Thank you to our sponsors

2022 Headline Sponsor

James Hardie

James Hardie is the world leader in the manufacture of high-performance fibre cement products. 

We are a trusted innovator and global industry leader, and our products enable endless possibilities for designing exceptional buildings whilst also delivering protection and long-lasting beauty.

We produce a range of fibre cement cladding including Hardie® Plank and Hardie® VL Plank for residential products, and Hardie® Panel for commercial projects.  

Hardie® Panel

A2 Fire-Rated Performance that’s affordable – with James Hardie,
It’s Possible™ 

If you’re looking for a high performance, A2 fire-rated façade, at an affordable price, Hardie® Panel is the right choice for your next project, whether it’s residential, commercial or recladding.  
Hardie® Panel is:

  • A2 fire-rated (A2, s1-d0)
  • Supported by a 10-year warranty, covering paint, protecting against peeling, cracking and chipping
  • Available in 5 core colours, or can be colour matched to any RAL colour
  • BBA Certified

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2022 Main Sponsor

FGF Limited

Founded in 1954, FGF Limited is the UK’s largest Independent Manufacturer of Bespoke Offsite Construction Solutions, supplying products and services to the Construction, Manufacturing and Engineering industries. 

FGF specialises in exterior and interior cladding panels, façade systems, building boards, insulation, fire protection and high temperature products. We provide value-added services to our customers through our nationwide network, ranging from CAD design, project management, fabrication, bespoke product manufacturing and FORS accredited fleet delivery.

We are proud to partner with industry leaders and innovators to bring our customers the best in quality and high performance products.

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Minster

Minster is the specialist insulation, dry lining, fire protection, façade, roofing and ceilings solutions distributor. With 28 dedicated sites/distribution facilities, our team of professional drivers are ready to deliver to your site, anywhere in the UK.

We work hard to ensure Minster is easy to do business with, and difficult to live without. Your local branch is stocked and ready to deliver thousands of construction products from your favoured suppliers and brands. Our branch colleagues and sales experts are knowledgeable and eager to support even the most complex of projects; helping you enjoy a hassle-free personalised trading experience.

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STOFIX

Stofix design and manufacture the industry’s most innovative brick slip solution. Our pioneering, patented design brick slip cladding system is fire rated over 18 metres, and the flexibility to choose almost any brick.

The unique system is pre-pointed and constructed off-site. With no height limit, Stofix is mechanically fixed and utilises a metal backing plate. The durable, lightweight system is suitable for new construction and renovation projects. We work throughout the education, residential, commercial and retail sectors.

Stofix reduces the impact on the environment compared to traditional brick requiring less labour hours, resource and material. The product is made from recyclable materials; metals, kiln-fired bricks.

Stofix is BBA Certified, has a 60-year Design Life and 20-year manufacture warranty. Covering the whole of the UK, the Stofix team guarantee comprehensive design responsibility and end-to-end consultancy throughout the project.

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2022 Category Sponsor

Ash & Lacy

Based in the UK, Ash and Lacy manufactures an exciting range of systems for the construction, automotive, acoustic and audio markets, exporting to numerous countries around the world. We are a leading manufacturer of engineered facade and roofing systems to the architectural sector, specialising in non-combustible systemised solutions; complemented by a comprehensive range of fasteners, load bearing components and accessories. All Ash & Lacy products and systems are backed by rigorous industry testing and quality accreditations, and supported by inhouse expertise in 3D design and engineering analysis.

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BTS Facades & Fabrication

BTS Facades and Fabrications is a well-established premier supplier of metal rainscreen systems and fabricated metal construction products.

Our team has been carefully selected to bring together the best in production experience, commercial acumen and technical support, giving our customers the best possible service.

Our 3 rainscreen panel and rail systems are CWCT tested and we have also now completed two full BS8414-2:2020 system tests on our Vantage Secret Fix – Full System to the latest standard. This allows us to offer a complete build up solution from internal drylining to the external rainscreen façade. Classification reports from our BS 8414-2:2020 fire tests carried out along with our specifications are all readily available.

See the link to a video of the test https://youtu.be/8-OlipJJ-WE#

Over the last 2 years we have invested heavily in automation with the Trumpf Tru-bend 7030 (the first of its kind in the UK), which is an automated panel bender for rainscreen panels. Since then we have added a Salvagnini S4 tower punch and another Trumpf press with automated tool changes. We also have ISO 9001, 14001 & 45001.

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Fleming Software

Fleming Software are a leading provider of software for architectural, cladding, panel fabricators. For 34 Years, we have been providing both custom software and our one-stop-shop software solution, PanelWizz to industry leaders around the world. Our software solutions look after all your software needs from beginning to end of projects. From template building and libraries, to cost estimation, sequential nesting and NC programs; Fleming Software can help you to reduce lead times, meet customers needs and reduce scrap. Our software works with a wide variety of machine makes and types, to help you make the most out your all your machines. With Fleming Software, you can begin to accept large scale, complex orders, increase capacity and watch your business grow. PanelWizz: Automation, Optimisation, Simplicity.

