Lightness for strong solutions





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.




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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.




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ECCA is an international non-profit association dedicated to the promotion of the use of coil and/or sheet coated metal as the environmentally sound, the cost effective and the high quality method of finishing. The membership comprises 100 member companies: coil coaters and their suppliers. The objectives of the Association are to: promote the benefits of coil and/or pre-painted metal with particular emphasis on environmental, cost and quality benefits; increase the awareness of coil and/or pre-painted metal through professional marketing and by organising educational training programmes for non-users; set quality performance standards and developing test methods; stimulate product, process, application and market development; represent the Industry in its contacts with Public Officials and Public Authorities; create an industry network and forum for the development and exchange of ideas; provide a liaison with other Trade Associations and Professional Bodies.