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Offsite helps cladding supplier see 19% growth

Rainscreen cladding systems supplier, Vivalda Group weathers construction challenges to report growth on the back of the expanding offsite market

Chairman, Peter Johnson

The company said in a statement that despite under performance of the construction sector, the Grenfell Tower tragedy, Brexit and the collapse of Carillion, it had increased turnover by 19% to £31m for the year ending December 2017. It attributed the grown via a strategy of product quality and service to satisfy the needs of the expanding off-site fabrication market.

Vivalda took the decision last year to stock only fully-certified cladding products and had invested more than £250,000 in new technology, enabling it to supply finished products to the fast-growing off-site building fabrication sector.

Vivalda’s chairman, Peter Johnson, said: “Given ongoing challenges facing the building industry the past 18 months have not been easy for many businesses. And yet despite this – by sticking to our strategy of investing in technology, people and our customers – we have continued to grow our company by nearly 20% year on year.”