History

SOPREMA grew from a small family business to an expert in waterproofing and insulation all over the world. We owe our world wide success to over a century of business within the waterproofing industry, proactive research and development, our unique approach to waterproofing solutions and commitment to inventiveness. SOPREMA’s research and development centres are continuously working on new and innovative solutions and applications, limiting environmental impact and promoting the use of renewable resources, in line with the ever changing demands of the construction industry.

We are based very locally and have strong knowledge of the markets in Sweden and Nordics.

Discover our journey below!

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Stockholm, 1 February 2019

SOPRACENTER Movement

Our Sopracenter in Stockholm has been moved to a new location: Ostmästargränd 1, 120 40 Årsta.

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Helsingborg (Sweden), 15 February 2017

SOPREMA AB movement

SOPREMA AB has moved to a new and bigger workplace with an extended team.

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EFYOS, XPS, 22 June 2016

Insulation rebrand

– EFISOL become EFYOS

– Launch XPS-insulation within Soprema Group

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EU, 10 March 2016

PAVATEX

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

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New!, 11 July 2014

ALSAN PMMA

New ALSAN 770 PMMA liquid waterproofing and surfacing range.

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Spain, 12 November 2014

TOPOX

Acquisition of TOPOX: Extruded polystyrene

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Sweden, 8 May 2013

SOPRALENE MF 5500

Experience has shown that a SOPREMA roof with SOPRALENE MF 5500 achieves a service life in excess of 30 years.

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Stockholm (Sweden), 22 May 2011

SOPREMA AB

In order to effectively respond to the Nordic market’s rising demand and to get even closer to its customers, SOPREMA GROUP decided to establish itself definitely in Scandinavia.

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Acquisition, 11 May 2010

EFISOL

Acquisition of EFISOL, PUR/PIR insulation manufacturer

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Italy, 15 March 2007

FLAG

Acquisition of FLAG: Expert in synthetic waterproofing

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UK, 15 June 2000

ADEXSI

Acquisition of ADEXSI: Specialised in smoke extraction.

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Paris (FR), 20 March 1997

ALSAN: Liquid waterproofing

Development of the ALSAN liquid waterproofing range.

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Strasbourg (FR), 21 August 1992

New management

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

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Strasbourg (FR), 22 March 1989

Launch SOPRANATURE

Innovative solutions for green roofs

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Strasbourg (FR), 11 December 1975

Invention of the SOPRALENE range

First SOPREMA SBS modified bitumen membrane created.

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New!, 12 September 1945

Airtight solutions

SOPREMA launches a new range of airtight solutions!

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Avignon (FR), 19 April 1941

Creation of SOPREMA

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

“Mammouth Waterproofing Products and Coatings Company”

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Strasbourg (FR), 18 March 1909

1st MAMMOUTH membrane

Charles Geisen invents the 1st << Mammouth >> – membrane

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Strasbourg (FR), 16 November 1908

Founding of the company by Charles Geisen

Charles Geisen founds ‘les Usines Alsaciennes d’Emulsion’

AS D34
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Wondelgem (BE), 18 November 1870

Lummerzheim family

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