Ancon Building Products Pty Ltd
ABN: 41 000 496 079
ANCON, a CRH company, designs and manufactures a wide range of high integrity steel fixings for masonry and concrete construction, providing strength and stability to structures around the world, from architecturally ambitious high-rise developments and landmark sporting stadia to major bridges, tunnels and highways.
Products include ANCON masonry supports and restraints, reinforcing bar couplers, reinforcement continuity systems, punching shear reinforcement and shear load connectors; UNICON lifting, fixing and anchoring systems for precast concrete; CONNOLLY concrete jointing systems for ground slabs and internationally renowned anchor channels from CRH sister company, HALFEN, complete the comprehensive product portfolio.
Ancon’s Australia-based engineering support team, is available to provide assistance on the specification, design, detailing and scheduling of your complete fixing solution.
Providing unseen strength and stability for global construction
Ancon designs and manufactures essential steel components providing strength and stability to buildings and structures around the world. Trusted for their integrity, reliability and compliance, Ancon steel fixings are precision-manufactured to perform in the most demanding concrete and masonry applications.
Ancon applies its technical expertise to create the most efficient, cost-effective and high-performance components for construction projects, including architecturally ambitious high-rise developments, landmark sporting stadia and major infrastructure schemes, such as bridges and tunnels.
Ceaseless innovation to meet challenging requirements
Product development never ceases at Ancon. Our experienced technical specialists work closely with developers, architects and structural engineers to ensure that our products meet the demands of today’s most challenging construction programmes – while complying with new and emerging regulations. That involves devising advanced new components as well as engineering existing products to deliver better performance and lifetime value – keeping Ancon and our clients ahead of the competition.
Responsive deliveries around the world
Our agile manufacturing processes enable us to respond quickly to fulfil urgent high-volume orders and meet challenging deadlines. Our business is structured around meeting customer requirements efficiently and cost effectively. Our customer service professionals and extensive distribution network enable us to deliver the products that customers need, just when they’re needed – anywhere in the world.
Technical support from the specialists
Recognised worldwide for our technical expertise and customer support, we have created detailed technical literature, design software, NATSPEC and a Building Information Modelling (BIM) library to ensure that those who specify, distribute and install our products are well informed and advised. By making these resources free to download 24-7, we support customers in securing major UK and international construction contracts.
Our technical and advisory support services ensure that clients deploy Ancon products accurately and efficiently to deliver optimum performance – whatever the application.
The quality and ingenuity of Ancon products, and the company’s global growth have been recognised by the award of three prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise. The company received the Queen’s Award for Innovation in 2018 and 2012 for its development of Teplo advanced composite low thermal conductivity wall ties and a unique lockable dowel system for post-tensioned concrete construction respectively. In 2015, we received a Queen’s Award, this time for international trade, in recognition of the company’s export growth in existing and new markets.
Ancon has supplied prestigious projects throughout the world. The company’s impressive project portfolio includes:
- Brisbane North-South Bypass Tunnel
- Sydney Olympic Stadium, Australia
- London St. Pancras Station, UK
- The Palm Dubai, UAE
- Madrid Airport, Spain
- Horburg Tunnel, Switzerland
Brief History of Ancon Building Products
George Clark of Sheffield (UK) is founded
Ancon Stainless Steel Fixings (UK) is founded
George Clark of Sheffield (UK) and Ancon Stainless Steel Fixings (UK) (including its subsidiary Harris and Edgar) merge to form Ancon Clark
Additional 36,000sqft UK manufacturing site opened, Greenfield, North Wales, UK
Ancon Clark’s head office relocates to the 70,000 sq.ft. purpose-built President Park facility in Sheffield (UK). Harris and Edgar in Epsom is closed to centralise sales operations in Sheffield. CCL Systems of Leeds (UK) is acquired including sales offices in U.A.E and Australia
Ancon Clark is merged with CCL Systems to form Ancon CCL
Acquisition of Pflüger & Partner AG in Switzerland
Formation of Ancon CCL International and Ancon Building Products
UK business rebrands to Ancon Building Products
Ancon Building Products GesmbH founded, Austria
Third UK manufacturing site opened
Ancon GmbH founded, Germany
Ancon is acquired by CRH
North Wales manufacturing operation relocates to 53,000sq.ft unit
Brisbane and Melbourne manufacturing operations relocate to larger facilities.
New production units opened in Sheffield, UK and Perth, Australia.
Ancon wins Queens Award for Innovation for its ground-breaking lockable dowel system used in post-tensioned concrete buildings.
Ancon Austrian office relocates to larger premises.
Ancon acquires Unicon, a supplier of lifting and anchoring systems to the Australian precast concrete market.
Ancon acquires Helifix, a manufacturer of specialist masonry repair and reinforcement systems.
Ancon New Zealand is established
Ancon’s Sydney office relocates to larger premises.
Ancon is honoured with a second Queen’s Award for Enterprise, this time in the International Trade category.
Ancon New Zealand opens a new site in Auckland.
Site extension to the Sheffield head office and largest UK manufacturing facility.
HM The Queen honours Ancon with a third Queen's Award for Enterprise; our second in the Innovation category.
Ancon has relocated its Melbourne operations to a three times larger site in Victoria. This new facility will better service current market demand and support the company’s growth ambitions nationwide.
Ancon acquires Connolly Key Joint Pty Ltd. Located in Casino, NSW.
Ancon are pleased to confirm that we are now Platinum members of the Concrete Institute of Australia in support of their mission to promote and develop excellence in concrete research, technology, application, design and construction.
Ancon has extended its range of reinforcing bar couplers and accompanying technical information offered to the local concrete industry in Australia.