In November 2016, Wenger Corporation announced its acquisition of the assets of SECOA, Inc. Established in 1971 as Theatrical Rigging Systems, SECOA has developed a reputation as a well-known industry player with products ranging from theatrical rigging equipment, acoustical shells, orchestra pit fillers and stage lifts.

Wenger and its subsidiary J.R. Clancy provide the broadest array of quality solutions for the performing arts industry. Adding SECOA’s proud heritage in rigging, shells and related equipment will enhance the manufacturing and service expertise to deliver an even better customer experience.

Moving ahead, the combined businesses will be able to provide performing arts customers with a deeper breadth of products, enhanced new product development, better leveraged resources and shared best practices. With the broad range of solutions offered through Wenger and J.R. Clancy, there is a constant emphasis to offer the right products and services for the marketplace.


All equipment from SECOA is manufactured in a state-of-the-art facility. Our products are designed and constructed using only premium materials that meet industry established manufacturing standards. SECOA’s manufacturing department maintains schedules with maximum flexibility ensuring the highest quality output.

Types of Equipment

  • Counterweight Rigging
  • Automated Rigging
  • Fire Safety Curtain Systems
  • Orchestra Shells
  • Acoustical Reflectors
  • Auditorium Ceiling Panels
  • Orchestra Pit Fillers
  • Stage Lifts
  • Tension Wire Grids
  • Stage Draperies and Track
  • Lighting and Dimming Systems

Engineering and Design

SECOA designers, drafters and engineers have a combine experience of over 185 years and have an industry-wide reputation for producing the most complete and accurate submittals as well as creative solutions to our industry’s challenges.

Project Management

SECOA Project Managers are experienced both in construction and theatre. They apply their theatre knowledge to problem solving, coordination and communication from contract award to close out.


SECOA provides industry certified ETCP installers to ensure safe working systems.

8650 109th Ave. N.
Champlin, MN 55316
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