Expands Taylor’s Hoists premium access expertise in London

KENNESAW, Ga., Feb. 18, 2020 – Brand Industrial Services, known as BrandSafway, has acquired the assets of Benchmark Scaffolding’s UK Hoist Division, effective February 17, 2020. This transaction significantly enhances the premium hoist capabilities of Taylor’s Hoists, a division of Lyndon SGB by BrandSafway, in the greater London area.

“The Benchmark Hoist Division is a great addition to Taylor’s Hoists,” said Robert Lynch, managing director of Lyndon SGB. “By enhancing our hoist solutions with Benchmark’s high-performance equipment, Taylor’s Hoists will be able to better serve its customers and offer a wider range of integrated solutions.”

The Benchmark Hoist Division has a significant inventory of material hoists with capacities from 500 to 2,500 kilograms and single- and dual-car personnel hoists with capacities from 1,200 to 3,200 kilograms.

“This acquisition reinforces our leadership position in the United Kingdom,” said Mick Herke, vice president of Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services in Europe. “With Benchmark’s highly specialized knowledge in premium hoist solutions, Taylor’s Hoists and Lyndon SGB can further expand their services.”

“Our hoist division team looks forward to sharing their expertise and best practices with Taylor’s Hoists and Lyndon SGB,” said Steve Crompton, director of Benchmark Hoists. “Both companies are some of our industry’s best-known and well-respected names.”

About Taylor’s Hoists and Lyndon SGB By BrandSafway

Dating back to 1919, Lyndon SGB by BrandSafway (formed by the joining of Lyndon Scaffolding & SGB in 2019) is the largest and most respected scaffolding and access firm in the United Kingdom, employing more than 1,000 scaffolders and support staff. Taylor’s Hoists, a division of Lyndon SGB, is the premier operation and maintenance hoist brand in the UK, serving the construction industry’s main players with vertical access solutions. Together, Lyndon SGB and Taylor’s Hoists offer a full range of temporary access solutions, including conventional tube and fitting, system scaffolding solutions and hoist solutions. For more information, visit www.taylors-hoists.co.uk and www.lyndon-sgb.co.uk.

About BrandSafway

With a commitment to safety as its foremost value, BrandSafway provides the broadest range of solutions with the greatest depth of expertise to the industrial, commercial and infrastructure markets. Through a network of 340 strategic locations across 30 countries and more than 38,000 employees, BrandSafway delivers a full range of forming, shoring, scaffolding, work access and industrial service solutions. BrandSafway supports maintenance and refurbishment projects as well as new construction and expansion plans with unmatched service from expert local labor and management. Today’s BrandSafway is At Work For You™ — leveraging innovation and economies of scale to increase safety and productivity, while remaining nimble and responsive. For more information about BrandSafway, visit www.brandsafway.com.