The Institut für Sandwichtechnik carries out research and development projects in the field of sandwich technology. It provides consultancy service for companies with the intention to qualify their products for CE marking and particularly for the Quality Label EPAQ. The institute provides guidance to the association in technical questions and strongly supports the intention of the association to set high quality standards for sandwich panels.
The “Versuchsanstalt für Stahl, Holz und Steine” is working in the field of thin gauge metal structures including structural sheeting, sandwich panels, fasteners and connections. The staff is experienced in theoretical, numerical and experimental investigations. The Versuchsanstalt is active as partner of research projects, as consultant in product development and as notified body for building authorities.
The "Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association" (MCRMA) brings together the UK’s leading roofing and cladding providers who supply built up systems, insulated panels, rainscreens, rainwater management systems and structural deck systems. The MCRMA represents and promotes the interests of manufacturing companies, suppliers, independent roofing and cladding inspectors and industry support services companies who provide products, systems and services within the non-domestic metal roof and wall market sector.