BrandSafway acquires Big City Access
US based scaffold, suspended platform and mastclimber supplier BrandSafway has acquired the assets of Texas based Big City Access as part of the company’s strategy to expand its commercial construction and infrastructure business in the state.
Based in Houston, Big City Access is a privately owned provider of scaffolding, suspended platforms, hoists and mastclimbers with around 160 employees operating at in Houston and additional locations in Dallas, Austin and San Antonio.
Art Eunson, president of BrandSafway’s metro and infrastructure division said: “BrandSafway is committed to becoming the number one total access solutions provider in metro areas around the country, and this acquisition demonstrates that commitment. By combining Big City Access with BrandSafway’s commercial operation in Texas, we will become the largest and most experienced premier commercial access provider in Texas, going to market as Big City Access by BrandSafway.”
Big City chief executive Barbara Roberts added: “This is an exciting opportunity for both our customers and our employees. By joining the leading access and industrial services company in North America, we can further grow our business and provide an enhanced level of service to our customers.”
BrandSafway regional vice president Mike Krach said: “Big City Access has an outstanding reputation and brings more than 18 years of technologically advanced commercial access experience to BrandSafway in Texas. By leveraging the assets and expertise of Big City Access, together with BrandSafway’s, we can deliver a full suite of access and scaffolding, forming and shoring, and safety equipment and training to the commercial and infrastructure markets throughout the Texas region.”