Ontex Opens New Center of Excellence for Global Process Engineering and Global Platform Innovation in Germany

Mayen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany – April 7, 2022 – Ontex (Euronext: ONTEX), a leading international supplier of personal care products, today announced the official opening of its Global Center of Excellence (GEC) for Process Engineering and Innovation global platform. In the presence of Esther Berrozpe, CEO of Ontex, the center was officially inaugurated in Mayen, Germany. About 180 people will work on the site, as development production line operators, engineers and laboratory technicians.

“The GEC will help bring innovation to our customers faster,” noted Esther BerrozpeCEO of Ontex. “The combined technical capabilities and creativity of GEC’s innovation and engineering teams will help make Ontex more agile. The changes we are making at Mayen and our commitment to leveraging the vast expertise and knowledge we have there is a critical part of our Ontex return strategy to profitable growth and value creation.”

About the GIC

Ontex aims to deploy equipment faster on harmonized platforms. Equally important is the ability and ability to standardize products. In diapers, for example, Ontex is fielding new absorption technologies like ClimaFlex® and durability features in products, such as Ontex’s recent testing with manufacturers compostable hybrid diaper pads. “We see huge opportunities to eliminate waste through Design to Value and from there deliver innovation to our customers faster, creating value along the way.“, mentioned Annick De Poorter, Executive Vice President, Sustainable Development and InnovationOntex.

This ability to industrialize better and faster is embodied by the GEC and will therefore play a crucial and exciting role in the process of profound industrial transformation that Ontex is going through. Different industrialization, engineering and product development teams will work closely together under one roof and will benefit from a unique infrastructure being commissioned.


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