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 900 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 (PU) resins under the Triflex brand
1984 Foundation of Triflex Beschichtungssysteme Vertriebs-GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
1986 Foundation of Triflex (U.K.) Ltd.
1987 Introduction of PMMA (Polymethyl Methacrylate) resins into the Triflex product range
1990 Triflex Netherlands sales office opens
1997 Triflex Belgium sales office opens
2001 First European Technical Approval (ETA) with CE mark on the liquid waterproofing market
2004 Triflex Swiss sales office opens
2005 Triflex Austrian sales office opens
2006 Production commences in the USA
2007 Triflex Western Swiss sales office opens
2008 Triflex Italian sales office opens
2009 Foundation of Triflex GmbH, Switzerland
2010 Foundation of Triflex GesmbH, Austria
2010 Triflex France sales office opens
2010 Triflex Poland sales office opens
2012 Foundation of Triflex BVBA, Belgium
2015 Triflex Turkey sales office opens
2019 Triflex Singapore sales office opens
2020 Foundation of Triflex Italia, Italy
2021 Awarded SILVER status by the sustainability platform ECOVADIS
2022 Externally sourced electricity at our manufacturing plant has zero emissions