BMI Group, a combination of Braas Monier and Icopal, is the largest manufacturer of flat and pitched roofing and waterproofing solutions throughout Europe.
The combined heritage of these two groups represents a rich history of delivering roofing and waterproofing excellence to customers and brings together some of the biggest and most trusted names in the industry.
With over 150 production facilities in Europe, parts of Asia and South Africa, the company unities over 150 years of experience. More than 11,000 employees in 40 countries give established brands such as Braas, Bramac, Cobert, Coverland, Icopal, Monarflex, Monier, Redland, Schiedel, Siplast, Viedag, Wierer and Wolfin a face to the customer.
Our expertise and innovations are bringing advantages in sustainability, performance and architectural design to residential, commercial, public sector and infrastructure construction projects.
150 production facilities in Europe, parts of Asia and South Africa.
We operate in 40 countries
approx. 11,000 employees
Mainly institutional investors and banks
Pitched and flat roofing and waterproofing solutions.
Bolton takes aim at top prize
Full classrooms, new ways of working and the return of a motivating competition. Luke O’Gorman, roofing tutor at Bolton College, is looking forward to a year free from Covid-related restrictions and the chance for his students to win a top industry award.
Training in the time of Covid
As building colleges take in the latest crop of apprentices Total Contractor catches up with David Mallory, Roofing Lecturer at Leeds College of Building. Now that Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted, he welcomes students back to the classroom and the return of the BMI Apprentice of the Year Competition.
A Knight on the tiles
Since featuring on our very first front cover, Tom Knight – Highly Commended in the BMI Apprentice of the Year 2017 – has continued to have great success in his roofing career. . Total Contractor met up with him on site near Truro for a chat.