HISTORY OF SOPREMA

Learn more about SOPREMA’s history in the timeline underneath.

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Acquisition De Boer, 7 December 2018

De boer under SOPREMA umbrella

Market leader in insulation and waterproofing systems acquires Belgium-based family company

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Grobbendonk (BE), 30 June 2018

Trainingscenter Club Expert

Opening of SOPREMA’s new trainingscenter in North-West Europe: Club Expert.

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EFYOS, XPS, 14 April 2016

Insulation rebrand

– EFISOL becomes EFYOS

– Launch XPS-insulation within SOPREMA Group

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EU, 18 March 2016

PAVATEX

Acquisition of Pavatex – Experts in Insulation manufactured from renewable raw materials.

 

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New!, 21 June 2014

ALSAN PMMA

New ALSAN 770 PMMA liquid waterproofing and surfacing range.

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Spain, 26 April 2014

TOPOX

Acquisition of TOPOX: Extruded polystyrene

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Acquisition, 20 March 2010

EFISOL

Acquisition of EFISOL, PUR/PIR insulation manufacturer

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Dublin (IE), 21 August 2009

SOPREMA Ireland

SOPREMA incorporates a wholly owned and operated subsidiary SOPREMA Ireland Ltd with directly employed local staff and distribution centre.

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Italy, 12 December 2007

FLAG

Acquisition of FLAG: Expert in synthetic waterproofing.

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UK, 14 September 2000

ADEXSI

Acquisition of ADEXSI: Specialised in smoke extraction.

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Paris (FR), 17 April 1997

ALSAN: Liquid waterproofing

Development of the ALSAN liquid waterproofing range.

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Strasbourg (FR), 18 April 1992

New management

Pierre-Etienne BINDSCHEDLER, great-grandson of the founder, takes the role of CEO at SOPREMA.

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Strasbourg (FR), 23 March 1989

Launch SOPRANATURE

Innovative solutions for green roofs.

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Strasbourg (FR), 12 March 1975

Invention of the SOPRALENE range

First SOPREMA SBS modified bitumen membrane created. Now the best selling range from SOPREMA UK.

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Avignon (FR), 20 September 1941

Creation of SOPREMA

Creation of SOPREMA – Société des Produits et Revètements d’Etanchéité Mammouth

“Mammoth Waterproofing Products and Coatings Company”

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Strasbourg (FR), 15 December 1909

1st MAMMOTH membrane

Charles Geisen invents the 1 st <<MAMMOUTH>>-membrane

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Strasbourg (FR), 15 May 1908

Founding of the company by Charles Geisen

Charles Geisen founds ‘les Usines Alsaciennes d’Emulsion’

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Wondelgem (BE), 16 December 1890

Lummerzheim Family

The Lummerzheim family started up a factory, producing the first bituminous waterproofing membranes, as we know them today.