Production Resource Group LLC (PRG) announced yesterday that it has acquired Summit Steel, a UK-based live event rigging company.

Jon Bray, managing director of Summit, will remain in his current position. Summit Steel will continue as an independent brand focused on the markets that it serves. The company is committed to delivering the highest quality rigging services and equipment to the live event industry, including its SmarTmast system. Summit will remain located at their base in Kent, England.

PRG CEO Jere Harris says, “We are delighted to add Summit Steel to PRG’s portfolio of specialist brands in the UK and Europe. A rigging supplier of this strength and reputation will complement and enhance our existing brands in the region and our business globally. We are looking forward to working with Jon and his team to further broaden our group technical services offer to support every size event.”

Summit’s Jon Bray comments, “The team at Summit Steel are looking forward to becoming a member of PRG’s group of companies. Our relationship with our new UK sister companies within the group, PRG Lighting and Essential Lighting, will provide exciting new collaborative opportunities for our businesses.”