At CinemaCon, Cinionic launches first financing program with CSI Leasing to fuel a new era in cinema
Kortrijk, Belgium (April 2, 2019) – Cinionic, the Barco, CGS, and ALPD cinema joint venture providing a new visual standard with enhanced services and technology solutions and CSI Leasing, Inc. (CSI) one of the largest independent leasing companies, are pleased to announce a new financing program to service existing and future Cinionic customers around the world. The program enables Cinionic to provide customers with full-service financing solutions for its world class cinema portfolio, including the company’s brand new Laser as a Service solution, its premium cinema offering, the full range of Barco laser projectors, and the new Barco Series 4 projector, announced yesterday during CinemaCon.
As more cinemas explore their own renewal strategies, Cinionic and CSI’s financing program gives exhibitors the peace of mind providing the flexibility to respond to industry trends and continue to elevate the cinema experience today, future proofed for tomorrow. As one of the largest independent leasing companies in the world, CSI has more than 1,000 employees in 70 offices, and customers in more than 36 countries; enabling customers around the globe to take advantage of flexible lease solutions to power the new era in projection.
“Our strategic relationship with CSI Leasing provides exhibitors with the flexible financing solutions needed to invest in solutions today, ready for tomorrow.” said Carl Grifka, CFO of Cinionic. “CSI offers an international service, capable of supporting the cinemas illuminated by Cinionic today, and new customers as we continue to grow.”
“Cinionic specializes in WOW. I am excited that CSI can help deliver WOW moments for even more Cinionic customers,” said Kathy Briggs, program manager, CSI. “I truly believe CSI’s unique structures, easy-to-understand contracts and industry expertise will help set Cinionic apart even more.”
CSI’s full service includes personal attention, online asset tools and full-service disposal complete with data sanitization and environmentally-friendly recycling.
Founded in 2018 as a cinema joint venture between Barco, CGS, and ALPD, Cinionic unites global leaders committed to creating a new visual standard and moving the cinema industry forward. Cinionic’s enhanced services and technology solutions provide compelling cinema experiences for today, future-proofed for tomorrow. The company’s world class technology portfolio includes award-winning laser projectors, HDR, integrated media servers, and premium cinema experiences, among other innovations.
Cinionic is trusted by more than 200 exhibitors to help capture audiences at multiple touchpoints in their cinema journey and keep them coming back for more. Today, more than half of the world’s movies are watched on cinema screens illuminated by Cinionic.
Cinionic has offices in Belgium, United States, Hong Kong, and Mexico.
About CSI Leasing, Inc.
CSI Leasing, Inc. is one of the largest independent equipment leasing and equipment lifecycle services companies in the world. Established in 1972, CSI has operations throughout North, Central and South America, Europe and Asia.