Profile: Ballantyne Strong Inc (BTN.A)
22 May 2015
Ballantyne Strong Inc. (BTN), incorporated on May 30, 1995, is a designer and manufacturer of film projectors. The Company designs, integrates, and installs technology solutions for a range of applications; develops and delivers out-of-home messaging, advertising and communications; manufactures projection screens and lighting products; and provides managed services, including monitoring of networked equipment to its customers. BTN focuses on the retail, financial, government and cinema markets. The Company operates in two segments: Systems Integration and Managed Services. Systems Integration operations include the sale of digital projection equipment, screens, sound systems in addition to the design, assembly and sale of follow spots and other lighting products. Managed Services operations include the delivery of end to end digital signage solutions, video communication solutions, content creation and management and service of digital signage and digital cinema equipment.
The Systems Integration segment provide a range of product solutions primarily for the theatre exhibition industry, including a spectrum of premier audio-visual products and accessories, such as digital projectors, state of the art projection screens, servers, library management systems, and audio systems. The Company also sell lighting solutions for the architectural and entertainment lighting industry. The Company provides a range of products and services to the theatre exhibition industry from the design and installation of new theatre exhibition systems and related equipment to complete film-to-digital theatre conversion services.
The trademark Strong, the Company design, engineer, manufacture, and supply range follow spots, as well as other lighting products for architectural, theatrical, promotional, stage and studio purposes. The Company’s products include a line of LED lighting.
The Company competes with Texas Instruments, NEC, BARCO, Christie Digital Systems and SONY.
The Company delivers solutions and services across two primary markets: digital out-of-home and cinema. End-to-end digital signage solutions are at the core of its managed services offering, which include media strategy, application development, content creation, system integration, hardware, software, content distribution, management, network monitoring and field services.
The Company provides video communication services and solutions, including design, integration, monitoring, maintenance and installation for the Government and corporate markets. These solutions provide enterprises with the infrastructure necessary to communicate, collaborate, train and educate employees. The Company also provides monitoring and technical services that support free-to-guest solutions, such as in-room television for customers in the hospitality, healthcare, and other industries involving multi-dwelling units and communication solutions.
The Company competes with Four Winds Interactive, Stratacache, John Ryan, Newground, ComQi, Intel, NCR, Ballantyne and Christie Digital Cinema.
Ballantyne Strong Inc
4350 Mckinley St
OMAHA NE 68112-1643