Goodrich Theatres Signs with Doremi Cinema

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Sun, 03/13/2011 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

Michigan-based Goodrich Quality Theatres has reached an agreement with Doremi Cinema for the complete implementation of Doremi’s playback servers in their digital cinema rollout. The digital conversion and installation phase started last year and will be finalized by the end of 2011 with theaters spanning across four states. Headquartered in Grand Rapids Michigan Goodrich Quality Theatres has innovated changed and grown with the industry dating back to 1930 when it had just one screen.  Today Goodrich operates a chain of thirty theatres and 277 screens in Michigan Illinois Indiana and Missouri. “With digital cinema in mind Doremi was our provider of choice due to several factors most notably the superiority of their products and support ” says Martin Betz chief operating officer of Goodrich Quality Theatres. “Reliability is a major concern in our industry and we have experienced that firsthand with Doremi servers throughout our first installation phase in 2010. Doremi’s future proof solutions have also contributed greatly to our decision their innovation and vision have allowed us to effectively deploy our digital rollout and guarantee an equally efficient upgrade path as the industry changes.” Beth Figge senior sales manager of Doremi Cinema says “We were thrilled to work with Goodrich Quality Theatres on their initial digital deployment and are honored by their confidence in our digital playback servers. We are looking forward to our collaboration for this next phase of installations.”