Acquisition reflects investment in and expansion of commercial access strategy
WAUKESHA, Wis. – AUGUST 21, 2017 – In a move toward continued growth and expansion of its comprehensive commercial access strategy, BrandSafway and SafwayAtlantic are announcing the acquisition of the assets of All-Safe, LLC, effective August 18, 2017.
SafwayAtlantic, a BrandSafway company, delivers comprehensive, world-class, urban access solutions in the New York, New Jersey and Chicago metropolitan markets. From new construction and skyscrapers, to high-rise buildings and historical renovations, SafwayAtlantic efficiently and safely provides a full range of access products and services.
Located in Brooklyn, New York, All-Safe provides turnkey hoisting, scaffolding, shoring and bracing as well as jobsite protection solutions for commercial construction projects of any size. “This acquisition will strengthen our presence in the New York/New Jersey area,” said Keith Lynch, President of SafwayAtlantic. “All-Safe is a strong player in our market and is known for safely handling complex urban access challenges. All-Safe is a great fit for SafwayAtlantic.”
All-Safe’s operations – hoist and scaffold solutions supported by full in-house engineering, permit expediting and hands-on project management – will be merged into SafwayAtlantic’s organization. “We look forward to combining our assets and expertise with SafwayAtlantic, a leader in delivering comprehensive, world-class urban access solutions,” said Dan O’Brien, co-owner of All-Safe. “This is an exciting opportunity for our business and employees to thrive and grow.”
All-Safe is a privately held company, which has been owned and operated since 1996 by Dan O’Brien and Martin O’Donovan. With a reputation for safely handling complex urban access challenges, All-Safe is known for its expert field personnel, superior project management skills and broad depth of technical expertise in engineering.
Moving forward, All-Safe customers will be able to continue working with their current contacts and will get the same personal attention they are accustomed to receiving. Plus, as part of SafwayAtlantic, All-Safe customers will now be able to take advantage of a wider range of products and services. This includes a larger inventory of scaffolding equipment, additional access solutions – more motorized products, suspended access systems like QuikDeck® and Spider®, and HAKI® platforms and weather protection – and a broader range of services, including engineering and safety training.
With a commitment to safety as its foremost value, BrandSafway provides the broadest range of services, products and solutions, with the greatest depth of expertise, to the industrial, commercial and infrastructure end markets. BrandSafway, a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, has nearly $5 billion in revenue, approximately 32,000 employees and over 350 locations in 30 countries. With its global footprint, rigorous operating processes, and extensive service offerings — scaffolding and other work access solutions, insulation, coatings, specialty services, and forming and shoring — BrandSafway supports customers’ maintenance, turnaround and refurbishment needs as well as new construction, capital-driven upgrades and expansion plans. Today's BrandSafway — large enough to leverage economies of scale to increase safety and productivity, while also nimble and responsive — delivering unmatched service with local labor and management.