Alpla

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Alpla Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co KG
Founded 1955
Headquarters Hard, Austria
Number of locations
177 in 45 countries
Number of employees
22.100
Website www.alpla.com

Company Profile

Alpla is a global systems supplier of plastic bottles with caps. Alpla designs and manufactures the entire package for the customers. Apart from standard solutions Alpla offers solutions tailored to customer needs. Qualified project teams are consistently and successfully implementing highly diverse packaging solutions using state-of-the-art technologies worldwide.

Alpla also offers in-house production, in which bottles are produced directly at the filling lines of Alpla's customers. The company provides its expertise, constant Research & Development, state-of-the-art production technologies and close cooperation with the clients.

Alpla's headquarter is located in Hard, Austria. In more than 177 plants in 45 different countries Alpla has 22.100 employees and produces plastic packaging solutions for renown brands of all categories including the food and beverage industry, personal & home care products and the oil and lubricants industry.

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Turnover 2021 4.00 billion €
Turnover 2020 3.69 billion €
Increase in Turnover +8,40 % (comparison 2020)
Plants in total 177 in 45 countries
Inhouse total 64
Total investment 365 million € (2021)
Employees total 22.100
Apprentices worldwide 243

Products / Technology

The product range includes bottles, performs, caps and tubes. As a systems supplier of plastic bottles with caps, Alpla designs and manufactures the entire package for the customers.

Preforms:

  • For water, soft drinks, milk or oil
  • Multilayer Preforms
  • Industry-specific designs

Bottles:

  • PET
  • PET-G
  • Other: HDPE, LDPE, PP, 6-layer Coex

Caps:

  • Hinged lids
  • Measuring caps
  • Two-part caps
  • Round lids
  • Caps for safety packaging
  • Sticks

Standard caps

  • PCO 28 1810 and 1881
  • 37 mm 2-starters
  • 38 mm 3-starters
  • Sports caps
  • Push-Pull caps
  • Child safety caps

History

In 1955 Alwin and Helmuth Lehner laid the foundation for a family business in the laundry room of their father.

References

PETplanet Insider Articles

Issue 03 / 2022: Alpla Group continues international growth trajectory
Issue 12 / 2021: Alpla establishes new Asia-Pacific region
Issue 11 / 2021: Alpla selects Kansas City for new facility, dedicated to injection moulding
Issue 10 / 2021: Alpla acquires BTB PET-Recycling
Issue 09 / 2021: Joint research project on returnable PET for sensitive beverages
Issue 06 / 2021: Mineral water company Donat replaced its PET and glass packaging with 100% rPET bottles
Issue 04 / 2021: A closed loop of PET preforms
Issue 03 / 2021: Apla Goup: 50 million euros a year for recycling
Issue 12 / 2020: Apla Goup: Philipp Lehner new CEO from January 1, 2021
Issue 10 / 2020: Alpla acquires facility of Amcor in India
Issue 05 / 2020: The important functions of packaging
Issue 04 / 2020: Alpla builds new plant in Lanseria, Johannesburg
Issue 07 / 2019: There is no alternative to plastic recycling
Issue 07 / 2019: Alpla and PTT Global Chemical announce partnership
Issue 03 / 2019: Alpla completes takeover of Zamil Alpla
Issue 01 / 2019: Alpla: Philipp Lehner appointed CFO
Issue 09 / 2017: Austria meets the Philippines
Issue 09 / 2017: Carbon footprint of recycled PET
Issue 07 / 2017: Alpla acquires South African Boxmore Packaging
Issue 03 / 2017: Alpla expands its portfolio in Romania through new acquisition
Issue 12 / 2016: rPET for improving the PET bottle eco-balance
Issue 01 / 2016: Market survey of preform suppliers

External links

Alpla Website