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Newcycling®: post-consumer plastic recyclates shine as film

08. July 2024 All articles, Press releases

Merseburg, July 8th, 2024 – The APK AG is progressively adapting its Newcycling® technology to post-consumer, flexible, multi-material packaging waste from household collection. In collaboration with the film manufacturer Polifilm Extrusion GmbH (Polifilm), APK AG confirmed the excellent processability and high quality of the Newcycling® …

APK successfully scales Newcycling® for post-consumer waste

25. June 2024 All articles, Press releases

Merseburg, June 25, 2024. APK AG has successfully scaled its proprietary Newcycling® technology for the recycling of post-consumer plastic waste. Flexible, multi-material packaging waste is the focus as a material stream. “We were able to increase the laboratory scale by 200 times and have reached …

APK AG starts restructuring as part of a self-administration procedure

30. May 2024 All articles, Press releases

Merseburg, May 30, 2024. APK AG, an innovative recycling company for complex plastic waste based in Merseburg, has filed an application with the responsible district court in Halle to initiate restructuring proceedings under self-administration. The court approved the application on May 29, 2024, and ordered …

Dr. Steve Döring appointed CEO at APK AG

16. January 2024 All articles, Press releases

Merseburg, January 16, 2024. As APK AG’s newly appointed CEO, Dr. Steve Döring joins Chief Technology Officer Dr. Robert Marx and Chief Financial Officer Jürgen Schiffer in rounding out the company’s Management Board. ‘Joining APK AG in the midst of its leap to becoming a …

All systems go as APK prepares for the construction of their new large-scale Newcycling® plant.

14. December 2023 All articles, Press releases

Strong investors, successful certifications, agreement for product supply Merseburg, December 14, 2023. APK AG will bring in the new year with its corporate strategy stronger than ever. The company from Merseburg/Leuna, Germany, devoted itself in 2023 to putting in place key elements of its successful …

Jürgen Schiffer is the new CFO of APK AG

27. July 2023 All articles, Press releases

Merseburg, July 27, 2023, Jürgen Schiffer has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) by the APK AG Supervisory Board. The proven expert for finance, value-added processes as well as transformation and change management comes from Meyer Burger Technology AG, which specializes in …

LyondellBasell and KIRKBI invest in APK to develop recycling technology

08. February 2023 All articles, Press releases

Merseburg, 08. Februar 2023. Rotterdam, Billund, Merseburg, February 8, 2023 – Today, LyondellBasell, a global leader in the chemical industry and KIRKBI A/S, the family-owned holding and investment company of the LEGO® brand, announce they have signed an agreement to make an investment in APK, …

Changes in the Management Board of APK AG

18. November 2022 All articles, Press releases

Merseburg, 17. November 2022. Today APK AG announced that Klaus Wohnig has resigned as CEO and chairman of the Management Board of APK AG for personal reasons and that Dr. Robert Marx will join as CTO and member of the Management Board, effective as of …

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 …