Press Releases

# Company

18.12.2019   16:12

Sustainability certification: ALBIS among the top 30 percent

ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH has been awarded a silver medal by the rating agency EcoVadis in accordance with European Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) standards. Compared to the previous year, the Hamburg-based company improved particularly in the environmental and social categories. This makes the company one of the top 30% of companies rated by EcoVadis.

# Products

25.11.2019   16:11

ALBIS: Starting signal for compounds in fuel cell applications

ALBIS has developed plastic solutions for fuel cell applications. These are currently being validated in projects with well-known OEMs and include products from the established brands ALTECH®, ALFATER® XL TPV, TEDUR® L PPS and ALCOM®. They can be adapted to customer-specific requirements.

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21.10.2019   12:10

ALBIS receives distribution rights from COVESTRO for Southeast Europe

Together with the existing distribution rights, the Hamburg-based family-owned company now represents the listed materials manufacturer headquartered in Leverkusen in almost all of Europe, North Africa and China.

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17.10.2019   14:10

ALBIS obtains Lucite distribution rights for Spain and Portugal

The agreement is effective immediately and extends the existing cooperation in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Russia.

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17.10.2019   14:10

ALBIS plans strategic program at group level

By mid-2020, the Distribution and Compounding business will be transferred to formally separated companies with their own growth and profit responsibility under the umbrella of a holding company.

# Shows & Events

16.09.2019   12:09

ALBIS supplies sustainable plastics for Dr. BOY´s Live-Show at K 2019

Dr. BOY will produce 2-component (2K) ice scrapers, design trays and magnifiers continuously and at high frequency on various machines. The plastic solutions for this demonstration will be supplied by ALBIS PLASTIC.

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15.08.2019   16:08

ALBIS at K 2019: less CO2 thanks to greener products, safer healthcare applications, digitization

ALBIS will present a range of high-performance plastics, compound solutions and master batches at K 2019, the trade fair in Dusseldorf, Germany (hall 8b/stand A61) from October 16 to 23, 2019.

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15.07.2019   07:07

Houston Plastic Products able to solve self-coloring challenges with ALBIS custom color matched compounds

ALBIS Plastics Corporation worked closely with Houston Plastic Products on a variety of oil and gas related applications, which require color coding for identification purposes.

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06.05.2019   07:05

INJECAO PLASTICA, ALBIS and COVESTRO optimize STRAPITEC’s “Diamond” street light for usage in Dutch communities

In close cooperation, INJECAO PLASTICA, ALBIS PLASTIC and COVESTRO have optimized STRAPITEC´s “Diamond” street light model, which is in use throughout various communities in the Netherlands.

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09.04.2019   12:04

MBA Polymers UK and ALBIS PLASTIC sign 5-year distribution agreement

MBA Polymers UK have today announced the signing of a 5-year non exclusive distribution agreement with ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH to continue distribution of their product range in Europe as a strategic partner.

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26.03.2019   08:03


As from 01.04.2019, Dr. Jan Lösch will take over the role of Managing Director Finance and Administration (CFO) at ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH and the OTTO KRAHN Group.

# Shows & Events

21.03.2019   12:03

Chinaplas 2019: ALBIS presents comprehensive product portfolio with focus on Automotive, Healthcare and Lighting

ALBIS PLASTIC presents its portfolio of high-performance plastics, compound solutions and master batches at Chinaplas 2019 in Guangzhou, China. The booth will be located in the China Import & Export Fair Complex, booth number 11.2R21 from May 21 - 24, 2019.

# Products

12.02.2019   16:02

ALBIS appointed exclusive EASTMAN copolyester distributor in France and Poland

Effective 1st March 2019, ALBIS PLASTIC will exclusively distribute EASTMAN CHEMICAL’S full Copolyester product portfolio in France and Poland.

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17.01.2019   16:01

From vehicle interiors to consumer electronics: The new ALCOM® MS “Anti-Squeak” reduces noise

ALBIS Plastic is now offering its newly developed ALCOM® MS “Anti Squeak” especially for customers in the automotive and consumer electronics industries. It’s ABS-, PC-, or PC+-based component materials provide improved “stick-slip” behavior, which reduces the risk of unwanted noise when coming into contact with other casing materials causing consumers to associate lower product quality.

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19.11.2018   13:11

ALBIS distributes new halogen-free TPE-compounds from UTEKSOL

ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH expands its TPE-Portfolio with flame retardant Styrene-based thermoplastic Elastomers (TPS) of the brand SOLPLAST® from UTEKSOL. The halogen-free TPS compounds achieve V0 classification of the UL94 test at 2 mm thickness.

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23.10.2018   12:10

Workaround, ALBIS PLASTIC and BASF optimize smart glove for industrial applications

In close cooperation, Workaround GmbH, ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH and BASF have modified an important component of the smart glove ProGlove. After careful analysis, Ultramid Vision is now being used on the integrated scanning unit, allowing even simpler, quicker and safer work processes. The ProGlove is already in everyday use by branded manufacturers in the automotive, logistics and chemical sectors.

