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Series: The 2011 export winners - ALPLA WERKE Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co KG

Thomas Findeis, manager of the ALPLA plant in Fußach, at the awards ceremony © ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA


August 1, 2011

Since 1994 the Federal Economic Chamber and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth have been awarding "Export prizes" to Austrian companies for their exceptional success on international markets. This year the prize in the special category "go International Award 2011" went to ALPLA WERKE Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co KG.

The 2011 “go-international Award” winner is ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co KG . The company is renowned worldwide for its exceptional dedication and success on international markets. ALPLA has been producing innovative packaging solutions from plastic since 1955. Around 12,000 employees at over 134 sites in 37 countries produce high-quality packaging for famous national and international brands. Customers come from the food, drinks, cosmetics, cleaning products, oil and grease industries. As the technological leader in this field, ALPLA develops bottles, preforms, tubes and caps, all of which tailored to the customers’ specific requests, depending on the contents. The packaging comes in contemporary forms with customised designs.

The ambitious company made exports a top priority very early on and the company has pursued a decentralised production strategy for decades in order to be as close as possible to customers. This has resulted in high competitiveness and a solid network of ALPLA plants worldwide.