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Our Business

Our Business

Delivering value-added solutions and products, delegated design and engineering

FERO was founded in 1985 by a group of structural engineers on the principle of providing innovative, cost-effective and efficiently engineered connection solutions with high performance.
Our products are engineered to deliver structural performance while minimizing costs, improving thermal performance and simplifying installation on-site.
Our Goal:

To provide engineers, architects and contractors with the means to create low cost building envelopes that promote energy efficiency, structural integrity and ease of installation.


FERO provides:

  • Custom Solutions
  • Engineering Expertise and Support
  • Thermal Performance
Dr. Michael Hatzinikolas
Dr. Michael Hatzinikolas

Bringing Passion to Market

For decades, Dr. Mike has been at the forefront of the industry, serving as the Executive Director of the Canadian Masonry Research Institute (CMRI), offering support, advice, expertise and leadership in the growth and progression of the masonry discipline and knowledgebase nationwide.

Research papers & publications

Dr. Mike has served as an adjunct professor of the Civil Engineering program at the University of Alberta, and he has published over 120 research papers and technical manuals and co-authored four textbooks in masonry design.

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FERO Publications


Latest Book

Get Dr. Mike’s Latest Masonry Design Textbook

Masonry Design for Architects and Engineers, Fourth Edition.
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Let’s Talk Technical Details

Dr. Mike and our highly skilled team of engineers provide full design and engineering support as well as customized products for individual project needs. Contact us to discuss any design, engineering or technical inquiries. We are here to help.
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