Huddersfield University Design and Enterprise Challenge

MiTek were delighted to take part in a challenge set to Computing and Engineering students studying at the University of Huddersfield recently. We were one of several companies who posed challenges to teams of students asking for innovative solutions to problems relevant to their industry. Our Technical Director, Richard George, set the teams the challenge of

DWB make the move to MiTek

The DWB group is a long-established roof truss and metal web joist manufacturer, based throughout the East of England with factories and design teams in Hull, Boston and Latchingdon. DWB have been a MiTek Posi-Joist manufacturer for many years, and we were delighted earlier this year when they decided to switch their truss manufacture to MiTek

A new way to specify Posi-Joist

MiTek announces new online tool to quickly find the correct posi-joist Posi-Joists have significantly grown in popularity over recent years. To further promote Posi-Joist in the market place and to make it even easier to specify, we are pleased to announce the launch of our new online Posi-Joist interactive span table. You can find it here.

EC5 Update

Since the beginning of 2018, EC5 has been the code to which all new truss and metal web floor designs should be designed. July saw the deadline for legacy BS5268 designs to be converted to EC5 and Les Fuller, chairman of the TRA technical committee recently issued a statement to clarify the position. You can