Building up the suspense
The Build Show is set to return to Birmingham NEC in just under six weeks. From 10-12 October, 400 exhibitors will showcase the products, services and working practices in construction to an anticipated 35,000 visitors.
The Build Show is running as part of UK Construction Week, with products represented such as windows, doors, decking, insulation, modular housing, tools, roofing and even drones.
A few examples on what will be showcased at this year’s show.
Easy-Trim will pose a question to visitors: Why Gamble? In addition to revealing new ventilation, construction and ancillary products on their stand, Easy-Trim will be offering various giveaways and discounts for orders placed during the show, with a star prize including a holiday to the world’s gambling capital, Las Vegas.
Wernick Group will present its new PMflexTM Modular System, a building system which can be supplied up to five-storeys in height and a solution for clients who want a high-quality building on long-term hire. In addition to Wernick Group, the show will also feature other offsite specialists including Portakabin, Tufeco, and Containex.
BA Clic Components will showcase its ClicBox carcass concept, which can be constructed in 30 seconds.
Making its debut the show, ROCKWOOL will focus on its range of solutions, capabilities and expertise in delivering insulation that successfully meets this pressing industry requirement. The ROCKWOOL stand will feature samples from the company’s range of non-combustible solutions for fire protection and fire stopping, rainscreen, flat roofing and sound insulation applications. Products on display will include its ventilated façade systems, such as, RAINSCREEN DUO SLAB and ROCKPANEL Cladding panels, its HARDROCK Multi-Fix Recovery Board, its Sound & Thermal range for the home as well as HVAC, fire protection and fire stopping insulation products.
Festool also returns with its recently launched Mitre Saw KS60 and long reach sander, The Planex Easy, while the company’s full autumn launch of products will be on demonstration at the show.
VELUX Modular Skylights and flat roof products are glazing systems for commercial buildings. On display at the show, these prefabricated modules combine minimalistic design and advanced technology, enabling users to realise their project quicker and safer – without having to compromise on quality or design.
Knauf Insulation offers glass and rock mineral wool HVAC solutions. Displaying duct roll, slab, pipe section and fire rated ductwork, the company will be bringing its latest products to the Build Show.
Screwfix will showcase new products, while their team will be on hand to answer any questions such as trade accounts, business to business support and ex-VAT catalogues. You will also have a chance to take part in its competition and interact on their Itab.
Bostik will preview the new Bostik Roll – a solvent-free adhesive strip that has been specially designed for the fast installation of skirting and other floor or wall mounted accessories.
Door handle fitting system, Jigtech, will exhibit at the show as well as host its ‘Jigtech Challenge’ on 12 October. Visitors will compete to fit a set of Jigtech door handles in record time using the company’s new revolutionary system for a chance to win the Honda CBR 650F, worth £7,500.
Kiwa UK carry out testing and certification on appliances, construction materials, electrical and water products, and at the show the team will invite visitors to test a wide range of sample slides using its electron microscope.
Other exhibitors attending the show include Kidde Safety, Finning CAT, Hewlett Packard, and Gripple.
Nathan Garnett, event director at Media 10, who runs the show said: “This year’s show is set to be our most significant yet. Visitors will find the latest products and services on display from a range of exhibitors set to transform and change the future of the sector, while our programme will bring together the best of the industry to debate, inform and educate visitors on the construction agenda. Not only that, but we’ll also be hosting unmissable opportunities for networking and socialising.”