Alpina Plastics Technology aquires the plastic division of SIMEK GmbH in Erfurt

To expand its product portfolio and competence in fast running packaging solutions, Alpina acquired the plastic division of SIMEK GmbH ( in Erfurt on 1.1.2016

General Manager Harald Schweitzer explains the step: “With the acquisition of the plastic division of SIMEK GmbH, Alpina strategically extends it´s competence into fast-running applications such as DVD boxes, caps and closures with fully automated injection molding solutions from 50to to 700to. This step is important for us to become a reliable partner for our customers for high-speed packaging solutions. The know how of both companies will together further extend our competence in the market. Also important for us is that we can now provide turn-key injection molding solutions for our customers for all clamp force classes from 50 to to 2300to clamp force.“