Claytile (Pty) Ltd
Profile & Projects
At Claytile, we're energetically devoted to utilising our superb clay reserves to supply the Western Cape with top quality and cost-effective genuine clay bricks. We deliver to within 150km of our plant, so trust us to deliver our superior product to your next building project with professionalism, reliability and integrity. For clay bricks, we're the natural choice!
The Heavy Clay Products Group is the largest independent producer of clay building bricks in the Western Cape, with a present production capacity of around 7 million bricks per month. It supplies a variety of customers and projects; from commercial and industrial buildings, schools, police stations and hospitals to residential properties. The Group is focused not only on existing markets, but is particularly interested in the low income housing arena, which faces significant challenges including capacity, quality of workmanship and building materials, and financial constraints. The Group is committed to working together with Government, Business and Communities to make a significant contribution to reducing the huge housing deficit.
The factory is a modern, automated plant with reliable and consistent production of high quality bricks throughout the year. This is critical in the Western Cape as bricks made according to the old method of clamp firing(outdoor ovens), are vulnerable to rain in winter which may affect both quality and production. Three years ago the Group invested a large capital sum in building this factory to ensure continuity of quality and supply. In addition, the production process is substantially more environmentally friendly than older methods; using less clay and fuel and yielding very low emissions. The factory complies with all the provisions of the New Air Quality Act of 2004, and has been granted the New Order Mining Right essential for primary brick producers. Claytile has substantial clay reserves already secured to guarantee future production capacity.
The Group continues to investigate current research and developments in the heavy clay industry worldwide. It strives for continuous improvement in production processes, using innovative technologies to deliver affordable, sustainable and quality products to its loyal customers.