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Melbourne’s Eventfloor joins eps Australia

eps Australia expands its operations portfolio, acquiring event ground protection expert Eventfloor

By Anna Grace on 15 Aug 2019

eps Australia acquires Eventfloor

Eventfloor ground protection at the Australian Grand Prix


The Australian arm of global event infrastructure provider eps has acquired Melbourne-based ground protection specialist, Eventfloor.

Established in 2006, Eventfloor offers a range of portable flooring, access roadways and grass and turf protection systems.

Over the past 15 years, the company has held contracts with 30,050-capacity Aami Park stadium, Australian Open Tennis, Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix and Victorian Racing Club.

eps managing director Andrew Stone describes Eventfloor as a “strong and reliable business” with a “fantastic local reputation and associated inventory.”

“This merger will not only strengthen eps’s market leadership, it will also bring added value to all customers who will get a broader variety of products and services, with better access to warehousing, inventory, plant and machinery,” comments Stone.

“Being part of eps australia brings our clients considerable advantages”

Eventfloor owner Paul Blackie, who continue to work with eps Australia in a consulting role, says he is “very happy to see Eventfloor go to such a good home.”

“Being part of eps Australia brings our clients considerable advantages,” continues Blackie. “They not only have access to a wide range of flooring systems, but also to other products and services within the eps Australia wheelhouse, such as crowd barriers, seating and detailed CAD planning services.”

In addition to its Australian branch, eps has offices across Europe, in Germany, Denmark, Poland, Italy, Switzerland and the UK, as well as in North and South America.

eps is a long-time part of the ILMC Production Meeting (IPM), which returns on Tuesday 3 March 2020.

 


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