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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.

2017

TÜV certification for underlays

Strategic partnership with NMC international sa

2016

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

2015

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

2014

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

2013

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"

2012

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

2011

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

2010

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®

2009

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

2008

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

2007

Inauguration the third extrusion plant and expansion of production capacities

2006

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

2005

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

2004

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

2003

Founding of subsidiary SELIT-TEC Dämmsysteme GmbH

Inauguration of the SELITstraße (SELIT street)

Installation of a recycling department

2002

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

2001

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

1998

SELITAC insulating underlay is also introduced as a roll

Initial certification of the ISO 9001 quality management system

1996

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

1995

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

1994

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

1990

Expansion of the plant area to 25,000 m²

1984

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

1982

Delivery of the first DIY stores

1980

Inauguration of a firstextrusion plant for XPS production

Invention and introduction of the radiator recflection panel

1978

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

1971

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

1968

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

1948

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
  info@selit.com
  www.selit.com

 

SELIT Dämmtechnik GmbH is
is a company of the NMC group

 

 

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SELITHERM® Roller Shutter Insulation
www.selitherm-rkd.de

OPTITRON® Interior Insulation Systems
www.optitron.com

SELITBLOC® vinyl flooring underlay
www.selitbloc.de

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