SAFE, SUSTAINABLE FACADE SOLUTIONS
SOTECH IS A LEADING DESIGNER AND MANUFACTURER OF THE OPTIMA RANGE OF ENGINEERED METAL RAINSCREEN FACADE SOLUTIONS AND ARCHITECTURAL FABRICATIONS.
From secret-fix hook on rainscreen solutions to bespoke extrusion tailored to meet your design, Sotech works closely with architects, specifiers, fire consultants, main contractors and installers to specify the most suitable rainscreen façade solution. Our expert team can provide cutting edge advice on the most suitable system, material and finish for the project, as well as fire safety, design and production.
We are here because of our customers, and those customers contact us project after project for advice, solutions and recommendations because we care about the details. We share our industry knowledge generously and we go the extra mile to complete projects to the highest standards, protecting the building, protecting the inhabitants, and enhancing the reputation of rainscreen cladding in the industry.
Established in 1982, Sotech’s head office and manufacturing facility includes a showroom and active learning zone that allows clients to see and understand the Optima range up-close. Sotech also have a showroom at the Building Centre in London which showcases its full range of Optima façade systems.
New since 2022, architects, installers and specifiers can now pick up and examine Sotech’s full range of rainscreen cladding systems in virtual reality (VR). Users can change the panel colour and finish and access system information including its fire safety certification, CWCT testing information, case studies and downloads. Sotech can also work with you on NBS Chorus to collaborate on your specification.
Dedicated to safety, sustainability and excellence, Sotech are committed to continually improving, testing and enhancing their rainscreen façade solutions. Having tested since 2006, Sotech has always put a huge focus on fire safety in the rainscreen cladding industry. Today, the Optima range is available in A1 and A2 materials such as PPC Aluminium, Anodised Aluminium, Pre-Paint Aluminium, ACM A2, Alpolic A1, Copper, Corten Steel, Stainless Steel and Zinc. Sotech can provide true A1 non-combustible rainscreen systems complete with mechanical fixings in place of adhesive.
All systems carry full CWCT certification and the Optima FC+, TFC+ and Edge have been tested to BS8414-2 standards, BR135 classification. Sotech is also accredited to ISO9001:2015, ISO14001:2015, ISO45001 and we are aiming to achieve The Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment 2030 through our supply chain. At Sotech we are always seeking improvements to protect our environmental and natural resources. This is why we are working towards achieving a verified EPD, not just for ‘components’ but for our full rainscreen systems.
We pride ourselves on being recognised as the safe hands in the industry, committed to providing safe, sustainable façade solutions that are innovative and market leading in design and manufacture. With over 40 years of experience in the rainscreen cladding industry, Sotech is a leading designer and manufacturer of engineered metal rainscreen cladding and architectural fabrications.VIEW SYSTEMS