Tegral Building Products Ltd.
Since 1936, Tegral Building Products has made a significant contribution to the Irish building industry. From its manufacturing base in Athy, Co. Kildare, Tegral supplies the widest and most diverse range of quality products for the building envelope through its fibrecement processing and metal forming operations. Tegral is the only manufacturer of fibrecement roof slates in Ireland. It provides a wide range of slates to suit all tastes, including the market leading ThrutonePlus slate, all produced to the highest international standards and backed-up by industry leading levels of technical support and customer service. Additionally, Tegral supplies a wide variety of quarried natural slates as well as clay tiles and roofing accessories. Tegral market their products through a countrywide distribution network of Builders Providers. Tegral’s comprehensive range of metal roofing, cladding and flooring systems is designed to suit most applications in modern commercial, industrial and agricultural construction. Also available from Tegral is a range of fibrecement façade systems that can be employed to great effect in a wide variety of applications including rainscreen façade systems.
Tegral has been a member of the Etex Group since 1988. The Etex group is an industrial group that produces and markets high-quality building materials and systems across the globe. The group has over 90 subsidiaries across 42 countries and employs 13,500 people. As part of this international group, Tegral benefits from the best technical research available globally and the financial strength to continue investment in Tegral’s Irish operation.
Tegral Building Products aims to comply with the principles of sustainable development. The company has fostered a strong environmental awareness among its workforce and invests a range of resources into achieving tangible environmental progress through its ongoing environmental improvement programme, as part of the ISO 14001 standard. Tegral is also fully committed to the maintenance of a healthy and safe environment for its employees, for its customers and the local communities in which it operates through its ongoing certification to the OHSAS 18001 safety management system. In line with the environmental policy of the Etex Group, Tegral’s main objectives to help reduce its impact on the environment are:
- to minimise the use of raw materials
- to minimise waste, energy and water use
- to avoid adverse impact on air, water and soil
Tegral is a Guaranteed Irish manufacturer and all of its products are manufactured to the highest international standards. Manufacturing in Athy meets with the stringent requirements of the ISO 9001 Quality Management System and the Environmental Management System is certified to the Environmental Standard ISO 14001. Tegral has achieved the Excellence through People Award, Ireland’s national standard for human resource development.
Tegral is a member of the Building Materials Federation, Octabuild, the National Federation of Roofing Contractors, the Irish Farm Building Association, the Irish Grassland Association, the Irish Hardware and Building Materials Association, the Metal Roofing and Cladding Manufacturers Association (UK), and the National Roofing Contractors Association (USA). Tegral is a recognised professional development training provider by the Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland (RIAI) and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
Tegral takes its corporate social responsibility very seriously and is actively involved in all aspects of the local community with its sponsorships of people, teams and events that cover sports, education, social, arts and culture.