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Apr 22, 2015

MES Founder Christian Robert Dies Suddenly

MES Eclairages joined SSE Audio Group’s French subsidiary Melpomen in 2013 and now forms the lighting division of the French rental company. Minet was a pioneer of stage lighting in France who made a significant contribution to the Fr...

Nov 05, 2013

Nexo STM Reinforces Stade de France Marathon

SSE's French arm, Melpomen deployed Nexo's new STM Series line array systems into the national stadium for the first time. For coverage of the uppermost seating areas the system was enhanced with the stadium's permanently-installed Nexo Geo S12...

Sep 11, 2013

Melpomen Deploys STM For Hellfest

Each June, for 3 days, 40,000 rock and metal fans gather in the countryside of Clisson, near Nantes, Western France for the annual Hellfest event. SSE Audio's French hire division Melpomen has provided the audio kit for Hellfest since its incept...

Jan 31, 2013

Lighting Company Acquired by SSE

Both MES and Melpomen have bases in Nantes and Paris and have worked together extensively on sound and lighting projects in recent years. MES Eclairages was founded in 1981 and is now the leading provider of theatrical and event lighting in...

Jul 23, 2011

Summer 2011 - Group Resources Used to Support Hire Division

“This is the time of year when we traditionally pack up and move out into muddy fields deploying extensive sound systems for all kinds of outdoor events,” says Group MD, John Penn. “This year has been no exception and we have a...

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