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.


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.


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 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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!


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.


Ontex opens first production plant in Ethiopia

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


Come and visit us on the PLMA!

Come and visit us on the PLMA trade show (Private Label Manufacturers Association), on 16 and 17th May 2017 in Amsterdam!


Ontex opens new production site in Dourges, France

Ontex Group officially opened its new production site in the town of Dourges in France today.


Come and visit us on the MedTrade Fall 2016 at Atlanta

We will participate for the first time in the U.S. to the biggest medical device fair Medtrade Fall 2016 in Atlanta, November 1st to 3rd 2016.


Ontex comments on the decision by the Spanish Competition Authority regarding infringement proceedings

Ontex Group NV (“Ontex”) takes note of the decision of the Spanish Competition Authority (CNMC) in an infringement proceeding regarding alleged violations of Spanish and EU competition law against 8 manufacturers in the non-hospitalized reimbursed heavy adult care channel in Spain.


Come and visit us on the PLMA!

Come and visit us on the PLMA, on 24 and 25th May 2016 in Amsterdam!


Serenity at Cosmofarma (Bologna)

Following the success of the event in 2014 and 2015, our Italian brand Serenity was once again present at Cosmofarma. Cosmofarma (in Bologna, Italy) is the leading event of the pharmaceutical sector. This year, there were about 30,000 visitors at Cosmofarma.


Discover our new corporate website!

As a part of our exciting transformation journey we have  reworked our corporate website, that reflects our ambition to be the preferred company for our consumers, customers, employees and investors.


Ontex Group joins BEL20® and Stoxx® Europe 600 indices

We are pleased to announce that just two years after being listed on the stock exchange, it has been selected for inclusion in the BEL20® Index of Euronext Brussels and the Stoxx® Europe 600, both effective on March 21 2016.


Ontex comments on recent share sales by executive managers

Ontex, a leading worldwide producer of personal hygiene products for babies, women and adults, would like to emphasize the following with reference to recent share sales by company executives.