(Amsterdam--September 13, 2013) ARRI Lighting Solutions will be merging with Arnold & Richter Cine Technik and will then continue its operations under the ARRI banner. The project strand of Lighting Solutions’ business will be taken over by the ARRI System Group, a new division headed up by General Manager Sigrid Müller. This division will expand its broadcast activities on a global scale, strengthened by strong synergies within the ARRI group of companies.
ARRI System Group
Since 1924, ARRI has been continuously designing and supplying innovative lighting solutions. These many decades of accumulated expertise have culminated in the ARRI System Group, which specializes in project work for studios, trade shows, events and multi-purpose facilities that are looking to establish or improve their lighting setup. With offices in Berlin, Milan, Hong Kong and New York, the System Group offers a complete service that includes consultancy, concept design, 3D visualizations, project planning, integration management, training and after-sales care.
Markus Zeiler, the new General Manager of ARRI’s Business Unit Lighting, comments: “With new systems coming into place and innovative products in the pipeline, we are working hard to offer a customer experience that is better than ever before.”
With headquarters located in Munich, Germany, Arnold and Richter Cine Technik (A&R) was founded in 1917 and is the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of motion picture camera, digital intermediate (DI) and lighting equipment. The ARRI Group comprises a global network of subsidiaries, agents and representatives that covers every facet of the film industry: design; engineering; production; equipment rental; turnkey lighting solutions; postproduction; laboratory services; visual effects; and film sales. Manufactured products include the ubiquitous ALEXA digital camera system; Master Anamorphic lenses; L-Series LED and M-Series HMI lights; Pro Camera Accessories; and ARRISCAN archive technologies. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has recognized ARRI’s engineers and their technical contributions with 18 Scientific and Engineering Awards.
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