13th October 2021

The importance of through wall fire testing

Light gauge galvanised steel framing systems (SFS) are primarily used for wall constructions, such as infill walling, continuous walling, high bay walling and loadbearing structures in low to medium rise situations. Their light weight and...

90 Years Metsec Mr Metsec
17th September 2021

90 years of roll-forming excellence

voestalpine Metsec, the UK’s largest specialist cold roll forming company, officially celebrates its 90th anniversary this year. Its roots, however, can be traced back much further than 1931. Located at Oldbury, in the heart of...

International women in engineering day
23rd June 2021

International Women in Engineering Day 2021

For International Women in Engineering Day #INEWED21, we’re celebrating with a case study on Joanne Gantley, voestalpine Metsec’s Transport Manager who has been with the company for 21 years. “My move into the engineering industry...

Steel v timber
16th June 2021

Why steel is an improvement on timber for construction

It is fairly unusual for timber to be selected as a permanent framing material for medium- to high-rise buildings. Whilst it may be selected for certain aesthetic requirements and possess an aura of environmentally friendliness,...

Metsec cable management
28th April 2021

A Complete Guide to Industrial Cable Management & Metal Framing

The management and organisation of cabling and wiring forms a core basis in every employer’s safety plan. From electrical to optical wires, every individual cable must have the appropriate protection and system in place to...

Metsec UKCA
9th April 2021

Product marking assures universal acceptance

With UKCA marking of construction products being possible from January 2021 and mandatory for products placed on the British market after 1 January 2022, Metsec has taken steps to ensure that its steel framing systems...

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