February 19, 2016

BRACE Integrated Services, a BRACE Industrial Group company, acquires First Coast Scaffolding

First Coast Scaffolding is a Jacksonville, Florida, based scaffolding company focusing on Commercial and Industrial Markets.

Houston, TX – February 19, 2016 – BRACE Industrial Group a leading provider of diversified and integrated industrial services within the power generation, agriculture, maritime, commercial, petrochemical and oil & gas markets announces the acquisition of First Coast Scaffolding.

First Coast Scaffold is a Jacksonville, Florida, based commercial and industrial scaffolding company providing a complete line of system scaffolding, frame scaffolding, swing stages, safety equipment and accessories.  The Jacksonville office and scaffold yard will become part of BRACE Integrated Services’ Southeast division.

John McGraw, President of First Coast Scaffolding commented, “We are excited to offer bundled services including scaffolding, insulation, heat trace and coatings to our existing customers and will use these services as a platform to increase our penetration in the Industrial sector.”

“This addition of First Coast Scaffolding with its location in Jacksonville allows us to better focus on our customers in the Jacksonville area,” said Rick Swindle, BRACE Southeast President. “By adding First Coast Scaffolding with our 2015 acquisition of United Access in Orlando plus our new office in Savannah, we are building a strong platform for growth in the Southeast.”

The BRACE Integrated Services’ Southeast division has an extensive portfolio of commercial and industrial services and is one of the leading experts in the erection and dismantle of PERI-UP scaffolding.

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