A look at Mapei from its humble beginnings as a small company on the outskirts of Milan to its current position as a world-leading multinational specialising in adhesives and chemical products for the building industry.

Founded in 1937 in Milan, Mapei is the world's largest manufacturer of adhesives for the construction industry. Over the past 70 years Mapei has initiated an internationalisation strategy to include manufacturing facilities all around the world ensuring local needs for all customers and reducing transportation costs.


Founded in 1937 in Milan, Mapei is the world's largest manufacturer of adhesives for the construction industry. Over the past 70 years Mapei has initiated an internationalisation strategy to include manufacturing facilities all around the world ensuring local needs for all customers and reducing transportation costs.