UK - TSL Lighting has invested more than £500,000 in new rental stock as it announces the completion of its acquisition of corporate and event lighting specialist, Blinding Light.
The investment expands the company's stock of fixtures from a range of manufacturers, including Chroma-Q, Claypaky, Luminex, Chamsys and Litepanels.
"This marks a significant moment for TSL and Blinding Light as we underpin our commitment to growth and service with significant stock expansion," says Managing Director, Sam Tamplin. "Both brands share common core values - to provide the best quality lighting and rigging equipment and services to the production industry, delivered by skilled, knowledgeable and friendly project managers and technicians. I truly believe that our combined team - made up of well respected, experienced staff who share these values - will be a huge advantage to all of our clients, both existing and new."
Both locations - Gatwick and Basingstoke - continue to operate under their respective individual brands under the overall control of Sam Tamplin. TSL Account Directors Dom Sheerman and Loz Wilcox will remain in their management roles at Blinding Light, working alongside design directors Anthony 'Turbo' Hall and Neil Harvey, and the rest of the Blinding Light team.
"Customers of both TSL and Blinding Light are assured that they will retain the same points of contact and will continue to enjoy the same great level of service, quality of equipment and personal relationships," Sam continues. "My plan for both sites was always about growth and unlocking extra capacity, so we're delighted to have added extra staff in the office and warehouse at both locations.
"The emphasis for both brands remains as it has always been: on providing a personal and individual service, supplying well prepared, quality equipment and ensuring our staff are suitably trained and experienced for every project they work on," Sam concludes. "It goes without saying that we are focussed and committed to supporting and developing these core values as our group continues to grow."