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Welcome to Ross Roof Group

Ross Roof Group is a New Zealand family owned and operated business that has been involved in roofing over 5 generations. Originally making concrete blocks and concrete tiles back in 1942, the business soon grew and became known as Ross Concrete Products, and later Ross Roofing. Over the last 78 years, the company has been evolved and transformed into Ross Roof Group, which manufactures both pressed metal brands Metrotile and Tilcor.

Our Mission:

To be a renowned global roofing brand, Ross Roof Group will provide the very best New Zealand roofing products to key roofing distributors and installers around the world. We will create trustworthy relationships by exceeding their expectations in service and supply with a unified and committed team that take pride in building a strong and sustainable business for all stakeholders.

Our Vision:

To provide home owners around the world with a quality roofing product, by using the very best New Zealand raw materials in our production and then doing business with them as if they are family.

Our Values:

Enterprising 
We are keeping our eyes open and our minds active, hungry to make things better, easier, safer, smarter.

Quality 
Quality is everything for us from what we produce, how we behave, the way we do business. Quality and integrity is our north star.

Collaborative
We’re working alongside each other and our partners with respect, good feeling and real productivity; we get to great solutions together.

Purposeful
We're supporting each other, making our actions count and focusing on the things that matter to fulfilling our purpose.

Our History

  • 1942

    Delta Tile Company owned by John Ross (centre) started making concrete tiles and blocks by hand in Hamilton.

  • 1946

    Ross Roofing Ltd started making Concrete Tiles and Blocks in Takanini.

  • 1958

    Ross Roofing Ltd became one of the first agents in New Zealand for Decramastic Tiles and subsequently became the largest agent in New Zealand.

  • 1973

    Ross Roofing Ltd started manufacturing Longrun roofing in corrugated and decking type profiles as well as roll-forming spouting.

  • 1976

    Ross Roofing Ltd started manufacturing Longrun roofing in California, USA.

  • 1989

    Started Metrotile New Zealand Ltd and manufacturing stone-coated and pre-painted metal roofing tiles.

  • 1994

    Started Ross Brick and Pavers Ltd and began importing bricks from Australia.

  • 1998

    Metrotile Europe was formed and began manufacturing steel tiles in Belgium.

  • 2000

    Metrotile USA was formed and began manufacturing steel tiles in California, USA.

  • 2008

    Ross Roofing, Rosscrete Concrete Tiles and Ross Brick and Tiles was sold to CSR Building Products. 

  • 2010

    Sold shareholding in Metrotile USA and Metrotile Europe in order to expand the factory in New Zealand.

  • 2011

    Started Tilcor Roofing Systems to supply the European, USA, Africa and Middle East markets from our New Zealand factory. 

  • 2012

    Opened an office in Dubai to service and manage the Africa and Middle East markets.

  • 2014

    Opened an office in Poland to service and manage the European market

  • 2015

    Opened offices in Japan to service and manage the Asian markets. 

  • 2015

    Opened offices in America to service and manage the American markets. 

  • 2015

    We celebrated our 25th anniversary of Metrotile New Zealand and completed further expansion of the New Zealand factory to accommodate the growth we were experiencing.  

Our Team

ONE TEAM, ONE FAMILY

As a privately owned New Zealand company, we are proud to have a great team of passionate people involved in the business.

We operate on a very personal level, with a strong focus on the team, their health and safety in the work place and strong family ethics as the backbone to our business.

We want to deal with customers as if they are family. We are about building strong, long term relationships that are mutually beneficial to both parties. Our strong ethics underpin our business and position us as a trusted roof maker that will stand by our products for decades to come.

WORK HARD TOGETHER AND HAVE FUN ALONG THE WAY

We enjoy the positive energy every individual brings and believe in sharing this attitude with our customers and business partners. We look for the opportunities to laugh and to laugh together because we are enjoying our work and friendship. Together, working hard and having fun reveal our potential, our character and our passion. That is us, one team, one family, care about what we do and who we are.

VIEW OUR PRODUCTS

We operate under the Metrotile brand in New Zealand and Tilcor for the rest of the world. Visit the relevant site below to find the right product for you.

Metrotile NZ                            Tilcor