Building Systems Excellence

Theca is the Australian partner of some of the most innovative and trusted companies specialised in building materials from Italy.

In a world where we all need to pay more attention to the footprint of our actions on the environment, we select Manufacturers with sustainable products. We focus on innovative solutions, keeping Australian building industry up-to-date with the current European technologies.

Theca Timber represents the natural evolution of our expertise in the timber construction sector where we started to operate since 2016. Offering services that range from managing the design process completely to offering consultancy and design services to our Corporate Clients, our versatility is one of our strengths. Being a crossover company with a broad access to the European industry of timber products manufacturers and representing one of the largest glulam and timber solutions manufacturer, Rubner Holzbau, in an industry where singularity is the norm, means that we are the right partner for a diverse kind of projects.


A Worldwide project



Who we are

Paolo Aschieri


Almost 20-year experience trading all kind of building materials all over the world, first as Export Manager of world-leading Italian companies, from sport flooring and equipment to façade and roofing, now as Director of Theca, with base in Alba, Italy. Paolo yearly participates to the worldwide best trade shows to keep himself up to date with innovative building products and solutions. Fanatic of eco-sustainability and carbon footprint, his knowledge of the timber sector is extensive and he’s always willing to turn a structure from steel to timber.

Adam Shears


Adam has been in the building industry for over 32 years. He has been an Unlimited Building Practitioner for over 20 Years. A Director of Australian Polycarbonate Products for over 17 years, in 2014 he has initiated the distribution of dott.Gallina polycarbonate systems throughout Australia under Light and Space Roof Systems. He is a recognised expert CPD presenter for building products to leading architects and building companies throughout Australia and New Zealand. Being a carpenter by education, Adam loves the use of structural timber and he has locally project managed all Theca jobs so far.

Chris Preston

WA State Manager

Born in New Zealand, Chris has worked both in the manufacturing and installation of insulated panels and has a deep knowledge of panels technicalities. He founded his company, PSI Perth, back in 2010 installing walls and roofing panels for Houses, Freezers, Coolrooms and controlled environment Industrial and Commercial rooms. He has been successfully cooperating with Theca since late 2016. Chris has a very friendly and helpful attitude to work and he’s always looking at new uses and opportunities for the vast range of products of our range.