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October 23, 2017

For Immediate Release: Stagemaker is proud to announce the appointment of Jay Cid as the new Business Development Manager for the Western Region of the U.S.A. and Canada.
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TLS & Stagemaker

August 8, 2017

For Immediate Release: Springfield, Ohio... Stagemaker recently announced the appointment of industry veteran Jack Gallagher as the Business Development Manager for Entertainment in the USA and Canada.
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Jack Gallagher

2016 Open House & New Product Showcase September 22, 2016 from 11am - 7pm: Ann Arbor, MI

TLS Productions, Inc.
is proud to announce their Third Annual Open House & New Product Showcase, scheduled for September 22nd, 2016 - at their headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Join us for a great day of lighting, rigging, A/V, and special effects product demonstrations from some of the biggest names in the industry, such as ETC, American DJ, Elation, Stagemaker, and The Light Source, just to name a few


TLS & Stagemaker

Visit Stagemaker in BOOTH 2531 at LDI! Las Vegas Convention Center 11/21-23, 2016

Since 1988, Live Design International (LDI) has been the leading tradeshow and conference for live design professionals from all around the globe. LDI hosts over 12,000 attendees working in theatre, concerts, clubs, theme parks, and houses of worship and a wide range of international live and broadcast venues. Attendees from more than 80 countries come to LDI to see the latest gear in action, refresh their knowledge, and replenish their creativity. More than 350 companies exhibit, providing live demos and the opportunity for face-to-face discussions about the cutting edge gear they debut exclusively to LDI attendees.


Stagemaker at LDI 2014

4Wall Entertainment Lighting Now Stocks Stagemaker Concert Hoists!

4Wall Entertainment Lighting is a rental company with locations nationwide. Sine 1999 they've been providing stage and theatrical lighting equipment.

Stagemaker Offering.


4Wall Entertainment Lighting

Clearwing Productions Open House / Phoenix, AZ October 21, 2014

We know you’re busy! That’s why we’re bringing top manufacturers together for one event.

Clearwind and Stagemaker

Visit Stagemaker in BOOTH 2826 at LDI! Las Vegas Convention Center 11/21-23, 2014

LDI is the marketplace for the entertainment technology and design industry, the place where the business does business. The 27th annual LDI combines six days of professional training, three days on the show floor, and a new Electronic Dance Music component that embraces the world’s hottest musical phenomenon. Check out all that LDI2014 has to offer and register now for your complete LDI experience!


Stagemaker at LDI 2014

Stagemaker Training with Majic Enterprises in Milwaukee August 6, 2014

Majic Enterprises
A full service sound, lighting, staging, backline, transportation and event production company.


Majic and Stagemaker Training

Stagemaker attends 4-Wall's Open House in Los Angeles July 18, 2014

4Wall Entertainment Los Angeles opened its doors to the public on July 17th for a Vendor Showcase event featuring over 15 manufacturers displaying and demonstrating their latest products.


4 Wall & Stagemaker

Stagemaker Service 101 (½ Day Session) July 17, 2014

Stagemaker provided another free motor school. Today's class was with Elation Professional at their Los Angeles showroom.

Stagemaker Training At Elation

Fairhaven Church / Centerville Campus Ohio July 12th, 2014

The 1,500-seat Worship Center at the Centerville Campus of Fairhaven Church in Ohio has been in the process of renovation for the past few years. Installed by Scenic Solutions was a 135-panel Elation Professional EPV6 LED video screen with ...high resolution 6mm pixel pitch. The EPV6 LED wall at Fairhaven is 9.5’ tall by 51’ across and play as three 9.5 x 17 foot screens with 45 panels per screen for a total of 135 panels.

Fairhaven currently has each screen tethered together to create a wall with a 3:1 (16:3) aspect ratio and adjust its height from time to time depending on the specific service or weekend needs. All three screens, which can be individually operated, are free hung on separate trusses via Stagemaker Motors (2 per truss).

Read the full article here at Technologies for Worship.


Fairhaven Church Stagemakers

Stagemaker Introduces the SR10 Concert Hoist / January 1, 2014

Stagemaker has added a heavy loads version to its new generation SR hoists range. Stagemaker SR10 is ideal for handling grids and large scenographic equipment.



