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Joliette, Quebec, Canada—Jul 20, 2020

Strong/MDI Screen Systems Welcomes New Sales Representative for Japan Market

Strong/MDI Screen Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (NYSE American: BTN), and a leader in projection screen manufacturing and optical coating development for cinemas, commercial venues and amusemen7t parks worldwide (“Strong/MDI”), announced that Yuji Motomatsu has been appointed as its new sales representative in Japan, effective July 1, 2020. 

Mr. Motomatsu brings decades of experience in global sales and business development to his new role at Strong/MDI where he will lead sales initiatives and drive new client acquisitions in the region. He will also provide strategic insight to guide business growth. 
 
Prior to Strong/MDI, Mr. Motomatsu held various senior positions at NEC Display Solutions including General Manager of the International Sales Division and Executive Expert for the company’s Cinema and Digital Signage divisions. He helped lead the company’s sales efforts for nearly forty years and played a key role in moving the business forward following the merger of NEC’s visual display businesses in 2007. 
 
“Moto brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our team, and we are excited to have him on board to drive our sales and business development efforts in Japan,” commented Ray Boegner, President of Strong/MDI and Strong Technical Services, Inc. “He will play a key role as Strong/MDI pursues new growth initiatives on several fronts, including the Asia Pacific area. We are well positioned and well prepared to provide our expertise in cinema screen products to all regions across the globe.” 
 
“I am thrilled to join the Strong/MDI team and help expand the company’s presence in Japan,” said Mr. Motomatsu. “The company has decades of experience in providing the top cinema screen products internationally, and I am looking forward to building upon Strong/MDI’s solid reputation and foundation and providing an improved customer experience here in the region.” 
 
About Strong/MDI Screen Systems, Inc.
Strong/MDI Screen Systems, Inc., a Ballantyne Strong, Inc. company, is a projection screen manufacturer located in Joliette, Canada. It manufactures 2D and 3D screens, specialty screens, motorized screen systems, custom structures and masking motors for clients worldwide. Strong/MDI Screen Systems is also known for the development of highly sophisticated coatings for projection surfaces.   
 
About Ballantyne Strong, Inc.
Ballantyne Strong (www.ballantynestrong.com) and its subsidiaries engage in diverse business activities including the design, integration and installation of technology solutions for a broad range of applications; development and delivery of out-of-home messaging, advertising and communications; manufacturing of projection screens; and providing managed services including monitoring of networked equipment. The Company focuses on serving the entertainment, retail and advertising markets.


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About Strong Cinema: Strong Cinema, a segment of Ballantyne Strong, Inc., consists of Strong Technical Services (STS) that offers a comprehensive suite of cinema-focused services, including installation, maintenance, and technical support, to exhibitors throughout the United States, along with Strong/MDI Screen Systems Inc. one of the leading cinema screen manufacturers in the world. Strong/MDI produces and sells specialty screens, screen support structures, and other film exhibition equipment for customers globally. Strong Cinema Directory page Strong Cinema Web Site
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About Strong/MDI Screen Systems: Strong/MDI Screen Systems, a Ballantyne Strong Inc. company, is a projection screen manufacturer located in Joliette, Canada. It manufactures 2D and 3D screens, specialty screens, motorized screen systems, custom structures and masking motors for clients worldwide. Strong/MDI Screen Systems is also known for the development of highly sophisticated coatings for projection surfaces.   

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About Ballantyne Strong Inc.: Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (www.ballantynestrong.com) is a diversified holding company with operations and investments across a broad range of industries. The Company’s Strong Entertainment segment includes the largest premium screen supplier in the U.S. and also provides technical support services and other related products and services to the cinema exhibition industry, theme parks and other entertainment-related markets. Ballantyne Strong holds a $13 million preferred investment along with Google Ventures in privately held Firefly Systems, Inc., which is rolling out a digital mobile advertising network on rideshare and taxi fleets. Finally, the Company holds a 30% ownership position in GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. (TSX: GFP) which has recently completed an investment in a sawmill and related assets and a 21% ownership position in FG Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: FGF) which is a reinsurance and investment management holding company focused on opportunistic collateralized and loss capped reinsurance, while allocating capital to SPAC and SPAC sponsor-related businesses. Ballantyne Strong Inc. Directory page

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Sep 1, 2020 STRONG Technical Services Announces Multi-Year Nationwide Managed Service Agreement with Marcus Theatres®
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STRONG Technical Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (NYSE American: BTN) and a leader in projection equipment sales, engineering, and services, announces a multi-year nationwide managed service agreement with Marcus Theatres®. Effective today STRONG Technical Services (STS) will become the exclusive provider of managed services for all of Marcus Theatres’ cinema locations nationwide. These managed services will include 24x7x365 monitoring, technical support, and maintenance on all projection and audio equipment across more than 1,100 screens.

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Oct 14, 2020 Strong/MDI Screen Systems Announces Exclusive Multi-Year Agreement with Cinemark Theatres
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Strong/MDI Screen Systems, Inc. (“Strong/MDI”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (NYSE American: BTN), and a leader in projection screens and optical coating development for cinemas, commercial venues and amusement parks worldwide, announced today the signing of a five-year exclusive worldwide supply agreement with Cinemark Theatres (NYSE: CNK), the third largest exhibitor in the United States.


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Nov 18, 2019 Strong MDI Welcomes Director of Sales and Business Development for EMEA Markets
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Dec 12, 2012 ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ World Premiere Viewed on Ballantyne Strong’s Unique Customized 3D Silver Cinema Screen
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Apr 14, 2021 STRONG Technical Services Launches STRONG Restart Initiative In Advance of Summer 2021 Blockbuster Movie Season
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Dec 2, 2020 STRONG Technical Services Announces Partnership with INDY Cinema Group to Provide Managed Services in Europe
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STRONG Technical Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (NYSE American: BTN) and a leader in projection equipment sales, engineering, and services announces a partnership with INDY Cinema Group (“INDY”) to provide managed services in Europe.

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