Interview Rheiderland with Weener Plastik Germany about its sustainable initiatives
27 Jul 2022
The German local newspaper Rheiderland interviewed Hans van der Looij, Managing Director of our facility in Weener, Germany. The article describes WP's initiatives, targets and ambitions to reduce our own carbon footprint, and how we help customers to reduce theirs by offering more sustainable solutions.
First ever 100% recyclable aerosol spray cap with insert, mono-material: the sustainable way to realize a fine spray
22 Jun 2022
Focusing on sustainability as well as functionality, WP has developed a revolutionary spray system for aerosol spray caps with an insert: the Ultimate Spray System (USS). This patented two-piece product technology - the most sustainable option on the market today – offers the performance of familiar, proven conventional spray caps.
Interview with our CEO Adrian Whitfield
07 Jun 2022
Our CEO, Adrian Whitfield, has been interviewed by the German trade magazine Packaging Journal. He shared his progressive vision on sustainable packaging solutions and WP's contribution to a healthier environment. You can read it here (in German).
WP’s Proenfar receives EcoVadis Platinum award
23 May 2022
We are very proud to announce that EcoVadis has awarded Proenfar, Weener Plastics (WP) Group member in Colombia, a Platinum rating. This is the highest rating for sustainable leadership given by assessment leader EcoVadis.
Estamos muy orgullosos de anunciar que EcoVadis ha otorgado a Proenfar, miembro del grupo Weener Plastics (WP) en Colombia, una calificación Platino. Esta es la calificación más alta para el liderazgo sostenible otorgada por el líder de evaluación EcoVadis.
At-home refill pack with minimized environmental footprint
28 Apr 2022
WP is taking its Reduce, Reuse, Recycle principles to a higher level by combining them to facilitate new product developments, and even completely rethinking packaging concepts. In response to latest market trends, WP has developed a small, handy refill pack for concentrated formulas.
WP India exhibits at the CMPL Expo in Mumbai, booth C-52
14 Apr 2022
Weener Plastics India will exhibit at the Contract Manufacturing & Private Label Expo in Mumbai, 28 - 29 April 2022. Visit us at our booth C-52.
WP India wins 4 Indiastar Awards for innovative designs
08 Mar 2022
To encourage excellence in packaging design, innovation and technology, the Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP) organizes the annual Indiastar Awards. WP India was delighted to participate and even received 4 awards for their innovative packaging developments in multiple categories.
WP Ireland receives ISO 50001 certification
11 Feb 2022
We are pleased to announce that our facility in Ireland has been awarded the ISO 50001 certification. This milestone follows an intensive effort to establish the systems and processes necessary to improve energy performance, including energy efficiency, use, and consumption.
Weener Plastics improves CDP performance
20 Dec 2021
WP raised its score for Climate Change from C- to B-level, and maintained the score for Water Security at B-level. The improved score shows WP's commitment to reducing environmental impact and building a truly sustainable economy.
Een circulaire visie op kunststof verpakkingen
29 Nov 2021
Sinds 1960 ontwerpt en produceert Weener Plastics (WP) innovatieve kunststof verpakkingen voor voeding en verzorgingsproducten. Duurzaamheid is een integraal onderdeel van onze strategie. We zijn ons volledig bewust van...
WP launches sustainable PE CosmoTop Tube Closure
11 Oct 2021
WP is launching its brand-new range of CosmoTop tube closures, which combine convenience, high quality and sustainability, and have been specially developed for the Personal Care and Cosmetics market.
BVCA ‘Excellence in ESG 2021’ award
08 Oct 2021
WP has received the Excellence in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) award in the category Portfolio Company from the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA). London-based 3i Group, a multinational private equity and venture capital company, submitted its portfolio company WP for this prestigious award.
WP participates in the campaign ‘Together for the Sustainable Development Goals’
30 Sep 2021
By raising the SDG flag on 24 and 25th September, organizations, municipalities, companies, civil society, schools and government demonstrated their participation in this SDG-related global movement. WP was proud and delighted to take part in this initiative.
