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Press Releases

Welcome to the PERI portal for press releases. Here we keep you updated on the latest projects and developments in our company. For further questions regarding text or graphic material, please contact our press office.

Aug 1, 2019

Record-breaking bridge successfully completed with PERI systems

New Pumarejo Bridge, Barranquilla/Atlántico, Colombia

The new Puente Pumarejo in Latin American has a length of 2.3 km. The complex-shaped pylons rise up to a height of  80 m.

Aug 1, 2019

Record-breaking bridge successfully completed with PERI systems

New Pumarejo Bridge, Barranquilla/Atlántico, Colombia

The new cable-stayed bridge over the Rio Magdalena is 2.3 km long and, upon completion, will be the longest road bridge in Colombia. PERI engineers supported the challenging construction project by providing a customised formwork and scaffolding solution that has been designed for realising the simultaneous construction of the pylons, bridge piers along with the superstructure. The versatility of the formwork and scaffolding systems as well as the combination possibility with the VARIOKIT Engineering Construction Kit facilitated shortened assembly times also when dealing with complex geometries.

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Jul 10, 2019

Innovation Award for PERI

Bavarian Family Entrepreneur Prize 2019 in the category innovation goes to PERI

On the picture (from left): Stefan Friedrich (association "Die Familienunternehmer"), Alexander Schwoerer and Monika Eckert (moderator of the evening).

Jul 10, 2019

Innovation Award for PERI

Bavarian Family Entrepreneur Prize 2019 in the category innovation goes to PERI

The association "Die Familienunternehmer" has awarded the Bavarian Family Entrepreneur Prize for the eighth time. With this award, the association honors the commitment of family businesses to their respective regions. In 2019, PERI received the award as Bavarian family enterprise of the year in the category innovation.

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Jul 1, 2019

Extraordinary architectural project combines tradition and modernity

Indoor Tennis Centre, Kuwait University, Al-Shadadiya, Kuwait

Triangular recesses were taken into consideration for the thin reinforced concrete slab. With different heights of up to 11 m, these feature up to 120 circular openings with a diameter of 20 cm respectively. These form a fine net which allows the natural sunlight through the subsequently integrated glass blocks in the interior of the tennis centre.

Jul 1, 2019

Extraordinary architectural project combines tradition and modernity

Indoor Tennis Centre, Kuwait University, Al-Shadadiya, Kuwait

As part of the Kuwait University's Student Activities and Athletic Facilities Project (SAAF) in Al-Shadadiya, an indoor tennis centre is currently being realised. The training centre will provide athletes and students with an area of 7,100 square metres in order to carry out their daily training activities. In addition, the building also has three floors and space for around 2,000 spectators. Externally, the sports venue impresses with its dome-shaped roof in the style of traditional Islamic architecture. PERI planned and delivered a project-specific solution for facilitating the efficient execution of the architecturally sophisticated dome-shaped building.

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Jun 11, 2019

PERI gears up for the future

Personnel changes in the PERI management board , Weissenhorn

Changes in the Management of the PERI Group

Jun 11, 2019

PERI gears up for the future

Personnel changes in the PERI management board , Weissenhorn

PERI Group Management expanded by a fourth department for Innovation & Marketing - Alexander Schwoerer to change from Group Management as another representative of the shareholder family into an active Advisory Board function - Carl Heathcote becomes Managing Director for Sales & Engineering

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Jun 3, 2019

Unconventional VARIOKIT solution for underground tanks

OTMS Tank Farm, Saldanha, South Africa

Covering the size of 24 football pitches, 17 m high and storage capacity for 13.2 million barrels of oil: at South Africa's Saldanha Bay, a huge crude oil storage facility with twelve 110 m x 110 m tanks was realised.

Jun 3, 2019

Unconventional VARIOKIT solution for underground tanks

OTMS Tank Farm, Saldanha, South Africa

Covering the size of 24 football pitches, 17 m high and having sufficient capacity to store a total of 13.2 million barrels of oil: in Saldanha Bay, South Africa, a huge crude oil tank farm featuring twelve 110 m x 110 m tanks has been realised. The clients of WBHO Construction Ltd. integrated the team of PERI engineers into the project at a very early stage so that they could work together to develop the most appropriate solution for the gigantic task ahead already during the planning phase. The most cost-effective method for constructing the underground tanks proved to be a project-specific solution using the VARIOKIT steel composite carriage with additional specially designed structural steel members.

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May 2, 2019

VARIOKIT tunnel formwork solution deep in the heart of the Golden City

Chinatown Subway Station, San Francisco, USA

The project-specific solution for realising the inner lining was based on a moveable supporting structure consisting of system components taken from the VARIOKIT Engineering Construction Kit.

May 2, 2019

VARIOKIT tunnel formwork solution deep in the heart of the Golden City

Chinatown Subway Station, San Francisco, USA

With construction work being carried out in depths up to 30 metres in the centre of the city famous for the Golden Gate Bridge, an enormous building structure is being realised. When completed, the Chinatown Subway Station will form the northern end of San Francisco's Central Subway System. The new station will significantly improve access to public transport in some of the city's most densely populated areas. The architectural requirements presented the contractor with enormous challenges. PERI developed a project-specific solution based on the VARIOKIT Engineering Construction Kit in order to economically construct the inner lining.

