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By now, you've probably heard that Vari-Lite's manufacturing arm has been sold to Genlyte Thomas, the architectural lighting company that last year purchased the company Entertainment Technology. This is big: Vari-Lite is where automated lighting began — the release of the company's original product, the VL1, was the beginning of the industry as we know it today. For Vari-Lite to be broken up — the distribution arm, VLPS, will stay independent — feels like the end of an era.

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