Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (NYSE American: BTN)


Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (NYSE American: BTN) designs, integrates, and installs technology solutions for a broad range of applications including digital projection and digital signage. We add value through our design, engineering, manufacturing excellence, customer service and our comprehensive managed services to ensure solution uptime and availability. We’re also one of the leading manufacturers of custom and pro-AV projection screens that are used by 7 of the top 10 theatre chains in the world.


Ballantyne Strong, Inc., was founded by Robert Scott Ballantyne of Omaha, Nebraska, in 1932 as a cinema equipment company, manufacturing and selling film projectors and sound equipment. Since that time, STRONG has grown into a complete, end-to-end provider of the most state-of-the-art audio-visual and professional lighting systems and services recognized the world over.

As the world becomes increasingly technologically integrated, we know our clients need a partner to help navigate, assimilate, and capitalize on these advances. We partner with our clients to use the latest technologies to: create and enhance client branding, and create a truly immersive experience for their customers — regardless of the industry they’re in. From installation to remote monitoring and repair to onsite maintenance and service, our STRONG Managed Services supports the full range of technology solutions we provide to our customers. Our Network Operations Center (NOC) is staffed 24/7/365 by high-level network engineers who monitor and correct minor issues before they become system-wide outages. Our Strong Technical Services technicians work in tandem with our NOC staff, providing on-the-ground installation, repair and upgrade of installed products and systems.

STRONG is a true one-stop-shop for all of our clients’ technology solution needs.Our products and solutions include: digital projectors, digital audio systems, digital signage and displays and digital screen systems.. Our MDI Screens and Screen Systems (researched, designed and manufactured in-house) are known globally as the leader in silver screen and other technologies that provide the best refraction for the most advanced 2D and 3D projectors on the market.

With offices and installed projects around the world, STRONG is your global leader in technology solutions. We’re always looking to the future. And we’re looking forward to working with you.

Technology, Services and People you can Trust.

Since our inception over 80 years ago, Ballantyne Strong has been a trusted name in the cinema world. We utilized our decades of expertise to help lead the cinema industry through its transformation from analog equipment to state-of-the-art digital technology. We continue to innovate with new technologies and have recently expanded our managed services to meet the unique needs of your market. Strong gives your business flexibility and efficiency so you can focus on your core objectives. We work as an extension of your team to deploy, monitor and support your technology. All this provides you with peace of mind backed by our proven performance and years of experience.

Some of Our Key Projects:
  • Specialty screen for the world premiere of Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit”
  • Managed the installation of 600 Digital Cinema Systems in 5 weeks.
  • Leading provider of cinema screens to 7 of the top 10 theatre chains in the world
  • Created the world’s largest screen at The Panasonic IMAX Theatre in Sydney, Australia.
  • Award winning digital signage seen by more than 5 million people each day
  • 24×7 NOC monitoring of mission critical applications around the world


Kyle Cerminara
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Ballantyne Strong