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

H+H UK Ltd

H+H UK is Britain’s largest manufacturer of aircrete products. The company manufactures the market-leading range of Celcon Blocks and the H+H range of aircrete products. H+H is an innovative company, leading the field in research and development which has made aircrete the versatile building product it is today. Aircrete is manufactured largely from recycled materials and its sustainable properties help to cut carbon emissions. H+H has always enjoyed longstanding and invaluable relationships with its partners and customers throughout the UK, based on Quality, Innovation and Trust. Aircrete is a widely used building material in UK construction: its lightweight design, flexibility of use and inherent thermal efficiency make it ideal for the construction of all building types.



Lucideon is an international, independent materials technology company.

Mortar Industry Association

National House Building Council