Avolites Agrees to Sell to Robe Lighting
After 47 years of leading the way in the live entertainment industry, Avolites announces today the company’s acquisition by Robe Lighting, Roznov, Czech Republic.
London, United Kingdom, 6th June 2023 – Robe Lighting, Roznov, Czech Republic the world’s leading entertainment lighting manufacturer, has agreed to acquire Avolites, leaders in the design & manufacture of lighting & video control products. The agreement was reached in the UK yesterday.
“The Avolites Leadership team wanted to ensure the best outcome for our employees, customers, suppliers, and the brand,” said Avolites MD Paul Wong, “Robe is an ideal home that will enable us to achieve just that, whilst maintaining our core values. Robe is a great fit for everyone associated with Avolites. Robe has a wealth of resources that will aid Avolites to accelerate its ambitious innovation and product development programs.”
“This is a great acquisition for Robe,” said Josef Valchar, CEO of Robe Lighting s.r.o., “Avolites has always been at the pinnacle of lighting control, with products that complement our lighting fixtures; this will add significant value to sales made throughout both companies global distribution networks.”
The acquisition of the Avolites business forms an important part of the strategic growth plan for the Robe business. Avolites will remain based in the UK and under the existing leadership team.