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11.10.2018   12:10

LyondellBasell and SUEZ Joint Venture: ALBIS PLASTIC distributes sustainable products from QCP

ALBIS PLASTIC is proud to add LyondellBasell’s Quality Circular Polymers (QCP™) range of recycled products to its portfolio. Owned by LyondellBasell and SUEZ, QCP is a manufacturer of high-quality renewable polymers. LyondellBasell markets QCP materials as a part of its existing Moplen™ PP and Hostalen™ PE product families.

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10.10.2018   12:10

ALBIS PLASTIC receives sustainability standard certification

ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH, one of the leading global companies for the distribution and compounding of technical thermoplastics and thermoplastic elastomers, has been certified in line with current Europe-wide Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) standards.

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20.09.2018   12:09

Fakuma 2018: ALBIS presents product highlights focusing on recycling, health care, and lighting

From October 16th to 20th, 2018, ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH will be presenting its portfolio of high-performance plastics, compound solutions, and master batches at FAKUMA 2018 in Friedrichshafen, Germany (hall A3, booth A3-3105).

20.08.2018   12:08

Requirements for automotive suppliers: ALBIS' USA site achieves IATF 16949 certification

The site of ALBIS PLASTICS CORPORATION, US subsidiary of ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH, in Duncan, South Carolina is now certified according to IATF 16949. Therefore the Hamburg-based company now produces according to the most important quality standard for suppliers to the automotive industry not only in Europe and China, but also in North America.

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18.06.2018   12:06

ALBIS PLASTIC introduces the ALCOM® MED product line portfolio and invests in the Hamburg site

ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH are expanding their product portfolio to include customized compounds for healthcare applications such as medical products, pharmaceutical packaging and diagnostic applications. The products grouped under the ALCOM® MED brand are based on different polymers and include both colorings and fillers, for example mineral, fiberglass and barium sulfate.

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16.05.2018   12:05

ALBIS takes over distribution of PURELL™ for Basell Orlen in Poland

ALBIS Polska Sp. z o.o., part of the ALBIS PLASTIC Group, has, on behalf of Basell Orlen Polyolefins Sprzedaż Sp. z o.o. (BOPS), taken over the distribution in Poland of LyondellBasells healthcare brand PURELLTM with immediate effect.

15.05.2018   12:05

PLAST 2018: ALBIS presents its comprehensive product portfolio for the Italian market

ALBIS PLASTIC, a leading global distributor and compounder of technical thermoplastics and thermoplastic elastomers, will present its portfolio of high-performance plastics, compound solutions and master-batches at Plast 2018 in Milan, Italy (Hall 9 / Stand C 172) from May 29 to June 1.

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26.04.2018   13:04

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

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

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18.04.2018   13:04

ALBIS PLASTIC presents a comprehensive product portfolio at NPE 2018

ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH, a global distributor and compounder of technical thermoplastics and thermoplastic elastomers, will present its portfolio of high-performance plastics, compound solutions and masterbatches at NPE 2018 in Orlando, Florida, USA from May 7 to 11 (ALBIS booth S25127) in Orange County Convention Center.

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29.03.2018   13:03

Chinaplas 2018: ALBIS with new abilities for lightweight applications in automotive and increased compounding capacities in China

ALBIS PLASTIC is exhibiting at Chinaplas 2018 in Shanghai - Booth 7.2C01. After acquiring German based WIPAG Deutschland GmbH, ALBIS is also presenting a new portfolio of engineering resins filled with recycled carbon fiber in addition to its established range of locally produced compounds and renowned distribution products.

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16.03.2018   14:03

WIPAG Deutschland GmbH awarded European wide sustainability standard

WIPAG Deutschland GmbH, an ALBIS Group company and a specialist in the processing and manufacturing of polypropylene based closed loop product solutions and innovative carbon fiber based compounds, has achieved European wide Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) standard certification.

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16.02.2018   14:02

Light + Building 2018: ALBIS PLASTIC presents solutions for LED light applications

ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH will present its portfolio of technical lighting high performance plastics, compounds and master batches at the world's leading trade fair for light and building technology, Light + Building 2018, in Frankfurt am Main. It’s trade fair booth will be in Hall 4.0 (B91) of Messe Frankfurt from March 18 to 23.

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31.01.2018   14:01

ALBIS merges North American operations and moves headquarters

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.

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30.01.2018   14:01

Following acquisition of WIPAG Deutschland GmbH by ALBIS PLASTIC, Thomas Marquardt becomes Managing Director

With immediate effect Thomas Marquardt will take over the management of WIPAG Deutschland GmbH. Previously, Marquardt was responsible for the global Automotive Segment of ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH and with this change he will be focusing closely on lightweight construction in the automotive industry.