2023 Sponsors

2023 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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2023 Main Sponsor

Aquarian Cladding Systems

Why Aquarian?

You need a partner you can trust to find the best brick cladding system for your project. With Aquarian Cladding Systems, your brick façade requirements are in safe hands.

We’re UK distributors of the Gebrik, MechSlip & NaturAL-X brick cladding systems and work closely with each supply partner to help you design, procure and install with confidence.

Our brick cladding systems are suitable for old or new buildings, they’re tried & tested, and supplied with BBA certification to meet Building Regulations.

By choosing Aquarian you can be sure of a collaborative, long-term partnership - often leading to beautiful, award-winning buildings!

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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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ROCKWOOL Limited is part of the ROCKWOOL Group. With one factory based in Bridgend and over 500 employees across the UK, we are manufacturers offering a comprehensive range of sustainable stone wool insulation products for the construction industry, including products to support the construction of external façades.

ROCKWOOL provide insulation solutions for façades which simultaneously address acoustic and thermal requirements, and as a non-combustible material satisfy the latest building regulations. ROCKWOOL products for ventilated facade applications include BBA certified NyRock® Rainscreen 032, which currently delivers the lowest lambda value stone wool insulation in the UK and Ireland.

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We’ve been supplying specialist building materials to the construction industry for over 65 years. 80% of our products serve the insulation and building energy efficiency markets. We are by far the largest independent supplier in Europe of these products, which are needed now more than ever.

We are proud of the central role we play in the construction industry supply chain bringing value to our customers and manufacturers as a specialist distributor.

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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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2023 Category Sponsor

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.

See the link to our website for more details.

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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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Project of the Year 2023 sponsor Minster is a leading distributor of insulation, dry lining, fire protection, façade, roofing and ceilings solutions. 

With 28 dedicated branches and distribution facilities throughout England, Scotland and Wales, Minster’s expert team supply thousands of materials to the UK construction industry each week.

Offering an unrivalled level of service and support to the market, amongst its many specialist divisions is Minster’s expert façade team.  From technical guidance and knowledge of the latest solutions, to dedicated project support, the team can be relied upon to deliver innovative, value-led solutions, for projects of all size and complexities.

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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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We’ve been supplying specialist building materials to the construction industry for over 65 years. 80% of our products serve the insulation and building energy efficiency markets. We are by far the largest independent supplier in Europe of these products, which are needed now more than ever.

We are proud of the central role we play in the construction industry supply chain bringing value to our customers and manufacturers as a specialist distributor.

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