on June 27, 2013

CINE EUROPE (BOOTH #313), BARCELONA, SPAIN, JUNE 26TH 2013 - Harkness Screens, the world's leading manufacturer of cinema screens, announces the launch of Foldable Perlux® Digital screens manufactured from its European plant in Amilly, France. Foldable Perlux® Digital retains all the features of the Perlux® Digital line, with the added capability of being folded rather than rolled.

"With the costs of packaging and transportation continuing to rise across Europe, we recognised a need to assist our customers in managing budgets. Adding foldable options of our Perlux® Digital 140, 180 and 220 products to our range means that we now have white gain screens available in a format that will help dramatically lower packing and transportation costs compared to traditional screen distribution. Aligned to the cost savings, these screens, which ship inside a box are much more easily manoeuvrable into the auditorium making the installation process potentially less awkward and expensive," says Tony Dilley, Head of International Sales at Harkness Screens.

Manufactured in Europe, Foldable Perlux® Digital screens typically realise packaging cost savings of 66% and transportation savings of 20% against standard delivery methods. Foldable Perlux® Digital screens can be shipped by standard carriers on overnight despatch, significantly reducing delivery times.

When installed using Harkness Screens prescribed installation techniques, Foldable Perlux® Digital screens provide a guaranteed crease-free, seamless projection surface and are currently the only foldable gain screens available in the world.

Harkness' Perlux® Digital brand (foldable and rolled) gain screens (Perlux® Digital 140, Perlux® 180 and Perlux® 220) include both 2D and 3D (non-polarised light) screen surfaces for any size theatre with foldable screens available up to (33m x 14m/ in size). Harkness' Perlux® Digital screens are considered by leading cinema exhibitors and special venue operators worldwide to be the premier gain projection surface.

About Harkness Screens
Harkness ScreensTM is the world's largest manufacturer of projection screen surfaces, specialising in the design and production of cinema screens and custom screens of virtually any shape and size. Harkness Screens is the world leader in cinema with screens in more cinemas worldwide than any other manufacturer. From single-screen independent theatres to large multiplexes to large format immersive theatre experiences or live events, Harkness supplies thousands of screens every year for cinema, film production, special effects, live events and custom AV applications.

Founded in 1929, Harkness' corporate office is located in Ireland with other offices and factories located in the USA, UK, France, India and China. Harkness Screens combines unrivalled experience with the latest technology and production methods to provide innovative solutions to the company's key markets worldwide. For more information, visit the Harkness Screens web page at www.harkness-screens.com.

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Richard Mitchell
Harkness Screens
Unit A, Norton Road
Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 2BB UK
Tel: +44 (0)1438 725200
Email: r.mitchell@harkness-screens.com
Web: www.harkness-screens.com

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