Press Release

Stefan Fuhlendorf, the newly appointed President & CEO of ALBIS Plastics Corporation.

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31.01.2018   14:01

ALBIS merges North American operations and moves headquarters

Duncan, South Carolina, January 31th, 2018. Following ALBIS’ acquisition of the remaining shares in ALBIS Barnet Polymers LLC on October 1st, 2017 the activities of ALBIS Barnet Polymers have now been fully integrated into ALBIS Plastics Corporation. As a result of this merger ALBIS’ North American headquarters have moved from Sugar Land, Texas to the company’s location in Duncan, South Carolina.

"The merger emphasizes our strategy to provide one face to the customer and significantly increases the ease of doing business with ALBIS in this region,” comments Stefan Fuhlendorf, the newly appointed President & CEO of ALBIS Plastics Corporation.

The ALBIS Group has been active as a leading distributor and compounder in Europe since 1961 and more recently has expanded its reach into Asia Pacific and the Americas with new compounding facilities giving its customers true global support capabilities. As a result last year ALBIS launched a new compounding plant in the US, which is also located in Duncan, South Carolina and manufactures prime engineering compounds under the brands ALTECH® and ALCOM®.

Fuhlendorf says: “ALBIS has been active in North America for 50 years. I am confident that due to our newly established local manufacturing footprint we will be able to strengthen our customer relationships and grow our overall business in North America even further“.


Lennart Meyer

Specialist Communication & PR

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ALBIS PLASTIC profile in brief

ALBIS PLASTIC is one of the leading globally operating companies in the distribution and compounding of technical thermoplastics and thermoplastic elastomers. In addition to the product portfolio of well-known plastic manufacturers, ALBIS offers the plastic processing industry a diverse product range of high performance plastics, compound solutions and masterbatches. In 2018, the ALBIS Group, which has more than 1400 employees, achieved sales of 1.1 billion EUR. With 26 locations worldwide, the Hamburg based company is strongly represented in Europe with a growing presence in North Africa, the Asia Pacific and the Americas. At five German locations as well as in Knutsford (UK), Duncan, South Carolina (USA) and Changshu (China), ALBIS produces compounds and masterbatches, in part specializing in high-quality recycled compounds and green materials. All sites are certified according to the IATF 16949 or ISO 9001 Standard. In 2018, ALBIS was certified according to European Corporate Social Responsibility standards by rating specialist EcoVadis.

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