Sotech is delighted to have hosted 14 stand out engineering students at its Peterlee operations earlier this year.   The students, who are all first years studying on a Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations course at East Durham College’s Technical Academy, had the chance to develop a...

Sotech has teamed up with ALPOLIC to introduce the stunning range of ALPOLIC A2 ACM rainscreen cladding finishes to clients across the UK. With over 100 styles available, including a range of standard colours through to metal, sparkling, wood and abstract finishes, ALPOLIC is one of...

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...

Polyester Powder Coating, or PPC, is a type of dry coating, rather than a conventional liquid paint. When applied to metal rainscreen as a free flowing, dry powder it provides rainscreen panels with an attractive, durable and high quality finish that lasts. These are just a...

Rainscreen cladders Sotech have launched a brand new PPC portal on their web site. The new portal, displaying close to 500 core PPC samples, will enable architects to select the right colour and texture for their rainscreen project. “PPC is a versatile rainscreen cladding finish, available in...

The concept of rainscreen cladding in 2018 is no longer new. It’s an integral part of the building and manufacturing industry, with more and more new builds and refurb projects being clad in copper, aluminium, ACM and now corten rainscreen cladding every single month.   Whilst the...

Sotech has continued its commitment to hiring apprentices by inviting level three Business and Administration apprentice Ellie-Mae Flint to join the team. Ellie, who achieved her level three apprenticeship with Profound services, joins the Sotech team full time on a six-month contract. Ellie will be working...

In celebration of Optima XPC going live on BIM we thought we’d shout about the four architectural benefits of selecting the extruded rainscreen cladding plank system in your next project. (1) Durability   The Optima XPC Extruded Plank system was introduced into our range of rainscreen to provide our...

We’re proud to announce that Sotech’s David Swithenbank will be running in the TRUMPF sixth annual half marathon.   The race, which takes place on 25th June in Stuttgart, is hosted by one of our supply partners – TRUMPF.   TRUMPF, a world leading manufacturer of machine tools, laser...

Sotech Bespoke Secret Fix rainscreen was selected for Bath Road in Slough. To accommodate the architects vision of a modern and clean crisp look to the building while giving sizes that are robust and create impact.  The material and product selected was 3500sqm. Sotech Bespoke Secret...

Hyde Park Hayes is a modern business park located in West London office market area.  The five-story building contains 13880sqm of office floor space, together with 140 car parking spaces at surface and basement area. The system and finish were chosen as the architect wanted a...

Fantastic wear it pink day in the Sotech office a few weeks ago. We raised over £300 to support breast cancer research by wearing pink for the day. Team member, Gary Wheatley, even agreed to shave off his precious beard if we raised £90. Seeing...

The number of towers being proposed and developed in London and the UK continues to grow. In fact, a new report published in March 2016 by New London Architecture and GLHearn shows that an additional 119 tall buildings (20+ floors) have been planned for London...

**New footage released August 2016 Sotech has produced 1300sqm Larson ACM Anodic Brushed and Ral: 6018 for X1 Developments in Manchester. Click play to see stunning arial views of the building in progress, through X1 Developments monthly drone footage: View even more drone footage here to see...