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Thern Launches New Theatre Division

Thern Launches New Theatre Division

Thern Stage Equipment Dedicated to Customers in the Theatre/Entertainment Market

April 21, 2009, WINONA, MN. – Thern, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of its new theatre division – Thern Stage Equipment. TSE is a fully owned and operated division of Thern, Inc., bringing Thern's reputation for manufacturing excellence and customer satisfaction to the theatre and entertainment market.

TSE is dedicated to working closely with customers to fully understand their applications and provide high quality products that meet their needs. With a continually growing line of products available, TSE is able to provide theatre operators with hoisting and rigging solutions to best fit their applications in venues large or small.

TSE features a full line of manual and electric clew winches, line shaft hoists, pilewind hoists, roll drops, and various other products designed specifically with theatre applications and environments in mind. TSE also has the capability to manufacture and deliver custom rigging systems tailored to exact customer specifications which means customers always receive the right product for their unique application.

In addition to winches and hoists, TSE is proud to offer top quality curtain track from Hall Stage. The combination of TSE hoists and rigging equipment, with Hall Stage track provides customers with access to complete and customizable theatre rigging with an unparalleled level of flexibility.

TSE can also be found online at The new TSE website acts as a valuable online resource providing customers with a full range of product and application information, including product application stories, downloadable literature, industry links and registration to receive regular TSE e-newsletters.

Celebrating their 60th Anniversary in 2008, Thern, Inc. is a major manufacturer of winches and cranes for a wide variety of commercial markets, including the theatre and entertainment industry. Founded in 1948, Thern is headquartered in Winona, MN. and sells their products worldwide. Learn more about Thern Stage Equipment products at or contact us via email at [email protected] or call 1-800-553-2204.


For more information, contact:

Brooke Zachman

Thern, Inc.

Phone: 507.454.2996 x248

[email protected]

Liv Tollefson

Linnihan Foy Advertising

Phone: 612.238.3003

[email protected]


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