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LEADERS IN COMPOSITE BUILDING MATERIALS

We are proud to offer bamboo composite products that represent the pinnacle of beauty and durability.

Eva-Last is a globally reputable brand that utilises a solution driven business model to create innovative, sustainable building materials and systems that add value to customers’ lives. At the heart of Eva-Last is a team of highly capable, creative specialists united by a passion to promote environmental consciousness through eco-friendly building products and operations. By embracing low environmental impact manufacturing and cutting-edge composite technology, Eva-Last is revolutionising how building can be done. We design and deliver beautiful, long-lasting green alternatives that make our customers’ lives easier, healthier, and just plain better.

GLOBALLY RECOGNISED & TRUSTED

Eva-Last is a globally recognised and trusted brand that manufactures and distributes specialised bamboo plastic composite products. We also offer specialised support systems, as well as expert advice, ensuring each and every build is designed to last. Eva-Last composite profiles and complementary systems can be found in over 35 countries globally. They have been an imperative part of some of the world’s largest building projects and withstood the test of Mother Nature’s harshest climates.

MEET THE EVA-LAST LEADERSHIP TEAM

Eva-Last strives to enhance the building materials industry by investing in a highly-specialised and capable team of people to lead the way in delivering exceptional products and system solutions.

MARC MINNE

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

As a business leader and industry expert, Marc directs the vision of the business with a strong focus on driving sustainable product innovation. Marc’s deep-rooted passion for business and product development do well to enhance the business’s portfolio.

NATHAN CHAPMAN

VP Product, Brand and Sales

Eva-Last prides itself on its brand reputation. Nathan’s experience in the industry and as a seasoned sales professional ensures that customer expectation and market demand are top of mind for the business. He also oversees the corporate branding for Eva-Last.

CRAIG PARKER

Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Craig, with an impressive reputation and background in logistics management, is responsible for the successful day-to-day operations of the entire business. It’s a mammoth task to ensure all the processes are in place and that all is running smoothly, and he does it with commendable grace.

WESLEY CHAPMAN

Director: Technical

When it comes to technical requirements, Wesley is the business’s go-to technical specialist. He oversees all the production and factory liaison. From production to packaging and shipping, Wesley is highly regarded in the industry.

Piotr Kiszkurno

Chief Financial Officer

Piotr, a highly experienced and respected chartered accountant with experience in operations, business development and strategic leadership at JSE and LSE AIM Listed businesses, heads up Eva-Last’s financial department. Thanks to his business acumen and strategic background, Piotr plays a key role in Eva-Last’s growth and financial success.

SHELLEY GALLIVER

Director: Marketing & Brand

JOHN WESTERMEYER

Director: Sales Enablement

LEVIN MORGAN

Director: International Sales

KEVIN BONNER

Director: Sales 1-Step

SHAUN ERASMUS

Director: In Field Technical Support

GARETH CHAPMAN

Director: Innovations

JOHN McCLUSKEY

Director: Operations

MICHAEL REIMERS

Director: Accounting

OUR VALUES

Eva-Last is built on four cultural pillars of business; sustainability, innovation, accountability, and customer excellence. These core values allow the company to constantly adapt, grow, and inspire advancement, reaffirming the company’s commitment to enhancing the industry as a whole.

SUSTAINABILITY

Care for our planet and future generations drives our commitment to sustainable manufacturing of environmentally friendly building products.

INNOVATION

We are industry leaders in cutting-edge composite building technologies who are focused on designing for the future.

ACCOUNTABILITY

Our reliable and trusted global brand stems from a proven track record of providing quality products. We strive to always do what’s right for our staff, our customers, and our shareholders.

CUSTOMER EXCELLENCE

Customer experience is our top priority and we are determined to always meet or exceed our customer expectations, at every touchpoint in the business.

OUR HISTORY

Eva-Last prides itself on always pushing the boundaries of what is possible for sustainable building products through intense research, development, and testing. This dedication to progress and the environment is what makes Eva-Last an international leader in the composite building industry.

2006

Eva-Last is born

The founders of Eva-Last recognise a need for sustainable, durable decking free of the downfalls of traditional timber. Branding is developed and what is to become Africa’s largest decking company is born.

2006

2007

German technology is introduced

Eva-Last enters the decking market with an attractive European wood plastic composite (WPC), hollow, tongue-and-groove decking profile.
2007

2008

Eva-Last switches to Sentai WPC supplier

Eva-Last changes its supplier to Sentai WPC, introduces Eva-Last to new international markets, and expands its range to include grooved solid and double-sided decking boards which use hidden clips for fastening. The success of Eva-Last helps Sentai WPC to expand operations and increase extrusion line product.
2008

2009

Eva-Last manufactures Eva-tech locally

After three years in the composite market Eva-Last invests in a local South African composite extrusion factory. The Eva-tech Horizon profile is created and later developed further by Sentai WPC.
2009

2010

Eva-Last wins at Climate Change
Leadership Awards

Eva-Last wins the prestigious Green Product Award at the Climate Change Leadership Awards and makes a pledge to be responsible for cutting emissions and further developing the environmental benefits of its composite formula.
2010

2012

Eva-Last expands partnership with Sentai WPC

Eva-Last and Sentai WPC form a partnership and collaborate to produce a diverse range for Eva-tech composite decking. The team begins engineering capped co-extruded decking products.

2012

2013

RapidRail is rebranded & new products gain popularity

Eva-Last railing profiles, which have already found market success, are redesigned as railing kits that offer more simplified installation and are rebranded as RapidRail.
2013

2014

Solar power installations begin

Along with further developments in sustainable raw materials, the Eva-Last manufacturing factory begins installation of 32 858 solar panels, equal to 88 716 m2 of factory roofing space. An average of 44 000 kWh of solar power is generated each day.

2014

2014

Capping technology & HULK fasteners hit the market

Eva-Last is the first to introduce a full co-extruded capped composite range to the South African market. Eva-Last also expands into the fasteners market with durable, warranty-matching HULK fasteners.
2014

2015

ClipClad (VistaClad) & Evolver fencing are created

Eva-Last grows its product range further to include composite cladding and fencing. The additions of ClipClad (later rebranded asVistaClad) and Evolver fencing create an impressive offering.

2015

2016/7

I-Series & TIER indoor flooring launch

Eva-Last revolutionises profile design by developing a lightweight, super rigid I-beam shaped decking profile named I-Series. The Eva-Last TIER indoor flooring range is also launched into business.
2016/7

2018

Apex technology enters the market, ClipClad is rebranded

All Eva-Last systems, branding, and messaging are updated and prepared for greater international distribution. ClipClad is redesigned as an advanced, premium bamboo composite cladding range and rebranded as VistaClad.
2018

2019/20

Lifespan is added to the Eva-Last range

Eva-Last develops a lightweight hybrid aluminium composite beam and architectural system which utilises an aluminium core with a composite wood coating. The new Lifespan architectural system is met with great success.

2019/20

2020

Eva-Last enjoys unprecedented growth

Eva-Last reaches a milestone with distributors in over 30 countries. In response to this incredible growth, the company strategy, business model, and future structure is redeveloped.

2020

2021

Eva-Last looks forward

Eva-Last recognises the need for excellence in product delivery and customer service.

The company strives to lead by example and continues to innovate in an industry

that is changing the way we build. The company invests in internal personnel to meet their ambitious growth targets and starts filling the new structure to achieve this.

2021