EPD underlines voestalpine Metsec’s commitment to sustainability

voestalpine Metsec has recently published an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) covering its purlins and framing systems. Verified by independent EPD authority, EPD Hub, the declaration provides designers, specifiers and developers with comprehensive information to include in a project’s sustainability assessment. Assurance of a system’s environmental credentials comes from a manufacturer’s Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). Compiled … Read more

Top marks for voestalpine Metsec

voestalpine Metsec’s SFS, Purlins, Metframe, Cable Management, Dry Lining and Custom Roll Forming divisions has attained top marks across all categories of the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) following a recent inspection by scheme monitors. Supported by all areas of the building industry, including contractors, suppliers, local; authorities and the government, the CCS is a voluntary … Read more

Framing systems on NBS Source

voestalpine Metsec’s pre-eminence amongst architects and specifiers has been further reinforced by the uploading of the company’s SFS lightweight steel framing ‘through wall’ systems to NBS Source, the industry’s leading cloud-based construction product information system. As well as being available through NBS Source, the product data can be accessed directly from the NBS Chorus specification … Read more

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 versatility deliver benefits to the entire construction team, providing the designer, developer and end client with cost-efficient, sustainable design solutions … Read more

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 the Black Country region of the English West Midlands, Metsec’s existence owes much to the long tradition of innovation, engineering … Read more

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