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Christie Projectors Chosen Exclusively By Ball Aerospace For Colorado Campus

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CYPRESS, CA – (August 29, 2006) – Christie, a leading provider of visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, announced that Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., a leader in the development of spacecraft, sensors, systems and components for government and commercial programs, has standardized on Christie projectors, outfitting over 70 conference rooms across its entire campus in Boulder, Colorado.  Among Christie products installed were the Christie DS+60, Christie LX32 and Christie LX25a projectors, recognized for their leading-edge technology and proven reliability that are among the best in the industry. 

Celebrating five decades of distinctive contributions to the aerospace and defense industry, Ball Aerospace employs some 3,000 employees with 2005 sales of $695 million.  The company noted that its conference rooms are the vital links for its diverse staff.  Its projectors must therefore meet a rigorous standard of excellence that ensures they are ready to be used whenever and wherever needed.  Ball Aerospace standardized on Christie projectors in order to meet those rigorous demands.

“Ball Aerospace plays a significant role in the success of many government and commercial aerospace projects that often involve mission critical applications,” observed Tony Barton, director of sales, Business Products, Christie.  “We are pleased by their exclusive use of Christie projectors for their campus.  Ball Aerospace’s decision is a testament to Christie’s reputation, won through the consistent delivery of quality projection systems and an excellent record of customer and product support.”

“Because of the crucial nature of the work performed by Ball Aerospace, the projectors installed in their conference rooms had to be the most reliable on the market,” said Matt Zavakos, president of Colorado-based Matrix Displays Systems, Inc., which installed the projectors.  “For us, there was never a question that Christie projectors were the only choice.  Our decision was based, not only on their proven, superior performance, but also on the exceptional level of service and technical support provided by Christie.” 

“Matrix Display Systems, Inc. is a valued Christie channel partner whose loyalty to the Christie product brand has been instrumental in contributing to Christie’s growth and market leadership,” said Barton.  “The relationship between Christie and Matrix Display Systems is an example of how outstanding manufacturer and dealer partnerships can bring superior, first class solutions to market.”

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, visit


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