ETC is a global leader in the manufacture of lighting and rigging technology for entertainment and architectural applications. Founded in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1975, ETC was a college project that grew into a major business, with Fred Foster as the current chief executive officer. ETC’s international headquarters is located in Middleton, Wisconsin. The company also has offices in Mazomanie (Wisconsin), New York, Hollywood, Orlando, Hong Kong, Copenhagen, Ede (the Netherlands), Rome, London, Berlin, and Holzkirchen (Germany). ETC employs nearly 900 people around the globe.
Since its beginning, ETC has earned an industry reputation for unmatched technical and customer service. In addition to its own renowned service department offering 24-hour phone support, ETC has almost 300 authorized service centers throughout the world, staffed by hundreds of certified technicians.
ETC products are found in small and large venues worldwide, such as theaters, restaurants, schools, performing arts centers, television studios, houses of worship, casinos, museums, theme parks and opera houses.