IKO Contractor Recognition Awards

We know that our products are only as good as the contractors who install them so we would like to show our appreciation to our valuable customers who stand above the rest and make us proud! That is why we came up with the idea of IKO Contractor Recognition Awards. We would like to hear […]

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 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 […]

Builders’ Merchants Awards nominations – time is running out!

The deadline to get nominations in for the Builders’ Merchants Awards 2019 is fast approaching. Friday 30 August will be your last chance, so now is the time to enter in your nominees. IKO is delighted to support the awards once again by sponsoring the Independent Merchant Achiever of the Year Award. With a total […]

How women are raising the roof in construction

What comes to mind when you think of roofing? Most people view the roofing industry as a male dominated profession, but there is a growing cohort of women opting for careers in roofing. More women entering the industry can only be a good thing: The RICS and Macdonald Company & Rewards and Attitudes survey found […]

IKO sponsored young Richardson Trek cyclists impress at OVO Energy Tour Series

The Richardson Trek cycling team are celebrating after some of their youngest riders went head to head with the UK’s top cycling talent, including multiple Olympic Gold medallist Ed Clancy. The amateur Richardson Trek team competed in two of the events in the OVO Energy Tour series this year: Salisbury (Wiltshire) and Brooklands (Surrey). Lewis […]