Manufacturers & Procurement

Brett Martin skylight systems ... UV- and abrasion-resistant.

Brett Martin skylight systems ... UV- and abrasion-resistant.

Spotlight on skylight systems


November 2018

UK manufacturer Brett Martin will be returning to The Big 5 for the seventh consecutive year to put the spotlight on its world-class range of high-performance polycarbonate roofing and glazing sheets, FRP (fibre-reinforced plastic) skylights and bespoke skylight systems.

Highlights of its showcase will include the company’s premium range of Marlon polycarbonate roofing and glazing sheets available in multiwall, corrugated and ultraviolet (UV)- and abrasion-resistant flat sheet options; as well as the BBA (British Board of Agrément)-approved Energysaver composite panel rooflights and Trilite site assembled rooflights, which recently received certification from the Dubai Central Laboratory (DCL).

Also on display will be Brett Martin’s range of prestige FRP skylights, vaulted skylight systems and the Marlon Clickfix1040 panel glazing system.

The rooflight at Wembley stadium in London ... supplied by Brett Martin.

The rooflight at Wembley stadium in London ... supplied by Brett Martin.

Commenting on the company’s participation at the event, Michael Colquhoun, director of export sales for Brett Martin Plastic Sheets, says: “The Big 5 continues to offer huge potential for Brett Martin to further develop business opportunities and build new relationships, as well as support our network of local distributors in the region. The show always provides a great deal of interest in our high-quality polycarbonate roofing and glazing sheets for the construction and horticulture sectors.”

Brett Martin is a global player supplying specialist plastic products for the construction, fabrication, print and display sectors worldwide. The company’s product portfolio includes an impressive range of plastic sheets, factory-engineered rooflight systems and plumbing and drainage systems.

Established in 1958, Brett Martin is a privately-owned family business and has become one of Northern Ireland’s most successful independent manufacturing companies. With its headquarters located in County Antrim, the company employs more than 800 people at several locations throughout the UK and Europe.

With export credentials spanning more than 70 countries worldwide, Brett Martin has both a permanent presence in Dubai and a team of experienced product specialists, engineers, and sales and service personnel who support projects in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region.

David Biggs, general manager of Brett Martin DWC, comments:  “The Big 5 continues to provide the perfect platform to establish strong relationships with clients from around the world, while our permanent presence in the Middle East makes it easier for our customers to do business with us.”

Brett Martin’s team of product specialists and engineers have been offering bespoke technical back-up and product expertise to specifiers and contractors in the GCC region for years now. Some of the many high-profile projects it has been involved in include the light maintenance hangar for Emirates airlines at Dubai International Airport, a new hangar for the Presidential Flight at Abu Dhabi, and the recently completed Al Futtaim Aviation Hangar in Dubai South.

“From design and specification, through to installation and completion, we provide advice and guidance to ensure every project in the Middle East is completed to the highest standard,” says Biggs.

Brett Martin is committed to an ongoing programme of investment in the latest manufacturing technology, innovation and product development, ensuring that its products remain at the forefront of its chosen markets.

As well as ongoing investment in the latest manufacturing technologies, innovation and product development, the company demonstrates total commitment to quality – with more than 250 product certifications and assurances throughout the product range, providing solutions in the most challenging of environments.

Brett Martin will be on Stand SS1 E149, Sheikh Saeed Hall, at The Big 5.

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