500 STAGEMAKER chain hoists for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Beijing

The organisers selected the STAGEMAKER SM10 chain hoists to produce the scenic effects by lifting the lighting and the sound equipment during the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Beijing in the National Olympic Stadium. The main challenge was to deliver 400 motors and their 15km of chains in 6 weeks. This contract, concerning more than 500 units, is the result of VERLINDE's substantial involvement in Asia for many years now.

Tomcat USA & Cyberhoist - Stagemaker¨

Tomcat US purchased 124 Stagemaker¨ Cyberhoists in 2007. The choice was made because of long-term outstanding performance and proven reliability in demanding touring and show conditions around the globe. Twenty-four of the Cyberhoists purchased by Tomcat are going to be used in the upcoming Las Vegas Cirque Du Soleil Show. Stagemaker¨ Cyberhoist is an SM10 based concept. Last week new orders were received from Tomcat for Cirque De Soleil within several months of the initial deliveries.



One time again STAGEMAKER CYBERHOIST have been used for 2004 EUROVISION Songcontest in Abdi Ipekci Hall, Istanbul Turkey.


The STAGEMAKER CYBERHOIST have been used for 2003 EUROVISION Songcontest at Riga. Amazing show effects have been created during this TV program !

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The most prestigious Malaysian KLCC project; Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, initiated by Petronas and presently under construction by SUNCON, includes large exhibition facilities. In order to offer their customers a maximum flexibility and supporting facilities, the venue will be equipped with a pattern of 112 rectangular grids 9x3m each suspended from 4 STAGEMAKER hoists. In total there are 448 hoists involved.
STAGEMAKER has been awarded due to its performance, the competitive technical concept for hoist and control system as well as the excellent reputation in the Asian region. The hoists are equipped with double brakes and comply with the latest safety standards for hoists in non-secured overhead use.
Installation and commissioning is scheduled for the first quarter of 2004 and managed by our partner VMI located in Kuala Lumpur. STAGEMAKER hoists are recognised as the most innovative ones on the market. The product line includes hoists and controllers for any situation; from direct control for traditional low profile rental applications to high sophisticated network controlled intelligent hoists with variable speed for show purposes.
Being a division of VERLINDE S.A. France, the STAGEMAKER operation with long-term expertise, is one of the world leading hoists brands in the entertainment sector.


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