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Stage One Consolidates Engineering Expertise With Acquisition Of WGH

UK - On 1st March 2016, Stage One Creative Services Ltd completed its acquisition of WGH Transportation Engineering, the UK's leading leisure ride design and manufacturing company.

This move will see the transfer of employees and intellectual property and will secure the future of the WGH product portfolio under the Stage One brand.

This acquisition represents a significant joining of forces and enhances Stage One's engineering and design capability. Together, the two companies represent best of breed engineering and manufacturing in the creative, entertainment and theme park industries.

Mark Johnson, Stage One CEO, commented: "This represents a very positive step for our company and our clients. Our automation and engineering offering has always been well regarded. However, this recent development adds real breadth and depth. We're looking forward to better supporting existing clients and breaking into new markets." 

Andrew Howarth, MD of WGH, added: "I'm delighted that knowledge and expertise we've built up over 30 years will be secured and promoted. Stage One was a natural choice in which to embed staff and skills so that our clients can be supported well into the future."

1st March 2016

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