Turner exits manufacture to focus on scaffold contracting

Aaron Morby 1 year ago
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Glasgow system scaffolding supplier Turner Access has offloaded its manufacturing arm to concentrate on its specialist contracting business.

Turner to invest in growing its contract scaffolding business
Turner to invest in growing its contract scaffolding business

One of North America’s biggest scaffolding business Sunshine Enterprises has bought the firm’s OCTO® system scaffolding manufacturing operation and rebadged it as StepUp Scaffolding UK.

Turner Access will now focus on rapidly expanding its contract scaffolding business activities in the construction and other industry sectors.

Turner Access new managing director, Simon Russell said: “This is great news for Turner Access as a brand and our Scottish and UK-wide construction customer base.

“The shift of emphasis here from production of scaffolding to contract activity and the huge investment and growth this deal will help to support will help us in our vision to be the leading scaffold contractor in Scotland, offering clients a first-class scaffolding service in accordance with our #WorkSafeHomeSafe culture – ideally suited to the current situation.”

StepUp Scaffolding UK will aim to grow its UK and European customers with its expanding portfolio of products.

Sunshine Enterprise acts to put its weight behind OCTO® System Scaffolding

Sunshine Enterprises Europe managing director, Knud Højland Pedersen said: “This deal is fantastic news for the UK scaffolding sector – allowing existing StepUp Scaffolding UK and new British and European customers to slickly and efficiently benefit from the safety and productivity-boosting gains of the OCTO® System Scaffolding, at a time where safety and speed in scaffolding has never been more critical.”

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