Replace thatch for the last time

Cover your back and lower your overhead in style, with durable Palmex synthetic roof thatching.

Thatch your way right into paradise … with Palmex thatch roofing.

Palmex International Inc. is currently the world leader in the production and distribution of eco-friendly synthetic palm leaves used in the construction and renovation of traditional thatch roofing.

In order to meet & exceed homeowners’ and the hospitality industry’s needs, our team has worked on designing and developing a product that is both durable and ecologically-sound, with classic aesthetics. It stands as a highly effective substitute for the commonly used natural palm leaves, which are now classified as endangered species and protected in numerous countries.

Palmex materials meet with the strictest safety standards, and with building and construction norms currently in place globally. Our leaves and accessories adapt to fit any architectural style or roofing type. Weather-proof, UV-resistant and waterproof: these are Palmex’s guarantees, thanks to the high quality polyethylene and to a manufacturing and installation process that are both unique and patented. A fire-retardant version is also available for our product

About Aqua Chrome 

Aqua Chrome Pvt Ltd is the exclusive distributor in Maldives for PALMEX thatch roofing and for few other world renowned  brands related to bathroom fittings and home improvement products. We started our operations in 2007 with a flagship showroom for GROHE bathroom fittings and Palmex International included in 2011 to our portfolio. 

Over 18 resorts in Maldives has already installed PALMEX and globally it has been installed in over 80 countries completing 1200 projects worldwide. We are the pioneers in Maldives with a proven product and in 2011 we completed our 1st ever installation of PALMEX at Kuramathi Island Resort.

The technical assistant and installation services are also provided as a value addition through a team of experts. We are based in Maldives, and all the customers have the opportunity to obtain after sales services with a high accountability for their investment by purchasing our products.

Aqua Chrome is the market leader in Maldives with the world’s most durable, trusted and proven thatch product and we are striving on providing the best of the best to our customers.



Recyclable and guaranteed  20 years; no toxic product leak.



M1/A, the highest fire rating in the market.



100% waterproof.


High Wind-Resistance

Highest wind resistant up to 260 kM/H.

About us: to read about the history of the Palmex International thatch roofing company, about your local distribution company and our team.

Discover thatch: for a brief introduction to how roof thatching developed from man’s early days to our time and in our region of the world.

Our product line: for a description of the Palmex thatching material and accessories, their technical characteristics and advantages.

Our services: for a presentation of our expertise and experience in synthetic thatch, as well as those of your local Palmex synthetic thatch distributor.

Our clients: for a presentation of which professionals and individuals choose artificial thatch roofing today and what motivates their choice.

Our specials: for information about our current special offers, on how to save money on your synthetic thatch roof or on our services.

Our showroom: for a short guided tour of some of Palmex’s most representative synthetic thatch roofing projects around the world.

Our guestbook: to learn about our clients and some of the reasons why they have chosen palm roof thatching for their roofing projects.

FAQ: for any questions about artificial thatch or a quick answer to common queries concerning our products and services.

Our dealers: for information about our network of dealers of Palmex products for thatched roofs, to locate them or to contact them.

Our partners: to learn about the companies Palmex has created partnerships with for the production of its artificial palm leaves.

Tests and certification: for information concerning testing and certification related to our thatching material or of our thatch roof constructions.

Our contact page: to contact Palmex International or your local distributor quickly and easily, online or by phone, to place an order or to request a quote.