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ULA LIFTS THE FOG

ULA LIFTS THE FOG

ULA has announced its appointment as an Australian distributor for Antari fog machines. “For 20 years Antari has been present in our ULA product range as an OEM partner but now we will be offering Antari fog generators and fluids in their own right,” says ULA Group managing director Cuono Biviano. “The Antari range is
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September 16, 2014 Companies

HILLS HOISTS CALL FOR INNOVATION

HILLS HOISTS CALL FOR INNOVATION

Hills Limited has called on Australian innovators and entrepreneurs to submit proposals for ideas, projects and start-ups that can be funded, developed and commercialised in the company’s new Adelaide-based Innovation Centre. Hills chief technology officer, Leica Ison, says the company is looking to identify and support the best talent Australia has to offer, and to
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September 9, 2014 Companies

HAYCOM ACQUIRES ADELAIDE’S MULTIVISION

HAYCOM ACQUIRES ADELAIDE’S MULTIVISION

Technical event production company Haycom has expanded its Adelaide-based operations with the acquisition of South Australian supplier Multivision.   Effective September 1, the move sees Haycom take over all of Multivision’s equipment, clients, and permanent team members who will be moving to Haycom’s Adelaide warehouse. Haycom directors Alan Hay, Mario Valenti and Stuart Gregg have
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September 2, 2014 Companies

BOSCH PARTNERS WITH AUDIO BRANDS

BOSCH PARTNERS WITH AUDIO BRANDS

Bosch Communications Systems has announced the appointment of Sydney-based Audio Brands Australia as a new distribution partner from August 2014. Audio Brands will focus on promoting and supporting the Bosch PLENA commercial range of PA systems and speakers including the Australian-designed PLENA matrix, and the entry-level conferencing system CCS900, throughout its network in the eastern
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August 22, 2014 Companies

Osram acquires Clay Paky

Osram acquires Clay Paky

  Pasquale Quadri, founder and President of pioneering Italian luminaire manufacturer Clay Paky, has signed an agreement for the acquisition of the company by OSRAM. Clay Paky will continue to operate from its production and administrative head office in Bergamo, Italy. The acquisition is subject to approval by the relevant antitrust authorities. “Integration with OSRAM, which has a
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August 8, 2014 Companies

AIRPUL ARRIVES

AIRPUL ARRIVES

Adimex has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for Airpul in Australia and New Zealand. A new player in broadcast technology, the US-based Airpul provides wireless audio and video transmission solutions for the broadcast industry, including transmitter and receiver products that allow HD cameras to transmit wirelessly over long distances. “We introduced Airpul to one
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August 8, 2014 Companies

BEST OF BRITISH

BEST OF BRITISH

British console companies DiGiCo, Allen & Heath and Calrec have joined together to create a new professional audio group after 18 months of negotiations. Each company will retain its own brand identity, skills and customer relationships, but will pool technology and resources, and allow some interconnectivity across product lines. Group CEO and DiGiCo managing director James
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August 6, 2014 Companies

RANE CHECK FOR AUDIO BRANDS

RANE CHECK FOR AUDIO BRANDS

  Audio Brands Australia has announced its appointment as the new distributor for Rane’s contracting products, which includes the HAL DSP platform and an extensive range of commercial audio processors, zone mixers and accessories. “We look forward to showcasing the line-up at Integrate later this month,” says Audio Brands director Don McConnell. “The Rane brand
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August 5, 2014 Companies

PUBLISHER BUYS AV-IQ

PUBLISHER BUYS AV-IQ

US pro AV publisher NewBay Media has announced its acquisition of AV-iQ, the industry’s online equipment providers directory and resource, from trade association InfoComm International. InfoComm has owned AV-iQ for 14 years, overseeing its development from a simple online catalogue to a comprehensive resource that includes an equipment database, case studies, directories, product comparison tools
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August 4, 2014 Companies

KRAMER ADOPTS DANTE

KRAMER ADOPTS DANTE

    Kramer Electronics has become the 150th Dante manufacturer to license Audinate’s Dante network solution. “We see 2014 as an important year for Kramer’s expansion of delivering reliable and value-oriented audio solutions,” says Kramer marketing VP Ezra Ozer. “We evaluated other audio over IP networking technologies and it was obvious with Audinate, we did
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August 4, 2014 Companies