BEWI acquires minority stake of the recycling company Inoplast
BEWI, a leading provider of packaging, components, and insulation solutions, announces that the company has acquired a 34 per cent interest of the Czech recycling company Inoplast s.r.o. (“Inoplast”). Inoplast specialises in recycling of plastics, mainly expanded polystyrene (EPS), but also other types of plastics.
“We are pleased to include Inoplast in our portfolio of recycling operations. With Inoplast, we are adding another 5,000 to 6,000 tonnes to our recycling capacity, bringing us another step closer to our annual target of 60,000 tonnes,” says Henrik Ekvall, managing director of BEWI Circular.
Inoplast’s facility is located approximately 35 km from Prague in the city of Slaný. The company has modern and versatile machinery, allowing for recycling of various plastic waste. In addition to recycling EPS, the company recycles polypropylene (PP), HDPE (high density polyethylene) film, PET, and various other plastics from production waste.
BEWI also has an option to acquire the remaining 66 per cent of the Inoplast shares
For further information, please contact:
Charlotte Knudsen, director of IR and communications BEWI ASA, tel: +47 9756 1959
Henrik Ekvall, managing director BEWI Circular, tel. +46 73 069 06 28
About BEWI ASA
BEWI is an international provider of packaging, components, and insulation solutions. The company's commitment to sustainability is integrated throughout the value chain, from production of raw materials and end goods, to recycling of used products. With a vision to protect people and goods for a better every day, BEWI is leading the change towards a circular economy.
BEWI ASA is listed at the Oslo Børs under ticker BEWI.
About Inoplast s.r.o.
Inoplast s.r.o. is a recycling company established in 2012. Its main focus is on the production of the high quality regranulate from the EPS, as well as recycling of the other polymers. The main goal for Inoplast s.r.o. is to grow in the chain of circular economy and maintain sustainability.