MONIER GROUP: FACTS AND FIGURES Profile
The Monier Group is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of building materials for pitched roofs with operations in 40 countries, mainly in Europe and Asia. Based on decades of experience, the company offers its customers a comprehensive range of products including roof, chimney and residential energy systems. Through its continuous innovations Monier utilises the full potential of roofs in the interest of sustainability – for the benefit of its customers as well as today’s and future generations. In 2012, 8,619 employees generated revenues of 1.315 billion euros. For more information, please visit: www.monier.com
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Roofing tiles Roofing components (underlays, roof outlets, abutments, ridge & hip etc.) Roofing systems Insulation Solar thermal and photovoltaic systems Chimney systems (steel and ceramic) Ventilation systems (roofs and living spaces)
122 production sites in 30 countries (excluding associates)
1.315 billion euros
Global headcount (As at 31/12/12)
Pepyn Dinandt, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Jürgen Koch, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Mainly institutional investors and banks
SALES BY PRODUCT GROUP 2012 1,315 million euros
SALES BY REGION 2012 1,315 million euros
COMPANY MILESTONES 1919
Redland is founded as Redhill Tile Company.
Company name changes to Redland Tiles.
Redland expands to South Africa and Australia.
Foundation of Braas GmbH & Co. KG
Redland acquires a majority stakeholding in Braas, Germany. Production begins at the Heusenstamm plant.
Bramac is founded in Austria by Braas and Ebenseer Betonwerke.
Redland acquires Monier Ltd. in Australia. Further expansion begins in Southeast Asia, e.g. Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and later the US.
Braas acquires the Schiedel Group, a producer of chimney systems.
Lafarge acquires Redland. Consequently Redland takes over the roofing part of the business, and becomes a majority stakeholder in Braas; the Roofing Division of Lafarge is founded.
Lafarge acquires the remaining stakes of Braas.
Lafarge Roofing acquires Klรถber and Swedish metal pan tile manufacturer Kami. Heavy expansion begins with the entrance into new countries and an extension of the global plant network to more than 200 plants.
Business activities expand in the USA with the construction of a new concrete roof tile plant in Denver, Colorado. A joint venture in clay roof tile production is launched in Thailand.
The first Indian concrete roof tile plant opens in Bangalore. Chimney manufacturers Rite-Vent (UK) and Bemal (Belgium) are acquired.
Building begins on seventh concrete roof tile plant in China. Lafarge Roofing purchases and refits a concrete roof tile plant in Krasnodar, Russia.
Schiedel steps into the US market with the acquisition of a stake in Earthcore Inc. Kulu is acquired, the third largest concrete tile producer in South Africa.
Lafarge sells Lafarge Roofing to PAI partners. European accessories producer, Hausprofi, is acquired.
The former roofing division of Lafarge renames its business to Monier.
Financial restructuring successfully completed: former senior lenders are the new owners of the Monier Group. Redland celebrates its 90th anniversary, also marking the founding of Monier.
Monier divests its concrete tile business Tegula in Brazil. Monier Group sells stake in MonierLifetile in the USA and Mexico.
Monier Group strengthens presence in South-Eastern Europe by acquiring 100% ownership of Bramac. Braas celebrates its 15th anniversary in Russia.
Monier sells its shares in Earthcore in the US and completes the disposal of its clay activities in Mexico. Monier sells the shares held in Brazilian Heliotek. Takeover of InDaX technology for in-roof solar systems from Schott.