Icopal celebrates 20 years of the IMA

IMG_1348 cropIcopal has marked the 20th anniversary of the Intelligent Membrane Trade Association (IMA) by hosting a day and evening of celebratory events for the Association’s AGM at its UK headquarters in Manchester.

The event was well attended by contractors and other professionals across the roofing sector who gathered to celebrate the numerous projects carried out over the past 12 months.

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Guests were invited to attend a brief presentation at the company’s headquarters and manufacturing facility in Trafford Park, Manchester, where they learned of the recent developments within the company – including its new products, new managing director and investment at the Trafford Park manufacturing facility
– followed by a tour of the factory and its new line 5 operational facility.

Attendees were then escorted to the Hotel Football at Old Trafford to watch the England vs Wales game before reconvening at the National Football Museum for the drinks reception and dinner followed by the Awards ceremony where the winners were announced.

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The winners of this year’s IMA Awards were:

Reinforced Bitumen Roofing
NRA Roofing & Flooring – Fairfield Infants & Junior School

Eco-Activ Roofing
Young & Co. – New Islington Housing

Green Roofing
McCormick Flat Roofing – 73 Charlotte Street, London

Single Ply Roofing
Briggs Amasco – Barmby Moor C of E School

Liquid Waterproofing
Kingsley Roofing London – AMP House

Decra Roofing
MAC Roofing – Forest Academy, Barnsley

International Project 2016
McCormick Flat Roofing – British Embassy, Copenhagen

Craftsman of the Year 2016
Lea Turner – NRA Roofing & Flooring

The IMA is a not-for-profit organisation of Icopal-approved roofing contractors offering a guaranteed level of exceptional service, skill and technical expertise.

Established in 1996 as a means of bringing together companies with the common vision of raising standards in the roofing industry, the IMA has gone from strength to strength. The many projects carried out by its members have and continue to embody its strapline, “In Pursuit of Excellence”.