Chauvet Acquires Kino Flo

Kino Flo will continue to serve customers from its Burbank office, and company founder Frieder Hochheim will continue to lead the company.

Chauvet has acquired Kino Flo, a multi-award-winning manufacturer of lighting systems for cinema and television production. Kino Flo will continue to serve customers from its Burbank, Calif., office, and founder Frieder Hochheim will continue to lead the company.

Chauvet & Sons LLC is a global provider of professional luminaires, trusses, controllers and related equipment. The company has offices in Sunrise, Fla.; Las Vegas, Nev.; Belgium; France; Germany; Mexico and the United Kingdom.  

“This represents an important step for our company in our ongoing mission to expand our broadcast-, studio- and film-lighting capabilities,” says Albert Chauvet, CEO of Chauvet. “Kino Flo has a longstanding tradition of innovation and a commitment to excellence, which makes the company a great fit with our own philosophy. We are excited to invest in the future of Kino Flo and build on their technologies while adding resources to accelerate product development and commercialization.” 

“Based on our shared commitment to customers and our cultural alignment, I am confident our customers will benefit from our new partnership with Chauvet,” says Hochheim. “The combined solutions from Kino Flo and Chauvet have limitless possibilities.” 

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