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01/07/2021
We are honored to announce that we have been awarded ‘Roofing Supplier of the Year’ at the Homebuilding & Renovating Industry Awards 2021. It is a great achievement for us, and we want to say ‘thank you!’ to the whole team of CUPA PIZARRAS that made this possible. The annual awards ceremony recognises and celebrates […]
29/04/2021
Minimising our carbon footprint is a top priority for CUPA PIZARRAS. For that reason, we are thrilled to announce that the 100% of our electric energy consumption during 2020 was from renewable energy sources certified by the Spanish Origen Warranty (GdO, by its Spanish acronym). The GdOs are titles expelled by the National Commission of Markets and […]
13/07/2020
We are proud to announce that CUPA PIZARRAS is officially a carbon-neutral company according to the Carbon Trust. This achievement highlights our sustainable practices and provides an incentive to keep implementing policies to fight climate change. A carbon footprint refers to the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions generated by a company in a year. In 2019 CUPA […]
18/10/2017
CUPA GROUP, the business group to which CUPA PIZARRAS (the world leader in natural slate) belongs, has just acquired Vermont Slate Company LLC, the largest importer of roofing slate in the US West Coast. SPANISH NATURAL SLATE GROWTH Vermont Slate Company LLC is formed by the merger of Black Diamond Slate, Vermont Slate Company and […]

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29/08/2017
It’s CUPA PIZARRAS’ 125th birthday! 125 years of commitment to quality that has made us the world leader in natural slate. OUR HISTORY It has been 125 years since the founders of CUPA PIZARRAS extracted the first slate from the Solana de Forcadas quarry in Northern Spain. This significant milestone is unrivalled by competitors in […]
04/04/2017
We are proud to announce that CUPA PIZARRAS has joined the US Green Building Council (USGBC). PROMOTING A HEALTHIER AND GREENER ARCHITECTURE The US Green Building Council is a non-profit organization promoting sustainability in building design and construction. They lead the entire industry on designing buildings that are environmentally friendly, profitable and healthful. CUPA PIZARRAS’ […]
12/01/2017
When choosing the materials for an architectural project, the architects usually look for the highest durability and the best appearance. BUT WHY DO ARCHITECTS CHOOSE CUPA PIZARRAS NATURAL SLATE? Consistency Unlike other brands, CUPA PIZARRAS produces and transforms its natural slate in its own quarries and processing plants, enabling them to offer any kind of […]
07/07/2016
Have you ever heard about the importance of the handcrafters in the natural slate production process? It is a dual process, combining the highest technology with the traditional know-how by our skilled handcrafters. To learn more about this career, we talked to Ruben Garcia Gonzalez, a splitter of Las Arcas 2 (located in San Pedro […]
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