SAO PAULO, BRAZIL — Arri has announced the initial phase of its camera service support for Latin America. The company will open a subsidiary in São Paulo in the third quarter of 2015 to service and maintain all Arri camera products.
Arri Brasil (www.arri.com/br) will be centrally located on Avenida Ibirapuera in Moema, São Paulo, and will offer complete support for the full range of Arri cameras and camera accessories. Plans are to provide camera maintenance, software upgrades, warranty and non-warranty repairs, as well as training and support for all camera products and camera accessories.
Heading up the office as technical service director will be long-time Arri employee Mario Jannini. A Brazilian national, Jannini is very familiar with the growing Brazilian market as well as the technical aspects of all Arri camera products. During his career, he has worked in an engineering capacity within the local production community. He has completed in depth technical training at Arri in Los Angeles and New York, and directly at the camera factory in Munich, Germany.
Latin America is a growing market for Arri. By opening this new facility, and by launching Portuguese and Spanish Websites, the company is showing its support and commitment to the region.