B&B Theatres to Convert to Digital with GDC and Sonic

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Sun, 06/13/2010 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

B&B Theatres has selected GDC Technology for its digital cinema conversion program. The exhibitor plans for a complete deployment of 205 screens over the next 
24 months. Sonic Equipment Company will be providing the equipment technical support and installation services. “I am pleased with our decision to use GDC servers as we move forward with the complete digital transformation of our company ” says Bob Bagby president of B&B Theatres. “We have found the servers to be extremely reliable and look forward to installing this great product in all of our new digital installs.” Founded in 1924 B&B Theatres is a family owned and operated company specializing in the operation of cinemas within medium sized cities in the Midwest. B&B Theatres is currently ranked as the 25th largest theatre company in the US and operates 200 screens throughout Florida Kansas Missouri and Oklahoma. “There was no hesitation when recommending that B&B Theatres utilize GDC cinema servers for the digital conversion of the entire B&B circuit ” says Steve Zimmerman Sonic’s director of business management. “The quality of the product and continued support provided by GDC made this an easy choice to make.”   “Sonic’s digital cinema package offers great flexibility that really meets the business needs of independent theatre operators and we are happy to say that our partnership with Sonic has been delivering great results for exhibitors from day one ” says Dr. Man-Nang Chong founder and CEO of GDC Technology. “GDC is pleased to welcome B&B Theatres into our rapidly expanding family of GDC server users in the US. With more 3D releases coming out of Hollywood and customer demand for a high quality viewing experience cinema operators are ready to embrace the digital wave. GDC and Sonic look forward to working with more theatre operators in the US to bring the best digital experience to their audiences.”   B&B Theatres www.bbtheatres.com GDC Technology www.gdc-tech.com Sonic Equipment Company www.sonicequipment.com