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The white acoustic curtains in the library of the University of Applied Sciences for Public Administration in Cologne are designed to be reminiscent of the world-famous 1927 exhibition booth "Velvet & Silk Café". Several sound curtains OFFICE as well as straight and curved TRUMPF 95 OFFICE track systems remind us of the work of Lilly Reich and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
The Music School and Concert Hall was planned by the German architects haascookzemmrich STUDIO 2050. Shortly after its opening, it was already considered an important Latvian landmark. The special spatial experience in the building is supported by unique room acoustics. 25 patented G-SORBER acoustic roller banners by Gerriets along with other acoustic treatments ensure the perfect sound in the main hall.
Valid from 1st May 2020
From 01 May 2020 the new, updated price lists will apply. These have been supplemented by innovative products and further developments, among other things. The following is an excerpt of our new products 2020/2021.
In reduced staffing of course still there for you!
Even in the times of Corona, offers and orders will be processed according to our possibilitie.
New exhibition date for Prolight + Sound
The international trade fair for event technology has been postponed by the organisers to the period of 26.-29.05.2020 due to the circulating corona virus.
On 04.12.2019 a training in cooperation with Panasonic took place in our workshops in Volgelsheim / France.
After a successful launch at USITT in Louisville, KY, Gerriets introduces an ingenious new solution to hang soft goods.
At this year's Stage|Set|Scenery in Berlin, GERRIETS experienced another extremely quality exhibition. All the Gerriets Staff at the stand including the catering crew were pretty busy.
The science behind our product aQflex™
Do you want to know more about the science behind our aQflex™ product? Then we recommend the book "Rock and Pop Venues" by Niels Werner Adelman-Larsen, owner of the company Flex Acoustics and creator of the product aQflex™.
Gerriets introduces the world’s first ever 40’ wide inherently flame-retardant canvas, woven from high quality Trevira CS polyester on their own looms in Germany. 40’ high seamless cycloramas, drops and projection surfaces are now available in a heavy-duty IFR material.
New brochure available now!
SCREEN SOLUTIONS shows our entire screens portfolio including numerous reference projects. Request your personal copy today.
New, highly transparent glass and window projection screen
Astonish your audience and visitors with magical moments. Due to the crystal-clear nature of the screen, INVISCREEN® is not visible during the day. At night or in dark rooms one can project onto the highly transparent polyester screen.
On 3rd of October 2017 the ensemble of the Berlin State Opera Unter den Linden was able to relocate the historic opera house after seven years of general restoration. In compliance with monument preservation aspects amongst others the stage technology was renewed. The sustainment of the preserved historical character of the opera house played an important role. Therefore, Gerriets manufactured the main curtain after historical model and in careful manual work.
New brochure available now!
TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS shows our entire technical portfolio including numerous reference projects. Request your personal copy today.
Gerriets, long known for its European fabrics has recently expanded its line to include affordable, high quality duvetyne and commando cloth available in 8, 12 and 16 ounce weights. These single sided, brushed fabrics were created to give smaller theatres a professional look to their maskings and drapes without breaking their budgets.
Keith Roeckle, Director of Instrumental Studies at the Lawrenceville School explained the value of the ABSORBER LIGHT curtains to them: “The new curtains in Dresdner Hall have provided us with a unique situation – not only do they perform a visually aesthetic function, they provide a means to change the room to the purpose.
The production of the opening celebration was directed by Thomas Moschopoulos and produced in close collaboration with VIEWMASTER SA. They worked with Gerriets Hellas to develop creative projections with 3D effect for the mainstage performances.
Use of variable absorber systems in the Great and Small Hall of the currently most famous concert hall in the world. Special feature: a worldwide new technology is used in the Great Hall. Here, the acoustic roller banners are not lowered from the ceiling, but are moved upwards from the parquet floor.
ESI Design created for Terrell Place in Washington D.C. a more harmonious interior and a contemporary, exciting work destination. They transformed the space by treating it as a single media canvas. ESI Design’s vision called i. a. for 11 different diffusion screens made from Gerriets FROST diffusion film.
Heavy loads, smooth operation
In addition to the classic application of CARGO as a heavy duty track, it is also possible to use it as a flybar. An extremely low rolling resistance, high load capacity, impressive span length and many other quality features are the quality characteristics of the Gerriets system.
Gerriets’ new ULTRABRITE Projection Fabric debuted at this year’s United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) conference in St. Louis. The seamless 140’ wide by 13’ high projection surface wowed attendees at the entrance to the expo hall.
Spectacular 3D projections are now created easier than ever before with the innovative and ultra-lightweight projection gauze. From 3D hologram effects to three-dimensional stage design and impressive projection mapping – the gauze performs convincingly in any 3D application.
The new weatherproofed outdoor textile by Gerriets
Acoustically transparent, air-permeable and shady! The high-quality polyester is chlorine-resistant, water-repellent, PVC-free, UV-resistant and certified with the Öko-Tex® Standard 100. The application possibilities of the innovative outdoor textile are versatile.
