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Wenger Transcend™ Active Acoustics and Transform™ Acoustical Banners Win Best Product Awards
Groundbreaking Acoustics Technology Honored at Worship Facilities Expo

OWATONNA, Minn., Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Wenger Corporation, a leader in stage, acoustic and storage solutions for worship and performance spaces took home three awards at the annual Worship Facilities Expo in Nashville, TN. Wenger's groundbreaking Transcend™ Active Acoustic System won the award for Best Other Audio Product, while the Transform™ Motorized Acoustical Banner brought home two honors: Best Acoustical Treatment Product and the prestigious Best Overall Building Treatment award.

Wenger introduces Transcend™ Active Acoustic System with HARMAN Lexicon technology.

"The judging panel responded to the versatility of Transcend for spoken word and music. The system has very appealing qualities for churches," said Jim Wagner, Managing Director of Worship Facilities Expo, adding, "The Transform Motorized Acoustical Banner could provide flexibility to a wide variety of church spaces. The judging panel was impressed with the versatility of applications and placement for churches."

Both products are significant breakthroughs in acoustics technology, and show Wenger leading the charge in creating acoustical solutions that are more effective, more versatile and more affordable. Developed in partnership with the legendary audio company HARMAN, Transcend uses digital processing technology to optimize the acoustics of any worship or performance space, while Transform replaces traditional acoustic panels with motorized banners that can be adjusted to suit a variety of performances.

Chris Simpson, President and CEO of Wenger Corporation said, "We are extremely honored that the Worship Facilities Conference and Expo 2015 has chosen the Transcend Active Acoustic System as Best Other Audio Product. We believe that Transcend is a revolutionary product that will make cutting-edge active acoustics technology accessible to worship facilities and venues around the world, and we're glad the WFX judges agree. We are also honored by their recognizing our versatile Transform Motorized Acoustical Banner with two awards: Best Acoustical Treatment Product and Best Overall Building Product."

If you're a member of the media who would like to learn more about Transcend or Transform contact Matt Helgeson at Strother Communications Group ( or Stacy Hanson ( at Wenger Corporation. If you're a church or venue manager who would like to inquire about an installation of Transcend or Transform, contact Denny Meyer (

About Wenger Corporation
Wenger Corporation ( provides innovative stage, acoustic and storage solutions for performing arts, music/theatre education and athletics programs around the world. Our Wenger®, J.R. Clancy and GearBoss® brands are dedicated to flawless performance in all our products and solutions. For nearly 70 years, Wenger has been listening to customers to produce the durable and functional products they need. For 130 years, J.R. Clancy has been producing exceptional rigging and theatrical equipment. Since joining forces in 2011, these two time-tested brands deliver advanced products for the highest levels of acoustic excellence, comfort and versatility for any performance venue. GearBoss brings the same level of design expertise and commitment to athletics. Visit our blog to learn more.

About Worship Facilities Conference & Expo
Currently celebrating its 10th year, the Worship Facilities Conference & Expo ( is the leading event for church facilities and technology teams. Presented by Church Production Magazine and Worship Facilities magazine, WFX offers churches of all sizes education and training on new tools and technologies, meaningful networking, and exposure to innovative ideas for ministry and management.

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For further information: Matt Helgeson, Strother Communications Group, email:, phone: 612-288-2432; Stacy Hanson, Wenger Corporation, email:, phone: 507-455-4100 ext. 8318