SFM & Lighthouse Technologies Partner To Serve Canada

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Randal Tucker

Lighthouse Technologies Ltd. has announced the formation of a strategic partnership with SF Marketing Inc. (SFM) to distribute its line of LED video display solutions in Canada.

Under this arrangement, SFM will be representing Lighthouse’s DuoLED products and working with Lighthouse on further developing the Canadian market for two other products segments: the VideoBlades series of products and the Impact products for fixed installations. Continue reading

MDG Becomes Anolis Distribution Partner For Canadian Market

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

MDG has announced that it has been appointed the Canadian distribution partner for the entire Anolis range of architectural lighting products.

Anolis, the architectural division of Robe Lighting for whom MDG has recently become exclusive Canadian distributor, provides LED lighting solutions for indoor and outdoor architectural applications, including buildings, bridges, spaces, and public arts.

“The timing was impeccable,” says Martin Michaud, President and CEO of MDG. “It’s not everyday we get a superior quality product like Anolis and it’s a challenge we can’t wait to take on.” Continue reading

TOMCAT Names New President, GM

Monday, January 30th, 2012

TOMCAT has announced that Mike Garl has joined the TOMCAT team as President and GM. Garl, who joins TOMCAT from James Thomas Engineering, where he was previously the President and Managing Partner, will be responsible for all the day-to-day activities at TOMCAT. Continue reading

W-DMX Revamps Website For 2012

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Wireless Solution Sweden AB is starting the new year with a new makeover to its W-DMX website.

The revamp has addressed some of the most common items that users look for when visiting the site including an easy to navigate product page with all the company’s latest transceivers, receivers, repeaters, antennas, tools, and accessories. The site also lists W-DMX OEM partners, a worldwide map of distributors and a current list of upcoming trade shows. Case studies and current news are also available.  Continue reading

Acuity Brands Acquires Pathway Connectivity, Inc.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Acuity Brands has announced that it has acquired Pathway Connectivity, Inc. Established in 1985 and based in Calgary, Pathway designs and manufactures electronics that enable entertainment and architectural lighting control systems to communicate with moving lighting fixtures and power devices, even when those products utilize different communications protocols. Continue reading

LEDucation 6 Opens Registration & Announces Speaker Line Up

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

The Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY) has announced its speaker line-up and also notify attendees that event registration for “LEDucation 6” is now officially open. LEDucation 6 will take place in New York City on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. Continue reading

Christie Expands Canadian Sales Team

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Christie has appointed the newest member to its Canadian sales team. Marc Laliberté has joined the company as the Eastern Regional Sales Manager for the Business and Display Products group.

In this role, Laliberté will be working with the dealer channel focusing on Christie LCD, 1-chip DLP, and 3-chip DLP projection systems, Christie 3D products, and Christie Nitro Solutions. He will also be responsible for Christie control room display systems and Christie MicroTiles within his region. Continue reading

Lex Products Adds Canadian Focus To Expanded Sales Organization

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Lex Products has made a new appointment to lead sales efforts in Canada as Graham Likeness assumes the role of National Sales Manager.

Based in Toronto, Likeness will be responsible for Canadian sales to entertainment, industrial, military, and government customers. He joined Lex in 2009 and has held senior marketing positions for the company. “Lex’s portable power distribution products are unique and are well-suited to the needs of Canadian professionals,” comments Likeness. Continue reading

LIGHTFAIR International Nearly Sold Out

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Lightfair International (LFI) is reporting its 2012 show, taking place May 7-11, 2012 in Las Vegas, is 99 per cent sold out of exhibitor space. Returning to the west coast after its record-breaking 2011 performance at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA, LFI, an annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, is on track to expand its exhibitor base and featured pavilions across more than 200,000 sq. ft. of trade show floor space.  While LFI is already poised for its largest show to date, it is prepared to exceed projected growth for 2012. Continue reading

Solotech Expands Ottawa Operations

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Solotech has announced the expansion of its Ottawa sales office as part of its commitment to offer increased services to its clients in the National Capital Region (NCR). The official grand opening of the new office was on Friday, December 9, 2011 and was presided by Solotech’s president, Denis Lefrançois.

Ottawa was the logical next step in Solotech’s expansion, which has recently seen the acquisition of Colorado based Audio Analysts whose operation was subsequently moved to Solotech’s Las Vegas location. Solotech will continue to expand its NCR base by augmenting operational, installation and programming resources at its Gatineau office. Continue reading