50 Years Sarnafil

  • 1961: Sarnafil® membrane is born

    1961: Sarnafil® membrane is born

    The first Sarnafil® trial roofing system was installed at Kauf Parzelle Feld, Switzerland

  • One billion m2 membranes from 1963 to 2014

    One billion m2 membranes from 1963 to 2014

    About one billion square metres of Sarnafil® membrane has been used to protect schools, libraries, hospitals, commercial and government buildings, and other high value institutions around the world.

  • 1964: first success, with EXPO 64

    1964: first success, with EXPO 64

    EXPO 64 Lausanne, a contract for “Swiss Path”, totaling 40,000 m² of Sarnafil® S was installed
    The successful story of this membrane company in Sarnen has continued ever since then.

  • Proven longevity

    Proven longevity

    The following roofs with Sarnafil® roofing systems are still functioning:
    Disa Electro AG, Sarnen, Switzerland, installed in 1965
    Nuova Biaschina Hydroelectric Plant, Personico, Switzerland, installed in 1967
    CS Uetlihof (used to be SKA), Zürich, Switzerland, installed in 1974
    First Methodist Church, Gilford, NH, USA, installed in 1976
    ...

  • Swiss quality, and always the "first"

    Swiss quality, and always the "first"

    Developed the first PVC costing production line (1958)
    The first to produce PVC membrane with felt
    The first to produce PVC membrane with various colours
    The first type of single layer waterproofing material recognized by British BBA committee
    ...

  • Responsible roofing solutions

    Responsible roofing solutions

    The Sarnafil® brand stands for responsible roofing solutions that provide long-term value and peace of mind. Sarnafil® is more than just a roof membrane. It represents a half century of delivering proven performance using the highest quality products from knowledgeable people.

  • Responsible for better environment

    Responsible for better environment

    The Sarnafil® membrane has represented high performance and a positive Return on Investment, while minimizing impact on the environment and protecting natural resources.
    Green roofs, solar roofs and active participation in membrane recycling program are examples of Sarnafil® contribution.