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Young Equipment Sales, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Assets From Theatrical Services & Supplies, Inc. To Expand Audio Visual, Lighting and Theatrical Services Division


Hauppauge, N.Y.; January 28, 2014

Young Equipment Sales, Inc. today announced the strategic acquisition of assets from Theatrical Services & Supplies, Inc. (TSSI), providing end to end design, service, solutions and best in class equipment, committed to the quality of their customers’ needs and building a more robust array of offerings in their Audio Visual, Lighting and Theatrical Services division. With the completion of the transaction, these assets will enhance the services Young Equipment Sales already provides to schools from early childhood through colleges and universities, hotels, restaurants and catering facilities, religious institutions, hospitals and healthcare offices, libraries and various commercial and retail businesses.

Serving Long Island, New York City and Westchester, Young Equipment Sales, Inc. offers high-quality products that include commercial, hospitality and school furnishings, indoor and outdoor sporting equipment, lockers, casework, playgrounds and more. In addition to it’s existing product lines, the acquisition furthers Young Equipment Sales’ capabilities of their Audio Visual, Lighting and Theatrical Services division adding both expertise and equipment to everything from design and installation, to maintenance and safety inspection.

Growing the Young Equipment Sales’ Audio Visual, Lighting, and Theatrical Services division reaffirms the increasing technological needs of the future to provide greater and energy-efficient options in the areas of:
  • Indoor/Outdoor Audio Systems
  • Architectural and LED Lighting and Dimming Systems
  • Classroom, Commercial and Industrial Lighting
  • Stage and Studio Lighting
  • Multimedia Projection Systems
  • Audio/Visual Integration
  • Theater Drapery and Motorized Rigging Systems
  • CCTV
  • Tele-Conferencing
  • Interactive Displays
  • Design Services


“In anticipation of the ever-growing demands for best-in-class technology, and further renewing our commitment to our customers’ needs, YES is particularly pleased to expand our Audio Visual, Lighting and Theatrical Services division to now include the assets and expertise of TSSI. We are especially pleased to have TSSI’s President Bob Bayer collaborate with YES to further strengthen the organization,” said Young Equipment Sales CEO, Rich Young.

For TSSI, the transaction highlights more than 40 years of creativity and commitment to both the theatrical community and service industry. “YES and I are continuing to work together to provide all of the services TSSI provided in the past. I look forward to working with YES for years to come,” said Theatrical Services & Supplies, Inc. President Robert Bayer.

About Theatrical Services & Supplies, Inc.

Launched in 1969, Theatrical Services & Supplies, Inc. grew from an installation and service company for theater equipment, to become a renowned design, lighting and audio systems business serving the tri-state area. TSSI later developed a line of high efficiency LED lighting to better conserve energy and increase safety for theaters, studios and various commercial venues.

About Young Equipment Sales, Inc.

Young Equipment Sales is a premier provider of high-quality products that include commercial, hospitality and school furnishings, indoor and outdoor sporting equipment, lockers, security, window coverings, casework, audio visual, lighting and theater services, playgrounds and more. Dedicated to the Long Island, New York City and Westchester communities for more than 35 years, Young Equipment Sales delivers end-to-end service from design and installation, to maintenance and safety inspection. For more information on how to create, update or enhance your business’ environment, visit www.YoungEquipmentSales.com.