Press Release

Christie Expands Systems Group Offerings With Purchase Of Visual Structures

Cypress, CA – (December 3, 2003) – Christie, a leader in high-performance projection systems, announces the acquisition of Visual Structures of Los Alamitos, CA. Visual Structures, a prominent manufacturer of custom enclosures and screen mounting technology for visual displays, manufactures and distributes its products under the Trooper® and Reflex tradenames. 

According to Jack Kline, president and COO, Christie USA, "The acquisition of Visual Structures is a logical next step in Christie's ongoing strategy to deliver complete solutions. Visual Structures has a proven history in delivering custom enclosures to meet the unique needs of organizations around the world. Their expertise in fabrication technology allows Christie to deliver complete solutions for its cinema and simulation customers. "

Design, installation and delivery of custom structures will be available from Christie’s Systems Group. Formed in January 2003, the Systems Group provides customized visual solutions by coordinating internal sales, engineering and integration expertise for projects around the world.

About Christie

Christie is a leader in visual solutions for business, entertainment and media used by world-class organizations for diverse applications. Christie is the world’s single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies including 35mm film projectors, digital cinema projectors, DLP™ and LCD projectors, rear screen projection modules and cubes, wall display controllers, networking solutions, and cutting edge technologies such as immersive 3D, virtual reality and simulation. With expertise in professional projection systems since 1979 and film projection dating back to 1929, Christie has over 50,000 projectors installed in over 50 countries around the world. For more information, visit