IMA appoints new technical committee chair

Simon Blackham
Recticel Insulation’s technical manager, Simon Blackham, has been appointed chair of the Insulation Manufacturers Association’s (IMA) Technical Committee.


Commenting on the role, Simon said: “I’m honoured to have been handed the position. With the help of our members, I look forward to ensuring the IMA continues to be an influential voice for the UK’s Polyisocyanurate (PIR) and polyurethane (PUR) insulation industry.”

The IMA’s membership comprises major companies throughout the insulation industry, including PIR and PUR insulation manufacturers, and raw materials suppliers and associated services.

The company represents its membership working alongside government and non-governmental organisations involved in the legislative areas affecting the production and use of PIR and PUR insulation products and in several standards committees, which IMA’s Technical Committee plays a pivotal role in.

Simon joined Recticel in 2019 and has more than 15 years’ experience in the construction industry, particularly the insulation sector.