Günzburger Steigtechnik is currently presenting its new single-person FlexxTower scaffolding to specialist dealers and users throughout Germany in a roadshow.  | © MUNK GmbH Günzburger Steigtechnik is currently presenting its new single-person FlexxTower scaffolding to specialist dealers and users throughout Germany in a roadshow.  | © MUNK GmbH

Roadshow: Experience FlexxTower live on location

Günzburger Steigtechnik is presenting its new single-person scaffolding to specialist dealers and users throughout Germany 

06/07/2020

Press release 

Innovative access technology on tour throughout Germany: Günzburger Steigtechnik is now presenting the brand-new single-person FlexxTower scaffolding together with its partners from the specialist trade as part of a roadshow. During the tour, dealers as well as professional users from construction, the building trades and industry will be able to experience the added value of the innovation live on location. The scaffolding can be erected and taken down again safely and without tools by one person, and working heights up to around 6.10 metres are possible. The tour dates and further information about the roadshow can be requested by e-mail from  roadshow@steigtechnik.de  If any specialist dealers are interested in holding an event at their own premises, please contact this address, and attractive material for the point of sale will be provided. 

"With the FlexxTower, we are offering users real added value in terms of handling and safety. And this is exactly what we want to present to the professionals during our roadshow directly on location – not only in theory, but also in practice. They will be able to see for themselves our new single-person scaffolding, and of course current hygiene and safety regulations will be observed. The roadshow thus once again underlines our very high standards of service and shows we are listening to our customers carefully," says Ferdinand Munk, Managing Director of Günzburger Steigtechnik GmbH. 

The FlexxTower can be assembled in next to no time 

With the FlexxTower, the name says it all: thanks to innovative work by the high‑quality manufacturer from Bavaria, individuals can now also work flexibly and completely independently at height without needing help from other people – and without having to forego the highest safety standards. The new scaffolding can be erected easily, quickly and without tools by a single person, but its platform also offers enough space for two people. Assembly is predetermined by the 3-T ("Through The Trapdoor") method, so that the user will always remain in the fall-protected area. Thanks to its increased safety, the single-person scaffold has been included in the occupational safety premium programme of the BG BAU (the professional association of the building industry in Germany). Additional bonus points in practice: the FlexxTower is very light and compact. In addition, a trolley suitable for transporting in narrow passages can be built from a few individual parts. 

As with all products, Günzburger Steigtechnik does not compromise when it comes to the quality of its single-person scaffolding. "With the FlexxTower, we are once again living up to the 'Made in Germany' cachet and, as with our other solutions from the series product range, we offer a 15-year quality guarantee," emphasises Ferdinand Munk. Further information and a product video on the new product from Günzburg are available on the Internet at www.steigtechnik.de/flexxtower.

About the FlexxTower single-person scaffolding

The FlexxTower has a platform height of 4.10 metres, so that working heights of up to around 6.10 metres can be achieved. For workplaces at a lower height, the scaffolding can also be flexibly assembled at lower structural heights. It complies with all applicable regulations and is in conformity with DIN EN 1004. The FlexxTower can be assembled quickly and easily by one person. The handy and lightweight individual aluminium components are suspended from extendable consoles on the platform (1.20 x 0.60 metres), which means they can easily be moved from one level to another. Quick-release fasteners and scaffold claws enable efficient assembly without tools. 

The single-person scaffolding from Günzburger Steigtechnik provides maximum stability with telescopic triangular outriggers equipped with swivel feet. They are infinitely adjustable on the frame tubes of the FlexxTower. In addition, uneven surfaces can be levelled out using height-adjustable swivel castors. 
In addition to maximum working safety, this new product from the high-quality manufacturer from Bavaria is also distinguished by its low weight and compact dimensions, which make handling in the warehouse, during transport and on the construction site enormously easier. A transport trolley can be built from a few individual parts without the need for tools, allowing the remaining scaffolding parts or other materials to be transported quickly and ergonomically. And in this way, the FlexxTower not only fits through all standard doors, but can also be transported in many commercial vehicles. 

About the MUNK Group

With its business units MUNK Günzburger Steigtechnik, MUNK Rettungstechnik and MUNK Service, the MUNK Group is one of the leading suppliers of access solutions and rescue equipment and corresponding service solutions. As a technology and innovation leader in access solutions, the name Munk stands for safety made in Germany. The company is now run by the fourth and fifth generations of the Munk family. With the reorganisation under the umbrella of the MUNK Group, the former Günzburger Steigtechnik GmbH has given itself an even more clearly differentiated company structure to ensure its future and is making it clear with its name that the company will remain in family hands. Under the motto: One family. One name. One mission.

In the MUNK Günzburger Steigtechnik business unit for access solutions, the MUNK Group carries over 2,500 products in its standard range, from ladders for commercial, public and private use to mobile scaffolding, platforms, stairs and bridging steps to custom-made special constructions. These include, for example, work and maintenance platforms, docking systems, walkways and assembly platforms, which, in the era of digitalisation, can also be automatically adapted to the respective environment using the latest control technology.

In the MUNK Rettungstechnik business unit for rescue equipment, the company offers access solutions and transport logistics for fire, rescue and disaster relief operations. These include, for example, multi-functional ladders, scaling and push-up extension ladders, rescue platforms, toolboxes, station equipment and a wide range of mobile containers. In the MUNK Service business unit, the MUNK Group bundles the areas of installation, testing, repair and maintenance of access solutions and rescue equipment, as well as seminars.

The MUNK Group is always drawing attention to itself with new ideas that offer customers real added value in practice. It has already received several awards for its innovations, its economic development, its responsible and sustainable actions and as a family-friendly employer – most recently from the Oskar Patzelt Foundation as one of the three most impressive companies in the German SME sector. The company is also one of the top 100 innovators in the SME sector in 2021.

The MUNK Group manufactures exclusively in its home region of Günzburg. It was also the first provider ever to be audited by TÜV Nord in 2010 with the certified proof of origin “Made in Germany” and grants a guarantee of 15 years on all standard made in Germany products. The MUNK Group employs around 380 people at its headquarters in Günzburg and Leipheim and will invest around 20 million euros in its sites in 2021.

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Bettina Sauter-Kueres

MUNK GmbH
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 23
89312
Günzburg
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