ETEM and our 50 years of progress


ETEM is the oldest aluminum extrusion company in Greece.

ETEM is an industry leader in aluminium extrusion with more than 52 years of experience and global presence.  From the beginning until today, the company's purpose is to generate products with added value and turn the raw material into sustainable products.

ETEM is the first integrated designer and producer of architectural systems and aluminium profiles for industrial applications in Greece. The company's growth begins with applying its façade systems to several iconic projects worldwide – the famous Athens Tower (1971) and Arc de la Defense (1988) in the center of the French capital.

In 2013 through continuous innovation and infrastructure investments, we became a significant supplier of aluminium components for the automotive industry. The company started the production of solutions for the sector and quickly managed to win the global giants like BMW, PORSCHE, Jaguar, and Daimler as customers.

Since 2019 ETEM has been a member of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. By keeping track of recent trends in high-rise buildings and sustainable urban development we are able to meet any market's specific needs and offer state-of-the-art system solutions for the most challenging projects.


Becoming more sustainable

We turn ideas into impact.

Today, we are one of the largest and most technologically advanced aluminium extrusion companies in Southeast Europe with state-of-the-art production facilities in Greece,  subsidiaries in Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine and worldwide exports.

ETEM is committed to pioneering and creating solutions with high aesthetics and quality coverage from the simplest to the most complex needs of modern consumers. The aluminium systems contribute for improving the world for current and future generations, encouraging a balance between people and the environment.

Our solutions are innovative sustainable approach for environmentally friendly buildings characterized by high energy efficiency, functionality, aesthetic appearance, and long-lasting performance.



Being part of a better future

We reshape the world we live in.

With regard to the future, ETEM is committed to unlocking the value inside the people and processes to change the industry and shape the world we live in. We continue to design systems for improving people’s lives and supporting sustainable buildings, energy savings, and carbon footprint.

Budućnost ETEM-a

The company was founded as a Limited Liability Company (LTD)


ETEM's products are installed in the 1st high building in Athens, Tower of Athens 


Installation of a powder coating line & anodising unit 


Installation of the most powerful extrusion press line in the Balkan area, 2750 US tons (25MN)


Launching the new pioneering Architectural system (line E)


European acknowledgment "LA DEFENSE PROJECT" in Paris 


Installation of 24 MN extrusion line in Athens, Greece


Installation of a 5.500 US tons (50MN) extrusion line, the most powerful in SE Europe. Strategic partnership with the automotive Industry for processed AL Components


Construction of new storage facilities (20.000m) in Athens, Greece


Installation of a new vertical Powder - coating equipment for extruded profiles, and ageing ovens. 


Establishment of new subsidiaries in Serbia, Romania & Ukraine


ETEM innovates with Ventilated Facade Systems (VFS)


Installation of 2 new extrusion lines (18MN and 28MN) in Sofia, Bulgaria. Installation of new high - tech horizontal Powder Coating line in Athens, Greece 


Installation of 24MN extrusion line in Sofia, Bulgaria


Crash Relevant profiles certification for the Automotive Industry is achieved. ETEM is awarded new contracts with major Automotive manufacturers (Daimler, BMW, Jaguar - Landrover)


The first high rise building in Sofia (126m) with tailor made facade E99 is finished succesfully


ETEM re-starts production in Athens, Greece


ETEM Bulgaria entered into a Joint Venture with Spanish group Gestamp for the production of Automotive products. Architectural segment spins off successfully and is integrated in ETEM GR headquarters in Athens, Greece 


Installation of 20MN extrusion line in Athens, Greece. Installation of two automatic CNC thermobreak assembly lines by Hermann Muller 


Startup of vertical powder coating line in Athens, Greece. Installation of 2 new CNC machining lines. 


ETEM SA merges with Cosmos Aluminium SA, Marking a major shift in the Aluminium Industry