MTN BOX® & Malecon Ltd. Partner to Expand the Road Case Revolution to International Heights

The MTN BOX® team is proud to showcase our friends and staging/rigging specialists in Germany, Malecon Ltd. Malecon is a MTN BOX dealer representative servicing our international customer base and a company with nearly two decades of experience in entertainment technology and event rigging behind them. We couldn’t ask for better partners to align with than companies like Malecon that share similar goals and missions as the MTN BOX brand. Quality isn’t an expectation, it’s a guarantee.

Malecon Founder and Manager Thornstein Klein

Malecon Founder and Manager Thorsten Klein

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Board of Mountain Productions, Inc. Appoints Ricky Rose as Chief Executive Officer

ricky-rose-1Mountain Productions, Inc., a global leader in staging and entertainment event production, announced today that Ricky Rose has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer. Rose is an owner of the company and previously served as a staging supervisor and as Director of International Development, where he established a European division based in Dublin, Ireland.

As Director of International Development, he successfully built a network of transnational partners and clients, setting the stage for Mountain’s success in a global market and widening the impact of the company’s e-commerce efforts and brand recognition. Rose received a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the prestigious Florida State University’s College of Motion Picture Arts and an MBA from Trinity College Dublin, where he consulted for the multi-national Swedish Telecom, Ericsson.

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[Q+A] Insight from the Experts: Dave Hugar and Petzl

Access the inaccessible®

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While some people like to stay grounded, Petzl is only concerned with exploring the vertical world. Petzl’s story began in the early 1930s and throughout its long history, the company evolved from focusing on caving gear to becoming one of the world’s most renowned providers of verticality equipment for professional and recreational use. Currently, Petzl covers a wide range of recreational sports including sport climbing, ice climbing, aid climbing, mountaineering, caving, canyoning and more. Beyond their recreational gear, Petzl creates life-saving products for rescue professionals and workers at height.

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Know Your Audience: An Infographic on Festival Fanatics

Diehard festival goers are a unique demographic comprised of everyone from old-school music devotees all the way to fist-bumping millennials. Take one walk around a festival like Lollapalooza and you’ll see a wide range of faces, each with their own unique personalities, interests and characteristics. As entertainment professionals, it’s our job to understand this audience and how to cater to them, and only them—after all, it’s their loyalty that keeps us in business.

Thankfully, we live in the age of big data. This data is complex, with millions of data points provided, making it challenging to connect the dots and make vital decisions. If managed correctly, however, the reward is success, sold out crowds and the opportunity to host our events for yet another year.

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MTN BOX®: Spektrum Series Road Cases Nominated for 2016 Parnelli Award – Indispensable Technology

We’re proud to announce the MTN BOX®: Spektrum Series Road Cases have been nominated for the prestigious 2016 Parnelli Award in Indispensable Staging Technology.

Our team has worked hard to perfect the MTN BOX design over the years through our in-house engineering department, and our Spektrum Series Road Cases have taken the industry by storm. Instead of treating the MTN BOX as just another road case, we knew the potential benefits and long-term positive changes this product could offer to the entertainment, industrial, and construction industries as well as other markets outside of production.

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Hear from our Graduates: What past attendees have to say about CM Hoist School

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Don’t take our word for it—past students who have attended our CM Hoist School had some great things to say about the training upon completing the multi-day event. Take a look at what our graduates thought of the CM Hoist School!

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Visit the MTN BOX® at PLASA London, Stand U1

Don’t miss your chance to check out the MTN BOX®: Spektrum Series road cases at the PLASA 2016 conference in London. Visit us at Stand U1 and get a firsthand look at the most innovative road cases to hit the market.

Visit the MTN BOX at PLASA 2016 London Stand U1

We’ll have a variety of our custom water-jet cut inserts for you to interact with along with the MTN BOX: Spektrum Series LG and SM road cases—two sizes to fit any and every application. Our original MTN BOX: Spektrum Series LG road case has taken the industry by storm with its unmatched durability and versatility, and the MTN BOX: Spektrum Series SM has all of the features of its larger counterpart fit into a compact size that is optimized for truck packs and smaller applications.

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Mountain Productions Nominated for 2016 Staging Company of the Year Parnelli Award

On behalf of all of us at Mountain Productions, we are honored and proud to be nominated for the 2016 Staging Company of the Year Parnelli Award for our staging solutions at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville, TN!

Our passion is providing the highest quality service and structures for our clients, and we work tirelessly to continually innovate and exceed expectations. The 2016 Parnelli Award nomination means so much to our company and we thank all those who were involved in considering us for the award.

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The CMA Music Festival was an enormous project, featuring our Mountain Truss HD System, a custom-made multi-level front of house and Mountain Truss Delay Towers inside Nissan Stadium for the main stage performance venue, as well as a truss tower and roof grid stage structure at the Walk of Fame.

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The French Connection: Checking in with our first International CM Hoist School student

One of our favorite things about CM Hoist School is getting to meet the diverse group of students we receive each year. Over the years, we’ve worked hard to make sure that the CM Hoist School is an enjoyable and informative experience in every way, and we have been grateful to welcome students from all over the globe as the school’s popularity grew.

We love to hear back from our graduates, and how our training has helped them to succeed with their individual endeavors. Recently, we were contacted by one of our past attendees, whose story is too good not to share…

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A Pledge of Excellence: The Value of Environmentally-Friendly, Domestic Production

The facts are simple. More than 80 percent of consumers agree that they would choose an American-made product given the choice. Nearly 60 percent of American consumers consider environmental impact when choosing a product, and more than half of all American consumers agree that they would pay “a little” to “significantly more” for a product that met their standards for being environmentally friendly. These facts may seem trivial to you, but they underline the significance of manufacturing environmentally conscious products right here in the United States.

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