EcoVadis awards Weener Plastics Silver sustainability rating
20 Sep 2021
Weener Plastics (WP) has been awarded a 'Silver' rating by EcoVadis. WP improved its score on all four Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) themes once again, bringing the company into the top 7% of EcoVadis-rated companies in the 'Manufacture of Plastic Products' industry.
WP endorses the UN Global Compact
30 Aug 2021
As a company that operates on the global market and employs more than 4,700 people worldwide, WP has a powerful awareness of its social responsibility. To empower this, ...
Functional, sustainable and cost-attractive: SealPack roll-on
05 Jul 2021
Choosing an easily customizable roll-on packaging has never been easier. SealPack, developed by Weener Plastics, has a smart, standardized and affordable tool concept that offers great flexibility for bespoke designs.
WP exhibits at CB München
22 Jun 2021
Weener Plastics will exhibit at Cosmetic Business München, 20 - 21 October 2021.
Appointment of Rafael Fernandez as BU Head Americas
15 Apr 2021
Weener Plastics (WP) is pleased to announce that Rafael Fernandez joined WP as the Business Unit Head of the Americas and as a member of the Executive Management Team.
Aerosol Spray Actuator Carl is finalist at the 2021 ADF Paris Packaging Innovation Awards
30 Mar 2021
On 30 March, Easyfairs organized the Aerosol & Dispensing Forum (ADF) Digital Day. During this online event, the shortlist of the 2021 ADF Paris Packaging Innovation Awards was announced by an independent jury, led by packaging expert and President of the jury Jean Blottiere. WP's spray actuator Carl for shoe deodorant was one of the finalists in the category Personal Care.
WP publishes first Sustainability & CSR Report
29 Mar 2021
WP has published its first Sustainability and CSR Report. The report clearly states the targets we have set ourselves in our journey towards a circular economy. It also offers examples of products and business changes that demonstrate our strong progress towards our targets and the business processes that we will utilize.
WP Ibérica has been ISCC Plus certified / WP Ibérica ha obtenido la Certificación ISCC Plus
12 Mar 2021
WP has now received the ISCC Plus mass balance certification for its site in Maçanet de la Selva, Spain. This means this site can now offer its customers high-performance plastics made from renewable attributed raw materials.....
WP launches first 100% recyclable dispensing valve
16 Dec 2020
Sustainability is an integral part of Weener Plastics' strategy. Innovative technologies, low-carbon materials and smart product designs are essential drivers in our approach to minimizing environmental impact. Weener Plastics also recognizes that convenience and quality are fundamental and should not be compromised.
Weener Plastics receives ISCC Plus accreditation
27 May 2020
WP believes in a circular economy and is committed to reducing the use of fossil feedstock. WP has received the ISCC Plus accreditation.....
COVID-19 Letter to Customers
18 Mar 2020
With this letter we inform customers of the actions we are currently taking and how we will continue to monitor developments.
COVID-19 Letter to Suppliers
18 Mar 2020
With this letter we inform our suppliers of the importance to protect our supply chain.
Smart Cif refill packaging supports Unilever plastic reduction goals
12 Mar 2020
Unilever is one of the most forward-thinking brands when it comes to sustainability, so Weener Plastics was excited to be lead development partner in the development and engineering of Unilever's Cif ecorefill. As innovation partner, Weener Plastics supports Unilever to reach their sustainable development goals.
Weener Plastics Group appoints Adrian Whitfield as new CEO
13 Jan 2020
Weener Plastics Group today announced the appointment of Adrian Whitfield as its Chief Executive Officer. He will succeed Anthonie Zoomers on January 27, 2020, who has served as interim CEO for the past six months.
Carl, a dual spray actuator for optimal freshness in shoes
10 Dec 2019
Need to freshen up shoes after intensive activity? Here is an effective and user-friendly solution for the removal of unwanted odours in shoes or boots. Weener Plastics (WP) has developed Carl, a smart shoe deo spray concept with two sprays circulating in opposite directions.
