Ontex supports Woosh to make diaper recycling a reality in Belgium

Ontex supports Woosh, a Belgian startup that aims to make diaper recycling a reality in Ontex’ home country. Woosh now delivers recyclable, disposable diapers and collects used diapers from more than 200 day care centres in Belgium with more than 5,200 children. Together with waste companies Woosh aims to set up the first diaper recycling facility in Belgium.

Ontex donates 6,000 sanitary napkins to schools in Ghent, Belgium In the battle against rising menstrual poverty

Ontex is donating 6,000 sanitary napkins to 29 schools and boarding schools of the non-profit association SKOG in Ghent, Belgium to combat rising menstrual poverty.

Ontex Opens New Excellence Center for Global Process Engineering and Global Platform Innovation in Germany

Ontex announced the official opening of its Global Excellence Center (GEC) for Process Engineering and Global Platform Innovation. In the presence of Ontex CEO Esther Berrozpe, the center was officially opened in Mayen, Germany. Around 180 people will work at the site, as operators of development production lines, engineers and lab technicians.

Ontex donates 1 million hygiene products for refugees from Ukraine

Ontex has donated more than 1 million personal hygiene items for refugees from Ukraine during the past 2 weeks.

Ontex donates 50 laptops for quarantined schoolchildren

To help school children from disadvantaged families who cannot afford a computer to follow lessons from home, Ontex is donating 50 laptop computers. The end-of-lease devices have been decommissioned and will be donated to families in the area surrounding Ontex' headquarters in Aalst, Belgium, through local charity 4Dewereldgroep Aalst.

Ontex donates 142,000 baby diapers to Red Cross in Belgium

Since the start of the pandemic, Ontex has donated more than 5.3 million Ontex products to people in need. Given the urgent need for hygiene items for families in need in Belgium, especially in the Eastern region hit by catastrophic floods in the second half of 2021, Ontex Belgium is donating more than 142,000 baby diapers through the Red Cross.

Ontex Santé France donates nearly half a million baby diapers to Red Cross

Since the start of the pandemic, Ontex has donated more than 5.1 million Ontex products to people in need. Faced with the urgent need for personal hygiene products for families in need in the North of France, Ontex has donated more than 469,000 baby diapers through the Red Cross.
The Red Cross in the North of France will be in charge of distributing the diapers to families in need.

Ontex maintains efforts to keep personal hygiene products accessible to local community

Since the start of the pandemic, Ontex has donated more than 4.5 million Ontex products to people in need. Ahead of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, which is an international observance taking place each year on October 17th, Ontex today announces an additional donation of 7,500 face masks to charity organization Vierdedewereld groep Mensen voor Mensen.

Ontex Mayen to Cease Manufacturing and Become an Excellence Center for Global Process Engineering and Global Platform Innovation

Mayen, Germany, September 17, 2021. Ontex today announced that manufacturing at its plant in Mayen (Germany) will be gradually phased out by mid-2022. Mayen will become an excellence center for Global Process Engineering, Global Product Technology and Market Adaptation Baby Care, and thereby will be instrumental to bring innovations faster to our consumers.

Ontex Breaks Ground for Italy’s Largest Solar Power Project with On-site Power Consumption

Ontex today broke ground for a large solar installation at the site of its factory in Ortona, Italy. On-site solar power production helps Ontex to achieve carbon neutral operations by 2030.

Distinguished Citizen award for Ontex

Ontex received a Distinguished Citizen (Verdienstelijke Oost-Vlaming) award in Belgium on January 11th, 2020.

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Ontex announces the appointment of Esther Berrozpe as new CEO

The Board of Directors of Ontex has appointed Mrs. Esther Berrozpe Galindo as new Chief Executive Officer, with effect from January 1, 2021. On that date, Mrs. Berrozpe will succeed Mr. Thierry Navarre, who has been acting as interim CEO since July 30, 2020.

Ontex Sustainability Efforts Recognized by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)

Ontex received B scores(1) from CDP in 2020 for both its climate and forest protection efforts, improving on the scores achieved in 2019.

Ontex inaugurates one of the largest solar power projects for on-site electricity consumption in Spain

Ontex today inaugurated a large solar rooftop at its factory in Valverde de Majano, in the province of Segovia, Spain.

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Ontex Announces Board and Governance Changes

Ontex today announces changes to its Board of Directors and the creation of a Strategy Committee as the company continues to sharpen its strategic focus.

Ontex inaugurates production line for 80 million face masks per year

Ontex today unveiled a production line with a capacity of approximately 80 million face masks per year. Ontex’s face mask production line is located in its factory in Eeklo, Belgium and already produces one hundred thousand masks per day since August.

Ontex announces plans for its first U.S. manufacturing facility and the acquisition of U.S. feminine hygiene assets

Ontex announces plans for its first U.S. manufacturing facility and the acquisition of U.S. feminine hygiene assets

Ontex Group NV General Meeting of Shareholders: Hans Van Bylen elected as an Independent Director; to become Chairman of the Board

Shareholders approved the proposal to appoint Hans Van Bylen as an independent director of Ontex, in view of naming him Chairman of the Board.

Ontex Builds Capacity to Produce 80 Million Surgical Facemasks per Year

Ontex announces that it plans to start the production of surgical face masks by September 2020, with a capacity of around 80 million IIR-type surgical face masks per year.

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Changes at Ontex Board of Directors: Luc Missorten to step down as Chairman at the next AGM, to be succeeded by Hans Van Bylen upon shareholders’ approval

Ontex Group NV’s (Euronext Brussels: ONTEX; ‘Ontex,’ or ‘the Company’) Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of Luc Missorten, effective from the next Annual General Meeting (‘AGM’) on May 25, 2020.

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Ontex opens new production facility in Poland

Ontex Group NV (“Ontex”). Ontex Group NV (“Ontex”) officially opened its new production facility in Radomsko, Poland today.

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Ontex Eeklo elected Belgian ‘Factory of the Future’ for the second time

We are proud to announce that its production facility in Eeklo was again awarded the prestigious ‘Factory of the Future’ by technology federation Agoria and Sirris, the collective center of the technology industry in Belgium.

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Ontex Mexico celebrates its 40th anniversary

Ontex Mexico, formerly Grupo P.I. Mabe, celebrated its 40-year anniversary last weekend, in its hometown of Puebla and in Tijuana, Mexico.

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Come and visit us on the PLMA!

Come and visit us on the PLMA trade show (Private Label Manufacturers Association), on 29 and 30th May 2018 in Amsterdam!

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Annick De Poorter elected ‘Engineer of the Year’

Today, Annick De Poorter – R&D, Quality and Sustainability Director of the Ontex Group – received the 'Engineer of the Year' award during a ceremony at Ghent City Hall.

Ontex announces investment for new production site in Poland

Ontex Group NV (“Ontex”) announced that it will further expand its personal hygiene business around the world through a new production plant to be built in Radomsko, Poland.

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Ontex opens first production plant in Ethiopia

Ontex Group NV (“Ontex”) officially opened its new production plant in Ethiopia today.