Years in Business

SPanels began in 2004, founded on a vision of sustainable construction. Rapidly gaining traction, we obtained ICC certification in 2008, solidifying our commitment to quality and safety. By 2011, we expanded our offerings to include seismic-rated panels, achieving certifications for zones D, E, and F. Throughout this period, we completed projects of all sizes, from dog houses to hotels, showcasing the versatility and scalability of SIP construction. 

In 2021, SPanels shifted ownership, and we embarked on a journey of continued innovation and growth. Focused on sustainability and efficiency, we remain dedicated to providing high-performance SIP solutions for residential, commercial, and industrial projects. With a renewed commitment to excellence, we look forward to shaping the future of construction.

From Employee to successful entrepreneur

Chris Wallis is a seasoned professional with a passion for innovation in the construction industry. His journey began in the SIP industry in 2011 when he joined SPanels, initially tackling shop duties and basic cleaning tasks with enthusiasm. Chris’s willingness to handle any task, no matter how challenging, quickly caught the attention of his colleagues, and he was swiftly promoted to the role of Production Manager in 2012. 

Recognizing his exceptional work ethic and deep understanding of construction, Chris was entrusted with greater responsibilities, assuming the position of Operations Manager in 2014. In this role, he played a pivotal role in steering the entire business. Chris’s extensive background and firsthand experience in construction solidified his appreciation for Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) and their unparalleled quality.

In 2021, Chris’s journey took an exciting turn as he assumed ownership of SPanels. Motivated by his unwavering belief in the future of SIPs and his vision for the industry, Chris eagerly took the reins of the business. Over the years, he had fostered strong relationships with long-term customers who shared his vision for SIPs, further cementing his dedication to the product.

Chris thrives on challenges and enjoys working on projects of all sizes and complexities. His expertise in the SIP industry and his knack for problem-solving have enabled him to navigate diverse projects with ease. Under his leadership, SPanels has experienced remarkable growth, a testament to Chris’s strategic vision and dedication.

Looking ahead, Chris is excited about the future of SPanels and the continuous growth opportunities that lie ahead. He remains committed to sharing his passion for SIPs with others in the industry, driving innovation, and shaping the future of construction.