Layher Hosts Inaugural Houston Fall Prevention Safety Day 5

Layher Hosts Inaugural Houston Fall Prevention Safety Day

Supports OSHA Safety Stand-Down

Houston, TX – Construction and safety professionals gathered at Layher North America headquarters May 12 to raise awareness for preventing fall hazards in the construction industry and support the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s National Fall Prevention Stand-down.

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Don Fry Incorporates Layher Materials in Novel Cable-Car Design

Don Fry Incorporates Layher Materials in Novel Cable-Car Design

In what is the first of its kind in North America, Don Fry Scaffold Service, Inc (Don Fry) is bringing Layher products together in a unique approach to recoat sections of lead-based paint (LBP) lined pipelines that supply water to Oakland and San Francisco, CA.

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Layher Scaffolding Materials at the Miami Science Museum - Layher Shoring Tower V2

To the Moon and Back with Layher Materials

If you are one of the lucky visitors to the new and highly anticipated Miami Science Museum in 2016, you’ll be journeying to the great beyond while safely tucked inside a 250-seat planetarium constructed with the help of Layher materials. Located in downtown Miami, the planetarium is the jewel of the new museum and structurally one of its biggest undertakings made possible by scaffolding.

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Preserving a Piece of History: First Church in Albany through the Eyes of a Scaffolder

In Collaboration with Tri-City Scaffolding

Certain buildings just catch the eye of a scaffolder. Interesting angles, odd leanings, and jutting spires fire their creativity and problem-solving abilities, igniting a desire to build up and surround with caged frame. Bring these architectural features together in an iconic landmark, and you’ve got a real dream project. The draw is twofold: to engage a unique engineering challenge head on while contributing to a piece of history. Only rarely do such projects come around, but we are sure glad when they do.

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Layher Allround Scaffolding

WATCH: Layher Allround Scaffolding Assembly

Watch this 3 minute time lapse video illustrating the assembly of Layher Allround Scaffolding, and how Layher’s innovative scaffold technology makes it faster, safer and more versatile than comparable systems. Also learn about Layher’s new Auto-Lock function, U-Ledger, U-Steel Toe Boards and U-Lift-Off Preventer.

Using time lapse to illustrate the speed and simplicity of construction, this video breaks down the construction of Layher’s Allround Scaffolding into 3 steps – basic assembly, modification and expansion.

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Layher Houston Facility Inauguration Event

Layher Holds Inauguration Ceremony for New Houston Facility

HOUSTON, TEXAS. Layher officially opened the doors of its new 30,000-square-foot Houston facility Thursday October 16 with an introduction by Georg Layher, Managing Director of Layher Holding, the announcement of a new fourth generation of scaffolding, and a vow to increase the company’s market share in the US.

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Layher Scaffolding Stairs

Layher Stairs, Decks, and Guardrails Make Appearance at Electric Zoo

Pictured Above: The Layher Stairway Tower 750 was specially designed to provide public access on a notable slope for last year’s Electric Zoo festival in New York.

The Layher name may conjure images of construction, but Layher temporary access stair systems, steel decks, and guardrails are often utilized at popular events and music festivals such as New York’s own Electric Zoo festival, taking place annually during Labor Day weekend. Layher scaffolding has accommodated the festival’s 150,000 plus fans for several years, helping to make the three-day festival accessible and organized.

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Layher Scaffold Rodeo - 2014 SAIA Convention

Layher Scaffold Builder Rodeo at the 2014 SAIA Convention

On August 28th, the Inaugural Scaffold Builder Rodeo took place during the 2014 SAIA Convention in Austin, Texas.

During the competition, teams competed to build and disassemble a scaffolding structure with the fastest time, focusing on safety and efficiency.

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SAIA 2014 annual convention and exposition layher scaffolding

Layher to Participate in the SAIA 2014 Annual Convention and Expo

Layher Scaffolding will be one of the exhibitors at the SAIA 2014 Annual Convention and Exposition hosted in Austin, Texas from July 27-30 at the Hilton Austin.

Layher will participate in sharing information about scaffold and access equipment safety, cost saving resources, scaffold and access manufacturing challenges and more.

The convention will include six training classes (more than ever before), industry networking opportunities, new information about safety practices and policies, and tips to increase revenue. For more information about the convention including a schedule of events, information about educational sessions, training options and more, visit

Layher in the News

Layher North America Headquarters Moves to New Facility in Houston, Texas

HOUSTON, Texas – Layher, the world’s largest producer and industry leading innovator of high quality, integrated modular scaffolding systems, has completed the construction of an impressive 25,000 square foot warehouse and a 5,000 square foot office building in Houston, Texas. The new facility has increased in size by about 7,000 square feet from their previous space. Since moving to the new facility, Layher has hired additional staff and has plans to continue expansion in the coming year. Serving as Layher’s North American headquarters, the new facility covers a total of 5 acres and required 4 acres of concrete to be constructed. Layher utilized their own German engineered and German made scaffolding systems during construction of the facility.

The new facility is another milestone in Layher’s growth and commitment to serving the rapidly expanding oil and gas, petrochemical, mining and construction industries. As the official North American dealer of scaffolding systems and products, Layher North America will utilize their new facility in delivering the world’s leading scaffolding systems throughout the U.S. and Canada. Layher will host a Grand Opening event for the Houston facility in 2014.

The Layher North America headquarters is now located at 8225 Hansen Road, Houston, Texas 77075.

Please contact us for more information.