TileBacker rebranded as Jackon UK

TileBacker rebranded as Jackon UK

The Jackon Group has recently announced the creation of Jackon UK Ltd.

Five years ago, TileBacker Limited was established to distribute Jackon’s JACKOBOARD range of insulated Tilebacker boards and wetroom systems throughout the UK and Eire. This brand is now firmly established with a substantial share of the market due to its comprehensive range, quality and competitive pricing structure, argues the company.

The company now intends to repeat this success with its other product ranges of XPS (extruded polystyrene) and EPS (expanded polystyrene) insulation products and have chosen the TileBacker team to facilitate this initiative. From 1st November TileBacker Ltd changed its name to Jackon UK Ltd in recognition of the broader range of products and systems that it is now able to distribute.

The Jackon Group, a family-owned business founded in Norway in 1956, now employs over 800 people at production facilities in six countries and 18 locations throughout Europe, including Norway, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium and Finland.

The range of XPS and EPS products covers a wide range of insulation applications including tilebacker boards and wetroom systems, inverted roofs (covered with gravel, green roofs or for vehicle access), building foundation systems (under slab and retaining wall), wall systems (ICF) and drainage systems. The manufacturer is also supplying customised products to a number of industries.

Colin Higham, Managing Director of Jackon UK Ltd said: “The investment in and creation of Jackon UK Ltd is a tribute to the great success achieved by TileBacker Ltd with Jackoboard, which in just a few short years has taken us to a major position in the marketplace.  We are extremely excited by the prospects for further growth in the UK, and look forward to working closely with building design, specification, industrial and distribution organisations to provide the product solutions they require.”

“The shareholders and management are thrilled to announce this important step for Jackon into the UK market. We have cooperated very successfully with TileBacker and Colin Higham for a number of years, and we are confident that together we will develop a strong entity to supply and support current and new customers” said Stein Trygsland, CEO Jackon Group.

Further information, visit: www.jackon-insulation.co.uk

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