Our history

Triflex headquarters in Minden

Triflex is the construction solutions division of the Follmann Chemie Group, a 100% family-owned company operating in the international chemicals industry. For more than 40 years, the name Triflex has stood for state-of-the-art technology and expertise in liquid applied waterproofing, surfacing, protection and marking systems. From day one, Triflex has been committed to the protection of buildings against the penetration of moisture and damp and increasing safety through the use of our wide-ranging liquid applied solutions.

Established in 1977 the Follmann Chemie Group now employs over 780 people, providing innovative ideas and developing customised products and system solutions while offering outstanding service. As a specialist in liquid applied waterproofing, cold plastics and marking systems, Triflex combine sophisticated technology, versatility and a proven track record, to offer a wide range of solutions to suit highly diverse applications.

1977 Product development of polyester resins under the Triflex brand
1984 Foundation of Triflex Germany
1986 Foundation of Triflex (U.K.) Ltd.
1987 Introduction of PMMA resins into the product range
1990 Foundation of Triflex Netherlands
1997 Opening of the Triflex Belgium sales office
2001 First European Technical Approval (ETA) with CE mark on the liquid waterproofing market
2004 Opening of the Triflex Swiss sales office
2005 Opening of the Triflex Austrian sales office
2006 Production started in the USA
2007 Opening of the Triflex Western Swiss sales office
2008 Opening of the Triflex Italian sales office
2009 Foundation of Triflex Switzerland
2010 Foundation of Triflex Austria
2010 Opening of the French Triflex sales office
2010 Opening of the Polish Triflex sales office
2012 Foundation of Triflex Belgium
2011 Opening of the Russian Triflex sales office
2015 Opening of the Turkish Triflex sales office