success story

The SELIT Dämmtechnik GmbH story began in 1948 with the production of hollow block bricks. Nowadays, the third-generation family company is a market and innovation leader. This is the result of many milestones, some of which you can read about here.

SELIT Erfolgsgeschichte
  • 2024

    2024 - 

    SELIT – Premiere:

    With the SELIT-Eco series, SELIT is the first to introduce an eco range made from 60% bio-based and recycled raw materials. The proportion of primary raw materials in the Eco range has been more than halved and the CO2 footprint reduced by 20%.

  • 2022

    2022 - 

    SELIT – extended

    Sustainably produced and packaged and 100% recyclable. The new SELITeco® 5 mm underlay for laminate and parquet flooring from SELIT is all this and more. The demand for sustainably produced and resource-saving building products is increasing. Retailers have been expanding their range in this area for years.

  • 2021

    2021 - 

    SELIT – Premiere:

    Sustainable and environmentally conscious behaviour in production and administration are important factors in SELIT’s corporate development. The installation of a photovoltaic system with a system size of 730 kWp on the roof of the central warehouse at the Erbes-Büdesheim site is a further step by the company towards energy-efficient and sustainable production.

  • 2020

    2020 - 

    SELIT – awards

    SELITSTYLE® is the first skirting to be awarded the Blue Angel as a particularly environmentally friendly product.

  • 2019

    2019 - 

    SELIT – premiere

    SELIT includes extruded, SELITSTYLE® waterproof skirtings in its product portfolio.

    The company presents its new logo. The modification, which is only minor, stands for reliability and tradition and ensures brand recognition. A new central warehouse provides space for 36,000 pallet bays.

  • 2018

    2018 - 

    SELIT – premiere

    As a historic milestone, the first XPO production line is put into operation. In the same year, the second outdoor cooling system is launched as a sustainable contribution to energy optimisation.

    SELIT-TEC Dämmsysteme GmbH merges with SELIT Dämmtechnik GmbH.

  • 2017

    2017 - 

    SELIT – certified

    SELIT underlays are certified by TÜV and receive the Blue Angel.

    SELIT Dämmtechnik GmbH starts a strategic partnership with the NMC Group and opens the new central warehouse, which provides room for 36,000 pallet spaces.

  • 2016

    2016 - 

    SELIT – extended

    The SELITPRO® TwinFoam™ series is expanded to include four products.

    The in-house SELIT laboratory is equipped with a walk-in climatic chamber.

  • 2015

    2015 - 

    SELIT – excellent

    The SELITBLOC® vinyl click and design flooring underlay and the SELITstop® Comfort Vapour Barrier receive the innovations@domotex award.

    Construction of a second production hall and a new central warehouse and installation of a state-of-the-art recycling plant at the site in Plattsburg, NY, USA.

  • 2014

    2014 - 

    Product launch and energy management system

    SELIT presents the TwinFoam™ technology and the SELITPRO® 2.2 mm AquaStop as the first product with this technology.

    In order to systematically increase energy efficiency, the ISO 50001 energy management system is introduced.

  • 2013

    2013 - 

    SELIT – premiere

    The 6th extrusion line and thus the 2nd line at the Plattsburgh site in North America is commissioned. In addition, SELIT becomes a member of the Multilayer Modular Flooring Association (MMFA) and celebrates its debut on television with the documentary series “Zuhause im Glück“.

  • 2012

    2012 - 

    Product launch

    With SELITBLOC®, SELIT launches the first underlay for vinyl floors.

    The new test laboratory with 400 m2 of space opens at the main site in Erbes-Büdesheim.

    The production space is expanded with the construction of a production hall comprising 2.000 m2.

  • 2011

    2011 - 

    Partnership with PLI Pak-Lite, Inc.

    SELIT enters into a partnership with PLI Pak-Lite, Inc. for packaging in North America.

    The SELITstop® sealing and spacer tape is introduced to the market for the first time.

    In addition, SELIT receives building authority approval (Ü mark) for all underlays.

  • 2010

    2010 - 

    SELIT North America is established

    With the establishment of SELIT North America and the start of production in Plattsburgh, New York, SELIT also joins NALFA (North American Laminate Flooring Association). A storage facility comprising 2,500 m2 is built.

    The 3rd installation feature, easy click®, sets the standard for installation that is “three times as easy”.

  • 2009

    2009 - 

    SELIT-POR Schaumfolien GmbH is established

    SELIT sets up SELIT-POR Schaumfolien GmbH and starts its own EPS production at the 2nd company location in Blumberg. The commissioning of a state-of-the-art recycling plant is a further milestone.

    The “Packaging / Displays and Underlays” division is acquired by Depron and the Depron Print and Depron Aero products are introduced.