Etex has announced a new UK trading agreement with Sir Robert McAlpine, a UK construction and civil engineering company.

The new partnership will see Etex and Sir Robert McAlpine collaborate on a variety of new projects, where the focus will be on working together to fully utilise Etex’s multi-brand offering to introduce innovative solutions and maximise added value. A key component to delivering on this is Etex’s large investment into its new Bristol facilty, which will double the Bristol-based manufacturing capacity of its plasterboard brand, Siniat, upon opening in 2023.

Global manufacturer Etex, offers a wide range of products across different brands that when specified together form complete warrantied systems. The partnership will incorporate all of Etex’s Building Performance division; Siniat (drywall), Promat (passive fire protection/fire stopping) and EOS (SFS & Offsite) brands, and will ensure that Sir Robert McAlpine benefits from full technical support at all relevant stages of the construction process.

Alan Eccles, National Business Development Manager at Etex, commented, “We are delighted to announce our new partnership agreement with Sir Robert McAlpine, and have already begun working with the company on an exciting project at Hockley Mills, Birmingham. We look forward to continuing to build and develop our strong relationship by collaborating on some major new projects, with our specialist teams adding further value Sir Robert McAlpine’s building processes.”

Chris Davison, Head of Material Procurement, for Sir Robert McAlpine, added “We are really excited to add Etex Building Performance to our list of preferred supply chain partners and we look forward to working together on our projects. We believe they have the potential to add real value to our business through its extensive range of products warrantied systems and customer focussed approach.”

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