Founded in 1958, IG Lintels is a division of Europe’s largest manufacturer of steel lintels and masonry support systems. The major activity of IG Lintels is the design, development, manufacture and supply of standard and custom made steel lintels. IG’s extended range of building components includes Brick Slip Feature Lintels, Steel Support Systems, Windposts and Cavity Trays.
The company operates from three major depots. The headquarters and place of our origin, remains in Cwmbran, South Wales. IG also has large manufacturing facilities in Swadlincote, South Derbyshire and Cookstown, Co. Tyrone.
IG invented the original open back lintel in 1967, which has now become the industry standard. Our lintels are engineered to be the most structurally and thermally efficient lintels available. They are widely specified and used throughout Europe on commercial, industrial, residential and institutional project.
IG innovated the lintel industry with the creation of the Hi-therm range of thermally efficient lintels. Hi-therm’s patented design uniquely combines the low thermal transmission properties of a rigid polymer with the structural strength of steel producing a lintel, which practically eliminates cold bridging and delivers important Co2 savings within SAP, enabling compliance with regulations.
IG Lintels product offering includes:
- Standard galvanised and stainless steel lintels
- Special lintels
- Brick Feature Lintels
- Hi-therm Lintels
- Masonry Support & Windpost systems
- Cavity Trays