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Summit Steel joins Production Resource Group

New Windsor, New York—December 10, 2008—Production Resource Group LLC (PRG) announced today 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.

PRG CEO Jere Harris said, “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 commented, “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.”

Summit Steel is a leading rigging supplier in the live event business, delivering rigging for a diverse range of projects from theatre to concert touring to conferences and events. Summit is the exclusive supplier of rigging services to London's O2 Arena. Current concert touring projects include Elton John and Coldplay. Summit provides a full rigging service, with equipment and crew, specialty truss structures and made to order design and development.

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About Production Resource Group—Production Resource Group, LLC (PRG) is the world's leading supplier of entertainment technology solutions, including lighting, audio, video, scenery, and automation systems. PRG serves a wide range of markets, including theatre, concert tours, tradeshows, corporate and special events, television and film, and themed environments. PRG provides its services worldwide through more than 17 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia.

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