Mission-Critical Tech Leaders Winsted and Barco to Join Forces at Global Power Conference, DistribuTech 2023

The biggest stakeholders in the power industry are coming together for the annual technology showcase – DistribuTech. This year, Winsted will join forces with Barco, an industry-leading, global provider of tech systems, displays and other solutions for control rooms, to showcase the best and brightest.

“Winsted and Barco have a long history of mutual collaboration,” said Randy Smith, Winsted’s President. “Both the companies have long focused on being ‘customer-first’, having high engineering standards and industry expertise. So combining our efforts for the benefit of the end customer is the natural next step. We’re excited to join forces for this event and look forward to talking with attendees about their needs.”

Barco’s product line includes control room software, video walls spanning all technology types, long-term media management and workflow solutions and long-term service support. The company works with customers globally, both large and small, to ensure command and control centers have cutting-edge technology that are appropriate for the customer’s specific needs.

Winsted designs and builds operator consoles, casework, and supporting technology equipment that will stand up to the challenges of a 24/7, mission critical environment.

“At Winsted, we view our products as the conduit that connects operators to the technology systems in the control room. Using our core principles of ergonomic design, and our experience with the technical requirements of control rooms, Barco and Winsted are a natural fit,”” said Shawn Brady, Winsted’s Vice President of New Product Development. “Barco is a leading technology manufacturer in these environments. It will be very beneficial to the utility market to see how our products compliment each other in a simulated environment.”

Mike Benson, Barco Vice President of control room and video walls sales, noted both companies carefully craft their products with the human operator in mind.

“Barco’s alliance with Winsted is about creating a strong ecosystem that supports a whole solution for the customer. We teamed up to with a shared philosophy of customer centricity in all we do.”

Winsted and Barco are both known for products designed to heighten awareness, mitigate fatigue, reduce distractions, and improve operator performance in many other ways. Both companies are excited to share their knowledge and experience at DistribuTech.

Show attendee are encouraged to visit Barco and Winsted at booth #3441.

DistribuTech International 2023 will be held in San Diego on February 7-9. More information about the conference can be found at

About Barco

Barco is a global technology leader that develops networked visualization solutions for the entertainment, enterprise and healthcare markets. Our solutions make a visible impact, allowing people to enjoy compelling entertainment experiences; to foster knowledge sharing and smart decision-making in organizations and to help hospitals provide their patients with the best possible healthcare.
Headquartered in Kortrijk (Belgium), Barco realized sales of 804 million euro in 2021 and has a global team of 3,000+ employees, whose passion for technology is captured in +500 granted patents. Barco has been listed on the Brussels Stock Exchange since 1985. (Euronext: BAR; Reuters: BARBt.BR; Bloomberg: BAR BB)
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Acerca de Winsted
Winsted is a worldwide leader in control room solutions – designing mission critical control room consoles and technical furniture since 1963. Winsted is a pioneer in product design and development. We engineer environments where design meets detail and comfort creates control – a furniture system of intelligent ergonomics to become an extension of body and mind. We create control rooms that allow operators to focus, to think, and to succeed. Winsted consoles meet all ISO and OSHA guidelines.
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