WP exhibits at ADF/PCD Paris 2020. Visit us at stand R33.
12 Nov 2019
Weener Plastics exhibits at the ADF/PCD 2020, which will take place at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles on 29 - 30 January.
Weener Plastics markets aerosol spray actuator for Shoe / Foot Deodorant
11 Jul 2019
Weener Plastics developed Carl, an innovative one-piece aerosol spray actuator to freshen up shoes. This practical spray concept is easy to apply. It can be placed in upside down position in the shoe.
Weener Plastics joins the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier network / Weener Plastics se une a la red de apoyo de empaques y proveedores de Amazon
03 Jun 2019
Global packaging manufacturer Weener Plastics has become an official participant in the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS). The company is experienced in designing, developing and manufacturing rigid plastic packaging that meet demanding e-commerce delivery circumstances.
New Guhl packaging helps Kao reach sustainability goals
09 May 2019
Sustainability is the most important topic in the plastics industry. Brand owners and plastic packaging manufacturers are eager to reduce the environmental footprint of plastic packaging. Kao has great ambitions in this area. The Japanese personal care manufacturer...
Weener Plastics exhibits at CB München (hall 4 - A17)
26 Apr 2019
Weener Plastics will exhibit at Cosmetic Business München, 5 - 6 June 2019. Visit us at stand A17 in Hall 4.
Weener Plastics appoints Erik van den Heuvel as Interim CFO
17 Apr 2019
Weener Plastics Group today announced the appointment of Erik van den Heuvel as Interim Chief Financial Officer.
Eco Green Tube da Weener Plastics - Fazendo a diferença / Weener Plastics’ Eco Green Tube - Making the difference
01 Feb 2019
A inventiva equipe de desenvolvimento da Weener Plastics (WP) no Brasil desenvolveu o Eco Green Tube, um tubo extrusado monomaterial que não agride o meio ambiente... / The inventive development team at Weener Plastics (WP) in Brazil developed the Eco Green Tube, an environmentally-friendly, mono-material squeeze tube...
WP exhibits at ADF/PCD Paris, 30-31 January 2019
07 Jan 2019
WP exhibits at ADF/PCD Paris. We look forward to welcoming you on our stand P37.
Weener Plastics thinks green
25 Sep 2018
Weener Plastics thinks green, serving up sustainable solutions for environmentally conscious customers. As pressure to 'think green' escalates through the roof, sustainability continues to be an integral part of Weener Plastics's strategy.
Weener Plastics Ireland celebrated 40 years in business
04 Sep 2018
On Friday 31st August 2018, Weener Plastics Ltd, Dromcollogher celebrated 40 years in business. Weener Plastics Ltd is the centre of excellence of the Weener Plastics Group for Roll-on Packaging and continues to thrive in business employing over 90 full time staff.
Weener Plastics exhibits at the FEA Global Aerosol Event in Düsseldorf, 4 - 5 October
27 Aug 2018
Weener Plastics exhibits at the FEA Global Aerosol Event in Düsseldorf on 4 - 5 October 2018. Visit us at stand 150.
Weener Plastics’ e-commerce-ready laundry detergent closure for Henkel / Weener Plastics desarrolla tapa para detergente de Henkel, pensada para el Comercio Electrónico
12 Jul 2018
Henkel and Weener Plastics (WP) have teamed up to translate a challenging new laundry detergent closure design into reality. Theresult is an appealing, functional dispensing closure that perfectly complements the newly designed bottle and has the ultimate mix of characteristics
Weener Plastics’ attractive spray cap for new NIVEA deodorant packaging / Atractiva tapa para aerosol de Weener Plastics para el nuevo empaque de desodorante de Nivea
04 Jun 2018
For many years, NIVEA has been Beiersdorf's loved and always reliable global skin care brand. Of course, they took great care in selecting a packaging supplier for their new female deodorant and antiperspirant range.
