Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 17, 2009 –Flexible Lifeline Systems, Inc. today announced that it had successfully closed the acquisition of the assets of the maintenance platform divisions of West Coast Weld Tech Inc. and West Coast Weld Tech Intl.  The acquisition of West Coast Weld Tech’s platform division allows Flexible Lifeline Systems to provide the industry’s best active and passive fall protection systems.

“This acquisition provides Flexible Lifeline Systems with a complete line of maintenance platforms and access systems for aircraft, vehicles and other applications, further enhancing our product offering.” said Andy Townend, President of Flexible Lifeline Systems. “It further solidifies Flexible Lifeline Systems’ position as the leading turnkey provider of innovative fall protection solutions.  We are particularly proud of our products that help protect our military men and women from fall hazards as they maintain aircraft and vehicles for the warfighter.”

“By combining the passion, creativity and engineering excellence of the two companies, we will be able to build on West Coast Weld Tech’s success and further increase our efforts to help protect the workforce.” said Ray Keller, President of West Coast Weld Tech.  “WCWT and FLS are the industry leaders in their fields and we will build on our combined heritage to define the way people work safely at height.”

Flexible Lifeline Systems has already begun executing the planned integration of the platform division into its operations to ensure a smooth transition and provide immediate value for our customers, employees and stakeholders.

Flexible Lifeline Systems (FLS) is a leading turnkey provider of innovative fall protection solutions. Based in Houston, TX, FLS offers site assessments, training, engineering, design, fabrication and installation of all types of fall arrest systems across a wide variety of industries.

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