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History & Milestones

The company history of SELIT Dämmtechnik GmbH began with the manufacture of hollow blocks in the year 1948. The family-owned company is now managed by the third generation, brothers Marco and Rouven Seitner. Back then, our company's inspiration was to meet the challenge to develop and produce innovative products at the highest level of quality – and so it remains today.


TÜV certification for underlays

Strategic partnership with NMC international sa


The innovative SELITPRO® 2.2 mm AquaStop with TwinFoam technology awarded as innovation@DOMOTEX

The company-owned SELIT laboratory is equipped with a walk-in climatic chamber


The SELITBLOC® vinyl and design flooring underlay as well as the SELITstop® Comfort Vapour Barrier are recognized as innovations@domotex

Construction of a second production hall, a new central warehouse and installation of an ultra-modern recycling facility at the Plattsburg site, NY, USA


Presentation of TwinFoam technology and the SELITPRO® 2.2 mm AquaStop as the fist product to feature this technology

Introduction of the ISO 50001 energy management system


Inauguration of the sixth extrusion plant and therefore of the 2nd plant at the Plattsburgh site in North America

Membership of the Multilayer Modular Flooring Association (MMFA)

SELIT celebrates its German TV début in the documentary series "Zuhause im Glück"


Market launch of SELITBLOC®, the first installation underlay for vinyl floors

Official opening of the new 400 m² testing laboratory at the company headquarters in Erbes-Büdesheim

Expansion of production area through the construction of a 2,000 m² production hall


Partnership with PLI Pak-Lite, Inc. for packaging and finishing in North America

Market launch of the SELITstop® Sealing and Spacer Belt

SELIT is awarded national technical approval (German Ü mark of conformity) for all installation underlays


Founding of SELIT North America and start of production in Plattsburgh, New York

Membership of NALFA, North American Laminate Flooring Association

Construction of a 2,500 m² storage depot area

"Three times as simple" processing follows the introduction of the third laying feature: easy click®


Foundation of SELIT-POR Schaumfolien GmbH and associated start of in-house EPS production at the second company site in Blumberg

Inauguration of an ultra-modern recycling plant

Acquisition of the Packaging/Display and Underlays division of the long-established Dutch company DEPRON and introduction of the Depron Print and Depron Aero products


Membership of EPLF e.V., the Association of European Producers of Laminate Flooring

Inauguration of the fourth extrusion line and seventh post-foaming plant

Introduction of the easy cut® printed grid pattern


Inauguration the third extrusion plant and expansion of production capacities


Expansion of the plant area to more than 45,000 m² and expansion of the storage depot area by 1,800 m²


TÜV Toxproof certification and classification of the products as being "without risk of adverse health effects"

Introduction of the easy lay® folding panel technology + presentation of SELITFLEX 3 mm AquaStop as the first folding panel


Market launch of SELITAC® 5 mm AquaStop with integrated moisture protection film


Founding of subsidiary SELIT-TEC Dämmsysteme GmbH

Inauguration of the SELITstraße (SELIT street)

Installation of a recycling department


Construction of two new factory halls to expand production capacities

Investment in two new warehouse halls with space for up to 5,000 pallet bays


First deliveries to the laminate flooring industry of SELITAC foam for pre-attachment


SELITAC insulating underlay is also introduced as a roll

Initial certification of the ISO 9001 quality management system


Award of the innovation award "Top 12 in Rheinhessen" by Prof. de Zoeten


Inauguration of a second extrusion plant and an additional panel production plant


The first insulating panel for laminate floors is introduced under the name "SELITAC"


Expansion of the plant area to 25,000 m²


Market launch of the OPTITRON® interior insulating panel made of extruded polystyrene


Delivery of the first DIY stores


Inauguration of a firstextrusion plant for XPS production

Invention and introduction of the radiator recflection panel


Foundation of SELIT-Werke Seitner GmbH (today's SELIT Dämmtechnik GmbH)


Bernd Seitner assumes the management of SELIT in the 2nd generation


The company relocates to the outskirts of Erbes-Büdesheim and construction of one of the first ready-mixed concrete plants


Franz-Josef Seitner establishes a hollow block factory/construction materials wholesaler

SELIT Europe

  Selitstraße 2
  D-55234 Erbes-Büdesheim
  +49 (0) 67 31 / 96 70 - 0


SELIT Dämmtechnik GmbH is
is a company of the NMC group



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