Daylighting Company Establishes Partnership in Africa

Manchester, NH – New Hampshire-based Kalwall Corporation announced a partnership with Trikord Aluminum Company, Ltd., of Abia State, Nigeria. Trikord will also be working with Kalwall’s strategic partner, Structures Unlimited, Inc., of Bow.

Trikord, a subsidiary of the architectural consultancy Cosmo Base Consortium Ltd., is a single source for all roofing and cladding products for industrial, commercial and residential construction.

Trikord was established by Cosmo Base to help fill a gap in Nigeria’s construction industry and further Cosmo Base’s goal of providing affordable housing. The company currently operates in the southern and eastern parts of Nigeria and is planning to expand operations outside of the country.

Structures Unlimited, using Kalwall translucent sandwich panels, designs and produces box beam superstructures that include structural skylights, Skyroofs®, pool enclosures and canopies, to entire structures.

Trikord currently works with clients in the commercial and industrial sector, as well as public venues, such as indoor sports arenas and libraries. Trikord’s more high-profile projects include the design of the West African Examination Council Office in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, as well as the roofing of school buildings in the Abia State Basic Education Board system.