Press releases 2023

Klöckner Pentaplast Group Announcement - Change of Chief Financial Officer
29 December 2023

Klöckner Pentaplast Group Announcement - Change of Chief Financial Officer

Klöckner Pentaplast today announces that, after more than five years with the company, Frederic Jung is stepping down from his role as Chief Financial Officer, with effect from 31 December 2023, to take on a new challenge.

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kp Elite® unlocks fully closed loop packaging system for fresh protein market
20 November 2023

kp Elite® unlocks fully closed loop packaging system for fresh protein market

In a notable leap forward for sustainability-driven packaging design in the European fresh protein market, Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) has relaunched kp Elite®, the company's boundary-breaking modified atmosphere MAP tray, manufactured from 100% recycled PET (rPET), to create a fully closed loop packaging system for the industry.

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Klöckner Pentaplast beats UK EPS ban with fully recyclable kp Infinity®
25 September 2023

Klöckner Pentaplast beats UK EPS ban with fully recyclable kp Infinity®

Ahead of the impending ban on Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) food containers in the UK from 1 October, Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) has confirmed that the conversion of its St. Helens site to fully recyclable Expanded Polypropylene (EPP) is complete.

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Future-Ready Foodservice Packaging: kp Infinity® takes centre stage at St. Helens site
25 September 2023

Future-Ready Foodservice Packaging: kp Infinity® takes centre stage at St. Helens site

Klöckner Pentaplast ('kp') celebrated its St. Helens site's full transition to the production of Expanded Polypropylene (EPP)-based kp Infinity® this week, with an exciting open house event.

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Klöckner Pentaplast receives ISCC Plus certification supporting production of recycled content medical device packaging films
12 September 2023

Klöckner Pentaplast receives ISCC Plus certification supporting production of recycled content medical device packaging films

Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) has announced it has received ISCC Plus certification through the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) at three of its manufacturing facilities in North America and Europe.

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Klöckner Pentaplast launches fully recyclable kp Flexivac® in collaboration with Dow
06 July 2023

Klöckner Pentaplast launches fully recyclable kp Flexivac® in collaboration with Dow

There's a new kid on the block - kp FlexiVac® R. And the R stands for fully recyclable. Today, only kp can offer a multi-layer recyclable vacuum film that's been certified 100% recyclable as PE by cyclos-HTP* and certified by Interseroh.

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Klöckner Pentaplast Group Announcement - Executive Leadership changes
27 March 2023

Klöckner Pentaplast Group Announcement - Executive Leadership changes

Klöckner Pentaplast today announces that going into Scott Tracey's fifth year with the company, the time has come for him to repatriate to the USA, and as such he is stepping down from his role as CEO. Scott will continue to partner with SVP and will remain a resource to the Board at kp.

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