Selena

Selena

Sector: construction chemicals
Number of employees: 1600
Countries of activity: more than 70 countries around the world
Year of foundation: 1992
Website:www.selena.com

About the company

The Selena Group is a global manufacturer and distributor of construction chemicals.

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Selena distributes its products in more than 70 countries worldwide. Selena offers a wide range of products for professional contractors and home users – its key brands are TYTAN, ARTELIT and Spanish QUILOSA. Selena Group is among the world’s three largest manufacturers of PU foam used for door and window fitting. The Group offers range of polyurethane foams, sealants, adhesives, waterproofing products, insulation systems, fixings and complementary products.

Selena distributes its products in more than 70 countries worldwide. The Group comprises 30 companies located in 18 countries all over the world – Poland, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Czech, Slovakia, Finland, Germany, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Spain, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Hungary, Italy, Ukraine and the USA. The Group has production plants on 4 continents.

Selena FM SA – the parent company – has been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange since 2008.

History

2011

Selena becomes the sole shareholder in Quilosa by acquiring the remaining 49% stake in the Spanish company Industrias Quimicas Löwenberg (Quilosa) – manufacturer and distributor of construction chemistry products in Spain; production starts in Nontong facility in China;

2010

acquisition of 100% shares in waterproofing materials manufacturer Matizol SA – producer of roofing felt and shingles from Gorlice; establishment of Selena Slovakia s.r.o. – distributor of Tytan and Artelit brands for the Slovakian market;

2009

launch of construction works in the Nantong Economic and Technological Development Zone in China – production plant for mounting foams, sealants and adhesives; acquisition of 51% shares in the Spanish company Industrias Quimicas Löwenberg (Quilosa) – manufacturer and distributor of construction chemistry products in Spain; acquisition of 100% shares in the Russian company OOO Kvadro – distributor of PU foams and sealants for the Russian market;

2008

acquisition of 85% of shares in Polyfoam Yalitim Sanayi ve Tic Ltd., a Turkish company specialising in the production and distribution of PU foam for door and window installation; establishment of Tytan EOS Sp. z o.o. and acquisition of two production facilities in Krzeszowice and Lubin manufacturing products for thermal insulation systems, fixing ceramic tiles, a s well as plasters and adhesive mortars; 18th April 2008 – Initial Public Offering of Selena FM SA shares on the main quotation market of Warsaw Stock Exchange;

2007

start of operations in China: establishment of Selena Shanghai Trading Co., company specialising in distribution of foams and sealants, and launch of silicone production by Foshan Chinuri Selena Chemical Co. joint venture; commencement of operations in Russia through Selena Sever and Selena Vostok, distributors of foams, sealants and adhesives under the Group’s own brands;

2006

establishment of Selena Bulgaria Ltd. – distributor of foams, sealants and adhesives under the Group’s own brands as well as products manufactured outside of the Group;

2005

establishment of Selena Ukraine Ltd. – distributor of foams, sealants and adhesives under the Group’s own brands as well as products manufactured outside of the Group; establishment of Selena Sulamericana Ltda in Brazil, manufacturer of polyurethane foams and distributor of foams, sealants and adhesives, both under the Group’s own brands and as private label, in Brazil and other countries in the South America;

2003

establishment of Finselena Oy in Finland – distributor of foams, sealants and adhesives under the Group’s own brands; establishment of Selena Italia – distributor of foams, sealants and adhesives under the Group’s own brands and as private label in Italy and other countries in the Mediterranean Basin and in the CEE;

2002

establishment of Selena CA Ltd. in Kazakhstan – distributor of foams, sealants and adhesives under the Group’s own brands as well as products manufactured outside of the Group; establishment of Selena Deutschland GmbH in Germany – distributor of foams, sealants and adhesives under the Group’s own brands and as private label in Germany, Austria, Luxembourg and Switzerland;

2001

establishment of Selena USA Inc. – distributor of foams, sealants and adhesives under the Group’s own brands and as private label in the USA and Canada; establishment of Selena Hungaria Kft in Hungary – distributor of foams, sealants and adhesives under the Group’s own brands and as private label; establishment of Selena Bohemia s.r.o. in the Czech Republic – distributor of foams, sealants and adhesives under the Group’s own brands as well as products manufactured outside of the Group; establishment of Hamil Selena Co. joint venture company in South Korea – manufacturer of polyurethane foams and their distributor in the South Korea and other Asian countries;

2000

establishment of Selena Romania s.r.l. in Romania – distributor of foams, sealants and adhesives under the Group’s own brands as well as products manufactured outside of the Group in Romania and Moldavia; establishment of Libra, manufacturer of adhesives located in Dzierżoniów;

1999

establishment of Orion, manufacturer of polyurethane foams located in Dzierżoniów;

1996

establishment of Carina, sealants production plant located in Siechnice;

1992

Set-up of the first Selena Group companies: Selena S.A. and Selena FM S.A. (at that time trading as PBM);