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AKRO-PLASTIC – Groundbreaking for new production site in Changzhou, China

On 08. November 2019, AKRO-PLASTIC held a launch ceremony for its new compounding plant in Binjiang Industrial Park in Changzhou, People’s Republic of China. AKRO-PLASTIC is a company of the Feddersen Group and has continuously expanded its activities in the Chinese market during the last 15 years.

From right: Qi Jiwei, Plant Manager of AKRO Engineering Plastics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., Dr. Ulrich Berlage, Supervisor of AKRO Engineering Plastics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., Wilfried Jobst, Managing Director of AKRO Engineering Plastics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., Andreas Stuber, Managing Director of AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, Niederzissen/Germany as well as representatives of Changzhou Government attended the ceremony.
From right: Qi Jiwei, Plant Manager of AKRO Engineering Plastics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., Dr. Ulrich Berlage, Supervisor of AKRO Engineering Plastics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., Wilfried Jobst, Managing Director of AKRO Engineering Plastics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., Andreas Stuber, Managing Director of AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, Niederzissen/Germany as well as representatives of Changzhou Government attended the ceremony.

The new plant is located in Changzhou Binjiang Industrial Park, with a land coverage of 20,000 m². The first compounds for the local market will be produced at this site in 2021. The automotive, electro- and electronics as well as various other industries will be the main customer industries.

AKRO Engineering Plastics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. was founded in 2004 and started operation in the beginning of 2005 in Tongli, Jiangsu Province. The plant was moved within Jiangsu Province to Wujiang in 2010. In order to meet the growing market demand, the company decided to build a new plant in Changzhou in 2019, which will operate under the name AKRO-PLASTIC Engineering Plastics (Changzhou) Co. Ltd. The company will be able to provide more customers in PR China and other Asian countries with engineering plastics from this new and state-of-the-art production site.

“AKRO-PLASTIC started its operation in China already in 2004 and we are looking back to 15 successful years. I am very happy to be part of this ceremony today as I am convinced that it will open another very promising chapter for us in China”, says Wilfried Jobst, Managing Director of AKRO Engineering Plastics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.