Electronic Theatre Controls

ETC was started in 1975 by an 18 year old college student determined to create a better lighting console. Now, over 40 years later, ETC has become a global leader in the manufacturing of theatrical lighting and rigging technology. ETC has grown to employ over 1000 people across 10 countries, with over 300 authorized service centers throughout the world.

 ETC’s mission is to listen to their customers and give them more than they expect. They are dedicated to providing the best and most innovative products, services, and solutions to the markets they serve including:

  • Entertainment Lighting
  • Rigging
  • Specified Architectural Lighting

“We develop professional tools, and make them accessible to everyone,” says Fred Foster, ETC’s founder and CEO.

 For decades, ETC has been developing the right tools to meet the challenges of modern-day architectural lighting including energy management and daylight harvesting. ETC’s four lines of architectural controls feature reliable, well-supported and easy-to-maintain systems for any venue, from a single room to large museums, massive office complexes, conventions centers and theme parks. Backed by ETC’s renowned 24/7 customer service, ETC architectural systems are trusted the world over.

 ETC’s entire product range can be found in small and large venues worldwide, such as theaters, churches, restaurants, hotels, schools, television studios, casinos, theme parks and opera houses. ETC is proud of its industry reputation for unmatched technical and customer service, 24/7/365.