Our history

From our start in 1905 Etex has been pioneering to become a global leader in lightweight construction solutions. Founded and still headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, Etex quickly expanded throughout Europe and the world. Major acquisitions in fire protection, plaster technology, modular construction and engineering have allowed Etex to contribute to the transformation of the construction industry, building on its purpose to Inspire ways of living. 

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"I like this image of a tree with a strong trunk, which grows new branches every year and where existing branches are becoming stronger."

Jean-Marie Emsens
Grandson of the founder


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