AUSTRALIAN OWNED AND OPERATED
The CommSec Executive Series featuring Steven Boland CEO Acrow Formwork and Construction Services LTD
Acrow Formwork & Scaffolding Pty Ltd (Acrow) operates in Australia from 11 locations across the country, managing over 50,000 tonnes of formwork and scaffolding equipment as well as maintaining highly experienced in-house engineering, safety and project management professionals.
We are proud to promote a national network with local knowledge, ensuring staff on the ground in each Centre understand the local market intimately, but also drawing on the skills and experience from other parts of the business when required, in order to deliver effective results. In doing so, our best practices are adhered to at all times.
Acrow boasts an impressive portfolio of projects including, but not limited to, the redevelopment of the MCG, Kogan Creek Power Station, the Brisbane Airport Link Project and AAMI Park, Melbourne.
Acrow Formwork & Scaffolding Pty Ltd is an Australian publicly listed entity, trading as Acrow Formwork and Construction Services Ltd (ASX:ACF).
Formerly Boral Formwork & Scaffolding, in 2010, the organisation was rebranded as Acrow Formwork and Scaffolding Pty Ltd (Acrow). The name Acrow has been active in the Australian construction industry since 1950 and its heritage dates back to 1936, when the company was first launched in the United Kingdom. The decision to rebrand back to the grass roots of the organisation reflects our determination to be leaders in delivering impeccable service and providing access and safety solutions that are synonymous with the 'Acrow' brand.
Acrow Formwork and Scaffolding Pty Ltd became an Australian publicly listed entity in April 2018. In August 2018 Acrow acquired specialist screen systems provider, Natform Pty Ltd. Natform are the leading designer and hirer of screen systems for the construction of commercial and residential high rise buildings and civil infrastructure. With synergies across both businesses and a window to broaden their range of specialised formwork and scaffolding systems, Acrow acquired Uni-span Australia Pty Ltd in 2019. Uni-span is the exclusive distributor of ULMA Formwork systems in Australia, providing formwork and scaffolding solutions, equipment and services, complemented by in-house engineering and industrial labour supply.
Together, the Acrow Group of Companies has over a century of experience in the Australian market.
The Acrow Group of Companies operates in 11 locations across Australia servicing the construction industry in the residential, commercial, civil and industrial sectors. Our Branch network is made up of scaffolding, formwork and screen branches. With the strength and resources to attract the industry’s best talent and a commitment to safety and outstanding service, we are a solution focused team, achieving the best outcome for our customers.
Acrow Formwork and Scaffolding Pty Ltd
ABN 35 004 284 806
Acrow Formwork has built a reputation on delivering innovative and cost-effective formwork solutions to the construction industry across Australia.
Acrow Scaffolding is one of Australia’s leading suppliers of access scaffolding systems including Cuplok, Surelock and Modular.
Acrow's most important assets are the integrity of its people and the reputation for being an honest, ethical and professional business.
SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
Safety is paramount to Acrow, particularly due to the high consequence nature of incidents that can occur when working at heights. Acrow have a multi-tiered process in place to ensure that all our employees and subcontractors are trained in, and follow industry leading safe work practices and that our equipment and structure designs allow for the safest environment practicable.
Site Documentation and ProcessesSite documentation is typically comprised of:
- Site EHS Management Plan including Safe Work Methods, Risk Management and Emergency Response.
- Contractor Safety and qualification records.
- Toolbox Meetings and regular structured communication sessions to raise risks and pass on control measures.
Behavioural Safety and Injury PreventionSafety Conversations' is Acrow's program of regular, planned one-on-one conversations between managers/team leaders and employee/contractors about safety aspects of the employee’s/contractor’s job.
The program has several objectives:
- Provide positive feedback to employee/contractor on safe behaviour.
- Discuss remedies for potential “at risk” behaviour.
- Improve work practices so that potential incidences can be avoided.
- Collect data on safe and at-risk behaviour and related issues in the workplace.