Our history: We evolved to offer the best

1977 - 1979

The starting point of activity with PVC pressure fittings manufacturing.

Ball valves manufacturing starts.

Worldwide exportation begins through our exclusive distributors.

Introduction of first PVC butterfly valves.

1980 – 1985

Establishment of Forplast, Cepex, and VRAC.

Extension of the PVC pressure fittings ranges up to 4″ size/D110.

1986 – 1990

AENOR Certification (Spain) for PVC pressure fittings: today we are still the only company with this distinction.

1991 – 1995

Extension of PVC pressure fitting diameters to nearly 9″/D225.

Manufacturing of PP compression fittings begins.

Cepex becomes an official supplier of the Barcelona ‘92 Olympic Games.

Total sales pass the 10 million Euros mark.

1996 – 1997

Acquisition of large-scale injection molding machines allows extension of PVC pressure fitting diameters to greater than 12″/D315.

Foundation of Cepex Holding unites the three manufacturing companies of the group.

Creation and launch of the CEPEX trademark logo.

ISO 9002 certification by TÜV Management Service.

AFNOR Certificate (France) for PVC pressure fittings.

Startup of the logistics warehouse in Parets del Vallès.

The opening of Cepex Portugal.

1998 – 2000

NSF Certification (USA) for ball valves.

WRAS Certification (UK) for PVC pressure fittings.

The opening of Cepex USA and Cepex Mexico.

Manufacturing of the first Corzan® PVC-C ball valve.

2001 – 2003

Birth of Cepex Italia.

Kiwa Certification (The Netherlands) for PVC pressure fittings.

Acquisition of mold manufacturer (Motlles Omega).

The opening of new branches in France, Germany, and Morocco.

Total sales reach 40 million Euros.

Consolidation of distribution activities through the new logistics warehouse in Maçanet de la Selva (Trace Logistics).

Cepex Holding has more than 350 employees.


Creation of Cepex Comercial (Spain) and Agro Cepex (Morocco).

Creation of Cepex Mexico (Mexico).

The new factory and central facilities in La Garriga.

Creation of Cepex Middle East (UAE).

Acquisition of Irrigaronne (France) and Master Irrigation (Spain).


VRAC, SAU acquires Forplast, SAU.

Cepex is integrated into the new Fluidra Group.

VRAC, SAU merges with CEPEX, SAU.


Joint venture with Youli – China

Selling of Irrigaronne outside Fluidra

Launching of the new Extreme Series for industrial markets


Merging of Fluidra and Zodiac companies