Category: Offsite manufacturing


Fusion celebrates 20 years in offsite construction

Fusion Building Systems is celebrating 20 years of offsite construction excellence, building more light  steel frame superstructures over the past two decades than probably any other supplier. Fusion was founded in Ireland in 2000 when a construction entrepreneur wanted to find a way of delivering high quality housing at speed, with less reliance on labour […]


Fusion Wins Best Use of Steel at 2020 Offsite Awards

Fusion Building Systems has been named the Winner of the Offsite Construction Awards 2020, Best Use of Steel Technology. The announcement was made at a virtual ceremony held on 22nd September which was celebrated remotely by hundreds of delegates from across the industry. Fusion won the Award in recognition of its work on the University […]


LSFA Announces Appointment of Inaugral Chair

The Light Steel Frame Association (LSFA) has announced Fusion Building Systems Director Mike Fairey as its new Chair. Since its introduction at the Focus on Framing conference in June 2019, the Light Steel Frame Association (LSFA) has grown in stature and numbers – now including some of the most prominent names operating in the sector. […]


Fusion shortlisted for 2020 Offsite Construction Award

Fusion Building Systems has been selected as a Finalist in the Best Use of Steel Technology category of the 2020 Offsite Construction Awards. Its shortlist status is in recognition of its work on the University of Sussex, East Slopes’ Residences project for Main Contractor, Balfour Beatty. Over 200 entries were received for this year’s Awards […]


Fusion system delivers during lockdown

Fusion Building Systems has been able to complete the installation of its offsite light steel frame system for Jehu Group’s Orchard House social housing scheme in Swansea during the Coronavirus outbreak, thanks to it requiring only a handful of personnel to be on site. Fusion started on site in early March, installing two storeys of […]


Fusion achieves International Safety Award

Salvesen Insulated Frames Ltd, trading as offsite light steel superstructure manufacturer Fusion Building Systems, has been awarded an International Safety Award from the British Safety Council for protecting its employees from risk of injury and ill health at work. Fusion won the Award based on its application which demonstrated how the Company has progressed with […]


Fusion Celebrates Five Years of ISO Excellence

Fusion Building Systems has successfully passed its annual surveillance assessments of ISO9001 and ISO14001 and its transfer to registrar Approachable Certification, marking five years of management and environmental excellence since the business was first assessed in 2014. The ISO standards specifically for quality management and environmental systems are key to Fusion’s work in the offsite […]


Jehu opts for offsite with Fusion

Property and construction company Jehu Group has contracted offsite provider Fusion Building Systems to design, manufacture and build light steel frame superstructures for three of its developments in South Wales. This is the first time the two companies have worked together and the contracts are a result of Jehu’s decision to find an alternative offsite […]


NHBC accepts Fusion Building Systems

As part of its ongoing review of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC), the NHBC has accepted Fusion Building Systems light steel frame solutions for residential buildings up to and over 18m in height. Fusion Building Systems has recently undergone a new series of fire performance tests to demonstrate how its bespoke offsite manufactured light steel […]


Fusion supports The Housing Forum’s MMC guide for Affordable Housing Developers

A new guide argues that modern methods of construction (MMC) are key to increasing the supply of affordable homes in the UK. Published by The Housing Forum, MMC for Affordable Housing Developers, aims to help public sector organisations navigate the procurement, planning, design and post-build stages of MMC projects. It includes a detailed section on […]