Ancon Joins 'Think Brick Australia'
ANCON, a CRH company, are pleased to confirm that we are now Associate Members of 'Think Brick Australia' in support of their aim to inspire contemporary brick architecture and building design in all areas of the built environment including commercial, residential and landscape.
Our decision to join demonstrates our confidence in Think Brick and the important role they play in ensuring clay brick is recognised as a leading building material with endless design possibilities by architects, developers and property owners across Australia.
Ancon designs and manufactures a wide range of high integrity steel fixings, providing strength and stability to masonry structures around the world. Products include wall ties, shelf angles, lintels and windposts for restraining brickwork, blockwork and stonework.
Ancon’s Australia-based engineering support team is available to provide assistance on the specification, design, detailing and scheduling of your complete fixing solution. Contact us with your project details.
Think Brick offers a range of services to the industry including technical support, a comprehensive range of resources and assistance with the development of training. The Association also provides research to improve and promote the usability and environmental credentials of clay bricks, working closely with government and regulatory bodies. To find out more please visit their website:
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