Corporate Members

Links to IMS Corporate Members


Ancon Building Products

Ancon designs and manufactures a range of stainless steel support and restraint fixings for brick, block and stone. The company has three sites in the UK, overseas operations in Continental Europe, Middle East and Australia, and a large network of distributors both home and abroad.

Products include support angles, windposts, lintels, masonry reinforcement and wall ties. Ancon’s Technical Services Team advises on the most cost-effective and practical fixing solution for any application.


Helifix is a wholly owned division of Ancon.

HELIFIX, the inventor of the one-piece stainless steel helical tie, is widely recognised as the leader in the design and manufacture of innovative helical wall ties, fixings and masonry repair systems used in applications such as crack stitching, stabilising bowed walls and creating load bearing masonry beams which redistribute structural loads.

Brick Development Association

Brick Development Association



Catnic is the leading UK manufacturer of steel construction products for the residential sector.



Innovation in Structural Investigation



Lucideon is an international, independent materials technology company.

Mortar Industry Association

National House Building Council