| Business function | Unilever | London | Germany
Unilever announces changes to the Unilever Leadership Executive
- Amanda Sourry, President, Unilever North America, has decided to retire from the company after more than 30 years of service to pursue new opportunities.
- Fabian Garcia, former President and Chief Executive of Revlon, has been appointed President, Unilever North America.
- Conny Braams, EVP,…
| Business function | Indorama Ventures | Bangkok | Thailand
Indorama Ventures acquires Californian PET recycler Green Fiber International
Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical manufacturer, has acquired Green Fiber International Inc. (GFI), a recycling company in Fontana, California, USA. The facility produces Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate (rPET) Flakes. The acquisition has a combined capacity of…
| Business function | Manjushree Technopack | Karnataka | India
Rigid Plastics packaging major, Manjushree Technopack (MTL) acquires National Plastics, leaders in dispenser and spray systems
- First acquisition since Advent acquired majority stake in MTL
- After its strong presence in rigid plastics packaging, the firm makes foray into a new adjacent category
- The acquisition to contribute 4-5% of the overall revenue for MTL over the next 5years
| Business function | Negri Bossi S.p.A. | Cologno Monzese | Italy
Nissei Plastic Industrial Co., Ltd. signs to acquire a majority stake in Negri Bossi S.p.A.
On 21st November 2019, Kingsbury Corp. has signed to sell a majority stake of Negri Bossi S.p.A., an Italian company active in the manufacture and sale of injection moulding machines and robot equipment, to Nissei Plastic Industrial Co., Ltd.. The closing is expected in January 2020 and Kingsbury…
| Business function | Logoplaste | Cascais | Portugal
Logoplaste and Masterchem, a new partnership
Yesterday, Logoplaste Group announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Polish Masterchem. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020.
| Business function | Carlsberg | Copenhagen | Denmark
Danish Søren Brinck to join Carlsberg Group as SVP for Asia
Søren Brinck, who has been Managing Director of Carlsberg’s home market since March 2017, has been appointed Senior Vice President Asia from 1 January, 2020. This new role represents an extra resource commitment to accelerate Carlsberg Group’s growth opportunities in Asia.
| Business function | SGT | Rezé | France
PET preform manufacturing unit
SGT inaugurates its new Chalon-Sur-Saône site
"Our objective is to speed up the incorporation of recycled plastic into our preform production" - Société Générale des Techniques (SGT) inaugurated its new Chalon-Sur-Saône site . The specific feature of this factory is its integrated “SGR” plastics recycling line and its PET preform manufacturing…
| Business function | Coca-Cola Amatil | Sydney | Australia
Heads of Agreement signed for potential recycling plant in Australia
Coca-Cola Amatil today announced it had entered into a Heads of Agreement with global leader in resource management Veolia Australia and New Zealand, to explore opportunities for a recycled plastic processing plant in Australia.
| Business function | Henkel | Düsseldorf | Germany
Next step of collaboration to reduce plastic waste and fight poverty
Henkel extends partnership with Plastic Bank
Henkel extends its collaboration with the social enterprise Plastic Bank for another five years. Following the achievements of the partnership launched in 2017, Henkel will support ongoing projects in Haiti, the Philippines and Indonesia and significantly contribute to developing an infrastructure…
| Business function | ALPLA | Hard | Austria
ALPLA is moving to HDPE recycling - Acquisition of the two spanish recycling companies Suminco and Replacal
ALPLA, the global manufacturer of plastic packaging solutions, is further expanding its recycling activities – it is moving into polyolefin recycling with its acquisition of two companies based in Spain.
| Business function | KHS | Dortmund | Germany
KHS China to build new plant and service center in Kunshan
- KHS intends to build a new plant and service center in Kunshan
- Production system will set standards for productivity and sustainability
- The plant will help KHS expand its business within Asia as a whole
| Business function | Alpek | Mexico | United States
Alpek signs agreement to acquire PET facility from Lotte Chemical
Alpek, one of the largest petrochemical companies in the Americas, announced today that one of its subsidiaries has signed an agreement with Lotte Chemical Corporation to acquire a 100% stake in Lotte Chemical UK Limited, which owns and operates a 350,000 ton per year polyethylene terephthalate…
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