Founded in 1958, IG is a division of Europe’s largest manufacturer of steel lintels and masonry support systems. The major activity of IG is the design, development, manufacture and supply of standard and custom made masonry support. IG’s extended range of building components includes Brick Slip Feature Lintels, Steel Support Systems and Windposts.
The company operates from three major depots. The headquarters and place of our origin, remains in Cwmbran, South Wales. IG has large manufacturing facilities in Swadlincote South Derbyshire, and Cookstown.
IG invented the original open back lintel in 1967, which has now become the industry standard. Our lintels are engineered to be the most structurally and thermally efficient lintels available. They are widely specified and used throughout Europe on commercial, industrial, residential and institutional projects.
Combining optimum performance with design flexibility, IG Masonry Support offers masonry support solutions, which are easy to install, as well as revolutionary brick slip systems that radically reduce onsite labour.
Today’s rapidly changing regulations call for innovative thinking on construction methods. To meet the demand IG Masonry Support provides architects, engineers and specifiers with an expert partnership for key structural components. With knowledge of our customers’ ever changing needs, we continually invest in specialist plant and equipment. IG also invests in professional training for employees to support and manage the business.
IG Masonry Support Systems is committed to core values that were embodied by its founders and remain the cornerstone of the corporate philosophy.
We empower and challenge each other to think differently, embrace creativity and develop products, services, and processes that are smarter than anything else in the market.
We love what we do and we love sharing the passion we have for the IG community. When we have fun at work, we are more productive, engaged and motivated to succeed. A business that has fun together, wins together!
We have a relentless focus on excellence in quality for every process in our business. We support each other to deliver solutions and services that are world class and add value to our customers.
At IG we never stop learning. Our specialist teams are on hand to provide the most cost effective solutions for the most complex requirements.
Results matter. We go the extra mile and are committed to engaging with our customers, employees and communities every day to ensure we exceed expectations.
Mission Statement: Creating smart construction solutions beyond equal.
From your first contact with IG you will know you are dealing with people who care about you and your business. IG staff are responsive, proficient, knowledgeable and receptive to any urgent requirements you may have. IG utilises the ultimate in Enterprise Resource Planning software to track every step in your IG experience – from technical enquiries, schedules and orders through to manufacturing and delivery. This system ensures that our sales office can fully track the status of your order.
IG’s fast, efficient delivery service is renowned throughout the construction industry. Our logistics solution is recognised by our customers for superior supply chain management. Products are delivered direct to site, specific to your site requirements.
IG provides comprehensive technical support for all our masonry support products. Our free scheduling and specification service offers fast turnaround on masonry support and windpost systems. Our experienced team of over forty structural and civil engineers offer a free design service and on-site support offering a range of off the shelf and bespoke solutions.
By contacting our engineers at an early stage of your design process, you will potentially gain significantly more design flexibility for the overall project. Ask for an IG Engineer to visit your site or office. We relish the opportunity to liaise with industry professionals on building projects, regardless of size.