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BrandSafway acquires Benchmark Scaffolding’s UK Hoist Division

21st February 2020

BrandSafway, the owner of Lyndon SGB and Taylor Hoists, has acquired the UK Hoist Division of Benchmark Scaffolding for an undisclosed sum. The transaction significantly enhances its hoist capabilities 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 material hoist capability with capacities ranging 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.”

SOURCE: Spector magazine