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London, Greater London, United Kingdom, 2012/07/18 - Vector Foiltec has been awarded Specialist Contractor of the Year at the Building Awards 2012 - Vector-Foiltec.com.
As the global market leader and specialist in ETFE cladding technology, Vector Foiltec has been recognised as “a first-rate example of a cutting-edge specialist contractor succeeding on the world stage” (Building.co.uk 23 April 2012).
Vector Foiltec’s successful win at the prestigious Building Awards 2012 is attributed to the “incredible design” of our projects, our ability to “diversify effectively”, and our “relationship-based company ethos”. The Specialist Contractor of the Year award is Vector Foiltec’s second Building Award and adds to a growing number of accolades, which includes being shortlisted in three categories in the StadiumBusinessAwards 2012.
Collaborating with the client, architects and engineers, Vector Foiltec’s Texlon® ETFE has inspired concepts of transparency into innovative and cost effective solutions for building envelopes since 1984. Offering unparalleled expertise, our success is built on developing continuing relationships with our clients, delivering exceptional service, and ensuring projects are built to the highest of standards.
Vector Foiltec holds the world’s most comprehensive body of material research and is responsible for all key technical innovations in the field of ETFE foil technology. We continue to explore new developments in associated technologies, while currently supporting research programmes into solar energy harvesting (both thermal and photo- voltaic), as well as specific research into thin-film technologies. As the inventors of the Texlon® ETFE climatic envelope and the only specialist contractor in transparent foil technology, Vector Foiltec offers creative solutions world renowned expertise.
Our passion for sustainable construction is core to our business. Vector Foiltec (vector-foiltec.com) is continuously investing in the development of the sustainability credentials of our technology. In 2011 Texlon® ETFE became the only ETFE system in the world with an EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) which allows Vector Foiltec to offer our clients long-term sustainable value.
Our extensive project portfolio exceeds 1,200 projects in over 30 countries and demonstrates our unrivalled expertise. Vector Foiltec’s array of high-profile international projects include the Eden Project in Cornwall, the National Aquatic Centre in Beijing, the Khan Shatyr in Kazakhstan, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi, and the Forsyth Barr and Eden Park Stadia in New Zealand.