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.
Winners and contenders alike praise the BMI Apprentice of the Year competition
Each year, the BMI Apprentice of the Year competition helps apprentices on their journey to build their future career – by helping them with better business understanding, stronger communication skills and improved confidence. These are just some of the benefits that past winners and finalists of the BMI Apprentice of the Year competition have received and, as entries for the 2019 competition continue to arrive, some of past finalists have been reflecting upon the experience and what it taught them.
BMI National Training Centre flattens Ceiran’s learning curve
The BMI National Training Centre welcomed an old friend, when roofer Ceiran Peel-Price attended one of the centre’s flat roofing courses. Ceiran is no stranger to the BMI National Training Centre – based in Gloucestershire – as he had been a finalist in the pitched roof category of the annual BMI Apprentice of the Year competition in both 2017 and 2018.
BMI’s apprentice competition demonstrates its commitment to roofing’s future
The search is on to find the sectors top apprentices in BMI UK & Ireland’s 2019 Apprentice of the Year competition. The two previous competitions were hailed a great success, unearthing some exciting roofing talent and, with this year’s competition open for entries, BMI looks back on the competition and the great things that have been achieved by past entrants.