Our unique portfolio includes the market reference for passive fire protection solutions, innovative plasterboard products and systems, and market leading fibre cement boards. Through our technical expertise we seek to become an expert in dry or lightweight construction.

Brands and products

Etex is a manufacturer of innovative products, systems and solutions that meet the performance demands of building occupants and users worldwide. What’s more, our offering meets stringent customer needs in terms of acoustic, thermal, mechanical and fire performance, and is deployed in both internal and external applications across all construction sectors. Our global and regional brands include Promat, Siniat, Durlock, Gyplac, Kalsi and Pladur.


Strong historic positions in the market combined with a passion for innovation enable us to become customers' preferred choice for dry construction, a fast and cost-effective building technique that incorporates interior building boards and exterior cladding on timber or steel frames. The continued development of these solutions combined with a focus on customer needs is enabling us to create today the solutions for the buildings of tomorrow.


Working on a global scale, Etex operates manufacturing, innovation and test centres around the world. For plasterboards, we are the market leader in Latin America and a top three player in Europe. In addition, Etex is a leading manufacturer of fibre cement boards and a worldwide reference for passive fire protection solutions. We supply a range of new-build and renovation projects in a variety of sectors – including (multi-)residential, tunnels as well as commercial and industrial application domains such as sports, education and healthcare infrastructures.

Main trends

The market for our Etex Building Performance solutions is characterised by an increased demand for modular and prefabricated building techniques around the world. Linked to this trend is a growing need for high-quality, sustainable products that save energy, are recyclable and reduce costs. Digital technology is also being used more often as a building and modelling tool. Etex has a vast range of products to take advantage of these trends.