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Etex progresses significantly towards its 2030 sustainability ambitions
2024-04-23
Etex progresses significantly towards its 2030 sustainability ambitions
In 2023, Etex - the global building material manufacturer and pioneer in lightweight construction - and its strategic focus on sustainability yielded yet again promising results. These results are highlighted in the company’s latest combined annual report, presenting together its economic, social and environmental footprint and performance.
Etex resists to a challenging market context and delivers strong and improving 2023 results, preparing for further growth
2024-03-07
Etex resists to a challenging market context and delivers strong and improving 2023 results, preparing for further growth
Even more so than 2022, 2023 was a challenging year marked by volatility, uncertainty, and severe drops in demand across the world as we observed the continued impacts of increased energy prices and interest rates. Combined with tougher financing possibilities by banks, all these circumstances meant that both renovation and new construction levels dropped globally. Devaluation of some foreign currencies and hyperinflation accounting also had significant effects on our results. Despite all these challenges, I am extremely proud to share that Etex navigated these difficult waters very well and delivered yet again another record year. This includes our highest ever revenue and REBITDA, among others.
Etex completes the acquisition of BGC’s plasterboard and fibre cement businesses to expand its sustainable offering in Australia and New Zealand
2024-03-01
Etex completes the acquisition of BGC’s plasterboard and fibre cement businesses to expand its sustainable offering in Australia and New Zealand
Etex, the Belgium-based global building materials manufacturer and pioneer in lightweight construction, has closed the acquisition of Australian construction materials company BGC’s plasterboard and fibre cement businesses. Through this deal, Etex expands its sustainable activities in the attractive Australian and New Zealand markets, with significant growth opportunities.
Etex complements its architectural design capabilities with the acquisition of fibre cement innovator SCALAMID
2023-12-21
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
2023-10-12
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
2023-09-04
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.