Le Maitre has been chosen by German manufacturer TBF-Pyrotec GmbH as the exclusive North American distributor for its flame range. TBF’s Spraymaster, Spraymaster Multicolour, Fountain Flame, Single Shot, Pyromaster, and 5-Master will now all be sold by Le Maitre in the U.S. and Canada.
Elation Professional has announced that SF Marketing (SFM) has been appointed the exclusive Canadian distributor for Elation Professional products in Canada.
“As they say, timing is everything and as Elation’s product range has expanded more into the pro-specification lighting professional market, now is the right time for us to find the right partners and sales team to push to the next level,” states Eric Loader, Director of Sales for Elation Professional. “SFM is a well-respected distribution company with a long history of taking care of their customers with top-notch service/support and has the resources to help grow the business by offering inventory on demand and flexible financing terms allowing Elation customers to increase their ROI.”
“We’re delighted to have been chosen as Elation’s new partner in Canada,” adds Randal Tucker, President at SFM. “Elation’s leading-edge products, combined with SFM’s reputation for unparalleled service and support, presents the opportunity to together take the Elation brand to the next level and beyond in the Canadian market.”
Lighting and design professionals from around the world will converge for networking opportunities, presentations by industry thought-leaders, and event experiences at the LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference. LFI takes place May 3-7 at New York’s Javits Center (Pre-Conference LIGHTFAIR Institute: May 3-4; Trade Show & Conference: May 5-7).
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Blizzard Lighting LLC has announced Intellimix/AVL Media Group as its exclusive distributor for all of its products in Canada.
Steve Kosters of Intellimix states, “Since 1996, Intellimix Corp has been providing Canadian Sound and Lighting Dealers with some of the finest products on the market. Given our dedication to quality product lines that represent excellent value, we feel our new partnership with Blizzard Lighting is the logical step in our evolution to bring superior products to the Canadian marketplace. Blizzard has a fantastic assortment of innovative lighting products with real cost-performance value. Intellimix Corp is thrilled at the opportunity to partner with a dynamic, and fast growing company that understands the changing landscape of the lighting industry, as well as addressing our dealer’s needs for quality and value. We see a long and prosperous relationship with Blizzard Lighting in Canada.”
Intellimix Corp. has announced that it has been appointed the new exclusive Canadian distributor for the Avenview Video product line.
Avenview provides AV components and solutions for the industrial, corporate, medical, defence, entertainment, education, and retail sectors. Its products ranges include video walls, video processors, matrix AV switchers, video splitters, extenders, converters and scalers, KVM solutions, and home theater accessories.
Philips Entertainment has announced that Isted Technical Sales has been named as its new lighting rep for the Canadian Mid-West. With offices in Regina, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg, Isted Technical Sales will now be specifying the fixture, dimming, and controls product lines from Philips Strand Lighting and Philips Selecon.
PLASA Focus: Orlando is coming up next on Tuesday, Feb. 17 and Wednesday, Feb. 18 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel. It is a two-day event showcasing the newest technology, regional dealers, and free educational seminars (listed below), featuring professionals in lighting, video, and stage technologies.Free registration is still open HERE.
The free educational seminars will include:
Last week, William F. White hosted its annual February Freeze trade show at its headquarters in Toronto. Typically organized as a pre-NAB sales-oriented trade show, the 2015 edition displayed a change of scope and feel. This year, taking advantage of the space afforded by the William F. White Centre facilities, February Freeze turned its attention to the rental and production branches of the business by showing off the company’s latest product acquisitions.
Following its acquisition of Midnite Hour Productions in November 2014, Solotech has announced its further growth in Toronto with the acquisition of the assets of P.A. Plus Productions.
According to François Ménard, Solotech’s CEO, this transaction will allow Solotech to add P.A. Plus Productions sound system expertise to services already offered by Solotech in the greater Toronto area. This acquisition will complement Solotech’s offer in audio, lighting, video, rigging, and scenery and will be an addition to the activities of Midnite Hour Productions.