Ontex Group NV engages in manufacture of retailer branded and branded hygienic disposable products. It operates through the following divisions: Mature Market Retail, Americas Retail, Growth Markets, Healthcare, and Middle East and Africa. The Mature Market Retail division offers retailer branded baby care, feminine care and adult care products in Western Europe and Australia. The Americas Retail division is built up in three clusters: Mexico and Central America, Brazil, and North America and supplies Ontex branded and retailer branded baby care, adult care and feminine care products. The Growth Market division involves in selling mix of retailer branded products and Ontex brands. The Healthcare division includes Ontex branded branded adult care products through institutional channels such as hospitals, nursing homes, health insurers and local authorities. The Middle East and Africa division sells Ontex branded products in Turkey, Algeria, Pakistan and Morocco. The company was founded by Paul van Malderen in 1979 and is headquartered in Aalst, Belgium.