Ronacrete entered the Asian market in 1984 supplying Ronafix to the construction of HSBC HQ in Hong Kong. Production in Hong Kong commenced in 1996. Ronacrete now employs 40 people and have become market leaders in tile bonding, concrete repair mortars and waterproof membranes. Offices, a product development laboratory and manufacturing opened in Panyu, China in 2000, where today there are over 40 employees.
During the last 25 years our sales have expanded from Hong Kong and China into Macau, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. In the Philippines, our new partnership with flooring specialist High Performance Floors Inc, Ronacrete products are marketed, supplied and supported by their professional technical sales team and, in combination with High Performance Floors Inc’s own installation services, Ronacrete products and systems can be supplied and laid by a single source.
The official launch on 27th May 2010 was attended by around 100 construction industry guests. Ronacrete’s Managing Director for Asia, Brian Clements, announced that: "With this new partnership between High Performance Floors Inc and Ronacrete, Ronacrete's range of technical mortars and waterproof membranes are now available in the Philippines, backed, supported and promoted by commercially sensitive and technically aware managers. This is a new and exciting development, not just for HPFI and Ronacrete but for the Philippines construction market, which has the same needs and demands as every other technical market in which we operate".
High Performance Floors Inc’s National Sales Manager - Geno D. Villa, welcomed Ronacrete to the HPFI family and spoke of projects where Ronacrete materials have already been used, for waterproofing, floor screeds and concrete repair. Geno Villa declared that "We have discovered that there is a terrific amount of synergy between our two companies - HPFI and Ronacrete - and we are proud to be the exclusive distributor for Ronacrete’s products in the Philippines".
Following the formal presentation launch, our guests were able to mingle, inspect product samples and enjoy a buffet dinner and drinks. The evening closed with a raffle prize draw for 2 return flights to Hong Kong which was presented by Ronacrete’s UK Managing Director, Simeon Osen, to the winner, Architect Eddie B. Hontiveros.