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Video Display Corporation Announces Marquee Production at Cape Canaveral FacilitiesCRT product line acquired from Christie Digital manufactured within 30 days of purchase (December 17, 2001)
As previously announced, Video Display Corporation agreed to purchase the manufacturing operations, inventories, customer base and all other product rights of the Marquee CRT Projector line from Christie Digital Systems of Kitchener, Ontario. In addition, the Marquee Service Parts and Warranty responsibility was transferred to VDC Display Systems concurrent with the October 31st transaction date.
According to CEO, Ron Ordway, "The first projector was produced in Florida within 30 days of the date of contract closing and well ahead of schedule. The dismantling, transport, reconstruction, training and documentation of the entire manufacturing operation from Canada to Florida was accomplished without supply disruption. This was achieved only with superhuman efforts put forth by both the Christie Digital team and the VDC Display System team in Cape Canaveral and they are highly commended for making it happen." All products are currently being shipped to customer's scheduled delivery requirements from VDC Display Systems' Cape Canaveral facility.
VDC Display Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Video Display Corporation, a leading supplier of a complete range of display products and components for the display industry. Its product line consists of a wide variety of electron optic parts for OEM cathode ray tube and monitor manufacturers, monochrome and color CRTs for medical, military, industrial and television applications, high and low end monochrome and color CRT and AMLCD monitor displays for specialty high performance and ruggedized requirements and a complete array of replacement parts for the consumer electronics industry. Video Display Corporation is a publicly held Company headquartered in Tucker, Georgia with 16 manufacturing and seven warehousing and sales facilities in the United States, Mexico, United Kingdom and mainland Europe.
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