PANTHER stands for camera support systems such as camera cranes and dollies etc. Panther also means tradition, experience, know-how and perfection. The PANTHER head quarters in Oberhaching near Munich (Germany) has already more than 70 employees, and there are subsidiaries in Hamburg (Germany), Prague (Czech Republic) and Poland. The innovative strength of PANTHER and the high quality of their products influenced the whole film industry in the early 80s. Being the first and most popular electromechanical dolly in the world, the SUPER PANTHER II dolly was given a "Scientific and Engineering Award" in 1990 in Hollywood. Today the Evolution dolly is its technical follow up.