MELVILLE, NY—Canon U.S.A. has broken ground on its new North and South American headquarters campus in Melville, NY. The new facility will be a model for environmental stewardship and innovation and will serve as one of Canon’s three worldwide headquarters, with the others located in Tokyo, Japan and London, England. The new facility will eventually create 750 new jobs over a number of years.
“Over the past 40 years, Canon U.S.A. has developed strong roots in the Long Island community and we are thrilled to continue to make Long Island our home,” said Joe Adachi, president and CEO, Canon U.S.A. “Canon is very grateful for the support we have received from every level of government and the local community to bring this new, state-of-theart facility from concept to reality. We are committed to continuing our role as an active member of the Long Island business and local community and look forward to moving into our new home in Melville.”
The new headquarters will also feature several environmentally friendly elements including a design emphasizing the use of natural lighting, the incorporation of energyefficient equipment and materials in construction, as well as a landscape design that will utilize native species and drought-resistant vegetation.
EDMONTON, AB, CANADA—Allstar Show Industries recently completed a design/build installation for Pastor Terry Lee (pictured) at Beulah Ministries in Edmonton for both its main auditorium and a satellite campus. A NEXO GEO S8 system with six boxes per side, four NEXO CD12s, and an NX242 processor serve the auditorium. Allstar installed a Yamaha M7CL-48 digital console in the main auditorium and in secondary auditoriums. The main campus also houses a Yamaha LS9-32 console in the Children’s Ministry, where Allstar installed four Yamaha IF2108 Installation Series speakers. An LS9-16 was installed in the chapel, and the green room/rehearsal space houses a Yamaha 01V96. Yamaha LS9 consoles were also installed in the satellite location, which also features NEXO PS15 and PS8 loudspeakers and a 4x1 NXAmp.