Etex invests 1% of yearly sales towards innovation, expecting that 20% of the sales revenue will come from new products.

The yearly Etex Innovation Awards enables Etex employees around the world to present their self-developed innovation projects which may have potentials in the future.


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 R & D resources:

An R&D team from integration of global resources, three global R&D technical centers, special labs in France, Colombia, Chile and Malaysia to support 120 factories within the group to do innovation and upgrade production equipment in order to improve our product’s sustainability.


Etex owns three R&D centers which are working tirelessly in their pursuit of innovation:

*   Redco in Belgium specializing in fibre cement base materials, clay and concrete tiles, and paints.

*   Promat Research and Technology Centre, in Belgium, specializing in passive fire protection and high-performance insulation.

*   The technical Development Center in Avignon, France, specializing in gypsum products.



Equipment at Redco R&D Center


The best and newest equipment at R&D Center in France –
Hot Box & Cold Box