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Amptown Cases celebrate 25 successful years


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Amptown Cases will celebrate 25 successful years of flight case production at PLASA 2003, stand L52, ground floor. As part of the Amptown group of companies it enjoys all the benefits of this important link whilst remaining independent on a day-to-day basis. The Amptown group has added the professional experience of nearly thirty years to the vitality of the company, which was founded by enthusiasts for enthusiasts. Today 130 people work for the Amptown group, with an annual turnover of in excess of 45 million Euro.
During 1990 Amptown Cases production was converted to CNC machining, which along with ongoing investment continues to provide today's high standard. A long-standing and versatile flight case production team, many who have been with the company ten years or more assures the high level of quality control.
The pan-European distribution network was further strengthened in 1999 when Amptown Cases opened a UK office. This office has seen an ever-increasing UK and overseas list of clients, supplying many household names in the lighting, sound and audiovisual industry along with some of the best-known artists and orchestras touring our planet.
Over the years Amptown have been innovators for many of the designs often seen in the flight case industry today. This year the company introduced many improvements like carbon re-enforced wheels boards, recessed rivets in their extrusion and extra corner fixings.
Amptown's latest and most sophisticated concept in professional flight case technology is the SiP-Series designed for lighting of the moving head variety. The combination of a durable rubber surface and softer shock-absorbing foam kernel protects axes joints and electronics during transportation, especially in the event of an unpredictable and extreme impact load. This technology also incorporated into the new plasma screen cases.
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