Coverland launches new concrete tile plant in Polokwane

Hannelie van der Walt, CEO of Monier Coverland, officially opens the new factory of the Coverland Polokwane branch by cutting the ribbon. With her is Mluleki Dlodlo (Industrial Director), Dewald Nortje (Financial Director) and Zilo Mpempe (Human Resources Executive).

POLOKWANE – Coverland Monier CEO, Hannelie van der Walt, did the honours of cutting the ribbon.

Personnel and guests gathered on Wednesday, 28 June at Coverland Polokwane for the opening of its new state-of-the-art concrete tile factory.

Coverland originally started in Polokwane in 2014 with a depot and by 2015 Coverland purchased an already existing roof tile plant which it took over officially from June 2016.

When Coverland took over the existing plant last year, the plan was to upgrade it and thereby increase production capacity. Work on the upgrade started in November 2016 and was completed in June 2017.

All involved from Coverland Polokwane with the building of this concrete tile manufacturer and supplier’s new factory were acknowledge for their devoted contributions on a nameplate at the entrance of this new factory.

“Today we are proud to announce the opening of our plant. We are even more proud about the fact that our Coverland personnel built the new plant themselves. This is one of our dream projects, which now has come true,” Van der Walt said.

She added the Coverland Polokwane factory was one of nine concrete tile manufacturing plants under the Coverland umbrella, saying they have big expectations of the new plant in Polokwane as it is now the second largest plant of all the nine Coverland plants.

Charles Fryer (Polokwane Works Manager) takes Hannelie van der Walt (Monier Coverland CEO), Mluleki Dlodlo and Renier Smal (Commercial Director) on a tour through of the new Coverland Polokwane concrete tile factory.

Personnel from Coverland Polokwane explore the new concrete tile factory on a tour after its official opening.

Van der Walt thanked all the personnel involved with the building and setup of the new factory. She said as a market leader in concrete tiles, Coverland prides itself on manufacturing the best quality product as is expected from its clients.

Coverland, founded in 1949, has since become the largest concrete roof tile manufacturer in South Africa and aims to add more extensive infrastructure investments over the next few years to increase its capacity product output, enhancing its product quality and also extending its current product range on offer.

The opening of the new Coverland Polokwane factory is proof of its commitment to deliver the best and sufficiently to its clients.

Coverland is situated at 2 Beryl Street, Magna Via in Polokwane and can be contacted at (015) 495 0072 or (015) 495 0072 for more information.

Staff and and management Coverland Polokwane celebrate the opening of its new concrete tile factory on Wednesday, 28 June.

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Roelof de Jonge

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