s attention that some people are unaware of how to view Entertainment Technology magazine.

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14th June 2024

Absen and Kinly Announce Global Platinum Partner Agreement

Absen and Kinly Announce Global Platinum Partner Agreement

Absen has announced that Kinly, a global leading systems integrator, has been named as the first European company to be awarded Absen Global Platinum Partner status.

This is a long-term, multi-year strategic partnership which recognises Kinly's exceptional commitment to delivering sustainable and cutting-edge AV and LED display solutions, powered by innovative Absen technology.

Kinly’s Global Product Board (GPB), led by Jean-Paul Lemmens, conducted an extensive review of all LED manufacturers in the AV market based on performance, value to customers and sustainability.

“The team unanimously decided that Absen was its partner of choice owing to its quality products, global presence and competitive pricing. In addition, Absen’s commitment to prioritising ecofriendly, low energy consumption LED solutions aligns perfectly with our commitment to create a more sustainable future through innovative AV solutions”, said Jean-Paul Lemmens, VP of procurement, product and strategic partner management, Kinly.

Under the agreement, Kinly will be the first to access and integrate the latest advancements in LED display technology from Absen, as well receiving enhanced training and support from highly skilled Absen technicians, ensuring that Kinly have the product expertise to design, install and maintain Absen LED displays to the highest standards. In addition, Kinly will benefit from Absen qualified lead referrals, expanding its market reach and customer base.

In turn, Kinly customers will benefit from best-in-class LED technologies at shortened lead times, combined with the support of a trusted technology advisor for seamless user experiences.

“Kinly’s commitment to driving AV excellence fits perfectly with Absen's values,” said Sasha Liu, general manager, overseas sales, Absen. “We are confident that this partnership will be mutually beneficial, allowing us to jointly deliver exceptional LED display and audio-visual solutions to a global audience. Our expansive corporate product portfolio caters for a wide range of applications, to provide revolutionary visual experiences for the workplace environment and beyond.”

Jean-Paul Lemmens said: “We are thrilled to be the first company to be named as a Global Absen platinum partner. Working alongside Absen, we will continue to provide our customers with the best possible visual experiences through industry-leading LED displays, while ensuring we shape a greener tomorrow through our operations. As a platinum partner, we will gain access to a broader range of resources and benefits, allowing us to further enhance our service offerings and deliver AV excellence at even greater value to our global customer base.”

The platinum partner agreement with Kinly further strengthens Absen’s commitment to continuous growth and diversification globally. In May this year, the leading LED display brand opened its first UK showroom, located in Theale, Berkshire. Serving as a hub for Absen’s European operations, this significant expansion solidifies the company’s commitment to its partners and customers by providing a showroom location to demonstrate its comprehensive range of cutting-edge solutions which cater to a vast array of markets.

14th June 2024