ACT Lighting Acquires AC Power Distribution, Inc.

by Michael Eddy
(L to R): Greg Mayberry, Brian Dowd, James Davey
(L to R): Greg Mayberry, Brian Dowd, James Davey
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ACT Lighting announced that it has completed the acquisition of AC Power Distribution, Inc., a manufacturer of UL Listed portable power distribution for film/video, touring, and exterior event venues. AC Power is located in Burbank, CA.

AC Power was founded in 1991 and has established itself as a provider of creative power distribution solutions for film/video, concert touring, exterior event venues, sports, and theatre. For ACT Lighting clients, this acquisition expands their access to premium entertainment technology products and services that they currently benefit from.

“ACT’s superior product portfolio and best people in the industry combined with AC Power’s resources and expertise in power distribution further establish ACT as a full-service entertainment technology resource,” said Ben Saltzman, President & CEO of ACT Lighting. “With the addition of AC Power, we continue to offer our amazing customers an expanding selection of technologies they use to further the boundary of visual design and creative vision.”

AC Power President James Davey joins ACT as VP of Power Distribution. AC Power CEO Greg Mayberry will also continue to work for the company in an outside sales role, integrating with the ACT team. AC Power will operate out of its Burbank facility, in close proximity to ACT Lighting’s Burbank office.

“ACT Lighting has long been recognized as a leading supplier of production technology and service, and we’re honored and excited to be joining the ACT family of respected brands,” said Davey. “AC Power Distribution’s industry proven products combined with ACT’s commitment to the industry will provide a platform to grow the AC Power brand, ultimately providing customers with greater offerings. Both companies share the philosophy of superior customer service and support, so it is a natural fit.”

Further information from ACT Lighting: www.actlighting.com