ALPLA Group

ALPLA acquires faci­lity of Amcor in India

Expan­sion of acti­vi­ties in the Wes­tern Region of India – 50 employees are taken over

Hard, 30 Sep­tember 2020 – ALPLA Group, a global spe­cia­list for pack­a­ging solu­tions and recy­cling, is acqui­ring a faci­lity in Wes­tern India for the pro­duc­tion of pre­forms for PET bot­tles from the pack­a­ging com­pany Amcor.

ALPLA Group has taken over a plant for rigid plastics in India from the global pack­a­ging spe­cia­list Amcor with effect from Sep­tember 28, 2020. The plant in Alandi, West India, is in the immediate vicinity of the metro­polis of Pune. It manu­fac­tures pre­forms for the pro­duc­tion of PET bot­tles for the beverage industry. Cus­to­mers include Coca-Cola and the Indian dairy com­pany Amul.

With this take­over, ALPLA is expan­ding its core busi­ness in the PET area in India. All 50 employees will be taken over by ALPLA. Vagish Dixit, Mana­ging Director ALPLA India: ‘The newly acquired faci­lity near Pune will pri­ma­rily help us to better serve the market in the Wes­tern Region of India and fur­ther expand exis­ting part­ners­hips with cus­to­mers such as Coca-Cola.’ ALPLA Pune is the ninth loca­tion of ALPLA in India and the second in the west of the country.

The con­trac­ting par­ties have agreed not to dis­c­lose any details of the con­tract

More infor­ma­tion about the com­pany: www.alpla.com

About ALPLA Group:
ALPLA is one of the leading companies involved in plastic packaging. Around 20,800 employees worldwide produce custom-made packaging systems, bottles, caps and moulded parts at its 181 sites across 46 countries. The high-quality packaging is used in a wide range of areas, including for food and drinks, cosmetics and care products, household detergents, washing and cleaning agents, pharmaceutical products, engine oils and lubricants.
ALPLA operates its own recycling plants for PET and HDPE in Austria, Poland and Spain, and in the form of joint ventures in Mexico and Germany. By signing the New Plastics Economy’s Global Commitment in October 2018, ALPLA pledged to achieve certain goals by 2025: all packaging solutions are to be fully recyclable and the volume of recycled materials is to increase to 25 per cent of the total materials used. A sum of 50 million euros has been earmarked for ALPLA’s expansion of its recycling activities.

Enquiry infor­ma­tion for edi­to­rial:
ALPLA, Erik Nielsen (PR & Cor­po­rate Com­mu­ni­ca­tions), tel.: +43 (0)5574 602 1701, email: erik.nielsen@alpla.com
Pzwei. Pres­se­ar­beit, Werner F. Sommer, tel.: +43 (0)699 1025 4817, email: werner.sommer@pzwei.at