transtechnik Lichtsysteme, based in Holzkirchen, Germany, is expanding its national sales network, adding four new dealers to further serve German sales regions. Effective as of December 1, 2002, the dealers will be authorized to sell an extensive portfolio of transtechnik Lichtsysteme, ETC, and avab brand products. In Germany, ETC Source Four-line luminaires will continue to be distributed exclusively by Lightpower, Paderborn ( WYSIWYG lighting-visualization software will remain exclusively distributed by Arcus Licht- und Präsentationstechnik, Hoevelhof (

The new transtechnik Lichtsysteme dealers were chosen for their reputations for high- quality customer and technical service and extensive professional installation experience:

• WIBA Theater- und Studio-Equipment, Cologne, serving North Rhine-Westphalia area, (;

• Think Abele, Nufringen, Baden, serving the Württemberg area (;

• Fischer Vertriebgesellschaft, Berlin, serving the Berlin/Brandenburg/Mecklenburg Vorpommern/Sachsen Anhalt area (

• Lucifer, Wolfenbüttel, serving the Lower Saxony/Hessen/Schleswig Holstein/Hamburg area (

transtechnik Lichtsysteme, which also supplies advanced studio automation systems and components, was acquired from parent company transtechnik GmbH by ETC (Electronic Theatre Controls, Inc.) last May.

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