COFFRAL BLOG

  • Educating thru rigid technical training is part of Coffral’s mission to the market. No limitations to perfections, to satisfy the achievement of 100% safety and efficiency in every project.
  • The demand of access and safety to reach the heights gave way to COFFRAL to invest in a European top of the line Gondola.
  • Safety is the primary concern of most power plant owners, coincide with the continues maintenance and construction of additional power plants. GN Power seek the expertise of COFFRAL FORMWORKS & SCAFFOLDS to provide them with the most cost efficient and highest safety factor.
  • The pipelaying projects is now the demand of the Maynilad Water Services to provide unlimited supply of clean water in the area of Valenzuela. And to expedite their services to the consumers, they hired contractors to do the job for them, and part of this project is to utilize the excavation shoring and using Trench Shoring which is a method of bracing a trench wall to prevent collapse and protect workers.
  • The 10-in-1 National Fire Brigade Competition was held last March 4, 2017 at the Camp Aguinaldo grandstand.
  • Expertise beyond compare, the best word that our company created through the years of servicing various client. Seven years of sustaining the quality, safety and sharing our expertise.
  • ISO International Standards ensure that products and services are safe, reliable and of good quality. For COFFRAL, they are strategic tools that reduce costs by minimizing waste and errors, and increasing productivity.
  • The two days Authorized Managing Officers Seminar (AMO) which was held last November 28 to 29 at White Gold Restaurant, Cebu is a big success with more than 200 participants who came from different cities and provinces of the Philippines. Coffral and Cebu Contractors Association work hand in hand to make this new contractors to develop and level up their knowledge in the construction industry.
  • Philconstruct the most awaited event in Philippine construction industry which was held at SMX Convention Center last November 10 – 13, gather thousands of visitors from different provinces as well as nearby countries. For this year’s event, COFFRAL showcase its classic and innovative system to capture the emerging contractors and business enthusiast. The relaxing massage is given for free to all business partner and prospective client of Coffral.
  • Globalization is a contextual factor that is rapidly emerging in its power to shape the organization of work, how it is done, who does it, and where it is done. In an increasingly interconnected world, COFFRAL supported each employee to keep their knowledge and skills current so that they can deliver the high quality of service that safeguards the public and meets the expectations of customers and the requirements of their profession.
  • Coffral grows rapidly it’s market share in South East Asian countries in providing quality European scaffolding and formworks system.
  • Showing gratitude to excellent services of each employee is recognized in giving different awards. COFFRAL knows that every single contribution of employee created a milestone in its business and also to the market it serve. Ms. Cherry Ann Flores, the Executive Assistant and IMS Supervisor is the recipient of the Coffral Tiger Employee award for 2015.
  • Strengthening of its team to efficiently served the customers is one of the thrust of COFFRAL. Providing continouos training to develop the skills of all staff is a must, no gender classification. As we know that learning is for everyone.
  • COFFRAL was represented at the signing ceremony by its CEO, Mr. Jim Goudsmit. “Let me first express my happiness that we have finally reached this long-awaited singing of the contract, he said. ” We look forward to working with the Cebu Contractors in the coming years, to continue to meet the demand which I expect will grow, as we provide a better service and share our expertise to customers,” he added.
  • Towards the formulation and implementation of policies that would ensure work safety in the construction industry, the Bureau of Labor Relations (BLR), with the support of the Construction Industry Tripartite Council (CITC), conducted a forum on scaffolding last March 4, 2016 at the Occupational Safety and Health Center, Diliman, Quezon City. “[The forum] seeks to provide a different perspective on scaffolding by looking at the different practices and standards of other countries that can be
  • The Manila North Tollways NLEX expansion project in Bulacan up to Pampanga give way to COFFRAL to showcase the only one Mega shoring system in the Philippines, that can take on load up to 1 Mega Newton or equivalent to 100 metric tons on 4 legs. This COFFRAL Atlas Heavy Duty Shoring – a.k.a. is the guaranteed solution to support the column and slab of the pier cap to make the lay bay lanes and
  • Cebu or well known as the QUEEN CITY of the South takes anew with the construction of it’s MACTAN CEBU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TERMINAL 2. It is also our pride to be part of this historical event. COFFRAL was chosen to supply the materials for the Formworks using our very own STAFLEX Concrete Slab Shoring System for its SAFETY FEATURES, QUALITY and VALUE ENGINEERING.
  • Last April 30, 2016 is another milestone for COFFRAL, it was during the joint general membership meeting of the Philippine Constructors Association (PCA) and Association of Carriers and Equipment Lessors, Inc (ACEL) when it was publicly announced through the oath taking of COFFRAL’s CEO JIM GOUDSMIT led by Makati Development Corporation President Engr. Dante M. Abando, held at Oakwood Premier Joy -Nostalg Center Manila, ADB Ave., Pasig City.
