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...

BIM is a technological advancement set to revolutionise the construction industry. Here, we explore BIM, the benefits it can provide and how it will affect architects, installers and manufacturers alike. We interviewed Mohamadreza Jenaban (Mo), a Design for Manufacture / BIM Engineer at Sotech and our...

5 Reasons to Use Rainscreen Cladding in 2017 By now, we’re all more than familiar with the basic premise of rainscreen cladding. Its core (practical) function is to provide an exterior surface – a cladding layer – that stops the force of wind-driven water movement to prevent...

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...

  Sotech were engaged by Charles Henshaw to produce over 1600 square meters of rainscreen cladding for Statoil’s (the Norwegian oil and gas major) new 60,000 square foot HQ located on the Prime Four Business Park at Kingswell, just west of Aberdeen. Covering 60,000 square foot, with...

Sotech were engaged by Charles Henshaw to produce 2200 square meters of bespoke glazed in traypanels for the new Aker Solutions building on Aberdeen International Business Park (AIBP), which occupies the premier out of town office site in Aberdeen. Strategically located opposite the entrance to Aberdeen...

Sotech were engaged by Keyclad to produce over 2000 square meters of rainscreen cladding for St Vincent Plaza in Glasgow, an outstanding new development comprising 172,000 sq ft of exceptional Grade A office space with panoramic views. Located in the heart of the City on St Vincent...

Keen to explore the benefits of Optima XPC? Optima XPC is a complete secretly fixed extruded aluminium plank rainscreen system that has set flat face modules of 150mm, 200mm, 225mm, and 250mm as well as a 150mm module castellated extruded aluminium plank rainscreen. In this innovative 3D...