Rosco acquires LED specialist DMG Lumière
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
dmgcontract-3(L-R) DMG Lumière’s general manager Nils de Montgrand with Rosco chairman Stan Miller
USA - Rosco has acquired French LED specialist DMG Lumière.
Rosco will incorporate DMG Lumière’s technology and talent to further develop its LED lighting product range, while DMG Lumière will benefit from Rosco’s established international sales and marketing, distribution and customer service. It means that customers will now be able to easily access both companies’ products worldwide.
DMG Lumière was founded by the de Montgrand brothers; Mathieu, Nils and Jean, and their partner Nicolas Goerg. The partners include an LED lighting developer, a gaffer and a renowned cinematographer; together creating a team who are perfectly suited to develop customer-driven LED solutions for film production and broadcast lighting.
Since its start in Lyon, France in 2014, DMG Lumière has grown quickly and recent business highlights include its SL1 Switch LED panels being used to light Luc Besson's Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets and Ken Loach’s BAFTA-winning I, Daniel Blake.
Mark Engel, Rosco CEO, said: “DMG Lumière is the perfect partner as we look to grow our business, and we’re delighted to welcome them into the Rosco family.
“With both companies focusing on delivering customer-driven solutions, we share similar values in terms of a dedication to innovation, a passion for encouraging our customers’ creativity and a commitment to support and develop our talented people. The chemistry between the two businesses was evident as soon as we met, and by combining our expertise, vision and technology, we will be able to offer our customers a wider, specialized range of LED lighting to better bring their creative visions to life.”
DMG Lumière’s general manager Nils de Montgrand added: “This is a very proud moment for our business, and it gives us a great opportunity to move forward quickly and further develop the advantages that our LED technology can bring to lighting film and television sets. Rosco has been a world leader in color and lighting for more than a century, and we have total admiration for its history, brand and market position. It’s rare to find a partner that has such a similar ethos when it comes to technology, developing products that solve customers’ needs and cultivating its people.”

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