David Ball Group new sponsor of 2015

Open-City welcomes David Ball Group as our newest sponsor of Green Sky Thinking Week.

“At David Ball Group we champion sustainable practices and strongly believe in innovation and a holistic approach to tackling green issues. We are delighted to support an organisation such as Green Sky Thinking which shares these values. We look forward to working with some of the major players in this area to advocate sustainable opportunities and bring about genuine change."
David Ball, Chairman, David Ball Group

David Ball Group PLC is a research-led company specialising in developing and manufacturing specialist cementitious products for the construction and building industry. The company was established in 1970 by David Ball, a former Chairman of the Concrete Bridge Development Group and past President of the Concrete Society. In 1992, the David Ball Group acquired PUDLO, the world’s first concrete waterproofing additive and has since launched Cemfree, a totally Portland cement free alternative to conventional concrete.

The result of years of dedicated development by the Group’s R & D department, Cemfree is a practical and sustainable solution for today’s construction industry. It has been acknowledged as both revolutionary and disruptive, and has already received industry awards including the coveted Skanska award in Supply Chain Green Solutions and the prestigious CONSTRUCT award for materials and product innovation.