Stagemaker Chosen for New International Arena

Telemonting, a contractor of the Arena sports hall in Zagreb, CROATIA has selected Stagemaker hoists to handle the giant media cube located inside the stadium.

“We chose Stagemaker SM10 hoists for their quality/price ratio, support and our good working history with their equipment,” Mr. Milan Scepanovic, General Manager of Light and Sound Design D.O.O, says. The STAGEMAKER SM10 1004 m1 chain hoists can lift loads of up to one ton, at a speed of 4m per minute. They are distinguished by their high degree of reliability. Read the full article in Group Technologies here.


Stagemaker Zagreb, Croatia

Clifton Productions Hoisted with Stagemaker

One of Australia's leaders in lighting and exhibition rigging is Clifton Productions. It's no surprise that as a leader in the industry, Clifton looked to Stagemaker when they required a new set of chain hoists that could meet their high safety standard and technically particular requirements.

Clifton Productions required hoists which were quiet, light weight and had to have an IP rating of 54. The Stagemaker hoists were the perfect job being one of the very few brands in the world to meet these requirements and even more. With Stagemaker being the leading hoist brand throughout Europe, all of their hoists meet stringent European safety standards which are far higher than those currently enforced in Australia. Read the full article in Group Technologies.


Stagemaker Hoists

Improved Ergonomics & Innovations of the SR Series Concert Hoist Line Video! June 18th, 2013

The new Stagemaker® SR series concert hoists are now available for delivery! The new innovative and improved ergonomics includes... Rubber buffers located on hoist corners providing added protection for the hoist. New ergonomic concept for the retractable, rubber clad handgrips, allowing for easy transportation of the hoist and the lifting hook has an ergonomic, rubber clad, gripping surface. View the video here.

Stagemaker Innovations

Another Nice Project & Team Effort From Niscon & Stagemaker September 26, 2012

When the lights go up on this year's Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall they'll be hanging from 32 new Stagemaker SM10 Config C hoists Installed by PDO Inc.

NEW YORK - Pook Diemont & Ohl, Inc. (PDO) integrated truss, hoist and control system manufacturers and engineers to enhance staging and lighting elements at Radio City Music Hall’s storied stage over a six-day period in September. PDO’s project partners were James Thomas Engineering, View the full article in PLSN here.


Radio City Music Hall

Stagemaker Service 101 (½ Day Session) October 27, 2011

Join us the day before LDI in Orlando, Florida, Thursday, October 27, 2011 at the Residence Inn - Orlando Convention Center 8800 Universal Blvd., Orlando FL 32819...

This is an all-inclusive, free course that provides training on all service aspects of the Stagemaker electric chain hoist. We will focus on the service, maintenance, and inspection plans for all technicians.

Stagemaker SR

Dallas Stadium Super Grid Project 2009

Stagemaker worked with Dodd Technologies on the new Dallas Stadium Super Grid Project. More than 125 Stagemaker hoists were used throughout the stadium. The Super Grid required Stagemaker to custom design the existing SM25, 2.5 ton hoists to operate in the body down position. With over 125 of the lifts needed, Stagemaker also redesigned the hoists with dual speed, for a smooth and quick upper placement of the grid, along with custom designed chain containers to fit within the truss. 

16 Stagemaker hoists can also be seen at Blue Man Group Universal in Orlando.

Read the full article here from L&S Online America.


Dood Technologies and Stagemaker
Blueman Group & Stagemaker

Stagemaker® Introduces the SM Hoist
An ergonomic solution for event and performance rigging applications

SPRINGFIELD, OH (May 9, 2008)—The Stagemaker® hoist by R&M Materials Handling, Inc. is
an ergonomic solution designed to lift staging, theatrical, and lighting equipment. Stagemaker®
hoists ensure accurate positioning of speakers, lighting systems, stage sets, curtains, and
sceneries. With a lifting capacity range of 1/16 to 5 ton and varied power ranges, speeds, chain
sizes, and configurations, the Stagemaker® is equipped to meet the needs of any performance.

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Stagemaker® Olympic Installation 2008

Stagemaker® has supplied more than 500 chain hoists for the Olympic Games in Beijing. Four hundred of the hoists will be used to lift the lighting and sound equipment used to create the scenic effects for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. The other 100 hoists will be used throughout the stadium complex and at other Olympic venues.





Olympic installation

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