Welcome to the Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association web site!
Published by Roofing Today, in association with MCRMA, the supplement features technical articles on specification, calculations for modern building designs, including for snow and wind loading, and the introduction of system installer membership.
The Façade Awards UK are an opportunity to celebrate the very best in façade design across the UK from the past year, as well as promote the creative and innovative use of products or materials. The closing date for entries is March 6th – so the time to enter is now!
MCRMA is now inviting applications from system installers to join MCRMA as part of its continuing drive to raise standards and ensure compliance across the industry.
MCRMA has published new guidance on fasteners. The document covers a wide range of topics including fastener types, performance criteria, durability, weathertightness, aesthetics, typical cladding systems, detailing and installation and tooling.
Once again, MCRMA is delighted to be a supporting organisation for the RCI Show 2020 which takes place on 25-26 March 2020 at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. The RCI Show is the largest UK event where the entire roofing, cladding and insulation supply chain comes together.
The MCRMA CPD portfolio provides flexible learning opportunities offering a range of CPDs that can be studied both online and offline, on mobiles, tablets and print. The MCRMA CPD programme is open to anyone seeking to develop their knowledge and skills within the metal building envelope sector.
The MCRMA was formed in 1990 to support the systems manufacturers in the emerging metal cladding and roofing industry. Since then MCRMA has evolved to encompass the needs of component manufacturer suppliers, system installers, independent roofing and cladding inspectors plus industry support services providers, all providing independent building envelope solutions for metal-based roofing and cladding systems, products and services.
A new publication added to the web site is a metal cladding and roofing supplement which has been published by Roofing Today, in association with MCRMA. The supplement features technical articles on specification, calculations for modern building designs, including for snow and wind loading, and the introduction of a new category of membership for system installers.
The product and services selector enables visitors to quickly and easily locate the manufacturers of specific roofing and cladding systems and components. The selector also lists the independent inspectors and industry support services members of MCRMA.
MCRMA offers an online CPD programme which is open to anyone seeking to develop their knowledge and skills within the metal building envelope sector. The CPDs are flexible and provide ‘learning on the go’ as the course material can be studied both online and offline, on mobiles, tablets and print. There is an online assessment component to verify knowledge and following the successful online completion of a CPD, a certificate can be downloaded for the user’s personal records.
MCRMA has recently published a professional indemnity insurance update advising its inspector members of forthcoming restrictions likely to apply to the inspection of cladding panels. This issue is also likely to affect building control officers. MCRMA is taking up this matter with the appropriate authorities.
MCRMA members have been widely specified and involved in the industry’s most prestigious buildings, creating imaginative and innovative building designs that offer cost-effective and sustainable solutions for major developers, clients and end users.
As the voice of the industry, MCRMA works closely with a variety of industry bodies and standards committees to develop building envelope solutions and to disseminate best practice across a variety of industry sectors.