Increasing its presence in the US, Solotech has announced the acquisition of Pro Sound, Inc., an audio, video, lighting and broadcast integration company, headquartered in Miami, Florida with offices and warehouses in Orlando, Pensacola and Los Angeles.
Solotech has also acquired Pro Sound, Inc.’s Stage Equipment and Lighting (SEAL) brand as well as affiliates Pro Sound CA, Inc., and Show Systems, Inc.
“Pro Sound Inc. and its divisions have an incredibly strong reputation in the North American marketplace. Under the leadership of Rod Sintow, CEO, who has built a well-respected management and operational team, the company has been trusted to work in some of the most renowned venues throughout the United States,” states Martin Tremblay, president and CEO of Groupe Solotech.
“Rod and his team share our unwavering dedication to quality work, innovative solutions and best industry operational practices. The Pro Sound & Video, SEAL and Show Systems brands will be strong additions to the Solotech family, perfectly complementing our corporate goals and propelling our Systems Integration capabilities as well as our footprint in the United States.”
Pro Sound & Video, Stage Equipment and Lighting and Show Systems will each continue to operate under their current names, with the upcoming unified branding of ‘A Solotech Company’.
Joining the senior management of Solotech, Rod Sintow continues his role as CEO of Pro Sound, Inc. and will work closely with Philip Giffard, president of the sales and systems integration division at Solotech and Mickey Curbishley, president, live productions, USA and UK.
Sintow states: “Solotech has an undeniable global leadership position in systems integration and live productions in the marketplace, and this acquisition gives our customers access to fully integrated solutions while allowing us to expand our service and support for our clients. We are delighted to join forces with them. We like to start with the client’s vision and have our team develop that vision into reality. The combination of our companies and our expert teams will answer all the needs of our clients and help us to really exceed their expectations.”
“Pro Sound’s reputation speaks for itself as does its impressive list of clients in theme parks, broadcast facilities and sporting venues,” notes Giffard. “By acquiring Pro Sound, we will be able to offer more North American customers access to our sales & systems integration solutions, customised to their needs. Solotech and Pro Sound have similar philosophies of comprehensive service and support to clients.”