ETC ArcSystem GDS

ETC acquires GDS ArchSystem, BlueSystem and CueSystem lines

The American tech giant, distributed in Spain by Stonex, takes the distribution of the families of GDS products, an operation that becomes effective as of August 1. The American tech giant, distributed in Spain by Stonex, takes the distribution of the families of GDS products, an operation that has become effective as of August 1.

ETC has expanded its relationship with the manufacturer of lighting products GDS when acquiring product lines Archystem, BlueSystem y CueSystem. Under this new agreement, ETC assumes the global production and distribution of these three lines from the 1 of August of 2019.

David Linecum, vice president of marketing at ETC comments on this operation: “At ETC we plan to expand our work in architectural lighting worldwide and acquire these GDS products under the banner of ETC is the beginning of this strategy. We are looking forward to assisting clients around the world in their migration to LED architectural lighting. GDS has a catalog of great products and we are delighted to acquire them in this 2019, ”he adds.


Richard Cuthbert, Managing Director de GDS expands: “With this new agreement, GDS will move towards a new and exciting state of expansion. As a company, we are more focused than ever in getting our customers new products that can solve their problems. We are looking forward to working with ETC in the future by combining our technical expertise for the benefit of this industry. ”

Prior to this agreement, there was already a relationship between the two companies, ETC distributing the lines Archystem y BlueSystem in the Americas from 2015. ETC and GDS will continue to offer service, now more powerful and renewed, to customers around the world.


Your line Archystem is an award-winning family of modular LED luminaires, designed for use in auditoriums and stadiums using the DMX system or the wireless protocol Archmesh developed by GDS. These products are already present in numerous spaces such as theaters, stadiums, churches, galleries and museums and even TV and film studios. For its part, BlueSystem It is a type of dimmable luminaire designed for stadium backstage areas that provide general light.

In Spain, the company Stonex is an official distributor ETC, among other well-known brands. As a national reference in professional lighting and stage engineering, Stonex brings more than 39 years of experience offering integral solutions for the sectors of entertainment, entertainment, architecture and emergency lighting; comprising the design, supply, installation and maintenance of scenic equipment and premium lighting.

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