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Welcome to Sotech

 

Experts in Rainscreen Cladding and Facade Systems

Sotech is a leading designer and manufacturer of the Optima range of engineered metal rainscreen cladding and architectural fabrication.

 

Sotech offers a range of rainscreen cladding solutions, from traditional to contemporary, to bring a project to life. Sotech is at the forefront of rainscreen cladding design, having developed a comprehensive suite of systems. Able to support natural materials such as copper, zinc, stainless steel and aluminium, as well as aluminium composite material, our systems provide architects and specifiers an almost limitless choice, enabling their individual design intent to be fully realised.

Why Sotech? 

 

Sotech is at the forefront of rainscreen cladding design, having developed a comprehensive suite of systems.

 

Able to support natural materials such as copper, zinc, stainless steel and aluminium, as well as aluminium composite material, our systems provide architects and specifiers an almost limitless choice, enabling their individual design intent to be fully realised.

One Subsea - Optima FC Rainscreen in use

What’s new?

News updates

[Industry News] Combustible Materials to be Banned on New High-rise Buildings

It has been announced by Housing Secretary James Brokenshire that combustible cladding is to be banned for all new schools, hospitals, care homes, student accommodation and residential buildings in England above 18m (60ft).

Sotech is aware of the proposed changes to building regulations and has been tracking the developments closely. As such, the news that came out over the weekend is as expected and Sotech has been working to suit the requirements when necessary.

Sotech have been fire testing to BR135 (BS8414) standards since 2006 and have been continuing the fire testing routines extensively again since Q4 2017.

First Street Manchester - Optima TFC Rainscreen Cladding

YOUR DESIGN. OUR SYSTEMS. INFINITE POSSIBILITIES

Established in 1982, Sotech is a leading manufacturer of bespoke metal rainscreen cladding and architectural façade systems.

 

The Sotech Optima range of engineered architectural metal façade systems includes cassette rainscreen panels, secret-fix rainscreen cladding panel options, pressed plank and extruded plank cladding, extruded products and architectural fabrication solutions.

Latest Case Studies

We’re Hiring!

[VACANCY] CNC PRESS SETTER / OPERATOR

Sotech is looking to employ a full time CNC Press Setter / Operator.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Must be able to read engineering drawings and work to tight tolerances
  • Experience in working with Aluminium, Stainless steel, Brass from 1mm thk to 4mm thk
  • Bystronic and Trumpf experience would be beneficial.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

To apply, send your CV to – Tony Norton, Operations Manager tn@sotech-optima.co.uk

CNC Operator

Latest News Stories

Sotech's testing and accreditation history

New Testing Timeline

Sotech’s commitment to authentic engineering capability has been witnessed over several years in the testing of products as they are being developed.

 

From the earliest Optima TFC designs tested at BRE, Garston for wind serviceability and safety, air permeability and water penetration for Erie Basin, Manchester project.

Speak to an expert

If you require advice with design detail, assistance with a specification or to discuss your project in detail contact our technical department who have over 35 years experience in the construction industry. The team is on hand to provide knowledge and support at every stage of your project.

Accreditations

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