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LyondellBasell and KIRKBI invest in APK to develop recycling technology

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, …

State parliament member Sven Czekalla visits Merseburg plant

Merseburg, January 27, 2023. Staff, public transport, site search for the new plant: Susanne Küppers, CFO and a.i. CEO of APK AG, and Sven Czekalla, member of the Saxony-Anhalt state parliament, talked about these and other topics during the latter’s visit to the plant in …

Changes in the Management Board of APK AG

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

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

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 …

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