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Safway Services Acquires Atlantic Hoisting & Scaffolding

Safway Services has acquired Atlantic Hoisting & Scaffolding LLC, the largest provider of scaffolding and hoisting in the New York City area. The acquisition strengthens Safway’s market presence and expertise in metropolitan high-rise scaffolding. Atlantic is based in Carlstadt, N.J., and has been serving the commercial construction industry in New York City for more than 50 years. The company is known for designing and providing access services for complex high-rise projects.

Atlantic provides services to customers through all phases of construction, with in-house engineers and designers working alongside on-site fabricators and carpenters. Atlantic has worked on a wide range of projects in the New York City area such as the September 11 Memorial Museum, Freedom Tower, the Jacob K. Javits convention Center renovation, the United Nations building and the JP Morgan Chase headquarters.

“With this acquisition, Safway adds expertise in hoisting solutions for complex metropolitan projects to its leading capabilities in engineering, safety and project management of scaffolding and access solutions services,” said Marc Wilson, president and CEO of Safway Services LLC. “Atlantic also helps provide the capability to bring customers a turnkey solution for high-rise access projects across North America, through Safway’s extensive branch network.”

“Becoming part of Safway provides the opportunity to bring our expertise to other metropolitan areas, as well as enhance our services to general contractors nationwide,” added Greg Karas, president of Atlantic Scaffolding & Hoist.

Based in Waukesha, Wis., Safway Services is No. 15 on the new RER 100.

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