1914 The birth of Strand


The Strand Electric Company began operating in 1914 to serve London's theatre district. In 1926 Century Lighting opened for business in New York to serve Broadway.

1973 Strand creates first Modular Memory system


Launch of the world's first Modular Memory System MMS using the now famous and widely copied control wheel.

1992 The CD90


The introduction of the first fully digital status reporting dimming system, CD90.