One of the larger exhibitors at this year's SIB, the Italian lighting show, is a Chinese company, Pearl River Light and Acoustics Industrial, Ltd. Known for years as a maker of products for the Chinese market, the company is making a bold effort to become an international player.
To this end, it has hired Paul Dodd as vice president. His job, he says, "is to bring the company, and its products, to the international level." Dodd, who is English, performed a similar task for f.a.l., the