The Story of Palmex Continues in India

The Story of Palmex Continues in India Palm leaves don’t grow in Canada and, for everyone, the Canadian landscape inspires images of cold mountains and ice sheets, but never palmy beaches with rustic huts. So, when Richard Maillé, explains that his company located in the mountains in the North of Montréal, Palmex, is among the world’s top manufacturers of artificial palm leaves used to build synthetic thatch roofs, the overwhelming response he… Read more »

A roof over your head: Natural thatch Vs Synthetic thatch

A thatched roof building is an architectural style that carries with it an ancient and close-to-nature aesthetic. It reminds one immediately of tropical paradises and invokes feelings of space and relaxation. Several locally available materials are used to build these beautiful naturally sloping roofs. Palm fronds, grasses, reeds and straws are a few such materials. However, these materials tend to have many disadvantages when used in modern buildings. Synthetic thatch roofs, made of… Read more »