Make your project happen with our inventory in Chicago, boasting an impressive selection of high-tech lighting and grip equipment.

The Windy City's Best Production Equipment Inventory

Get professional-grade lighting, grip, and expendables right here in Chicago. At Universal Production Services, we care about quality and it shows: you can rent top-notch equipment for your production, try out advanced LED technology, and have a team of skilled production experts on your side. Instantly secure one of our lighting or grip packages for everything you need at competitive rates.

Key Services

  • Lighting
  • Grip


LED Lighting Technology
Go green without sacrificing performance. LEDs use less electricity and emit less heat, reducing overhead costs while achieving studio standards.

Traditional Incandescent Lights
Choose tried and true. We provide traditional incandescent lights to meet all production requirements.

Moving Lights
Have endless mobility. Moving lights are highly versatile, allowing you to achieve advanced effects on set.

High-Quality Lighting Equipment Packages
Get everything you need. Our lighting equipment packages can be instantly secured at competitive rates.


Steel Deck
This modular staging system is extremely durable and holds thousands of pounds in weight

Truss & Motor
We provide box truss and chain motors to ensure your lighting set up is securely and safely installed

Grip Equipment & Expendables
Flags, rags, stands, ladders, apple boxes, sand bags, pop-up tents, etc.


Meet the Chicago Team

You'll be blown away by the best Lighting team in the windy city!
Led by Alex Waszak, these experienced professionals provide the highest level of customer service the industry has to offer.

From left to right:

Robert Schoenthaler, Matt Szalinski, Alex Waszak, Erik Jaworski

Contact Us

Lighting & Grip Rentals
2558 W 16th Street 
Loading Dock #4
Chicago, IL 60608

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm


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