Ontex is a leading international personal hygiene group. The company went public on June 25, 2014. Its shares are listed on Euronext Brussels under the symbol ONTEX.

Ontex is part of the benchmark stock market index of Euronext Brussels BEL20. Ontex’s ISIN Code is BE0974276082.

Company Profile and Strategy

Ontex is a leading international personal hygiene group. It makes high quality products for Baby Care, Feminine Care and Adult Care and is the partner of choice for consumers, retailers, and institutional and private healthcare providers around the world. Ontex products are available in more than 110 countries. Around half are sold as Ontex brands and the remainder as retailer brands.

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Our vision


Our vision is to contribute to a world where everybody has access to affordable personal hygiene products, all the while developing our people, delivering sustainable value to our shareholders, partners, customers and suppliers, and making a positive impact on the communities around us.

Our history

Ontex was founded in Belgium in 1979 as a supplier of underpads for Belgium hospitals, clinics and care homes.

Since then it has built an international business through organic growth and a number of key acquisitions. Today it has offices and manufacturing plants in Europe, North and East Africa, Australia, the Middle East and the Americas.

It is headquartered in Aalst, Belgium and went public in June 2014.