Artist Yadegar Asisi takes visitors of the Panometer into a new world with his latest work 3,800 meters below the ocean’s surface to the wreck of the Titanic. The fourth installation of Yadegar Asisi’s panoramic work was revealed using Gerriets Kabuki G2 curtain drop system on January 28, 2017 in Leipzig, Germany.
Gerriets becomes Trevira CS-Gold Member 2017 and is delighted to receive a ‘Special Recognition’ for the acoustically highly effective textile ABSORBER CS.
Gerriets is expanding its ABSORBER LIGHT assortment by a further colour variant. The fabric, which is granted the award for Innovation ARCHITECT + OFFICE, is also available in white from the beginning of March. First impressions of our white variant are provided by a project study in Switzerland.
The acoustics played a decisive role in the design of the concert halls; this is also confirmed by the collaboration with the renowned Japanese acoustician Yasuhisa Toyota. We are especially proud of the fact that Gerriets acoustic solutions also provide the perfect sound experience at the Elbphilharmonie.
The new Gerriets SANDBAGS
We present our newest product innovation – the Gerriets SANDBAGS. The highly abrasion and tear resistant bags designed for maximum durability. Specially developed for versatile usage in event sector as well as on theatre and opera stages.
Radolfzell / Germany
With the help of Gerriets the historic event location appears in a brand new style. Due to a special TRUMPF 95 track system it is possible to guide visitors to the event halls, catering area or wardrobe in a systematic way.
Friedrichshafen / Germany
Based on the architectural concept, Gerriets supplied the lobby and exhibition area with two G-MESH partition curtains made of 12.0 Ring Mesh.
In conjunction with ORGATEC 2016, the architecture Magazines AIT and xia Intelligente Architektur has awarded Gerriets with a ‘Special Distinction’ for the kinetic acoustic solution ‘OFFICE Sound Reduction Curtain’ and the highly absorbent fabric ‘ABSORBER LIGHT’.
Hollabrunn / Austria
Recently the journal Media Biz hailed the new studio Musik Paradies in Hollabrunn as ‘Hollabrunnywood‘. Musik Paradies have developed a new production company to create high quality commercials, corporate films and music videos
Discovery Cube Science Center / Orange County, CA, USA
Gerriets designed and installed a complex audiovisual system that converts an existing expo hall into a movie theater and back again easily and quickly.
Gerriets protects performers joints with sprung floor system
Gerriets VARIO ERGODANCE sprung floor system’s ease of installation and its shock absorbing elastomer pads that reduce dance injuries make it the floor of choice for BB Promotion, a large European tour operator. The famous Company Trockadero de Monte Carlo says: "The absolute most amazing sprung deck we have ever used."
A duvetyne that can be used as a ‘star curtain’ – durable, versatile and cost-effective! STARDUST is the new shining star in the Gerriets duvetyne range.
Gerriets extends its worldwide presence
On the 1st of July 2016 Gerriets opened a new subsidiary in northern Warsaw. With the Polish office ‘Gerriets Sp. z o.o.’ Gerriets has further expanded its international network.
Europe / North America
The collaboration between the award winning designer Es Devlin and Gerriets London resulted in one of the onstage highlights – a Gerriets manufactured 29.00 m x 9.50 m white ISOLDE 8 point sharkstooth gauze.
Wismar / Germany
The multi purpose use of the venue meant that its acoustic issues needed to be addressed. It was important, especially for electrically amplified concerts, to reduce reverberation times. In order to deal with these issues Gerriets installed their new G-SORBER system at the beginning of 2016.
For several months now Gerriets has been selling it’s own custom designed LED system. This supertitle system was developed with help from experts and users in order to create the perfect supertitle experience in theatres and at the opera.
Gerriets presents product innovation in the field of variable room acoustics – the acoustic roller banner G-SORBER.
No More Sticky Situations
Ewing, NJ, June 27, 2016--(Gerriets International) – Gerriets International is proud to introduce G-GAFF gaffer’s tape. Gerriets worked with German adhesive experts to develop a new line of gaff tape, G-GAFF, that can be trusted to pull off clean.
The Isaac Theatre Royal has returned to its former glory
In November 2014 the theatregoers of Christchurch N.Z. celebrated the reopening of the Isaac Theatre Royal.
The highlight of the Viennese carnival is the Opera Ball. The magic of Vienna castsits spellover the whole world during this very special time.
The Viennese waltz, the debutants ball and the music of Mozart all feature heavily in the popular press during this period.
The visitors to the newly refurbished National Theatre in Tbilisi are in agreement that it is a wonderful building with a spectacular interior. The renovated Opera House features an ornate, gold house curtain finished with elegant detailing made from Gerriets special effect material GRANAT.
In 2014 Gerriets technical specialists visited the Zurich Opera House. The stage designer explains his new project.
Actually operas in Zurich are presented in staged productions that range in styles from traditional to modern conceptual designs.
