Ampco

Ampco Flashlight Rental are the premiere professional audio and lighting rental specialists and have grown in strength by providing consistent quality, innovative techniques and skilled, dedicated designers, engineers and technicians. For over 35 years they have been providing all-round services to broadcasting companies, theatres, and organizers of various live and corporate events.

Ampco Flashlight cover the four main sectors of the production industry: Broadcast, Live Events, Corporate Events, and Theatre. Their recent projects include the live TV-shows "So You Think You Can Dance" and "The Voice of Holland", music events "Vrienden van Amstel Live" and "Pinkpop", and international theatre shows such as "Riverdance". Ampco Flashlight is part of the Ampco Flashlight Group, a conglomerate of companies with each their own area of expertise.

  • Challenge

  • Research

  • Solution

Challenge

The Ampco-flashlight portal operates in parallel with a number of sister sites, each running on their specific CMS-system which makes central maintenance a complex task.

Ampco Flashlight Group is looking for a versatile solution to combine these sites, allowing for easier maintenance by a single website administrator. The company is looking for a cost-efficient solution which holds sustainable opportunities for the future.

Solution

Ampco Flashlight Group selects the Liferay Portal Community Edition as their ideal solution based on its simple maintenance and excellent branding and labeling opportunities. Liferay Portal also offers much needed flexibility and conforms to various open-standards, while the wide range of out-of-the-box functionalities allows for the desired cost effectiveness. At Componence, the Liferay team takes care of the entire project, from conceptualization to release of the site. Within a few weeks, five sites are being created, built and delivered, closely linked in both design as well as maintenance: