About Us

About Global Roofing Solutions

Global Roofing Solutions consists of two leading South African roofing brands, Brownbuilt Metal Sections (established in 1964) and HH Robertson (established in 1958),making it one of the largest metal roofing and roofing accessory manufacturers in South Africa.

Both Brownbuilt and HH Robertson are household names for the manufacture of commercial and industrial steel roof covering and wall cladding profiles (concealed fix and pierced fix), composite steel floor decking profiles and lightweight coated metal roof tiles (ARMA-TILE™ and UNI-TILE™).

With exports to over 20 countries worldwide, GRS has established itself as a global supplier of roofing products. Through its broad and established South African manufacturing base, the company is committed to expanding its supply to the SA construction sector and throughout Africa

Meet the Team

GRS is a division of the CSI Group of companies. It is one of the largest roofing manufacturers in South Africa with 11 branches spread throughout the country. Operations in countries outside South Africa. Export to countries within Africa on a regular basis. Manufacture and Supply Concealed fix & Pierced fix Roofing, Coated Metal Tiles, Decking, Ventilation, Flashings and Industrial Rainwater Goods.

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Chris Ransome
Executive Chairman


Gert Derckson
Managing Director GRS

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Judy Coppin
Credit Director

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Annalie Erasmus
Group Financial Director


Johan van der Westhuizen
Deputy Chairman


Michael Louw
Group Marketing Director