IPCOM enters the Iberian market


IPCOM enters the Iberian market by acquiring a majority stake in Flexicel Industrial SL and Flexicel Portugal Unipessoal Lda. Strengthening our position in the acoustic and thermal insulation market. Expansion of our geographical scope to Spain and Portugal, in addition to access to new export markets.

Melle, March 6, 2020, the IPCOM Group announces today its agreement to acquire a majority stake in Flexicel Industrial SL and Flexicel Portugal Unipessoal Lda, market leaders in the Iberian Peninsula in the Transformation of Technical Foams.

Flexicel, a company with a history of 30 years, has two production units located in Spain and Portugal. It has extensive knowledge and technologies for the transformation of foamed plastics, rubbers, textile products and self-adhesive materials. The company offers its customers a wide variety of acoustic, thermal and sealing solutions, customized for all types of projects and sectors. Currently, the company invoices approximately 20 million euros and employs about 111 people.

José Luis González, founder and CEO, states: “Flexicel offers a wide range of materials and designs. This allows us to offer our customers an excellent product that adapts to its function and required productivity. Our personalized solutions and the way we relate to our customers have made us leaders in the Iberian Peninsula in the transformation of technical insulation.
We are now looking forward to joining the IPCOM team. This opportunity is going to provide us with a fantastic platform from which it will allow us to grow further, and also contribute our experience to a European group that, like us, is enthusiastic about providing innovative insulation solutions.

Remco Boerefijn, CEO of the IPCOM Group said: “I am very pleased with Flexicel's entry into the IPCOM Group. This acquisition reinforces our position in the growing search for customized solutions for acoustic and thermal insulation. The expansion in Southern Europe and the availability of export facilities is one of the essential keys in our international expansion, and at the same time in our growth strategy. We are also very pleased that José Luis González continues as a minority shareholder, along with the rest of his management team, fully involved in the future of the company.

About IPCOM: IPCOM, headquartered in Belgium, is a fast growing and ambitious group of European companies specializing in the distribution and transformation of innovative solutions for thermal insulation, high temperature insulation, passive fire protection and acoustic insulation. IPCOM's customers are installers, international contractors, wholesalers and OEM's in a wide range of industries and markets. IPCOM employs more than 1110 people and supplies its solutions through a network of more than 64 points of sale in 14 European countries.
To learn more, visit www.ipcom.be and https://www.grupoflexicel.com 
You can also contact Mia Verstraete, via email ( mia.verstraete@ipcom.be ) or by phone (+32 9 397 07 30)

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