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Senoplast China

Production start in May

29 May 2020


Senoplast, the Austrian company specialized in plastics, started production at the new plant in Suzhou, near Shanghai, China, on May 12. The company was named Senoplast New Material (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. and manufactures plastic sheets for thermoforming applications. For the time being, the automotive and sanitary market, as well as the Chinese railways, will receive high-quality films. In the initial phase, there are 20 employees, including some specialists from the Senoplast headquarters in Piesendorf. The total investment in the new plant is 13 million Euros. "China is a strategically important market for us. With the new location, we are able to supply local customers more quickly and efficiently. That is a significant competitive advantage, ”explains Günter Klepsch, CEO of Senoplast Klepsch & Co. GmbH. "Due to its proximity to Shanghai and the strong industrial environment, Suzhou is an ideal location," added Michael Reeves, Senoplast China Project Manager..

First orders

Senoplast New Material Co., Ltd. in Suzhou covers an area of almost 6,000 square meters. At the operation start, flame retardant C60FR-3 senosan plastic sheets were produced for the Chinese railways and later on we will supply construction and automobile industries in China with panels for construction machinery and sheets for parts of the body of electric cars.


Year-end capacity increase

At Senoplast's new plant in China, signs point to growth. The number of employees will increase from 25 to 30 by the end of the year. We are not only looking for production workers, but also specialists in quality assurance and plastics technology. "With the new location, we can serve relevant industries directly on-site with our quality products," explains Stephan Porten, General Manager of Senoplast New Material in Suzhou.

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