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Zhemp Building Systems

Manufacturer, retailer and franchiser of unique, green, bio-renewable building materials that surpass the industry standards in quality.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location United States
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2005
  • Website

Company Summary

Zhemp offers locally manufactured building solutions for the chemically-sensitive and green construction marketplaces utilizing plant based aggregates and low carbon-footprint binders. This formula offers higher performing, easy to build, sustainable buildings that meet and surpass the higher standards of next-generation eco-designs. These product solutions are offered to local construction markets through a manufacturing eco-franchise.


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    Ronald Bessette
    Founder & CEO

    Ron has a degree in Architectural Technology, and has over 20 years experience in the construction related industries. Ron has solid business experience and prior to Rik Global has founded two other manufacturing companies in the greenhouse and furniture industries. Ron has a lifelong background in the construction industry. He worked in his dad's construction business and later studied architecture. As an entrepreneur he has successfully founded

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    Richard Jones

    Richard is also CEO of Jade Consulting Inc. He has 30 yrs. experience in real estate, finance, sales and marketing

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    Kurt Kleinschnitz
    Technical Adviser

    Kurt has a Ph.D. in physics and a visiting faculty appointment and has two decades of experience in construction technology. From 1999 to 2001, Kurt worked with Yamasaki Architects and Leslie E. Robertson Associates, as part of the client team for the World Trade Center, on a proposed 1,700-foot “tallest building of the world” project.

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    Clive Hall
    FCA / Non-Executive Director

    Clive is CEO of Eventure Media Ltd. And founder of Rushlight Events and Awards. He has extensive experience in finance and promotions.


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    Myron Gookin
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    Alan Balmer

Previous Investors

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    Wellmark entrepreneurial convertible loan program