A team of trustees and Mr. Van Malderen decide to re-enter the hygienic market by firstly obtaining HTC, a producer of hygiene products in Niznhy Novgorod, Russia. An ambitious business plan is rolled out which increases the turnover tenfold.
At the same time Drylock develops a fluffless diaper. Its technology is revolutionary and unseen in the world. It receives praise for its innovation and capabilities numerous times.
In order to produce the diapers a state of the art factory has been built in Hradek in the Czech Republic. First deliveries are shipped in Q4.
Five new product types are added to the product range in Russian facilities of HTC.
Due to popular demand Drylock decides to expand the range in the Hradek plant by introducing fluffless incontinence products.
Another factory in the Republic of Tatarstan starts construction.
Facilities in HTC and Hradek rapidly grow and premium low fluff baby diaper types are added to the range.
The production capacity for incontinence products is increased.
Drylock can now offer a full range of baby, femcare and adult incontinence products. Since its inception more than 100 m EUR capex has been invested and the group already employs 650 people.
Acquisition of 100% of the shares in CIP Assorbenti near Milano. It is the second acquisition of Drylock since its foundation.
By integrating this fully dedicated femcare plant, Drylock technologies enlarges it’s product portfolio and increases its capacity of femcare production significantly.
Opening of offices near Lyon and Hamburg in order to facilitate the increasing market presence locally and provide local customer service.
Opening of offices near Madrid in order to facilitate the increasing market presence locally and provide local customer service.
Drylock participates for the second time at PLMA in Amsterdam 24 and 25th May.
August 2016, the brand new factory in The Alabuga Special Economic Zone, in Yelabuzhsky District, the Republic of Tatarstan, delivers its first shipment.
January 2017, Drylock Technologies is proud to announce the acquisition of 100% of the business of Presto Absorbent Products Incorporated (PAPI) in Eau Claire, Wisconsin (USA). PAPI is a well-respected innovator and manufacturer of adult incontinence products, serving preeminent institutional and retail distributors in the US.