Company also acquires Windstand Group
Expand International has widened its display offerings with the addition of the Expand MediaScreen 1"?a retractable banner stand adjustable in height from 63 in. to 88 5/8 in. Available in two widths--33 7/16 in. and 39 3/8 in."?the Expand MediaScreen 1 is made of aluminum and weighs less than a pound. The display includes a telescopic pole and a base measuring 34 in. wide x 13.5 in. deep or 40 in. wide x 13.5 in. deep. An optional spotlight for illuminating the banner is available.
MSRP: $499 for the 33 7/16-in. width; $544 for 39 3/8 in. Delivered in a nylon carry bag for easy transport between setups.
In addition, the company has acquired the Winstand Group, including Winstand America, Winstand of Sweden, and Agman Group Hong Kong. The acquisition includes products, product-development projects, and intangible assets, such as design and technical patents.
"The acquisition is a step in our growth strategy," says Per-Anders Ekstrom, CEO of Expand International Group. "Winstand has a product philosophy that is similar to Expand's with focus on innovation, design, quality, and functionality. The new products and the product-development projects complement both our existing and future products. In addition, a talented group of people from Winstand will strengthen us within the design and product development area."