Media Resources International acquires Hamilton Digital Designs Ltd.

Jan. 11, 2011
Date Announced: 11 Jan 2011 Toronto - Media Resources International (MRI) has acquired Hamilton Digital Designs Ltd. (HDD) of Burlington, Ontario. HDD has designed and manufactured electronic indoor and outdoor LED displays for the sports, commercial and entertainment markets for 37 years. “The merger will enable us to broaden our product line and offer LED displays worldwide” says MRI partner Steve Gallow. He adds, “HDD is a very successful company providing custom engineering, design and manufacturing plus complete software design and execution. We feel confident that by joining forces we will be able to offer superior outdoor advertising products for the global market.”Jim Mitchell, owner of HDD says “MRI’s business philosophy is in sync with that of my company; to provide customers with the best quality design, engineering and service. I think it’s a perfect marriage and I look forward to being part of the MRI management team.”Sales management of LED displays will be headed up by MRI partner Bill Mullen who is responsible for sales of all MRI products except production. Mullen has announced that Al Wynne who was responsible for sales at HDD will join MRI with a key focus on digital sales. He added that Christine Lanziano, who currently handles US sales for the company’s three –message displays (tri-vision), will take on the responsibility for marketing and sales of LED displays in the US.MRI, until recently known as The Grant Sign Group, was established in 1967 and has offices in Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, New York City and Naples, Florida. MRI’s product line and operations include: manufacturing, production and service maintenance for a wide array of outdoor and indoor displays including LED, digital, 3D, traditional large and small format outdoor advertising, tri-vision displays and POP digital printing. The company also offers a number of specialized displays for events and trade shows, stage and studio backdrops, street furniture as well as various parts and systems.

Steve Gallow MRI Phone: 416.213.0993 Cell: 416.908.1571 Jim Mitchell HDD Phone: 905.332.1884 (Ex. 239)

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