5 new patents for Onduline
Onduline keeps innovating to meet the end users' needs. Since the end of 2010, Onduline has filed 5 patents, 3 of them were filed in 2012. These inventions include two new products and three new technical processes. These patents have been developed internally and resulted of a close collaboration between Ofitech, the R&D department and the subsidiaries.
Opening of 2 new subsidiaries
Onduline continues its international expansion. Two new subsidiaries were opened in the Philippines in July and Bolivia in September. Onduline strengthens its presence in Asia and Latin America, growing areas where Onduline already generates 12% of its turnover.
Production increase in Russia
Onduline has been present for 16 years in Russia, with the first production line completed in 2008. In March, Onduline doubled the production size in Nizhny Novgorod, an investment of more than 20 Million Euro. 250 people can produce 14 million plates. The location is 400 km away from Moscow and 1000 km from Saint Petersburg, ans thus ideal to meet the needs of Russian end users. This site may also source other marketssuch as Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan.