Sustainable Infrastructure Can Help Incredible India

The world has gotten smaller. No place is too far, no corner too inaccessible. In the last decade, more people have travelled than ever before in human history – be it on business or for leisure. Naturally, the travel and tourism industry has become one of the largest sectors in the world. In 2014, the industry accounted for 105,408,000 jobs directly which is 3.6% of total global employment. According to the United Nations… Read more »

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 »

Eco-friendly thatched roofs made of synthetic palm leaves now available in India!

Last week, under a sunny tropical sky in the Maldives Islands, Renato Cudicio, CEO of Arsha Consulting, signed an exclusive distribution contract for India with Richard Maillé, President of Palmex International, in the presence of Eve Chartrand-Dandurand, Key Account Manager for the Asia Pacific region. Palmex is a unique product used to construct artificial thatched roofs, to replace natural palm leaves that tend to age rapidly and require high maintenance costs. In comparison, the 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 »