Creative Technology merges Mediatec UK into London operation

Creative Technology merges Mediatec UK into London operation

Creative Technology Ltd (CT) is pleased to announce that following the acquisition of the company by NEP in January 2017, the UK division of sister company Mediatec will be merged with and rebranded CT from the 1st April 2017.

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Mediatec UK has been providing LED screens and associated production services to a small portfolio of prestige clients across the sporting and corporate event sectors since 2003. The merger with CT will allow the team access to a significantly larger pool of technical and operational resources.

The business will continue to operate from its current premises in Sunbury on Thames during the busy summer period, however it is expected to relocate to CT’s Crawley headquarters during the second half of 2017, allowing the combined business to fully realise the opportunities arising from collective resources.

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Dave Crump, CEO of CT Group commented: “CT and Mediatec have enjoyed a close, albeit competitive relationship over many years. Several of the current Mediatec UK contracts started life with us and we have always enjoyed similar operating cultures alongside a healthy exchange of personnel and, occasionally, clients. Bringing the businesses together will provide enhanced opportunities for the majority of the staff and allow us to offer their clients a broader range of technology and services”.

Kenneth Patterson, President of Mediatec Solutions in Sweden added “We have a great team in the UK who have done some excellent work, however they have always been somewhat limited by lack of local inventory and the distance/cost of operating from Sweden. Joining forces with our friends, and now colleagues at CT, is the ideal way to take the business forward and to allow the team to develop. I would like to thank the people at Mediatec UK for all of their commitment over the last 15 years and wish them the very best for the future.”

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About Creative Technology

Creative Technology provides innovation, technology, project management and operational support to the global events market. Our goal for every project and across every market, is to exceed customer expectation, delivering consistently creative technological solutions that add impact and dynamism to events large and small.

Investment in the industry’s finest talent and most inspiring minds, alongside the very best technology, defines CT’s service and differentiates us from our competitors.

About Mediatec

Mediatec UK is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mediatec Solutions (formally Massteknik), headquartered in Sweden. The UK business was established in 2003 to provide production and LED solutions to sporting, entertainment and corporate events. 

Mediatec Solutions has offices throughout Scandinavia and operates the world's largest fleet of LED trucks, alongside a broad range of high end audio visual and live event production hardware and services.  

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About NEP

NEP provides the technology and know-how to enable clients to produce the world’s most prestigious live and broadcast events around the globe. The company is the leading worldwide provider of outsourced production solutions offering technical services for remote production, studio production, video display, host broadcasting, post production, premium playout, smart asset / media management, and multi-screen delivery. NEP’s more than 3,000 employees are driven by passion and a focus on technical innovation, and together they have supported productions in over 65 countries on all seven continents. NEP is headquartered in the United States and has offices in 20 countries.

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