The Expendable Supply Stores (ESS) division of Matthews Studio Equipment Group, the Burbank, CA-based provider of lighting and grip equipment and related entertainment production supplies, purchased Entertainment Resources Inc. division Olesen earlier this year. The transaction was valued at $2 million. The acquisition of Olesen by ESS, which has offices in Miami and Burbank, expands ESS' access into the theatrical market and Southern California. Olesen's president, Marge Romans, remains ...

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