Monday, May 8, 2006
Atmosphere Studios Appoints New Cast Members

Salt Lake City, Utah - Atmosphere Studios is known for its ability to create innovative environments for its clients, while providing the highest level of customer service, a reputation that has seen their client list increase year after year. Maintaining the intimate level of attention that its clients have come to appreciate is essential. With that commitment in mind, Atmosphere Studios has appointed three new members to its team. Chris Conrad and Elliott Hansen will join Atmosphere Studios as Project Managers and Abe Allen will act as a Manufacturing Engineer.

Elliott and Chris will coordinate design and production activities for new build projects.  They will assist in every aspect of the project, from pre-sale to delivery on the show floor, to ensure seamless handling of the many details. Elliott has a degree in design from the University of Utah Graduate School of Architecture, as well as over 10 years experience in the worlds of theatre, film, and corporate entertainment, having worked on projects such as DreamWorks Galaxy Quest, Big League Theatricalís international tour of 42nd Street and many local events, including the 21st Winter Olympics. Chris had served, since November 2003, as a Project Manager with The H.B. Stubbs Company where he managed client projects from conception through installation. The experience gained from managing large scale exhibit and corporate event production will greatly benefit Atmosphere clients.   

Based on his Masters in Manufacturing Engineering, Abe will act as a detail specialist, breaking down various design/build activities into detailed components and sub-assemblies. Abe will utilize CAD/CAM software applications and provide programming for CNC (robotic cutting tools) production. Until recently Abe held the position of Manufacturing Consultant at Tekton Design LLC and Rocky Mountain Composites where he created models and animation for various projects. 

Atmosphere Studios has also invested in a new software program called SolidWorks. The program will allow a project database to be built within one application from the conceptual design, to detail and part manufacturing through the rendering of photo realistic images and animation.  SolidWorks is being implemented across design, engineering, detailing and project management functions. 

The Atmosphere cast is excited to welcome our new members. Their strong experience in our core services is key to building on our award winning reputation. Our new talent and upgraded software are further steps to ensure that Atmosphere has contented clients.

Eric Krepela, Production Director

Who is Atmosphere Studios? Atmosphere Studios specializes in creating innovative environments for events, trade shows and corporate spaces.  With a diverse client list that includes industry leaders like Bombardier, Nordica and Patagonia and up-and-coming companies like Keen Footwear, Dynix Software and Nverzion Broadcast, Atmosphere Studios has been impressing clients with their expertise since 1997.  Partners Tom Jennings (Founder), Kurt Damschroder (Design Director), and Eric Krepela (Production Director), are on their way to becoming well known in the industry. The new staff and software systems underscore the ongoing transformation of Atmosphere into a leading design and production firm with a worldwide reputation for excellence.