Cinemark Expands Projector Deal with Barco

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Mon, 04/29/2013 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

Barco has announced an agreement with Cinemark International to enable its continued expansion of digital cinema in 12 countries throughout Brazil Central and South America. 
With this recent deal Cinemark International is building upon its successful of 400 Barco projectors. “We are pleased to grow our relationship with Barco as they have continued to provide the best and brightest digital cinema solutions and superior customer service for our theaters worldwide ” said Valmir Fernandes president of Cinemark International. 
“While we’ve enjoyed overwhelming success with our North America digital cinema deployment our Latin America market has unique needs and circumstances. Barco understands this well and provides the local resources to support our digital cinema conversion as well as outfit our new sites as we expand in the region ” said Damian Wardle vice president Global Theatre Technology. “We are honored that Cinemark International has selected Barco as its global digital cinema partner. Their commitment to providing the people of Latin America with the highest quality cinema entertainment mirrors our dedication to this growing region and desire to serve the unique needs of this market ” said Ney Corsino vice president for Barco Latin America. “As Barco continues to introduce exciting new technologies to enhance the entertainment value of cinema Cinemark will be at the forefront to deliver these innovations to an eager movie going public.”