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AKRO-PLASTIC: New plant in China

24/01/2020

CATEGORY: Company news BRAND: AKRO-PLASTIC

Groundbreaking for new production site in Changzhou, People’s Republic of China


AKRO-PLASTIC held a launch ceremony for its new compounding plant in Binjiang Industrial Park in Changzhou, People’s Republic of China. AKRO-PLASTIC is a company of the Feddersen Group and has continuously expanded its activities in the Chinese market during the last 15 years.

 

From right: Qi Jiwei, Plant Manager of AKRO Engineering Plastics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., Dr. Ulrich Berlage, Supervisor of AKRO Engineering Plastics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., Wilfried Jobst, Managing Director of AKRO Engineering Plastics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., Andreas Stuber, Managing Director of AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, Niederzissen/Germany as well as representatives of Changzhou Government attended the ceremony.

 

 

The new plant is located in Changzhou Binjiang Industrial Park, with a land coverage of 20,000 m². The first compounds for the local market will be produced at this site in 2021. The automotive, electro- and electronics as well as various other industries will be the main customer industries.

 

AKRO Engineering Plastics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. was founded in 2004 and started operation in the beginning of 2005 in Tongli, Jiangsu Province. The plant was moved within Jiangsu Province to Wujiang in 2010. In order to meet the growing market demand, the company decided to build a new plant in Changzhou in 2019, which will operate under the name AKRO-PLASTIC Engineering Plastics (Changzhou) Co. Ltd. The company will be able to provide more customers in PR China and other Asian countries with engineering plastics from this new and state-of-the-art production site.

 

Mr. Wilfried Jobst, Managing Director of AKRO Engineering Plastics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.

 

 

AKRO-PLASTIC started its operation in China already in 2004 and we are looking back to 15 successful years. I am very happy to be part of this ceremony today as I am convinced that it will open another very promising chapter for us in China”, says Wilfried Jobst, Managing Director of AKRO Engineering Plastics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.

 

Also Mr. Andreas Stuber, Managing Director of AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, Germany sent greetings to the participants.

 

 

AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH

AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH – the specialist for innovative and application-oriented plastic compounds. Engineering thermoplastics and masterbatches from Feddersen Group-division AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH and its branch AF-COLOR are developed and produced in Niederzissen, Germany. In 2014, bioplastics were added to the portfolio, and the BIO-FED branch was established in Cologne. Over the past 30 years, the company has enjoyed steady growth and today is a source of comprehensive expertise in the area of plastics compounding, with an annual global production capacity more than 180 000 tons. The company specializes in the processing of standard plastics and engineering plastics. AKRO-PLASTIC operates further production sites in the Asian market in Suzhou, China, and in South America in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.

 

www.akro-plastic.com

 

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