Stage 1, Inc. Expands its Service Area to All of West Coast

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Stage 1, Inc. expands its service areaFOLSOM, CA – Stage 1, Inc., based here, recently announced the expansion of its service area throughout the West Coast, including all of California, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon and Washington. The company is also gearing up to serve customers on special projects in the Midwest and abroad.

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Along with its headquarters in Folsom, near Sacramento, Stage 1 also stores equipment in Southern California, area to save clients shipping cost for projects in the Southwest U.S.

In 2009, after five years based in Roseville, CA, Stage 1 moved its operation to Folsom, CA, 25 minutes north of Sacramento, CA.  In the beginning of 2012, Stage 1 named Michael Pina Chief Operating Officer and Jen Grogan Chief Marketing Officer.

Stage 1, Inc. is comprised of 3 divisions (Lighting, Rigging and Staging) and 4 services (Rentals, System Integration, Labor and Service).

The Staging Division provides stages over pools — clear (plexi), frosted, grated and white & black staging decks.  They also provide circle stage decks, standard and odd size stage decks, stages at varying heights, crowd barricades, rolling risers, seating platforms, choirs risers, spot towers, ADA ramps, line array towers, and custom/special projects.

From their Lighting Division, they provide moving heads, consoles, power distro, motors and rigging, cable, conventionals, lifts and ground support, LEDs, special effects and truss.

Along with the expansion of their service area to the West Coast, Stage 1 also has the capacity to service the Midwest and abroad to fulfill special requests.

“Our operation has expanded at an increasingly rapid rate over the last year,” said CEO Mark Triebwasser. “The demand for the services we provide to our clients has fueled this astonishing growth rate.  Our reputation has handshaked its way all over the West Coast and across the country, fostering new relationships and servicing the existing ones.  By the expansion of our home service area in 2013, there is now no boundaries to our clients requests to travel where they go.  And for the potential new clients they are now NOT limited to using Stage 1 just in two states.  Stage 1 will service anywhere the call is for, for what we pride in doing best... and that’s providing top notch equipment & luxury service that each client deserves to have both, readily available and locally.”