Weener Plastics to acquire Proenfar
24 Apr 2018
Major milestone in the company's growth strategy, ideal geographic fit strengthening WP's presence in Latin America and complementing WP's comprehensive portfolio of innovative packaging.
Weener Plastics acquired Artpack in Russia
23 Feb 2018
Plastic packaging supplier Weener Plastics (WP) Group, headquartered in the Netherlands, has acquired bottle manufacturer Artpack Ltd in Russia. The transaction has been closed on 20 February 2018 for an undisclosed amount.
Weener Plastics adopts pioneering approach with PCR
26 Jan 2018
Driven by innovation and the ambition to push boundaries, Weener Plastics (WP) has initiated a variety of circular economy programs. One of these initiatives is the introduction of non-food standard caps and closures made from up to 100% Post Consumer Recycled (PCR) polypropylene.
12 Jan 2018
JDE Supplier Award for Weener Plastics
28 Nov 2017
We are pleased to announce that WP won the JDE Supplier Award 2017 in the category Best Quality. The annual ceremony took place in Amsterdam on 2 November 2017. The renowned coffee manufacturer invited a selected group of nominated international suppliers for an enchanting evening and announced the winners in the different categories.
Multiple awards for Nivea packaging with Weener Dispensing Closure
06 Nov 2017
Nivea Hand Care's alluring packaging isn't just pleasing to look at. Picking it up is almost irresistible – and delivers a pleasant consumer experience. That is why the appealing packaging has received several awards in 2017, such as the Red Dot Design Award for Communication Design and the German Packaging Prize. A welcome compliment for the hinged dispensing closure produced by Weener Plastics, which is functional, convenient, reliable and attractive.
Weener Plastics acquires Orange Products Brazil
13 Oct 2017
Weener Plastics (WP), headquartered in The Netherlands, has acquired the shares and operations of Orange Products Plasticos Ltda in Brazil (OPB) from Orange Products Inc (OPI) and C-Pack, its current shareholders. The transaction has been closed on 11 October 2017 for an undisclosed amount. This acquisition is in line with WP's M&A strategy.
WP present at the 4th Dairy Asia Pacific Summit in Singapore
31 Aug 2017
Weener Plastics will showcase its latest innovations and developments for Infant Formula packaging at the 4th Dairy Asia Pacific Summit in Singapore, 15 - 17 November
Weener Plastics inspires at Interpack 2017, stand G04 in hall 9
27 Mar 2017
Weener Plastics exhibits at Interpack 2017 in Düsseldorf, 4 - 10 May.
Visit us at stand G04 in hall 9.
Visit us at Packaging Innovations in Birmingham, 1 - 2 March 2017
26 Jan 2017
Weener Plastics showcases the latest products and developments at Packaging Innovations in Birmingham, 1 - 2 March 2017. Visit us at stand D46.
WP exhibits at ADF / PCD Paris 18-19 January 2017
22 Dec 2016
Weener Plastics will exhibit at the Aerosol & Dispensing Forum / Perfume Cosmetics & Design in Paris, 18 - 19 January 2017.
Leading the way in nutrition packaging (article insights)
03 Nov 2016
Taking the initiative to present innovative and cost-effective new solutions for customers is a strong point for Weener Plastics, one of the leading lights in the global synthetic packaging technology market.
Buzz + Bloom in a new, appealing package
07 Oct 2016
Natural American Foods, a worldwide leader in honey processing and distribution, recently launched a new packaging for their delicious Buzz + Bloom craft honey range. The high quality honey is now packaged in a handy PET bottle with functional dispensing valve closure, both designed and .....
Successful launch of premium cosmetics with CosmoTop tube closures
02 May 2016
Visual quality, sustainability and convenient handling is why renowned brand owners have chosen Weener's new CosmoTop tube closures. The alluring dispensing closures combine weight reduction with proven consumer benefits.
Brand new CosmoTop tube closure lines at LuxePack NY
19 Apr 2016
Weener shows its new CosmoTop tube closure lines at LuxePack New York, 11 - 12 May. Visit us at booth A413.
