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Welcome to LynTec!

The Institute welcomes LynTec, which is both a new exhibitor at the 2008 Stage Expo in Houston, Texas and a new Sustaining member of the organization.

More information about LynTec, a leader in providing remotely operated AC power control for sound and lighting systems in entertainment venues throughout the United States, can be found on the web at

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Wireless Solution also Welcomed

Another new Sustaining member, Wireless Solution, has joined USITT. The company's broad range of products for wireless distribution of DMX512 is used world-wide in indoor and outdoor applications by professional users ranging from the largest televised productions, major world events, and live music to theaters, opera houses, and blockbuster movies to architectural installations. Available are a complete line of transmitters, receivers, boosters, repeaters, antennas, and other accessories to build a wireless DMX distribution system to suit any venue or site. They can be found on the web at

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Hall Stage North America Joins

We also welcome as a new Sustaining member Hall Stage North America, Inc. The company, which was established in 1898, believes it has supplied equipment to every theatre in the United Kingdom and for thousands of theatres, television, and film studios throughout the world. It has business partners in over 50 countries . Information about this interesting company is available at Contact person is Charles Haines.

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Bright Star Joins USITT

Also very welcome is new Sustaining member Bright Star Productions, Inc., which provides sound, lights, video, and special effects.

Bright Star Productions will be in Booth 930 at Stage Expo 2008 in Houston, Texas and information about the company may be found on the web at

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Welcome to Selador/Shine Lighting

We are pleased to announce that Selador/Shine Lighting has increased its level of support to that of a Sustaining Member. Selador is headed by Robert Gerlach, who received grant support from USITT for his work with LED lighting.

Mr. Gerlach will be presenting a session at USITT's 2008 Annual Conference in Houston this March.

To find out more about his company, visit

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LPI Joins Institute

Live Production Institute has joined at the Sustaining member level. The organization notes it integrates a state-of-the-art facility with industry standard equipment, hands-on education, and training by industry professionals in audio, lighting, video, and stage technologies. It has a 65,00 square-foot facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Learn more about LPI at or visit them at Booth 190 at Stage Expo 2008.

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Thern Introduces Power Clew Winch

Thern, Inc. continues to establish itself as a premiere theatre equipment manufacturer adding a new, motorized clew winch unit to its growing theatre product line.

Featuring a solid steel frame construction, the power clew is available with single and three-phase motor configurations and provides smooth, reliable operation for single- and multi-line loads up to 1,100 pounds. Grooved drum and motor mounted disc brakes are available per customer request.

Learn more about Thern products at, send an e-mail to, or call 1-800-843-7648.

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