Current Category: Rigging

Video: ModTruss’s Making a Set For Super Bowl 50

Video: ModTruss’s Making a Set For Super Bowl 50

By now there is a ton of links, videos, images and so forth of all of the production side of putting on one of the largest productions in the world, the Super Bowl and all of the surrounding events.  From the Half Time Show, the tailgating structure, pre and post parties all around San Fransisco […]

Ron StageMaster 6000 G4 Wireless & Wired Shackle Pin Load Cell

Ron StageMaster 6000 G4 Wireless & Wired Shackle Pin Load Cell

Eilon Engineering Offers New Ron StageMaster 6000 G4 Wireless and Wired Shackle Pin Load Cell Talk about a mouth load! With heavy loads above our heads and safety on every ones mind, monitoring the weight of truss has be come an inportant topic in the industry.  Eilon Engineering offers a new load cell monitoring system […]

Wind Meter + Wireless = Why Didn’t I Think Of That?!

Wind Meter + Wireless = Why Didn’t I Think Of That?!

I know what you are think… WTF, wind meter?! Think about it, why could something like this be important to our industry.  Want to take a trip back to Indiana in 2011? Yeah, me either. Something simple can make the biggest differences.  take for instance, monitoring the weather. Sure a weather vein would tell the […]

Kinesys Launches New Option DigiHoist

Kinesys Launches New Option DigiHoist

More so then ever, it is important to maintain and monitor those loads above our heads. Kinesys, one of a handful of systems that offer load cell monitoring and report has launched a new option for their DigiHoist system. Here is more about the system from Kinesys: The new Positioning & Ethernet option allows DigiHoist […]

Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse – Views From Around the Industry

Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse – Views From Around the Industry

Late Saturday, August 13th, the main stage at the Indiana State Fair collapsed. Five people lost their lives in the accident and over 40 people were injured.  News outlets around our industry have been covering the story all weekend long. From PLSN.com A strong, isolated blast of wind that came in advance of a line […]

Wenger Corporation Acquires Rigging Company, J.R. Clancy

Wenger Corporation Acquires Rigging Company, J.R. Clancy

More from the Press Release: Effective August 1, 2011, the Wenger Corporation, based in Owatonna, MN signed an agreement to acquire J.R. Clancy, Inc. based in Syracuse, NY. This is exciting news for employees and business partners of both companies.  The Wenger Corporation and J.R. Clancy are long standing privately owned businesses with shared values, […]

JR Clancy Offers New Rigging Hoists; PowerLine, StageHand, StageHand+, Titan

JR Clancy Offers New Rigging Hoists; PowerLine, StageHand, StageHand+, Titan

JR Clancy continues to evolve the world of stage rigging and motor control with their latest line of products. JR Clancy just announced four new products to their lineup. The PowerLine Line Shaft Hoist, StageHand Manual Hoist, StageHand+ Motorized Hoist and the Titan Automated Hoist. PowerLine The PowerLine provides a wide range of speeds and […]

Shock Boxx – Shock System for Lighting Truss

Shock Boxx – Shock System for Lighting Truss

Kai Knox Technologies and Scott Almand Designs today announced the launch of Shock Boxx, the first-ever pre-rig lighting truss shock system. This breakthrough product protects expensive truss-mounted lighting and video equipment as it’s transported around the world, finally providing a solution to a common and costly challenge for the touring market. This revolutionary, “patent pending” […]

Lex Products Adds Molded Motor Control Cables to EverGrip Line

Lex Products Adds Molded Motor Control Cables to EverGrip Line

Lex Products announces the addition of Molded 7 and 14 Pin Motor Control Cable to its growing line of EverGrip cable assemblies. Lex’s overmold technology provides enhanced safety and durability for critical motor and hoist applications used in Entertainment scenery and rigging. The cables feature 7 and 14 pin Veam compatible quarter turn motor configuration […]

Gearhouse In2Structures Launches Combi Dome

Gearhouse In2Structures Launches Combi Dome

Combining movability with great aesthetics and flexibility, the COMBI DOME is the latest In2Structures’ range of steel framed Domes and is ideal for all types of events. The range also includes the larger Maxi and Supa Dome versions. With its 20 meter width, the COMBI DOME is the perfect complement to these larger venues which […]

XLNT Advanced Technologies Announces XLNT CyberMotion Motion Control System

XLNT Advanced Technologies Announces XLNT CyberMotion Motion Control System

XLNT Advanced Technologies just announced their latest product at ProLight + Sound in Frankfurt Germany, the XLNT CyberMotion control system. XLNT CyberMotion offers a complete range of motion products designed specifically for the entertainment industry. Developed by XLNT Advanced Technologies, SIL3 certified state of the art technology was used to create a unique series of […]

JR Clancy to Showcase Rigging Projects at USITT in Charlotte

JR Clancy to Showcase Rigging Projects at USITT in Charlotte

The very latest in rigging technology—from award-winning innovations for a grand opera house to the safest choices for schools—will be showcased in videos at J. R. Clancy’s booth (#730) at the USITT conference in Charlotte, NC, March 9-12, 2011. J. R. Clancy will feature high-resolution videos of several of its most recent rigging projects in […]