Lifting & Bracing
Façade Support & Restraint
Formwork & Site Accessories
Anchoring & Fixing
We help turn your architectural visions into reality
Leviat is a global leader for engineered solutions and innovative products that enable safer, faster, stronger, more sustainable construction.
Formed in 2020 as a single organisation - Leviat brings together the expertise, resources and heritage of market-leading businesses including Ancon, Halfen, Meadow Burke and Plaka.
And we are part of CRH, the largest building materials company in the world. So, when you work with us, you are connected to a global network of approximately 73,000 construction industry experts.
years of experience
We are engineering experts in our field.
We develop innovative products and solutions to address the structural engineering challenges of ambitious construction projects.
We are with you every step of the way, designing and delivering integrated lifting, connecting and anchoring systems - improving site safety, construction efficiency and building performance.
We work in genuine partnership with our clients from initial planning to installation and beyond.
We support a project's design and construction teams with engineering assistance at every stage. We build trust through our engineering expertise, responsive local services and the reliability of our finished products.
Thanks to our global outlook, we anticipate building and design trends and the adoption of construction standards across geographies, ensuring our products and solutions stay ahead of market requirements.
Leviat is a world leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry.
Our worldwide team of engineering, manufacturing and product design experts provide help and expertise when and where it is needed.
A responsive, localised service and extensive knowledge of construction codes, techniques and materials are the foundations of our high-trust relationships with architects, engineers, precasters and installers.
At the core of every promise we make and every project we undertake.
Above everything else.
We do the right thing.
We are stronger together.
We put our customer at the heart of it all.
We find a better way.
We are built on strong foundations.
Leviat was formed in 2020, but our roots go back to 1882.
From early industrialists with revolutionary manufacturing techniques to inventors of pioneering construction technology, we have an extraordinary legacy that continues to inspire us today.
We have the same curiosity and passion for innovation we've always had, but now with enhanced capabilities to realise even more ground-breaking ideas.
We are proud to be part of CRH, the leading building materials business in the world and a Fortune 500 company.
Images from Leviat's history: George Clark and Halfen origins (1920-1925)
Origins of Ancon. Company founded by George Clark, UK. Our first patented invention was a revolutionary steel blanking machine that reduced scrap material.
Origins of Halfen. Jos. Halfen Union Baueisefabrick founded, Germany.
Origins of Meadow Burke. Meadow Steel founded, USA.
Origins of Aschwanden. Company founded by Franz Josef Aschwanden, Switzerland.
Origins of Plaka. Plakabeton founded, Belgium.
First approval for our Anchor Channels.First patent for our mechanical reinforcing bar couplers.
Our first high performance shear load connector was launched.
Thermomass founded, USA.
Our first punching shear reinforcement system was launched.
Helifix founded, UK. Originator of the one-piece helical wall tie.
Our first thermally reinforced balcony system was launched.
Our first safety-ended cavity wall ties were launched.
Origins of Connolly. Connolly Key Joint founded, Australia.
Moment founded, Malaysia.
CRH acquires Plaka starting a successful expansion into construction accessories and subsequently acquires the other brands listed here.
Isedio founded, UK.
Our first Queen’s Award for Enterprise.
Our first Architects’ Darling award.
Our first Top 100 Innovator award.
Formation of Leviat. CRH’s construction accessories businesses unite as Leviat and our company brands transition to product brands.
We value our planet and do everything in our power to contribute to a sustainable future.
Our products are used across the globe for residential, non-residential and infrastructure projects.
We are proud to be part of the world's leading building materials business.