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Acquisition of Clariant pilot plant secures APK’s position as forerunner in the plastics recycling industry

22. June 2022 All articles, Press releases

Merseburg, 22. June 2022. The acquisition of Clariant’s research and development unit is a crucial element in extending APK’s existing expertise in the production of top-quality products from polyethylene waste to include additional types of plastics. Among the goals is the creation of high-quality products …

APK AG acquires pilot plant in Frankfurt am Main

15. June 2022 All articles, Press releases

Merseburg / Frankfurt am Main, 15 June 2022. From linear to circular – the future of Clariant’s multi-purpose pilot plant in Frankfurt lies in the circular economy. Clariant Produkte (Deutschland) GmbH in Frankfurt am Main and APK AG in Merseburg have reached an agreement on …

APK AG: Casper Frijns joins Supervisory Board and is elected as new Chairman

13. June 2022 All articles, Press releases

Merseburg, 13 June 2022. We would like to announce a change within APK AG’s Supervisory Board. As of 13 June 2022, Casper Frijns joined the Supervisory Board and was elected as chairman by his fellow board members. During his extensive career as an industrial engineer, …

Modiplast and APK AG announce collaboration in the Israeli market

14. February 2022 All articles, Press releases

Rishon Le Zion, Israel/Merseburg, Germany – 14 February 2022. Modiplast, an Israeli supplier of raw materials and intermediates for the Israeli plastics industry, and APK, a German plastics recycler, have begun collaboration in the Israeli market. Within the framework of this collaboration, Modiplast will distribute Mersamid® …

Grey was yesterday: APK AG presents fully decolourised plastic recyclates

15. December 2021 All articles, Press releases

Newcycling® of post-consumer waste proven successful on an industrial scale Merseburg, 15. December 2021. The crowning achievement for any recycling company is obtaining pure plastic recyclates from mixed consumer waste. “2021 was a milestone year for APK AG. We were able to prove that our Newcycling®-technology …

APK AG expands its sales operations

02. December 2021 All articles, Press releases

APK AG increases trade activities as Frank Brommbeer joins as Head of Sales Merseburg, 02 December 2021. The market for recycled plastics is undergoing dynamic development. Recycled plastics are in greater demand than ever and qualitative requirements are increasing noticeably. Against this backdrop, APK AG is …

APK AG is driving expansion

22. November 2021 All articles, Press releases

Newly on board at APK AG: Susanne Küppers becomes Member of the Board of Directors and Maik Pusch joins the team as Director of Corporate Development Merseburg, 22 November 2021. APK AG is forging ahead with its expansion plans: several plants utilising APK’s innovative Newcycling® …

US-based investment firm Closed Loop Partners publishes extensive analysis on advanced plastics recycling technologies

17. November 2021 All articles, Press releases

Solvent-based purification technologies demonstrate environmental benefits Merseburg/New York – Today, the US-based investment firm Closed Loop Partners (CLP) released its latest report “Transitioning to a Circular System for Plastics: Assessing Molecular Recycling Technologies in the United States and Canada”. The study focuses specifically on one …

APK AG receives EuCertPlast certification

23. August 2021 All articles, Press releases

Merseburg site certified to treat waste from plastic films In April 2021, the renowned recyclability certifier ARGE cyclos / HTP audited APK’s recycling facility in Merseburg for conformance with the EuCertPlast certification scheme. The audit focussed on the suitability of APK’s plants for the recycling …

New Plastics Economy Global Commitment Reporting 2021

21. July 2021 All articles, APK in the media, News from APK, Press releases

The Global Commitment draws a line in the sand in the fight against plastic waste and pollution. It unites over 500 businesses, governments, and other organizations from around the world behind a common vision and a set of 2025 targets to address the problem at …