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Apr 12, 2019

New products at the leading global trade fair bauma

PERI showcases trend-setting products and innovative technologies in Munich

Added value along the entire value chain – in this respect, PERI presented among other things new digital solutions. One highlight: the DUO Planner, an app for easy planning of the lightweight universal formwork.
(Photo: PERI GmbH)

Apr 12, 2019

New products at the leading global trade fair bauma

PERI showcases trend-setting products and innovative technologies in Munich

Weissenhorn / Munich. Under the motto "Hand-in-Hand for Your Success", PERI presented a range of innovative new products for formwork and scaffolding technology at the bauma which took place from 8th - 14th April. Individual customer requirements of various target groups were the main focus of the respective product development. In keeping with its motto, PERI also presented its extensive range of services and software some of which could be tested directly on the stand.

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Mar 20, 2019

PERI relies on CADENAS for BIM CAD scaffolding component library

Premiere at the bauma trade fair

Architects, planners, work planners and civil engineers can now download more than 200 scaffolding components in over 150 CAD formats at no cost.

Mar 20, 2019

PERI relies on CADENAS for BIM CAD scaffolding component library

Premiere at the bauma trade fair

Architects, planners, work planners and civil engineers can now download more than 200 scaffolding components in over 150 CAD formats at no cost.

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Mar 1, 2019

PERI Poland honoured – double success for PERI in Poland

The lightweight and quickly assembled facade scaffolding for safe working conditions awarded top prize by the BUDMA jury, Poland

PERI UP Easy was awarded the BUDMA Trade Fair Gold Medal. The award was accepted by Łukasz Majkowski, Branch Manager PERI Poland (third from left).

Mar 1, 2019

PERI Poland honoured – double success for PERI in Poland

The lightweight and quickly assembled facade scaffolding for safe working conditions awarded top prize by the BUDMA jury, Poland

The international BUDMA Construction and Architecture Fair is one of the most famous trade fairs in Poland and focuses on construction industry developments from around the world. Every year, after a thorough and rigorous evaluation by a team of experts, the coverted gold medal – one of the best-known awards on the Polish market – is presented to innovative products of the highest quality.

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Mar 1, 2019

Project-specific solution for the longest cantilever bridge in Northern Macedonia

Kičevo Podvis Motorway Bridge, Northern Macedonia

On the first section through the mountainous region of western Northern Macedonia, the new motorway crosses a total of 14 viaducts. On a length of approx. 10 km, around 4,000,000 m³ of earth had to be excavated and a total of 150,000 t of concrete and 15,000 t of reinforcement were subsequently processed.

Mar 1, 2019

Project-specific solution for the longest cantilever bridge in Northern Macedonia

Kičevo Podvis Motorway Bridge, Northern Macedonia

Upon completion, a new, almost 65 km long motorway will connect the cities of Kičevo and Ohrid in the south west of the North Macedonian Republic. On the first section between Kičevo and Podvis, it was necessary to build a 381 m long viaduct. For this, PERI engineers developed a project-specific solution on the basis of the VARIOKIT balanced cantilever equipment. As a result, this allowed the construction team to maintain the very tight building schedule – in spite of the challenging terrain.

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Feb 11, 2019

Green residential tower grows with VARIOKIT

Aglaya Garden Tower Block, Rotkreuz, Switzerland

Thanks to the project-specific solution using mainly system components, the contractor was provided with a cost-effective and efficient solution.

Feb 11, 2019

Green residential tower grows with VARIOKIT

Aglaya Garden Tower Block, Rotkreuz, Switzerland

The Aglaya high-rise building is situated in the so-called Suurstoffi area in Risch Rotkreuz next to Lake Zug. In a unique way, it combines the increasing desire of living in a green environment with careful management of building land resources. PERI planned and delivered a scaffolding and formwork solution to meet the difficult formwork challenges of this flagship project for realising a future-oriented living environment.

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Feb 1, 2019

PERI at bauma 2019

In focus: being successful together with the customer

The mobile SKY Anchor attachment point facilitates safe shuttering operations from above whilst using PPE.

Feb 1, 2019

PERI at bauma 2019

In focus: being successful together with the customer

Weissenhorn / Munich. At the industry´s leading international trade show from 8th to 14th April 2019 in Munich, PERI will be showcasing numerous new developments for formwork and scaffolding technology to customers and visitors alike. The focus is on innovations, practice-oriented system supplements as well as further developments which cover a wide range of applications and target groups. An important feature of the company´s trade fair appearance is that of digital solutions along with the comprehensive range of services that PERI uses to make project realisation regarding all aspects of formwork and scaffolding more economical and safer for all users.

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Jan 16, 2019

PERI DUO wins BAKA Prize for Product Innovation 2019

Outstanding formwork solution for building redevelopment

PERI DUO won the BAKA Award for Product Innovations 2019. The award was presented on the opening day of BAU 2019 in Munich by Gunther Adler, state secretary at the Federal Ministry of the Interior responsible for construction and homeland affairs. Bernhard Überle and Helmut Sterflinger of PERI Germany accepted the special award on behalf of the company.

Jan 16, 2019

PERI DUO wins BAKA Prize for Product Innovation 2019

Outstanding formwork solution for building redevelopment

Weissenhorn-based formwork and scaffolding manufacturer, PERI, has won the BAKA Product Innovation Award 2019. Gunther Adler, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of the Interior responsible for construction and homeland affairs – together with Dr. Ing. Reinhard Pfeiffer from Messe München and BAKA Chairman Ulrich Zink – presented the award in front of around 800 invited guests at the BAU 2019 in Munich on 14th January. The special award was accepted on behalf of the company by Bernhard Überle, PERI Sales Director Germany, and PERI Sales Manager, Helmut Sterflinger.

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