After 47 years of leading the way in the live entertainment industry, Avolites announces today the company’s acquisition by Robe Lighting, Roznov, Czech Republic.
London, United Kingdom, 6th June 2023 – Robe Lighting, Roznov, Czech Republic the world’s leading entertainment lighting manufacturer, has agreed to acquire Avolites, leaders in the design & manufacture of lighting & video control products. The agreement was reached in the UK yesterday.
“The Avolites Leadership team wanted to ensure the best outcome for our employees, customers, suppliers and the brand,” said Avolites MD Paul Wong, “Robe is an ideal home that will enable us to achieve just that, whilst maintaining our core values. Robe is a great fit for everyone associated with Avolites. Robe has a wealth of resources that will aid Avolites to accelerate its ambitious innovation and product development programs.”
“This is a great acquisition for Robe,” said Josef Valchar, CEO Robe Lighting s.r.o., “Avolites has always been at the pinnacle of lighting control, with products that complement our lighting fixtures; this will add significant value to sales made throughout both companies global distribution networks.”
The acquisition of the Avolites business forms an important part of the strategic growth plan for the Robe business. Avolites will remain based in the UK and under the existing leadership team.
Avolites is a British high-performance technology developer and manufacturer of leading state-of-the-art visual canvas (lighting control) consoles, media servers, networking products and dimmers for the entertainment industry; all designed, developed and hand built in London. Synonymous with quality, reliability and technical innovation, Avolites’ products are specifically designed to be as powerful yet intuitive as possible.
The company’s products have been instrumental in the success of some of the biggest events in history and continue to be used on some of the biggest tours, stages, festivals, corporate events and cutting edge installs around the world.
To find out more, visit www.avolites.com
ABOUT ROBE LIGHTING:
The company is based in the Czech Republic and currently employs over 850 skilled staff worldwide. The company has wholly-owned subsidiaries in six key markets – the U.S., U.K., Middle East, Singapore (Asia Paciﬁc), France and Germany – plus a worldwide distribution network covering over 100 countries. The company is very proud of its independence and private ownership.
This ensures the business remains agile, efﬁcient, decisive and focused on producing genuinely creative tools for an imaginative and exciting industry that constantly pushes boundaries.
Robe moving and led lights can be found everywhere, they are enhancing all genres of performance from music to TV to drama and opera; appearing in a myriad of diverse events and installations including the specialist world of architectural and environmental illumination.