K-FLEX was founded in 1989 in Roncello, located north of Milan, Italy, with the first production plant of elastomeric insulation for thermal insulation.
K-FLEX quickly developed its presence in the market and grew rapidly. In 1993, K-FLEX had already established a significant market share in Italy. It subsequently expanded into other European markets such as France and Spain, opening in Barcelona in 1995 and in Madrid in 1998.
Almost ten years after its foundation, K-FLEX began its expansion outside Europe starting up K-FLEX China. Based in Guangzhou was the first of two manufacturing plants with a second plant built in Suzhou, which opened in 2009.
In order to expand its commercial footprint, the Company opened distribution branches and various other distribution / sales companies in Germany (2000), Scandinavia (2005), United Kingdom (2006), Romania (2008), Japan (2008), Ukraine (2009), South Korea (2009).
The Company built further production facilities in the US, in Russia in 2005, in Malaysia, Poland , India and Dubai.
In the 2008 another strategic activity was the 100% share acquisition of BevEx Ltd. BevEx offers an important diversification opportunity for K-FLEX through its presence in the Food & Beverage sector.
At the end of 2009, K-FLEX opened its headquarters in Roncello where it now has a 50,000 sq. meter production facility. In the last few years K-FLEX has been expanding the production facilities in Russia, Poland, India and USA in order to better answer to the local market request. In June 2014, the company changed its legal form from limited liability company (S.r.l.) to joint stock company (S.p.A.).