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1927
José Coelho da Silva receives a license to "explore a kiln for roof tiles" in Albergaria, Juncal, where the company is still in. CS began to manually produce canudo roof tile.
1943
João Lopes Coelho da Silva (1913-2005), the founder’s son, inherited the company, changing its name to his own name.

Toghether with canudo roof tile, hitherto the only manufactured product, is introduced the manufactured tile Marseille, using manual presses.
1947
First major expansion of facilities, with the creation of a complete unit later known as Mill #1, starting-up the production of the traditional Roman roof tile model. It’s in this building, fully recovered, where currently are the administrative services.
1957
Factory 1 Expansion, where a large Hoffman kiln is installed.
1964
The company changed its name to J. Coelho da Silva, Lda, and the entire share capital is owned by João Lopes Coelho da Silva.
1982
The third generation takes over the management of the company.

A second production facility starts up (today known as Factory 2) automated and designed for the manufacture of a new model of roman roof tile under the brand F2.

Following the second oil shock, a preparation of solid fuels is installed to power the factory 2 kiln tunnel, a totally innovative project at the time.
1992
The first phase of factory 3 is built. This unit is a fully automated and multi-product mill for the production of roof tiles and fittings. 
Begins the production of the Roman roof tile model, under the brand F3.
1994
João Lopes Coelho da Silva is awarded as «Comendador da Ordem de Mérito Industrial».
1995
The second phase of Factory 3 is built, enabling the production of the engobed roof tiles with different clay mixtures.
1998
A new unit for clay preparation is built, then considered the most modern of the Iberian Peninsula, with an initial capacity of 180.000 tonnes per year.

Natural gas is introduced in all mills, replacing all other fuels, and is installed a CHP Plant.
2002
This unit, with the possibility of producing roof tiles and fittings in colors and different clay mixtures, also introduces a pressing in plaster system and firing process on "H" gazettes in a hydrocasing technology kiln.
The production of a new Roman roof tile starts, premium quality, under the brand TECNO.
The company adopts a new logo, communicating with the initials "CS".
2003
Begins the production of Marseille roof tile model under the brand DOMUS.
2005
The CS commercial network extends to external markets.
On December 2nd, with 92 years of age, dies the major CS driver, João Lopes Coelho da Silva.
2006
The first fully flat roof tile model of premium quality in the Iberian Peninsula is launched, under the brand PLASMA.
CS launches CS Facades concept, extending the use of Plasma range to the walls, with the creation of fittings that guarantee a ventilated facade.
2008
WIP - «Work in Progress», is built. WIP is a training center for customers, specifiers, applicators and students of construction and architecture.
2009
The company changes its name to CS - Coelho da Silva, SA, and the entire share capital is helded by the family Coelho da Silva.

The production line of Factory 4 is refurbished, increasing its flexibility and capacity.

A new model of Roman oof tile is launched, under the trademark F3 +, as the result of optimization of the previous model F3, which is discontinued.
2010
The production line of Factory 3 is refurbished, increasing its flexibility and capacity.
CS SOLAR project is created, embodying a commitment to submit CS performance as a corporate interest in sustainable development.
2011
The CS Rehabilitation concept is launched, with solutions aimed fot roof covering renovation: new marseille roof tile model, under the D3 + brand, Barrel roof tile, mansard tile, and eaves 65.
2011
CS launches the Barrel roof tile (model with which it started its activity in 1927) on the market, reproduced from the historic curved roof tile, with a design that ensures the continuity of tradition.
2012
The 1st phase of Factory 5 is completed, a new production unit for premium range products, using the most advanced technology in terms of process, flexibility and rationalization of energy costs.

Textured effects are presented in the Plasma model, introducing the concept of contemporary design on the tiles.
2013
The production of a new Portuguese roof tile model begins under the brand F5, mainly aimed at international markets.
2013
Inspired by the schist villages, Plasma TX5 roof tile seeks to reflect an ancient roof covering concept, by reproducing the texture of slate in clay tiles.
2014
CS relaunches the Barrel roof tile on the market (model with which it started its activity in 1927), reproduced from the historic curved tile, with a design that ensures the continuity of tradition.
2014
Angle to chimney 125 mm launch
2015
Ventilation tile Barrel 45x20 launch
2016
Eave corner Domus 3 pieces launch
2016
Left PL1 ridge tile and Right PL1 ridge tile launch
2017
LAUNCHESCurved finish eave inner corner 65 Tecno (13 pcs)Curved finish eave inner corner 65 F2 / F3+ (13 pcs)MR1 Curved finish eave inner corner 65 (13 pcs)Angle to chimney 150 mmChimney support tile 150 mm Plasma
2018
Chimney support tile 150 mm F2 / F3+ launch 
2019
LAUNCHESBarrel roof tile 45x16Chimney support tile 125 mm 45x16Barrel safety step and ventilation tile 45x16Barrel ventilation 45x16CR2 ridge tile
2020
Primus marseille roof tile launch.A classic model with a contemporary design, Primus is the leader among Marseille-style roof tiles that can be fitted longitudinally and transversally.
2020
LAUNCHESCR2 female 3-way apexCR2 ridge end capCR2 hip starter
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PORTUGUESE ROOFS
Elegant, Precise, Sophisticated

A symbiosis of elegance and precision, combined with an excellent technical performance, it is complemented by exclusive fittings. Sirius stands out from its competitors in the high segment of the market.

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DATASHEET
ROOF TILE DIMENSIONS (APPROX.):
44,2 x 25,9 cm
ROOF TILE WEIGHT (APPROX.):
3,600 kg
ROOF TILES PER M2:
12
GAUGE (APPROX.):
38
ROOF TILES PER MINIPACK:
5
Aplicable norm: EN 1304
Clay roofing tiles for discontinuous laying. Product definitions and specifications.
WARRANTY
CS – COELHO DA SILVA warrants that the Sirius range will be frost resistant and free from manufacturing defects for a period of 35 years.

It is advisable to read the technical documentation that accompanies the pallet, since CS roof tiles and fittings must be installed in accordance with building best practices and the installation guides provided.
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