On July 19th in 2015 Kent Nagano conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in an AUDI factory workshop N58. The stage is virtual, in the shape of a shell. Common loudspeakers provide the sound for a classical concert. A concert hall in a automotive industry hall? How does it work?
The Top 9 Myths About Gerriets Dancefloors – And the End of the Legend
As Chief of the technical section, research and development, Graduate Engineer Andreas Bickel will support the management board of Gerriets GmbH in Umkirch, Germany.
GaffGun™ is Gerriets new, innovative Tape Roller for fast, efficient laying of Gaffer tapes and cables - all in record time.
The reference book presents the wide range of GERRIETS products and associated projects.
We proudly offer you an insight intoa diverse selection of interesting projects- each one creative, innovative and tailored to the needs of our customers.
Improved search facility -user friendly design is the priority for our new improved website.
Today’s special offer – price reduction for SUPER Muslin, 10 m wide.
GERRIETS adds to its specialist acoustic fabrics. New ABSORBER LIGHT strongly soaks up sound while letting light through. It is ideal for use on windows in naturally lit rooms where a calm acoustic atmosphere is desired.
Additions to THE WALL. Not only available in the original unpainted grey colour, now also available in brick stone, cool tones and warm sand colors.
Up until now the handcrafted effect fabric was available in the colors ecru and black.
What does the Metropolitan Opera in New York, the Royal Opera House in London and the new ÖBB Group headquarters in Vienna have in common?
The curtains are made by Gerriets!
The Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, Croatia was recently adorned with a new main curtain...
Tranquility has arrived inside the new Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)
KRAFTWERK have long been considered one of the leading forces in electronic music. They have had a significant influence on the development of this style of music since the 70’s...
In the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, Azerbaijan Gerriets installed an 82 meter wide and 20 meter high hall separation system that is tailored to the contours of the grandstand.
This year's Euro Vision Song Contest has been on everyone’s radar. This was certainly the case at Gerriets where the event became a big issue. At...
Leipzig / Germany
"LEIPZIG 1813 - In the confusion of the Battle of the Nations" moves into the Asisi Panometer. Artist Yadegar Asisi opened his artwork "LEIPZIG 1813 - In the confusion of the Battle of the Nations"...
One of the highlights at the Viennese Opera Ball 2013 was the Crystal Bar, which was built in place of the former cloakroom in the foyer of the Vienna State Opera.
in Trinidad und Tobago
The majestic crimson velour curtain that went up on the 2013 season at Queen's Hall Performing Arts Center in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago was fabricated and installed by Gerriets International...
The Brugg-Windisch campus of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland is home to the College of Education, the College of...
Showtech 2013 in Berlin was again as expected a real meet and greet on the Gerriets booth...
Centrally located in Paris is the Louvre (French Palais du Louvre), a former French royal palace, which together with the destroyed Palais des Tuileries...
EWING, New Jersey (March 15, 2013)—Wherever “SHADOWLAND” goes, a Gerriets TUBE roller system and OPERA front/rear projection screen go with it.
At the 13th Architecture Biennale, Gerriets provided a complex curtain track system for the NAi (Netherlands Architecture Institute) for the Dutch pavilion in Venice...
At the end of August, the Saint-Prex Classics took place for the seventh time in the medieval village of Saint-Prex, in French Switzerland...
New Zealand was guest of honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October 2012. Art and culture of the country formed the heart of the exhibition and Gerriets is proud to have provided the stand ...
Renowned the world over for its ballet and opera productions, the Bolshoi Theater reopened this past October, after renovations and restoration that took six years and more than 700 million dollars.
Last Summer, Athens hosted the World Summer Games of the 13th Special Olympics. Gerriets is proud to have been involved in this event, in which 7,500 athletes...
A beautiful historic carousel has since last fall been part of Brooklyn Bridge Park, the new waterfront park between the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges...
Gerriets had a new and exciting opportunity to help realize the fantastic concepts of visionary designer Petra Blaisse and her company...
The 64th Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) drew more than 900,000 visitors. The IAA has been one of the most important trade fairs for Gerriets...
An intricately crafted main curtain now graces the Samara Opera & Ballet Theatre, Russia. Gerriets custom fabricated this opulent bi-part curtain from specially woven Trevira CS velour...
With sweeping views across the Bosphorus to the Asian side of the city, Istanbul’s Reina nightclub is by far the most famous and most exclusive hotspot in Istanbul...
For the production of the “Symphony of sorrowful songs“ at the Staatsoper Berlin, Gerriets was asked to provide the mechanic and drive units for heavy slide-and-tilt wood panels.
In March 2009, Gerriets was chosen by the exhibition company Ambrosius Frankfurt to realize the project. For the International Auto Show...
Architect Jean Nouvel’s design for Danish Radio Concert Hall has a notably unique exterior and interior. The exterior is enveloped in a blue fibre glass skin that functions as a projection screen.
The new opera house in Oslo, designed by the Norwegian architects Snøhetta, is a highlight in design and architecture...