CenturyPly enters a new product category with Zykron

CenturyPly has been the front-runner in applying innovation at work. The largest sellers of multi-use plywood and decorative veneers in India enters into a new category by launching a one of its kind product in the industry- Zykron, a unique range of fibre cement solution.


As in Latin it means “new beginning”, Zykron is a new generation engineered material and can replace conventional building material. It boasts of the following unique features

  • weather resistant
  • termite &insect resistant
  • fire resistant
  • low shrinkage & warping
  • shatter resistant
  • immune to water damage


Zykron contains Fibre Cement composite material that is manufactured by combining cement and cellulose fibres & is marketed by CenturyPly. This composite gives Zykron a unique finish, which makes it the ideal choice for a wide range of applications.


Zykron is beneficial over gypsum boards, cement bonded particle boards, brick and mortar etc, for its versatile usage & ready to install characteristics. It is better than aluminium composite panels and plain plaster. Application areas of the product are as follows:

  • Tile substrates, flooring, and underlay
  • Kitchen counters, backsplashes
  • Roofing, shingles, and shakes
  • Weatherboard façade and cladding
  • Prefabricated houses
  • Exterior and interior partition walls
  • Acoustic and thermal insulation
  • Ceilings and underside surfaces (soffits)


In addition, it’s also the perfect green building material as it contains no harmful substances. With high strength and unparalleled durability the product is a perfect choice for all indoor and outdoor construction needs.


Commenting on the launch, Rajendra Shah, general manager, marketing, said “We at CenturyPly are constantly looking out for newer environment friendly solutions for our consumers. We are hopeful that the industry will embrace this new technology and through our trusted network of dealers, Zykron is sure to be a preferred choice of the consumers.”


This product is primarily launched at Ahmedabad on 6th October & a distributor is already appointed. In the launch meet approx. 25 Architects participated and the gathering was addressed by speaker from GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment). Centuryply is planning to launch this product in the South Indian market by November this year and targeting to launch the product pan-India by March 2016.



  • 100% eco-friendly manufacturing process
  • Versatile application – indoor and outdoor
  • Durable and strong
  • Quick and convenient installation