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Brett Martin, the UK’s leading manufacturer of daylighting systems, will be back at The Big 5 in Dubai, showcasing its world-class range of high-performance polycarbonate roofing and glazing sheets and systems, FRP (fibre-reinforced plastic) skylights and bespoke skylight systems. 

The company will use The Big 5 to display its extensive range including the high-performance Marlon polycarbonate roofing and glazing sheets available in multiwall, corrugated and ultraviolet (UV)- and abrasion-resistant flat sheet options for the construction and horticulture sectors, available through its distributors in the region.

Michael Colquhoun, Director of Export Sales for Brett Martin Plastic Sheets, comments: “The Big 5 continues to offer huge potential for Brett Martin to further develop business opportunities and build new relationships, as well as support our network of local distributors in the region. Our systems are tried and tested, with a market leading reputation for quality and support.”

Brett Martin specialises in supporting export markets and currently serves more than 70 countries worldwide. Permanent local representation is maintained in Dubai along with a UK-based team of experienced product specialists, engineers, sales and service personnel who support projects across the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region.

Al-Futtaim’s hangar in Dubai South.

Al-Futtaim’s hangar in Dubai South.

“Brett Martin’s range of materials and formats is unparalleled, providing the right solution for roofing and walling projects in absolutely every sector, from horticulture to manufacturing, distribution and aviation,” Colquhoun says.

The full range of products, typical projects, and case studies can be seen on the company’s comprehensive new website,

With multiple materials and rooflight formats, Brett Martin presents the region’s most comprehensive options to the construction trade for both roof and wall daylighting designed to optimise light transmission and heat insulation, he adds.

The range includes premium FRP skylights and vaulted skylight systems designed for optimum performance in industrial, commercial and leisure applications. Energysaver, a factory assembled insulating rooflight, is designed for ‘fit-and-forget’ applications in composite panel roofs while Site Assembled rooflight systems are available in a range of weights and colours.

Brett Martin has also expanded its range of architectural polycarbonate glazing systems.  The Marlon Clickfix panel glazing system provides an attractive vertical wall and façade solution and has been widely used in a number of projects across the region.  Added to this is the new Marlon Toploc panel glazing system, which provides a versatile glazing solution suitable for vertical, pitched and curved façade and rooflighting projects.  All products are manufactured in Brett Martin’s EN ISO 9001 accredited facilities in the UK and are fully certified.  

According to Colquhoun, the company’s team of experienced product specialists and engineers have been offering bespoke technical back-up and product expertise to specifiers and contractors in the GCC region for a number of years now. Some of the many high-profile projects Brett Martin has been involved in include the light maintenance hangar for Emirates Airlines at Dubai International Airport, Duqm Airport in Oman and the Al-Futtaim Aviation hangar in Dubai South.

Brett Martin’s team provides full support from design and specification, through to installation and completion, offering advice and guidance to ensure every project in the Middle East is completed to the highest standard.

Established in 1958, Brett Martin is one of Europe’s largest producers of specialist sheet and rooflight products. Operating from six sites across the UK and employing more than 1,000 people, the company is now a global player supplying specialist plastic products for the construction, fabrication, print and display sectors worldwide. The company’s product portfolio includes an impressive range of plastic sheets, factory-engineered rooflight systems and plumbing and drainage systems.