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Gordian Building Solutions

Gordian is an independent national distributor of industrial roofing and cladding, standing seam roofing, flat roofing, decorative rainscreen cladding, building boards and all associated fixing systems, accessories and sealants.

Its innovative approach involves providing builders and contractors, small or large, with the best, unbiased independent guidance on sourcing quality products for completing their project to the client’s satisfaction.

At our modern, ISO certified production facilities, we can cut, shape, route and drill all forms of decorative cladding and building boards. We support from initial tender through to final cutting schedules with impartial advice, drawing take-offs, technical and commercial guidance. We act as your ‘backroom’ support allowing you to concentrate on looking after your customers.

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Proteus Facades

Proteus Facades, based in the UK, is a leading designer and manufacturer of Rainscreen Cladding Systems for building envelopes delivering projects both nationally and around the world. The company specialises in lightweight, strong optically flat honeycomb bonded rainscreens that are available in a wide range of materials and finishes such as copper, bronze, brass, stainless steel, zinc, aluminium, porcelain ceramic and back painted glass.

As well as our award winning Honeycomb panel systems Proteus Facades manufacture Insulated Spandrel Panels, ACM and Aluminium Rainscreens, Perforated Screening systems and the most complex and challenging of Architectural Fabrications.

Providing architects with unique, eye catching facades that are practical to install for contractors, whilst giving clients the peace of mind there Building’s Façade Cladding is tested and engineered to the highest fire and building performance standards.

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RGB Facades

As one of the market leaders in the rainscreen cladding sector, RGB Facades have worked alongside industry specialists to develop an extensive portfolio of flexible products ensuring our clients achieve a quality cost effective facade specifically tailored to suit their exact project requirements.

Our team have a wealth of industry knowledge to help guide you right through a project from start to finish. Assisting with research, design, acquisition and supply ensuring quality and professionalism through out every stage.

Whatever the project, whatever the material we can provide quality at a competitive price.

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2022 Host Sponsor

A Proctor Group

The A. Proctor Group Ltd offer a range of technically advanced product solutions covering airtightness, vapour control, thermal, acoustic & ground gas suitable for your building. These are applicable for Timber, CLT, Steel, Concrete and Offsite construction projects.

Their portfolio of specialist vapour and airtight membranes, combined with their extensive technical expertise, ensure that the correct balance of Heat, Air & Moisture Movement is achieved via the building envelope. The A. Proctor Group has long considered the importance and impact of the message relating to fire in the construction industry, in particular the importance of correct specification and the impact application of products has on the building envelope.

Their high-performance membrane solutions can reduce material, overhead and labour costs, by minimising complexity of design, manufacturing and assembly operations.

The A. Proctor Group’s technical back-up has always been an integral part of their strategic development, with an outlook based on advanced technical solutions, rather than commodity driven.  The dedicated technical team is focused on providing high quality advice and support to customers all the way from drawing board to site.

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2022 Drinks Reception Sponsor

Wienerberger

Wienerberger is the UK’s leading provider of wall, roof and landscaping innovations. We offer one of the broadest product portfolios in the construction business, including clay facing bricks (stock and wire-cut), specialist engineering bricks, the Porotherm clay block system, façade solutions including SVK fibre cement panels, the Corium cladding system and a wide range of brick slips. We also offer a full range of Sandtoft and Koramic clay, concrete and slate roofing products, Keymer handmade roof tiles, bespoke heritage products and a range of domestic and commercial pavers.

Founded in 1819 and with headquarters in Vienna, Wienerberger Building Solutions is the world’s largest producer of bricks and clay blocks, as well as being the market leader for clay roof tiles. Represented in 30 countries with 197 production sites, Wienerberger celebrated its 200 year anniversary in 2019.

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2022 Table Gift Sponsor

Cedral Facades

Cedral fibre cement cladding is the ideal choice for those requiring a low-maintenance facade solution, transforming new-builds and renovations into stunning properties. 

Available in two applications, Cedral Lap and Cedral Click offer the same benefits while allowing for an individual aesthetic. For a traditional appearance Cedral Lap is installed in a clapboard effect, offering a New England design.

Cedral Click offers a modern, contemporary tongue and groove flush finish whilst maintaining the timber aesthetic. 

Cedral Click and Cedral Lap are available in 21 solid colours, with Cedral Lap available in an additional two woodstain finishes. With a minimum life expectancy of 50 years and a Class A fire performance rating, Cedral is an attractive alternative to traditional cladding materials.

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