Acquisition Extends Product Offerings for Company and Adds Strategic Locations
LANSING, MI and ORLANDO, FL, 10 June 2009 – SGA Production Staging is pleased to announce the simultaneous acquisitions of ASI Production Services and All Staging Unlimited. The combined company will begin joint operations immediately as SGASi Production Services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
SGA is the industry leader in the design and execution of scalable event seating and staging solutions, including seating systems and audience risers. ASI is the nation's leading rental provider of theatrical drapery and temporary stages with warehouses in Atlanta, Orlando, Las Vegas and Ft. Lauderdale. ASU is a premier provider of scenery, production automation and sets. SGASi will provide the broadest range of venue transformation capabilities to the events marketplace. SGASi will be led by Tom Hilton, President. ASI's President, Dennis Smith, will remain at SGASI as Executive Vice-President.
”I'm very pleased and excited to announce the merger of SGA Production Staging with and ASI and ASU,” said Tom Hilton, President of SGASi. “The combined rental assets, the expertise and artistry of ASU and the support of the most experienced production team in the industry sets the stage for an extremely powerful combination. Our customer base will notice the expanded range of product offerings, which enables us to provide an unsurpassed level of services. We proudly welcome Dennis and the rest of his team to SGA.”
“I am very proud of our 25 years of service to the event industry and look forward with great confidence and enthusiasm to the heightened success that the combined companies will bring, said Dennis Smith, Executive Vice President of SGASi. This new company will offer conveniences and synergies that will quickly be recognized by our clients. The production experience in SGASi is unsurpassed in the industry and is the one-stop choice for all elevated risers, drapery and scenic design. I am very happy to be a part of this strong company and talented team and look forward to many years of success in the event industry with SGASi.”