Philadelphia International Festival - Kinetic Tree Sculpture

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McLaren has completed overhead rigging of a Kinetic Tree sculpture for use during the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts this month. From the base 54 simplified branches, constructed from timber, are suspended and move both vertically and radially from the tree trunk through the use of an intricate overhead cable grid. The construction of the cable grid required temporary structural assemblies to be erected on top of 3 buildings.

White Plains Celebrates National Robotics Week At Engineer Expo

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- White Plains celebrated its seventh annual National Robotics Week at the Lower Hudson Valley Engineer Expo at White Plains High School, hosted by McLaren Engineering Group.

The Carmel High School FIRST Robotics FRC team 5943 “The Bad News Gears” along with the Ossining FRC Team 4122 “The O-Bots” demoed its FRC robots from competition and talked to the community about FIRST Competition, engineering, robots and how FIRST is more than robots.

Schoharie County Retains McLaren for a Stream Bank Restoration Project

McLaren was retained by Schoharie County to provide construction management services for remediation work on multiple streams in the county that were damaged during Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. The remediation work will help restore the streams to pre-storm conditions and will help mitigate future flooding. McLaren newly opened Albany Office will serve this project.

Bill Gorlin Receives Above & Beyond Award

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Congratulations to McLaren's Vice President and Entertainment Division Chief, Bill Gorlin, on achieving his 2016 ESTA Above & Beyond Award for his work as chair of the Task Group that wrote a new North American standard for performer flying!

Click here to read more about ESTA Above & Beyond Award winners.

New ESTA Standards Approved and Published

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McLaren is honored to have contributed to the development of the first technical standard in North America for performer flying systems, which was recently approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)! McLaren's very own Bill Gorlin, Vice President of Entertainment, was the chair of the task group from the Entertainment Services and Technology Association (ESTA) Rigging Working Group who developed this standard.