Bardan Cinema Expands Distribution Deal with Philips Lightning

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Wed, 02/03/2016 - 11:52 -- Nick Dager

Distributor and digital integrator Bardan Cinema has expanded its exclusive master distribution agreement with Philips Lightning to supply its digital cinema product lines throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.

This announcement comes on the heels of Bardan’s agreement with Barco in the fall to roll out its interactive Visual Communication Platform and products and   cinemas, retailers, commercial properties and live venues throughout Latin America, the Caribbean and Southeast U.S.

“We have developed a close relationship with Philips, and predecessor companies, for more than a decade and are excited about the opportunity to strengthen the partnership,” said Vilma Benitez, CEO of Bardan Cinema.  “Our exhibitors can count on Philips’ high quality, innovative cinema products along with Bardan’s excellent service and 100 percent warranty.”

“Bardan is a key partner for the region,” said Sami Haddad, Latin business development manager, Philips Lightning.  “We value their expertise and support to the cinema industry throughout the Americas and Caribbean.”

Bardan will distribute Digital Cinema Xenon line including the new Long Life Lamps, which are officially certified and approved for use in Barco, Christie, NEC, Sony and IMAX projectors used worldwide to light movie screens.