Weener Plastics presents new corporate identity, HQ and naming
26 Jan 2016
Weener Plastics is strengthening its well-established position as a strong, competent and reliable full service global supplier of innovative plastic packaging solutions. Therefore, we are implementing a new corporate identity, our HQ...
Weener Plastic US has acquired TricorBraun’s Vendor of the Year award
08 Dec 2015
Every year TricorBraun selects one supplier to receive the Vendor of the Year award, based on its vendor performance report systems. Out of more than 70 global suppliers for plastic caps, closures and bottles, Weener Plastics (WP) US was awarded as number 1.
WP Russia acquires BRC accreditation
30 Nov 2015
Weener Plastic OOO in Russia has recently been audited by SAI Global and found to meet the requirements of Global Standard for Packaging & Packaging Materials (Issue 4) and also for category High Hygiene Risk : 04 – Plastics. This British Retail Consortium (BRC) accreditation empowers Weener Russia to further develop its business in the increasingly demanding Food and Personal Care industries.
Weener acquires Brazilian molding activities
30 Sep 2015
Weener Plastic Packaging Group (WPPG), headquartered in Germany, has acquired the shares of its joint venture partner Globalpack and currently owns 100% of Weener Globalpack Indústria Plástica Ltda in Jaraguá, São Paulo, Brazil. The plant produces plastic packaging components for deodorants and antiperspirants.
CosmoTop Tube Closures, a new level of quality and appearance
16 Sep 2015
In recognition of market demands for innovative and superior quality tubes closures, Weener has developed a family of attractive tube closures called CosmoTop. These are available in several diameters, designs and surface finishes. Various smart features with additional consumer benefits were incorporated in this development.
3i invests in Weener Plastic Packaging Group
04 Jun 2015
3i Group plc ("3i"), the international investment manager, has agreed to invest approximately €250 million (c. £183million) in Weener Plastic Packaging Group ("the Company" or "WPPG"), a leading manufacturer of innovative plastic packaging systems for the world's leading FMCG companies and private label manufacturers. The former shareholder Lindsay Goldberg Vogel has sold its stake in WPPG.
Weener exhibits at RosUpack in Moscow, 16 – 19 June 2015
29 Apr 2015
Weener exhibits at the RosUpack in Moscow, 16 – 19 June 2015. The 20th edition of the RosUpack will take place at IEC "Crocus Expo", pavilion 1. Last year 714 companies from 38 countries took part.
Weener exhibits at Hispack in Barcelona, 21 – 24 April 2015
31 Mar 2015
Weener exhibits at Hispack in Barcelona, 21 - 24 April 2015. The 16th edition of Hispack takes place in the Gran Via Exhibition Centre and features companies in the entire packaging industy.
Weener expands operations in the Netherlands
02 Mar 2015
Weener Plastic Packaging Group (WPPG) has expanded its production activities in the Netherlands. The facility in Ede – Plasticum Netherlands, part of WPPG since June 2013 – has almost doubled its operations with the annexation of its 4,400m2 neighbour building. A newly built corridor connects the two buildings, resulting in a total space of 11,000m2.
Weener and Plasticum exhibit at Packaging Innovations in Birmingham, 26 & 27 February
09 Feb 2015
We invite you to discover our added value packaging solutions.
Weener and Plasticum exhibit at ADF/PCD in Paris, 4 & 5 February
20 Jan 2015
Weener and Plasticum will be showcasing the latest innovations and developments.
Weener launches new corporate website
03 Dec 2014
Weener is pleased to announce the launch of its new corporate website www.wppg.com. Plasticum - part of the Weener Plastic Packaging Group since June 2013 - has been integrated in the new site. The fully re-designed website has a contemporary look & feel
Pack Expo 2014, Illinois USA
15 Oct 2014
Weener will be exhibiting at this year's Pack Expo International in Chicago, Illinois USA. The Pack Expo show will be held at the McCormick Place from November 2nd till 5th. Our stand E-10608 will be located in the Lakeside Lower Hall (hall E).
