Press Release

Christie Opens South Korean Office In Seoul

Christie Reinforces Its Commitment to the Korean Market

Seoul, KOREA – (May 2, 2006) – Christie, leaders in visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, is pleased to announce the opening of its representative office of Christie Digital Systems, USA Inc, in Seoul, South Korea.  With the opening of Christie Korea, it will be able to better serve the needs of its Korean customers by providing timely response on their home ground.

“We are excited in expanding our presence and deepening our synergistic relationships with our local partners and customers in Korea,” said Lin Yu, Vice President of Sales, Christie Asia. “We see a strong potential for the Korean market for our full spectrum of comprehensive visual solutions. As a leader with more than 75 years of experience in the visual industry, we are definitely well-prepared to support the growth in the Korean market.”

Christie has had a strong presence in the Korean market for more than 10 years. It has been actively involved in Korea’s visual solutions industry, working with its established partner network.

“Christie Korea represents our reinforced effort in constantly meeting the needs of all our customers,” commented Henry Khang, General Manager, Christie Korea. “With an office in South Korea, we’re certain that we’ll be providing timely response and assistance to all our customers on technical, sales and related issues in a short turn-around time.”

Christie’s new office in Seoul solidifies its already strong presence in the region. The company first established its Singapore office in 2000. It then set up the China offices in Shanghai and Beijing in 2001 and 2003 respectively.

The location of Christie Korea Representative office is as follows:

5F, Hana Plaza Building,
173-29, Yeomli-Dong
Mapo-Gu, Seoul
121-874 South Korea
Tel:+82 2 702 1601
Fax: +82 2 702 1602

About Christie

Christie is a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for business, entertainment, and industry. A leading innovator in film projection since 1929 and a pioneer in projection systems since 1979, Christie has established a global reputation as a total service provider and the world's single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions. Christie offers comprehensive solutions for cinema, large audience venues, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and Virtual Reality, simulation and education as well as industrial and government environments. Christie solutions are used in over 75,000 locations worldwide, including more than 10,000 projectors and displays networked with ChristieNET™ networking devices. For more information on Christie’s cinema solutions and to find a theatre with Christie Digital Cinema projectors, visit www.christiedigital.com.