Our working directors / shareholders have a combined knowledge and expertise in the thatching manufacturing field comprising 150 years. The property and factories from which the business operates is owned by Fiber Roofing cc. The permanent staff consists of 89 employees which consist of: Directors, project engineers, technicians, buyers, general office staff, carpenters, welders, fitters, drivers, etc…
Fiber Roofing also has 80 global agents representing our company and selling our products. Fiber Roofing cc has supplied material and completed roofing projects on an estimated 200 resorts globally; more than any two of our opposition manufacturers can claim.
Fiber Reed is our synthetic thatch option that emulate & imitate traditional reed style thatch. This style of thatch is popular in Northern Europe, United Kingdom and the Southern African regions.
Fiber Palm is our synthetic thatch option that emulate & imitate thinner leaf Palm Thatch. This style of thatch is popular for the roofing of resorts and hotel complexes and is extremely economical, durable and realistic.
Fregate Island is a beautiful private resort in the Seychelles, owned by Dr Happel. The island is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful islands in the Indian Ocean and is home to an abundance of bird life. The island features some of the world’s most amazing beaches with white sand, crystal-clear waters and has a very unique ambiance that focuses on exclusivity and that sought-after absolute relaxation and recharging of its rich and famous guests.
At the time the resort had been in operation for about 9 years and the roofs had already been re-thatched 3 times by conventional thatch roof contractors! The time down and loss of revenue were tremendous! To say that they had very serious problems with all the thatch roofs of the resort on the island is truly an understatement.
Fiber Roofing were contacted and requested to quote on replacing the current thatch with Fiber Reed Synthetic Thatch. Jan Grobler, Danie Vorster and three other thatch roof experts flew to Fregate Island on a fact-finding When they arrived, the “Alang Alang” had been on the roofs for only 18 months and had already decomposed so badly that there were literally holes in the roofs.
We were given the almost impossible task with a nearly impossible deadline: To convert all the roofs on Fregate Island within 4 months! The task entitled to re-do the roofs of the entire resort, approximately 10.000 square meters, in less than 15 weeks. Fiber roofing overcame all adversities! We are proud to say that Fiber Roofing had stellar success. Not only did we replace 10.000 square meters of roofing in just 4 months, but we gave the island a truly exotic feel with specially-designed roofing panels and installation techniques.
Now, almost 15 years later, “Fregate Island Private” still has those same roofs that we installed in 2006. Not a dollar was again spent on roofing maintenance. The roofs look as if they were thatched yesterday!
Despite the challenges faced in the past year with the pandemic affecting everything and everyone, Thierry Hardy/ Pascal Arright and their team at A.C.G.M have persevered trough these trying times and are on the threshold of completing this colossal project at the New Inter Continental Warda Resort on Lifou Island