Welcome to the Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association web site!
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.
MCRMA is the official partner of the inaugural Façade Awards UK which will recognise and celebrate the importance of collaboration between product manufacturers and contractors to showcase excellence in design and outcome in finished buildings.
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.
Alucobond, manufactured by 3A Composites, offers two CPD seminars on ACM: How To Specify ACM and Fire Safety For ACM. The seminars outline the key technical considerations in specifying ACM material.
Guttercrest has launched a dedicated website for its aluminium column and beam casings. The new, user-friendly website features dedicated pages for each of the firm’s casing shapes, including round, square and bespoke shapes
Screw guns are an installer essential when working in roofing and cladding construction – see the new MCRMA guidance document on the correct use of self-drilling fastener installation tools.
Are you a systems installer? MCRMA has a dedicated page which provides a useful resource encompassing materials, regulations, safety and specific guidance covering the use and installation of products and systems.
UL, a global safety science leader, has announced the acquisition of MCRMA member Wintech Testing and Certification which provides testing and certification services to architects, building owners, manufacturers and others across the built environment community.
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, 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.
The MCRMA web site contains a range of useful features designed to educate specifiers and contractors alike on building envelope design, the systems available, their application, superior life expectancy and unrivalled value over other material alternatives.
MCRMA publishes a wide range of guidance documents and articles which reflect the latest developments in the specification and manufacture of metal building envelope systems and their components. 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.
Safety is paramount at all times and there is a dedicated section on the web site to ensure that all those involved in roof construction have access to the most up to date advice on safe working practices and also the legal requirements.
MCRMA has issued an Advice Note which sets out how specifiers can comply with the ‘combustible ban’ Building (Amendment) Regulations 2018. This Advice Note provides specifiers with information relevant to the specification of A2 powder coated materials.
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.