Saint-Gobain acquires Scotframe

16 November 2017

Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland has completed the acquisition of Scotframe Limited, accelerating its involvement in the offsite manufacturing and closed panel construction market.

Operating from two manufacturing sites and four sales and showroom locations in Scotland, timber frame producer Scotframe is also a market leader in closed panel systems used extensively for new build homes in Scotland, and also England.

Mike Newnham, chief executive of Saint-Gobain Building Distribution UK & Ireland, described Scotframe is a great fit for Saint-Gobain.

“Scotframe is a business strongly aligned to Saint-Gobain’s strategy to create great living places and improve daily life, and enables Saint-Gobain to further accelerate its growth and expertise in offsite manufacturing for construction markets,” he said.

“Both companies also champion the role building performance has in creating comfortable and healthy living environments.”

Founder and MD of Scotframe Bob Edwards will continue as managing director of Scotframe. Bob Edwards, managing director of Scotframe, said the sale of Scotframe wass a “tremendous milestone”.

“I will continue to run Scotframe and for our customers nothing will change – we continue to operate business as usual.”