In 1943 the Danish chemist Lauritz Jensen patented the new
capillary active concrete waterproofing method. In 1946 he
founded his first company in Denmark and called it VANDEX ("water
Owing to its many advantages and distinct benefits, the Vandex
method soon succeeded in the Scandinavian market and subsequently
gained ground in its European counterpart.
In the 50's and 60's Vandex penetrated the world market through
subsidaries, licensing, and distributorships.
In 1979, the Vandex Group was acquired by Swiss interests and
Vandex International Ltd founded as the new vehicle for the Vandex
Group's International activites.
In the 90's further markets were opened in Eastern Europe, Asia,
and South America.
Today Vandex is established and recognised as a leading brand in
its field in over 70 countries worldwide.
December 1991: Incorporation of Vandex AG,
Switzerland as part of the Vandex Group and set up of a sales
organization for the Swiss market
April 1999: Relocation to the new office and
production facility in Schwarzenbek/Germany and start to operate
the modern and fully automated production equipment.
May 2006: Vandex joined RPM International
RPM International Inc. is a holding company owing
subsidiaries that are world leaders in specialty coatings,
sealants, and building materials serving the industrial and
June 2013: Intensifying the cooperation with
RPM-Belgium Group (MMA/PUMA technology) and going to market unique
solutions for the construction industry.