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  • ALPLA expands its portfolio in the United States through new acquisition


    Hard/West Bend, 12 June 2017 – ALPLA, a leading global provider of plastic packaging, has acquired the West Bend (Wisconsin/US), bottle manufacturing plant from Gehl Foods. The standalone facility is located approximately 30 miles north of Milwaukee. This plant is just over 100,000 sq. ft. and supplies six layer bottles to Gehl Foods for aseptic filling in the food and dairy category. ALPLA...

  • ALPLA to appear at pharmaceutical trade fair for the first time


    Hard, 1 March 2017 – ALPLA will take part in CPhI Istanbul from 8 to 10 March. As part of this international trade fair for the pharmaceutical industry, ALPLA will showcase itself as a supplier of standard packaging for pharmaceutical products and generic drugs for the first time.With 160 locations in 43 countries, ALPLA is one of the leading developers and manufacturers of customised packaging...

  • ALPLA expands its portfolio in Romania through new acquisition


    Hard/Brasov, 3 February 2017 – ALPLA, a leading global provider of plastic packaging, has acquired a 100 per cent stake in the Romanian company Star East Pet SRL. The company, based in Brasov, specialises in the production of PET preforms for drinks, food and non-food products.At the beginning of the year, ALPLA signed an agreement to acquire a 100 per cent stake in Star East Pet SRL. With this...

  • ALPLA produces bottles using recycled HDPE material for Henkel


    Hard, 13 October 2016 – For many years, recycling has been a key issue for ALPLA, the world’s leading specialist in plastic packaging. The Austrian company cooperated with Henkel over the course of two years on the production of detergent bottles with 15 per cent recycled HDPE. ALPLA operates its own PET recycling plants in Mexico, Poland and Austria, and is an expert in the processing of PET (...

  • ALPLA Receives Top Supplier Excellence Award 2016


    Hard, August 4th, 2016 – SC Johnson recognized ALPLA with the Top Supplier Award 2016 in the category “Overall Supplier Excellence”. Each year, the international company headquartered in Wisconsin (USA) bestows these awards on its best suppliers.SC Johnson considers ALPLA one of its top suppliers in the world. ALPLA CCO Nicolas Lehner accepted the “Supplier of the Year Award 2016” at a ceremony...

  • ALPLA announces joint venture with Taba


    Hard/Cairo, 14 March 2016 – The ALPLA Group has formed a joint venture with the Egyptian Taba Group. The Austria-based specialist in plastic packaging has thus strengthened its market position in Africa.The Austrian ALPLA Group and the Egyptian Taba Group have signed a partnership agreement in the form of a joint venture. ALPLA will take on a majority shareholding in the company which will begin...

  • ALPLA receives international awards for revolutionary development in extrusion blow moulding


    Hard, 10 March 2016 – ALPLA, the world's leading specialist in plastic packaging, has been working with partners to develop foaming technology in extrusion blow moulding (EBM) for around four years. After receiving the Smart Packaging award from the Austrian government in 2014, this sustainable procedure has now also received the internationally renowned PackTheFuture and WorldStar awards.The...

  • ALPLA: New production site in Egypt


    Hard/Cairo, 30 November 2015 – ALPLA Holding GmbH will take over the Egyptian production site of Argo S.A. at the end of 2015. In doing so, the Austrian-based specialist in plastic packaging will expand its market position in Africa. ALPLA opened its first site on the African continent in 2014 in Johannesburg.Argo S.A., founded in 1970 and based in Athens, has branches in Greece, Romania and,...

  • ALPLA is Austria's leading recruiter in the industrial sector


    Hard, 10. November 2015 – ALPLA is one of Austria's leading recruiters. The packaging specialist received the golden quality seal for the industrial sector at this year's Best Recruiters study. Its nomination for the Betrieblicher Sozialpreis 2015 (Business Social Award) underlined the commitment of the family company to its employees.ALPLA also achieved excellent results in the Best Recruiters...

  • Austrian Plastics Converter ALPLA takes over PLASCO S.p.A., Anagni (IT)


    Hard/Anagni, 30. October 2015 - The Austrian group of companies ALPLA, worldwide leader for plastic packaging with 154 production plants in 40 countries and a turnover of more than 3 billion Euro, will take over via its Italian subsidiary ALPLA Italia s.r.l., located in Tortona (AL), 100% of the leading Italian PET preform producer Plasco S.p.A.Plasco was founded in 1995 by private shareholders....

  • Bio-based plastic as a key industry issue


    Hard, 20 October 2015 – Taking place on 9-12 November 2015, PET Passion Week in Nuremberg is in the international meeting place for the packaging industry. ALPLA will be on hand as a leading global specialist in packaging solutions and will present plastic bottles made from the bio-based plastic PEF at the PETarena special exhibition."Based on various discussions with customers and enquiries from...

  • Plastic of the future meets contemporary art


    Hard, 30 June 2015 – As part of EXPO 2015, the innovative and creative nation of Austria is present at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan. ALPLA, leading international specialist in packaging solutions, is part of the "Austrian Design Explosion" exhibition with its PEF plastic bottles. The 100% bio-based plastic PEF is the packaging material of the future, as it is made from renewable materials...