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Etex complements its architectural design capabilities with the acquisition of fibre cement innovator SCALAMID
12/21/2023
Etex complements its architectural design capabilities with the acquisition of fibre cement innovator SCALAMID
Etex, the global building material manufacturer and pioneer in lightweight construction, has taken a significant step to further enhance architectural design with the acquisition of SCALAMID, a manufacturer of fibre cement panels featuring cutting-edge digital printing and coating technology. This strategic move offers new possibilities for customers’ design and reinforces Etex's commitment to advancing innovation in the lightweight construction industry.
Etex reinforces its position in Australia by acquiring BGC’s plasterboard and fibre cement businesses
10/12/2023
Etex reinforces its position in Australia by acquiring BGC’s plasterboard and fibre cement businesses
Etex, the Belgium-based global building materials manufacturer and pioneer in lightweight construction, has signed an agreement with the Australian construction materials company BGC to acquire its plasterboard and fibre cement businesses. With this deal, Etex expands its activities in the attractive Australian market, with significant growth opportunities. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, with finalisation expected in early 2024.
Etex continues on growth path despite volatile environment  Etex 2023 Half-Year Results
9/4/2023
Etex continues on growth path despite volatile environment Etex 2023 Half-Year Results
In the first half of 2023, Etex coped with an overall slowdown of the construction sector – both in new build and renovation – triggered by several elements leading to high volatility and uncertainty such as inflation that puts pressure on consumers’ buying power, higher interest rates and more restricted loan policies by banks. However, Etex managed to record improved sales compared to the first half of 2022 through swift adaptations to challenging market contexts and cost-to-price monitoring. While our volumes are slightly impacted, margins remain strong.
Etex completes its full exit from Russia
8/31/2023
Etex completes its full exit from Russia
Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Etex has been looking at all options to fully exit Russia, taking into account all aspects, including teammates working in the country.
Etex completes the acquisition of speciality insulation expert Skamol and broadens its sustainable offering
5/9/2023
Etex completes the acquisition of speciality insulation expert Skamol and broadens its sustainable offering
Today marks an important milestone for Etex, the lightweight construction pioneer. The company closed the acquisition of Skamol, a manufacturer of fire protection and specialty insulation materials. This new acquisition further consolidates Etex’s portfolio of sustainable solutions in a market that is strongly supported by the need for energy efficient insulation products and solutions. Skamol and Etex - through its passive fire protection and high-performance insulation business - are complimentary in terms of products and geographies, allowing the combined organisations to broaden their offering in high-temperature insulation for building and industrial applications.

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