During the Big 5 Heavy exhibition, Biju Balakrishnan Soumini, Managing Director of Decagon Scaffolding and Marco Geneloni, Sales Executive of Layher Scaffolding talks to GineersNow TV about their latest products and safety innovations in the construction height access industry.
About the Leaders
Biju Balakrishnan Soumini
Biju Balakrishnan Soumini, hailing from Kerala, India, at present the Managing Director of Decagon Scaffolding & Engineering Co. LLC., is a dynamic person with tons of positive energy.
Holding a Bachelor of Technology Engineering (Btech) from Mechanical Engineering Bangalore University, India. He began his Middle East career with a humble beginning as Production
Manager at 3 Star Metal Industries, Dubai, UAE for the period 1996-2006.
His passion for Construction Industry combined with the dedication & hard work lead the startup of his own Business venture in 2006, Al Naseeha Building Materials Trading Co. L.L.C. Later in 2012, Biju diversified his business into Scaffolding Contracting and Engineering witnessing the birth of Decagon Scaffolding & Engineering Co. LLC., a dynamic professional company, offering quality products, engineering support & services in Scaffolding Access Systems undertaking all Scaffolding contract works, rental, installation and Inspection, Steel fabrication, as well as Erection pipelines jobs for oil and Gas sector.
During his 12-year tenure, Biju dominated strategic planning aiming to provide the best Client Service with a professional & economical touch. Together with this, he committed in maintaining a safe and healthy workplace for all workers including contractors, clients, visitors and members of the public. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling and jogging.
Born in Milan, Italy, Marco Geneloni started his career path attending Carlo Cattaneo Institute of Engineering, which allowed him to gain a position of Draftsman at C.I.C a renowned engineering firm in Milan.
After three years he found inspiration and passion for the formwork field and he joined Ulma as a Formwork Design Engineer and then stayed in the company for the next eleven years succeeding to Area Manager position and achieving several important projects in Italy and Switzerland.
In 2015 Marco moved to fast growing Dubai to share his experience and challenge himself in different technical and working environment. After a year in RMD Kwikform as a Formwork Sales Engineer, now Marco is holding a position of Area Sales Manager in the most important company worldwide of access scaffolding, Layher.
About Decagon Scaffolding
Decagon Scaffolding and Engineering Company is a professionally managed Contracting company formed in 2012 to offering quality scaffolding products, contract and rental services & engineering support, in the United Arab Emirates with the headquarters in Dubai.
With over a decade’s experience in scaffolding, Decagon offer one of UAE’s leading specialist scaffold services; effective design, fast and efficient erection and dismantling with full site support and an impeccable safety record, everything we do is aimed at providing the exceptional service to our customers.
As an OHSAS 18001: 2007 Certified Company our clients are provided with the best safely attended service with a well-organized inventory and logistic infrastructure. We have built a well-respected reputation based on the good client relationship over a period of time. As part of our commercial services we ensure we meet your individual requirements by providing a range of preliminary, execution and post-execution services.
Decagon is in a unique privileged position having International Quality Standard and Access System like Layher System (Germany), Tubular and Cuplock System-British Standard. Decagon has a highly qualified work force with trained Sales person, certified scaffolders, Site Supervisors and Design Engineers, who’s qualified in scaffolding erection, dismantling and first aid. Knowledge and experience of scaffolding is at the centre of everything we do.
About Layher Scaffolding
Wilhelm Layher GmbH & Co. KG is the largest manufacturer of scaffolding systems worldwide.
Since being founded, Layher Scaffolding has continually imparted vital new impulses to scaffolding construction and profoundly influenced developments with its ideas.
Customers around the world rely on the complete range of practical scaffolding, protection and event systems, rolling towers and ladders, as well as the comprehensive service package.
“Made by Layher” means selected materials as well as a highly automated and continuously controlled production in Germany.
In this way, Layher Scaffolding Systems offer not only a maximum degree of quality, precision and lifespan, but also correspond to the latest national and international safety standards.
This is certified by DIN ISO certifications and national approvals in various countries.
The company thinking is customer-oriented: technical advice and customer-specific solutions are just as well part of the extensive service package as the unique delivery capacity.
More than 1,500 highly qualified and dedicated employees also ensure this – whether at the headquarters in Güglingen-eibensbach or in the subsidiaries in more than 30 countries worldwide.
Made by Layher means „Made in Germany “: the products are manufactured exclusively in Germany.
The concentration of administration, development, production and logistics at the location Güglingen-eibensbach enables Layher to adapt their production, thanks to short distances, to all requirements and to react quickly to customers needs.
Rooted in Germany – active worldwide with a global service network: 31 branches and delivery warehouses in Germany, an international sales organization with subsidiaries in more than 30 countries as well as trading partners in more than 50 countries guarantee worldwide service and quick material availability.
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