Recticel Insulation’s Technical Manager, Simon Blackham, has been appointed Chair of the Insulation Manufacturers Association’s (IMA) Technical Committee.
He said: “I’m honoured to have been handed the position. With the help of our members, I look forward to ensuring the IMA continues to be an influential voice for the UK’s PIR and PUR insulation industry.”
The IMA’s membership comprises major companies throughout the insulation industry, including manufacturers of finished PIR and PUR insulation products, and suppliers of the various raw materials and associated services.
IMA represents its membership, working alongside government and non-governmental organisations involved in the legislative areas affecting the production and use of PIR and PUR insulation products and in a number of standards committees. IMA’s Technical Committee plays a pivotal role in this process.
Blackham joined Recticel in 2019, and has more than 15 years’ experience in the construction industry, particularly within the insulation sector.
He added: “Insulation is a subject I’ve a great knowledge of. I hope my background experience will prove useful in my role as IMA Technical Committee Chair.”