Martin Ackermann

December 5, 2017

By participating in a global programme, I was given exposure to global skills and expertise on a local level and that was truly amazing.”


Innovation: Thevia roof tile


Description: A 99.4% recyclable roof tile that is stronger, lighter and quicker to install than concrete roof tiles.

The problem: Traditional concrete roof tiles are heavy and prone to breaking because they are brittle. This results in high development costs for builders.

The story so far:

Approval and certification for

What’s next?

Register with the NHBRC and scale up production to 300 000 to 500 000 tiles per month.

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