Among the state-of-the-art roofing solutions available today, we may produce one of the most durable, environmentally-friendly and best-looking roof tiles, but our history was not an overnight success.
The bituminous emulsion coating used to protect our metal roof tiles was developed in wartime England to hide buildings from German air raids. Corrugated metal roofs, which topped many important storage buildings, were reflective and provided an easy target for enemy aircraft. The bituminous emulsion proved to be such a hit with its ‘non-removable superpower’ that bonded so well to metal roofs, that its potential for a roofing revolution was obvious.
The original Decra® formula has been improved with an advanced acrylic base, which has set the gold standard for durability and longevity. That was the final touch for Decra® becoming
Today Decra® is part of the IKO Metals Europe within IKO Industries. The IKO Groupe is probably the world’s number one specialist for metal roofs and facades, owning brands besides Decra® such as GERARD, Metrotile, Twintile, Ikotile and Varitile.