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Leading the American Manufacturing Renaissance

SixAxis is the world leader in the design and production of metal stairs and platforms, rolling and mobile assembly and maintenance platforms, bulk loading platforms, and other equipment to aid customers with safety and efficiency across a diverse range of industries and applications. The SixAxis family of brands includes SafeRack, ErectaStep, RollaStep, YellowGate, SmartTech, and ErectaRack, among others. Falfurrias Capital acquired SixAxis in September 2017.

Operational Value add

Through Ken Walker’s leadership, restructured the sales teams to focus on vertical expertise; implemented a culture of safety and continuous improvement


September 2017
SixAxis strategic investment and appointment of Ken Walker to Executive Chairman
June 2021
Acquisition of Upside Innovations

Add-on Acquisition

Upside Innovations:  SixAxis acquired Upside Innovations, which is based in West Chester, Ohio.  Upside Innovations designs, manufactures and installs modular, customized aluminum stairs, ramps and canopies, a product line that is the perfect complement for SixAxis, the leading manufacturer of safety and fall protection equipment, loading racks and other industrial solutions.