MBS Equipment Company Opens Fayette County, Georgia, East Coast Headquarters
The headquarters, based at Trilith Studios, will span 100,000 square feet, making it the company’s largest global hub. The new purpose-built space will be used to service its growing clientele, including productions at over 75 Atlanta-area stages, a satellite facility in Savannah, and additional stateside location work.
"MBSE is the lion in our ecosystem of 40+ companies at Trilith," said Frank Patterson, President and CEO of Trilith Studios. "Their size and strength comes from having a rich supply of the best tools in the industry for filmmakers to make their vision a reality, and their world-class services enable us to support any production of any scale."
MBSE ventured into Georgia in 2014 as one of the founding production support companies in the media park at Trilith Studios, then Pinewood Atlanta Studios. While the company maintains the largest share of TV and rental inventory in the world, MBSE said it plans to house a majority of this supply at Trilith due to the volume of work there and in the state of Georgia as a whole.
"We are proud Georgia's business environment continues to attract quality companies like MBSE and gives them the tools necessary to invest, create jobs, and produce world-class entertainment," said Governor Brian P. Kemp. "From a steady workforce pipeline to a diverse array of industry assets, MBSE has everything productions need to make great television shows and films right here in Georgia, and we look forward to their continued growth in the Peach State."
The Georgia Film Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), worked closely with MBSE and Trilith as they located and expanded in Georgia. MBSE has hired and trained 95% of its team locally, serving a key role in the growth of Georgia’s entertainment industry by bringing business to the state and by sourcing and nurturing its talent.
"We’re thrilled to see MBSE grow in the State of Georgia, where the entertainment industry continues to be a significant boon to the state’s economy," said Pat Wilson, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development. "MBSE’s expansion shows how important Georgia’s talent and rich landscape is to the film and TV business and signals important growth to come in jobs and revenue for our state."
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