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Firemac Ltd

2018 | Innovation
Firemac Ltd
11 Abbey Road
Berwick, Scotland EH39 4BS
Tel: 44 (0)1620 892202

FIREMAC has grown to become one of the UK’s leading providers of passive fire protection products, designed to protect life and property in the event of a fire.

The company is delighted to receive a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category, for the development of a high performance, self-adhesive glass woven fire-resistant fabric that is applied to galvanised steel ductwork to create a fire-resistant ductwork system.

Our self-adhesive fabric has lead to a dramatic saving in the time taken to fabricate fire resistant ductwork as it is easy to apply, fast and lightweight. Our systems have been installed in multiple major infrastructure projects including London Underground, power stations, and the Scottish Parliament buildings.

We have built long-term relationships with many of the UK’s major blue chip companies, such as Hilton Hotels, Whitbread, Marks and Spencer, Nandos, Burger King, Premier Inns and Holiday Inn. Our systems have even been installed by the Ministry of Defence in the Falklands.

Firemac systems are also installed in a number of major international projects, including the Doha, Lucknow and Jakarta Metros, the Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa as well as other many other commercial developments in Panama, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Kenya, India, Singapore, Indonesia and Australia.

On receiving the award, Firemac managing director, Donald Mackay, said: “My wife Fiona, and I, started the business in 2002, based in our house, with just a phone and a computer. Since then the company has grown incredibly and now employs 23 staff, in the UK, Dubai and Malaysia. The development of our fire-resistant self-adhesive fabric has been a real collaboration between our technical and sales teams, our customers and our suppliers.

“The result is a fantastic product that our customers have adopted to such an extent that our sales have doubled in the UK since its introduction in September 2014. To win the Queen’s Award is a huge achievement for us and is a result of the hard work of all our staff, and the loyalty of our customers”.


11 Abbey Road, North Berwick, Scotland EH39 4BS  • Tel: +44(0)1620 892202  •