New cream cheese package for Hochland developed by Weener Plastic Russia
02 Oct 2014
Hochland, the leading expert for cheese products in Europe, has recently launched a new range of cream cheese products. The prestigious brand stands for high quality and ongoing product innovations. That is exactly where Hochland and Weener meet. Being a valued supplier for many years, Weener Plastic Russia was awarded the job to design and develop the complete new packaging range.
RosUpack Moscow, 17-20 June 2014
30 May 2014
Weener Plastik Russia will exhibit at RosUpack 2014. It is the 19th international exhibition for the Packaging Industry in Moscow. The fair is held from June 17th till 20th. Last year 660 companies from 34 countries participated.
Weener Plastic Packaging Group inspires with their latest innovations at Interpack
10 Apr 2014
Interpack 2014 is the perfect platform for Weener Plastic Packaging Group – Weener and Plasticum – to present their exciting innovations. A special Innovation Area is created on the stand to present the latest technologies in an eye-catching setting. These technologies can be applied in different markets, such as Personal Care, Food & Beverage and Home Care. This fancy area will be complemented by product applications and novelties, which are shown at the remaining area of the stand.
Plasticum launches Nutri-Line, an alternative packaging for infant nutrition
19 Mar 2014
Plasticum has developed a new, proprietary packaging concept called Nutri-Line. An innovative hinged lid with integrated scoop ensures a safe and hygienic dosing of infant formulas. Nutri-Line has been designed for standard tinplate and composite cans and is available in two diameters, 99 mm and 127 mm. The lids can be customized to exploit brand identity. The line is launched in Europe in March 2014.
Weener Plastic Inc. received the "Partner in Excellence Award"
21 Feb 2014
For the third time in a row the American factory, Weener Plastic Inc., has received the "Partner in Excellence Award – Strategic Vendor 2013" from TricorBraun.
Weener and Plasticum exhibit in 2014
17 Jan 2014
Weener and Plasticum will exhibit in Paris and Birmingham
Weener Plastics Packaging Group acquires 100% of Weener Empire Plastics Ltd
23 Dec 2013
After being a minority shareholder for 8 years, the Weener group, a German based globally active corporation, has acquired the remaining shares of the Mumbai headquartered Weener Empire Plastics Ltd for an undisclosed amount.
Weener Plastics US exhibits at the PLMA Chicago
11 Nov 2013
Our colleagues from Weener Plastics US will exhibit at the PLMA Chicago, November 17th – 19th, 2013.
Legal merger Plasticum Netherlands BV
30 Sep 2013
In June we started with the integration of Plasticum into the Weener Plastic Packaging Group. As a part of this process we will merge our current three legal entities in the Netherlands – Plasticum Group BV, Plasticum Tilburg BV and Plasticum Ede BV – into a single new legal entity: Plasticum Netherlands BV. This change will be effective from 1 October 2013.
Plasticum exhibits at the Aerosol Congress in Madrid
13 Sep 2013
Plasticum exhibits at the 28th FEA International Aerosol Congress in Madrid, 24 – 26 September 2013.
Weener Plastic Packing Group strengthens its market position
19 Jun 2013
Weener, 18 June 2013. To fully exploit the considerable international potential in Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Home Care, Chemical and Pharmaceutical packaging markets,WEENER Plastic Packaging Group located in Weener (Lower Saxony) has restructured.
Interview with Roel Zeevat and Gerrit Verhagen - Aerosol Europe
15 Jan 2013
Aerosol Europe interviews Roel Zeevat (CEO) and Gerrit Verhagen (Sales Manager)
Lindsay Goldberg acquires Plasticum Group
21 Sep 2012
Private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg LLC, New York, in Central Europe represented by Lindsay Goldberg Vogel GmbH, has acquired Plasticum Group B.V., the Netherlands, today. The Competition Authorities have already approved