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26.04.2018   13:04

After celebrating their 50 year anniversary: LyondellBasell and ALBIS PLASTIC continue their strategic partnership

Hamburg, 04/26/2018. ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH will continue its successful distribution partnership with LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world.

The new distribution contract is effective 2018 and covers Europe including newly added Italy, Russia and selected countries in North Africa for the complete polyolefin standard range (PE and PP) and the specialty range with PURELL and CATALLOY products. The contract also includes HOSTACOM PP compounds for Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and the Baltic States.

Horst Klink, Vice President of Distribution at ALBIS PLASTIC, says, "We have had a trusting and successful partnership with LyondellBasell for 50 years. We are really looking forward to continuing to work together and to future growth both geographically and in the expansion of the existing product portfolio."

Rolf van Beeck, Associate Director In-Direct Channels at LyondellBasell, adds, "Indeed, we have ambitious growth plans, both organic and inorganic, and we are pleased that we have a reliable distribution partner in ALBIS PLASTIC for our standard and specialty products, especially for healthcare applications."


Lennart Meyer

Specialist Communication & PR

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ALBIS 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 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 2019, ALBIS was certified according to European Corporate Social Responsibility standards by rating specialist EcoVadis.

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