IKO helps bring English amputee football to global stage

Roofing manufacturer IKO PLC is helping national amputee football reach new heights and win more fans worldwide after striking a sponsorship deal that will see the elite sport broadcast live for the first time. IKO has become headline sponsor of the England Amputee Football Association (EAFA) National Football League (EAFL), supporting EAFA throughout 2024, from […]

IKO Insulations – from foundation to factory 2018 was another exciting year in the history of IKO, as we opened our first insulation plant in the UK. The new factory is an all-round ‘good news’ story representing a significant investment that will make a significant contribution to the construction industry and the local community – creating up to 160 jobs in […]

IKO launches new high-performance insulation board

IKO has bolstered its insulation range with a new, high-performance PIR product for flat roofs. Thanks to its high compressive strength and low lambda value, IKO enertherm GOLD improves heat retention and requires minimal thickness to achieve thermal requirements. Manufactured with a coarser foam, the product also retains its shape and dimensional stability for longer, […]

Behind the scenes of the IKO Appley Bridge plant

Having just celebrated his 29th year work anniversary at IKO, Kevin Green, UK Manufacturing Manager for Bituminous Membranes, gives an insight into operations at our Appley Bridge plant. With responsibility for managing 65 people as well as the production, engineering and warehouse departments, my role is varied, challenging yet very rewarding. It’s safe to say […]

IKO shortlisted for two NFRC awards

IKO PLC has been shortlisted in two categories for the upcoming National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) UK Roofing Awards 2020. Chosen by an independent judging panel, the market-leaders of roofing, waterproofing and insulation products, has been selected in the Bituminous Hot Applied Liquid Waterproofing and Mastic Asphalt categories. The shortlisted projects include the second […]

Meet the team – Martin Fisher BSc Hons FIoR, Technical Manager

Martin has been part of the IKO PLC team at its headquarters in Wigan, Lancashire for more than two decades. Starting his IKO journey as a senior designer in 1997 and has been technical manager since 2000. Here, Martin talks about how the industry, and his role, has evolved over the years. What does your […]

IKO’s success at the Big 5 Show

IKO PLC and IKO Polymeric had a fruitful time networking at the Big 5 International Building & Construction Show at the Dubai World Trade Centre UAE between 25-28 November 2019.

IKO recognised as a Considerate Constructor

Having been encouraged by Willmott Dixon, IKO is delighted to announce that site assessments by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) have been completed and IKO is now an official member. The CCS is a not-for-profit, independent scheme created to improve the image of the construction industry. Members agree to abide by the Code of Considerate […]

Techjoint wins the first IKO Contractor Recognition Award

IKO is delighted to announce that Techjoint saw off tough competition to win the first IKO Contractor Recognition Award. The awards look to celebrate the very best of what IKO Approved contractors can do, not just using IKO products. From a wider perspective, they take into consideration project delivery, quality of workmanship, CSR, and community-based […]