Martin Professional A/S and JB-lighting Sign Cooperative Agreement

Martin to market version of JB-lighting JBLED A7 as MAC 301 Wash

Intelligent lighting manufacturers Martin Professional and JB-lighting have entered into an agreement that allows Martin Professional to market JB-lighting's JBLED A7 moving head fixture in a MAC 301 Wash version.

The mutually beneficial agreement gives Martin the right to market the LED moving head through its extensive global distributor network while JB-lighting gains the benefit of greater international exposure in a fast growing segment of the market.

The JBLED A7 has been well-received in the market since its introduction last fall, including several positive product reviews by both German and international trade magazines. Martin will launch the MAC 301 Wash version at the Pro Light + Sound exhibition in Frankfurt in early April.

Peter Skytte, Moving Heads Product Manager at Martin, commented on the deal, “We see great potential in this agreement and are pleased to be cooperating with JB-lighting to expand the market for this excellent LED moving head. With its fast zoom, array of features and exceptional reliability, we are confident the MAC 301 Wash will live up to the MAC standard. It marks our entrance into the growing market for LED moving heads and brings JB-lighting's LED moving head technology to a wider audience.”

Jürgen Braungardt, Managing Director of JB-lighting, stated, “The category of LED-based washlights - of which JB-lighting was one of the pioneers in developing - will gain additional acceptance through this cooperation with Martin Professional. Extensive tests in the run-up to this agreement proved that the JBLED A7 complies with industry standards in regards to quality and reliability, which set the groundwork for the agreement. We very much look forward to this cooperation.”

Martin Professional

Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark, Martin Professional is a world leader in the creation of dynamic lighting solutions for the entertainment, architectural, and commercial sectors. Martin lighting solutions are industry standard on top tours and events, grace prestigious theatres, energize nightclubs, and decorate major television studios around the globe. Other important areas of application are indoor and outdoor architecture and commercial applications where Martin products are increasingly being used to transform spaces through dynamic light. Martin also offers a range of advanced lighting controllers and media servers, as well as a complete line of smoke machines as a complement to intelligent lighting. The company operates the industry's most complete and capable distributor network with local partners in nearly 100 countries. For more information please visit www.martin.com

JB-lighting In the southern part of Germany, located directly between Stuttgart and Munich, JB-lighting creates, develops and produces intelligent lighting equipment and has since 1987. The range of lighting equipment features moving head profiles and washlights while LED-based washlights have also become a major sector in the JB-lighting product portfolio. In addition to the lighting equipment, JB-lighting offers a range of lighting control consoles for different applications. JB-lighting's philosophy is not only to create and develop reliable products, but to produce the products in an ecological way. To achieve this aim, JB-lighting installed a solar powered plant which produces more electrical power than the production of JB-lighting's products actually require. For more information please contact:

Peter Skytte

Martin Professional

Phone: +45 87 40 00 00

E-mail: peter.skytte@martin.dk

Jürgen Braungardt

JB-lighting

Phone: +49 7304 9617 - 0

E-mail: info@jb-lighting.de

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