Launched in France in 1944 by Gaston Gromier, ONDULINE was a family-owned business until it was sold to private equity funds in 2006. We are specialized in innovative roofing systems, and have continuously been growing, until leading the market of lightweight roofing systems. 

Today, we operate in more than 100 countries and employ more than 1000 people around the world. This enables us to better understand market needs and address them with the right solution.

  • 1950: Launch of ONDULINE sheet, new roofing material in France.

  • 1964: Opening of first 2 non-French sales subsidiaries in Germany and Italy.

  • 1973: Industrial investments in Italy and Belgium.

  • 1980: Opening of the Spanish subsidiary and later the Portuguese subsidiary.

  • 1981: Launch of the under-roofing sheet in Italy.

  • 1984: Invention of the world-first and patented process of pre-pigmentation before impregnation with bitumen.

  • 1989-1994: Successive openings of sales subsidiaries in Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus.
    Acquisition of Onduclair, a specialist in transparent plastic roofing materials.
    Launch in Turkey of the commercial and industrial subsidiary ONDULINE Avrasya.

  • 2000-2010: Industrial investments in Malaysia, Spain, Poland, Brazil, and Russia.
    Opening of sales subsidiaries in Latin America (Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Peru) and in Asia (China, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, etc...).
    Launch of the first cellulose-bitumen-based tile ONDUVILLA. ONDULINE receives an award from JPMORGAN-HEC for being a family business that has successfully pursued the same growth strategy for 30 years.

  • 2010:  Acquisition of Tallant Industries in the USA, manufacturer, and distributor of corrugated cellulose-bitumen-based roofing materials and transparent sheets made of vinyl and polycarbonate, and creation of OFIC North America.

  • 2011: Launch of a subsidiary in Kazakhstan.

  • 2011: Opening of a roofing underlays production line in Russia.

  • 2012: Launch of a second production line in the Russian plant in Nizhny Novgorod. Launch of new subsidiaries in the Philippines and in Bolivia.

  • 2014: Opening of a second line in Penang.

  • 2017: Acquisition by Naxicap to build a larger group around roofing & waterproofing, based on ONDULINE international expertise, especially for pitched roofs. 

ONDULINE is an Ondura Group company



Executive Committee