Clearview National September 2018 - Issue 202 - Page 70

CONSERVATORIES&SOLIDROOFS ‘NIGHT ON THE TILES’ CELEBRATES EXTENDED SUPPLY AGREEMENT » » SUPALITE, THE HIGHLY-RESPECTED manufacturers of tiled roof systems is celebrating the signing of a new, five-year supply agreement for ExtraLight roof tiles with New Zealand manufacturer The Ross Roof Group. The new agreement sees SupaLite extend its position as the group’s exclusive UK distributor and continues a long-standing partnership between the two companies. Preston-based SupaLite became the very first company in Europe to supply the renowned ExtraLight shingle tile three years ago. “Over the past three years, ExtraLight tiles has really transformed the UK market; becoming integral to the appeal of a SupaLite replacement tiled roof. We’re delighted The Ross Roof Group sees the value in our partnership to extend our supply agreement for a further five years,” comments Steve Hacking, Operations Director at SupaLite. “It’s an agreement based on a great relationship but also a great success, with a growth in tiles sales of almost 40% to date. We’re on track for growth of a further 20% this year which is a real testament to the quality of the product range and the value of trusting the UK’s leading and original tiled roof manufacturer.” Manufactured using the Ross Roof Group’s six decades of experience, the ExtraLight shingle roof tile is a metal roof tile finished with an extremely hard-wearing natural stone coating. Fully approved by the LABC and the BBA, it’s the only shingle tile tested down to 10-degrees by the Building Research Establishment (BRE), passing EN 15601. “We are pleased to announce our extended partnership with SupaLite following an extensive period of success for both businesses,” adds Cameron Ross, Sales Director at The Ross Roof Group. “We supply tiles into markets across the world including North America, Asia, Africa and Australasia. It’s fantastic