  • Phenix Garuda, the general contractor of Rockwell Land, known for its meticulous standards, decided to choose COFFRAL to provide the slab formworks system for their latest project, THE ROCKWELL BUSINESS CENTER-SHERIDAN, a 17-storey corporate business center mixed with retail areas is strategically situated along Sheridan corner United Street in Mandaluyong City. Phenix is a Triple A contractor that is dedicated to maintain the quality of their projects to surpass the expectations of their client. With
  • COFFRAL ACCESS AND SHORING, INC., the leading provider of quality, high performance European construction systems, is an ISO 9001:2008 certified by TUV-Rheinland and OHSAS 18001:2007 certified by SGS Philippines. To showcase the methodology of safety, cost efficient Trench Shoring and Ring Lock Scaffolding system, Coffral conducted a product presentation with the Planning Department and the District Project Managers of DPWH National Capital Region. COFFRAL is the exclusive distributor in the Philippines of the ES-VERBAU and
  • Coffral spearheaded the European scaffolding training for Five (5) Lafarge production plants all over the Philippines. The training was divided for two batches for the 6-day course intensive training. The classroom lectures included the Scaffolding applications, Building Scaffolding, and Basic Reading of Drawings and Quantity Surveying. Two days were allotted for the actual assembly and dismantling of facade scaffolding, mobile scaffolding, and round scaffolding. Trainees were also given the written and actual assessment prior to
  • SB Water treatment construction, corp. signed a contract with coffral access and shoring, Inc. to provide an estimated 15000 cubic meter of Ringlock. Coffral provided equipment, engineering, custom design, and installation. With this prestigious energy project, Coffral proves again to be in the top in terms of scaffolding services.
  • At the Malabon Coffral Rental Park, TESDA conducted another seminar and examination last July 20, 2015. This batch of Scaffolders were being trained for the Pagbilao 420MW coal powerplant project. As of today, Coffral has already trained over 200 TESDA accredited scaffolders, most of those scaffolders are now active in the middle east. The key is to train them and directly send them to job-sites to execute their newly trained skills.
  • June 2015 VERTIS NORTH CONDO, a residential condominium project of Ayala, embodies the spirit of innovation. It was the new pride of Coffral. Makati Development Corp. (MDC), the main contractor of this project, was particular with the best value engineering to meet the satisfaction of their client. They chose only the best quality of materials used, and the organized formwork system of Coffral that added value to expedite the construction of this prime project that
  • May 2015 During the yearly activities of Safety Organization of the Philippines Incorporated (SOPI) held at the Marikina City Hall, Coffral built the stage with scaffolding. It was used mainly for fire and evacuation drills. COFFRAL provided the materials, design and installation of the Ringlock Scaffolding System for free, to support the SAFETY and Zero Accident advocacy.
  • Engineer Marlon Guerra had been chosen as Employee of the Year 2014. Marlon’s core value of being an assertive tiger, group orientated, and hardworking until the job is done was his key to be the best that year. He was awarded with an iPhone.
  • Vladimer Plaza accepted an award as Coffral Salesman of the year. His customer-orientated serving approach is his humble secret. Vladdy also accepted an iPhone.
  • November 2014 Coffral built a special scaffolding formwork at the Manila Hotel for the the yearly event of the French Chamber called Soiree Beaujolais. This special Ringlock structure was needed to hang a 5 meter high tarpaulin. This huge tarpaulin of almost 200 meters long recreated the scene of the streets of Paris for the theme for that year was “The streets of Paris”. This was the second year in a row that the French
  • August 12, 2012 Coffral signed the deal with MGS, the construction arm of Manny Villar, for the supply of Ringlock shoring at Starmall in Bulacan.
  • Coffral had the honor of having the German Chamber as guests at the Coffral Rental Park in Malabon. The products that have been demonstrated are the trench boxes, STAFLEX concrete slab shoring and RINGLOCK scaffolding. Our company held games, and it resulted in some visitors winning an iPhone, an iPad, and an iPad Mini. The event started at 9 in the morning, and it ended at 11:30 am.
  • November 2011 until March 2012, Coffral installed one of the tallest scaffolding formwork ever in the Philippines. The location of the scaffolding is Holcim Nozagaray. This structure was built with Ringlock modular scaffolding up to a height of 45 meters. The use of the this Ringlock structure is for Retrofitting of Silo 9 with post-tensioning cable.
  • 2011, San Juan reservoir, Horseshoe Drive San Juan City Coffral supplied Ringlock for a concrete slab shoring application at the new San Juan reservoir. The floor to ceiling height is 12.50 meters and the thickness of the concrete slab is about 0.50 meters. This is an extreme and dangerous job and only Coffral can safely execute the poring of a job of this size.