Monday, July 26, 2010

ETC Names Barbizon Lighting as Distributor for India

BANGALORE, India - ETC (Electronic Theatre Controls, Inc.) has named long-time U.S. dealer Barbizon Lighting Company Inc. as its official distributor in India. With its newly-established office here, Barbizon Lighting will support those purchasing ETC products in India with is a sales, service and educational support.

Barbizon is also working with dealers across India to provide information on product lines including ETC Sensor+ dimming, the Eos, Congo and SmartFade families of control consoles, the Unison Paradigm lighting-control line, ETC's Selador Series LEDs, and the existing Source Four line already widely in use in India.

"For more than twenty years, Barbizon and ETC have been working together to serve the lighting industry around the world," said ETC CEO Fred Foster. "It is a natural step to work with Barbizon to provide the same excellent level of service and technology to the lighting industries in India."

"Being one of the first ETC dealers, Barbizon has a proven track record with the ETC line," said Barbizon president Jonathan Resnick. "With our growing customer base in the region, this partnership was a next logical step and a win/win for both companies."

Abhay Shah is the manager of Barbizon India, heading up the Bangalore office. Shah holds a Masters degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Oklahoma State University, with a specialty in Supply Chain Research.

The Barbizon India office has already supplied ETC lighting equipment and systems to Electrocraft and Kasthuri TV and is handling the specifications and project management for a new educational facility and a convention center.

The Barbizon office in India can be contacted via and is located at the following address:

Barbizon Lighting India Pvt. Ltd.

#34, 1st Block, 5th Cross,

Kumara Park West,

Bangalore - 560 020, Karnataka, India

Office: +91-80-23562534

Mobile: +91-9900085324