Solutions

Etex lightweight solutions have helped, thanks to their flexibility and efficiency, build and at times rebuild our planet. True to our purpose, Inspiring ways of living, we aim to improve living and working conditions for all with product and service solutions that support the transition into a sustainable society. We invest more than 30 million euros annually in R&D and innovation focused on lightweight materials and new construction methods. Read more about our innovation efforts here.

 

MEETING THE NEEDS OF OUR WORLD

Leading and pioneering in lightweight

Inspiring ways of living is about improving quality of living through creating spaces that are ever more safe, sustainable, smart and beautiful. To fulfil this purpose, Etex focuses on ever more effective lightweight solutions. They allow to build faster, more sustainable, resource friendly and affordable. Building on our experience and together with our partners we meet the specific and rapidly evolving construction needs of customers, owners and occupants across the globe with a select portfolio of commercial brands.

 
Lightweight solutions offer a unique combination of
qualities to inspire ways of living
 

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Safe

Etex’s innovative fire protection, plasterboard, fibre cement and insulation solutions protect buildings, infrastructure, home appliances and even vehicles from damage. Our Promat brand is the benchmark for passive fire protection, fire-stopping solutions and applications requiring high-temperature and acoustic insulation.

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Sustainable

Etex lightweight solutions are efficient to install - without using water, easy to maintain and insulative, which reduces waste and optimises resource use. Moreover, plasterboard is recyclable and unlocks eco-friendly production, transportation, construction and deconstruction methods.

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Smart

Etex lightweight solutions bring affordable and resource-saving benefits to the entire supply chain via innovation, digital (specifically BIM and automation) and modular technologies. Offsite building solutions boost efficiency in production, construction and maintenance for all building partners and end customers.

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Beautiful

Etex’s lightweight modular solutions combine interior building boards and exterior cladding with frames. They inspire architects, promoters, installers and end-users with the flexibility, comfort and beauty to create marvellous living spaces. Our unique siding, façade, roof and terrace solutions offer aesthetic appeal, personalisation and architectural freedom.

 

Our major commercial brands

 

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Cedral offers homeowners unprecedented flexibility in personalising home façades and roofs. Choose from a selection of beautiful and durable products.

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Durlock® is the #1 plasterboard brand in Argentina. It provides a wide range of solutions to the drywall market.

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A major player in the global architectural façade market, Equitone fibre cement cladding panels are designed for large and mid-sized buildings and structures.

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One of our most-recognised brands, Eternit combines heritage and expertise in a high-performing range of fibre cement corrugated sheets and slates.

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Our lightweight construction brand supplying innovative gypsum solutions. Offering a range of interior and exterior systems (partitions, ceilings, throughwall systems).

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Our lightweight construction brand supplying innovative fibre cement boards. Offering a range of interior and exterior systems (partitions, ceilings, throughwall systems).


 
Our Iberian lightweight construction brand supplying innovative gypsum solutions and fibre cement boards. Offering a range of interior and exterior systems (partitions, ceilings, throughwall systems).
 

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Etex’s global brand for passive fire protection solutions, Promat offers a wide range of innovative products with numerous applications.


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Our lightweight construction brand supplying innovative gypsum solutions and fibre cement boards. Offering a range of interior and exterior systems (partitions, ceilings, throughwall systems).

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Our lightweight construction brand supplying innovative fibre cement boards. Offering a range of interior and exterior systems (partitions, ceilings, throughwall systems).

 

 

   

   

Lightweight construction is a set of systems, materials and processes

With specific product and service solutions that put Inspiring ways of living in practice, our global sales divisions service specific customer groups. Our products and services support the transition of our industry on any level, from home-owners and installers to global construction companies.

Plasterboard, fibre cement boards & compounds

Etex leads in dry construction systems with fibre cement boards and plasterboards, drywall products and systems for partitions, ceilings, linings, external sheathing as well as compounds for both the residential and commercial markets. Our commercial brands Siniat, Gyplac, Kalsi and Superboard establish a strong connection with the local markets in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe and, more recently, Oceania.

 

Exterior cladding and residential solutions

Etex cladding and façade coverings for commercial as well as residential applications exceed the strictest standards and last a lifetime. The Etex architectural fibre cement exterior materials are thin, durable and striking in their beauty. We produce corrugated sheets for agricultural applications as well as ground-breaking new fibre cement materials for soft, slip-proof, durable and beautiful residential terraces and decks. Etex brings its fibre cement solutions to the market through three global customer-centric brands: Equitone for architects, Eternit for the agricultural sector and Cedral for homeowners.

Fire protection and insulation

All Etex insulation products offer superior performance, including cost effective thermal insulation. Next to fire-stopping boards, paints, sprays and systems for the protection of vehicles, homes, industrial facilities, architectural constructions and more Etex also develops world-leading passive fire protection systems that meet the highest standards and norms with its global Promat brand.

 

Modular and offsite solutions

Incorporating our latest innovations, modular solutions are high-precision, comprehensive building solutions manufactured by Etex and rapidly assembled on site. Etex shapes the future of construction by smartly boosting building productivity through joint ventures and acquisitions, such as E2E, Tecverde, EOS, e-Loft and Sigmat specialising in industrialised wood and steel framing technologies, ranging from engineered studs and tracks to fully designed and engineered houses and buildings. Our services include multi-disciplinary engineering.

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