Beijing SunWah Orders 60 NEC Projectors from Ballantyne Strong

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Tue, 07/13/2010 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

Beijing SunWah World Management in China has placed an order with Ballantyne Strong for 60 NEC digital cinema projectors for theatres located throughout the People's Republic of China. Initial projector shipments are expected to commence later this year and scheduled for completion early next year. Ballantyne Strong also announced that it has completed the opening of a new office in Shanghai its second office in the PRC. The office supports Ballantyne's sales marketing and customer service efforts for the Chinese market which is one of the world's fastest growing regions for cinema. The company also has plans to open a Taiwan office in coming months. John P. Wilmers president and CEO of Ballantyne says China continues to be a very strong and accelerating market opportunity for us and we are pleased to further expand our base of relationships to Beijing SunWah World Management. Our investment in establishing local offices throughout the country including Ballantyne's newly opened office in Shanghai demonstrates a long-term commitment to this important market and has begun to yield substantial benefits such as this new relationship. We are very pleased that our customers in the Far East and other regions we serve have demonstrated a genuine appreciation for NEC's state-of-the-art digital projection systems as well as Ballantyne's turnkey service and related product offerings which satisfy a full range of digital cinema needs. Ballantyne Strong