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Sovitec's History

Sovitec is a leading producer and distributor of glass beads products for the road marking, plastics, coatings and surface treatment markets since more than 60 years, but, like any company, we had humble beginnings…

1954     Founded in 1954 by Glaverbel in Belgium - Fleurus

1972     Investment in a new greenfield plant in Spain - Barcelona

1985     Expansion with greenfield plant in France - Florange

1987     Acquisition of the Cataphote business in the United States - Cataphote

1996     Investment in a new greenfield plant in Argentina - Buenos Aires

2001     Acquisition of a plant in Germany - Schönborn

2012     MBO by management and Gilde Equity Management Benelux (