Custom Consoles Says “Industry Confidence” Leads To Increased Demand

Citing an all-time high in confidence that business is growing throughout the broadcast media industry and a new wave of facilities being upgraded by both broadcasters as well as other video distribution organizations, UK-based Custom Consoles said it has seen a resurgence in demand for its wide portfolio of studio furniture from customers around the world.

Graham Buchanan, Business Director at Custom Consoles, said most of the new orders are from established networks investing in technical upgrades or expansion of existing infrastructure rather than new-builds. One of the largest is for 40 Module-R desks (spanning 150 meters) that have been commissioned by a major broadcast systems integrator in Europe.

According to Buchanan, one of the UK’s largest television production facilities has ordered Custom Consoles desks plus MediaWall monitor display mounts for a dual-studio project that is scheduled to be completed in the fall. “The client already has our Module-R desks, tailored to accommodate its specific requirements, and MediaWalls,” he said. “We are also installing a Module-R desk and MediaWall for a television channel run by a major UK publishing house.”

These new projects are in addition to the recent completion of three Module-R technical control desks plus a MediaWall for one of Europe’s busiest financial trading houses, where they will be used to create news and comment for broadcasters around the world.

Founded in 1996, Custom Consoles Ltd operates from a 1,200 square meter UK-based production facility equipped with 3D computer-aided-design facilities, computer-controlled cutting machinery and a thermoform press. 

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