Brand Energy & Infrastructure Acquires German Scaffold Firm


Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services has expanded its geographic footprint in eastern Germany after purchasing SYN-Service.

SYN-Service provides scaffolding solutions to industrial markets and the energy sector, SYN-Service also supports maintenance, repair and new construction in the bridge industry.

“SYN-Service is a welcome addition to Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services,” said Dave Witsken, president of Energy and Industrial at BrandSafway. “With its outstanding experience, expertise and commitment to safety, SYN-Service can help us strengthen our position in Germany and deliver a higher level of excellence to our customers. It’s one more step in our commitment to growing our energy and industrial services.”

Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services has been operating in Germany since 2012, growing year-over-year since then. “As a combined business, we can deliver custom and highly efficient access and scaffolding solutions to the chemical, pharmaceutical, food, steel and cement industries as well as to the energy sector in Germany,” Herke adds.

SYN-Service customers will benefit from the broad range of products, services and solutions available through Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services. “We look forward to joining Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services,” said Henry Lewin, managing director at SYN-Service. “This is an exciting opportunity for our customers as well as our employees.”

With head offices in the Netherlands and subsidiaries in Belgium, France, Germany, Romania, the United Kingdom, Australia and India, Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services is one of the leading providers of industrial services and total access solutions. Its offerings range from scaffolding, rope access, and suspended and powered access to thermal and acoustic insulation, fireproofing, coatings and heat tracing. The company is part of the BrandSafway Group, a leading global provider of access, specialized services, and forming and shoring solutions to the industrial, commercial and infrastructure end markets.