Week commencing 19th October was MiTek’s first-ever Hearts & Hands Week, a dedicated week of service for our global team members to give back to their communities through volunteering. MiTek colleagues around the world took part in a several initiatives, including donating much-needed items to local organisations, lending a hand in a community garden,
Over the last 4 months we have launched and run a programme of MiTek Skills Webinars. The webinars have proven a great success and we have now delivered 9 webinars on a variety of topics, to an average audience size of around 80 users per session. While we have been unable to visit customers or
Supplied by Aber Roof Truss Limited for Rowlinson Construction Limited of Stockport, this £15m development in Gorton, Manchester, provided 106 sustainable new homes designed for people aged 55 and over, providing them with round the clock support, comfortable and quality living with environmentally friendly solutions throughout the project. Aber designed, manufactured and supplied well over 1000 trussed
While 2020 hasn’t quite turned out the way we all might have expected, here at MiTek we have been working hard to ensure continuity of both product supply and support to our customers. We have also taken the opportunity to improve our service offer to ensure that, now more than ever, we are providing the
Due to the current situation with coronavirus it is likely that roof trusses and Posi-Joists will be stored on site for a longer period of time than would normally be expected. Guidance for the recommended storage of these products is summarised below. SITE STORAGE OF TRUSSED RAFTERS Trussed rafters can be safely stored vertically or
We are delighted to officially launch MiTek’s D4 Adhesive – JOIST-IK®. JOIST-IK® is a solvent-free, single-component adhesive developed for bonding decking to joists, and for sealing tongue and groove joints. JOIST-IK is suitable for use with Posi-Joists, I-Joist, solid timber, and other engineered wood products for the fixing of P5 chipboard or other decking material.
2019 has been a record year for MiTek’s machinery department, with numerous truss and joist manufacturers choosing to invest in new presses and saws from MiTek. MiTek machinery is available to all truss and joist manufacturers, regardless of system used, and there is a wide range of options available to suit individual requirements. Our entry
Thursday 10th October was World Mental Health Awareness Day, and to mark the occasion MiTek held two ‘Stress Buster’ training sessions for any staff that wanted to attend. Technical Director Richard George arranged the training and was very pleased with the results. “The two sessions were very well attended, and the team really enjoyed the