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Unipetrol at the FAKUMA Fair


Just like last year, Unipetrol will again be presenting its range of products at the FAKUMA international plastics processing trade fair to be held in Friedrichshafen, Germany. In addition to various types of LITEN and MOSTEN plastics, the company will be introducing products from its subsidiary company, the Polymer Institute Brno, as well as from other companies of the PKN Orlen Group.  This year, Fakuma, which is the most important European commercial event of the plastic processing industry, will feature 1,700 exhibitors from 35 countries.

"Most exhibitors at Fakuma are companies from German-speaking countries. These countries are one of the key markets for the plastics produced at Záluží. Last year, the fair was attended by 44,000 visitors with 30,000 of them from Germany," said Tomáš Ohanka, procurist of Unipetrol Deutschland. "Our products are very well known on the German market. We have been cooperating with the local purchasers of plastics in various forms for 35 years," he added.

The company’s stand at the exhibition will be representing Unipetrol RPA and Unipetrol Deutschland. In addition to offering a wide range of high-density LITEN polyethylene and MOSTEN polypropylene products, Unipetrol will also be presenting a broad range of other petrochemical, refinery and agrochemical products. These come not only from the production capacities of Chempark Záluží, but also from other factories of PKN Orlen and other chemical producers from the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The Czech-German Chamber of Commerce will also be there to present information on its activities at the exhibition stand, because Unipetrol RPA is a member.

The FAKUMA International plastics processing trade fair is one of the most important events of the year for the plastics industry. It presents a comprehensive range of plastic injection molding technologies and offers an overview of the latest trends in the equipment available for the processing of plastics and the latest information on plastic products, tools, molds, raw materials for plastics processing and recycling.

Unipetrol Deutschland is a stable player that has had years of experience in the German market. Originally it operated as a sales office for the Chemapol Prague network, namely Deutsche Chemapol GmbH, with outlets in Berlin and Frankfurt. In 2001, the company was taken over by the Unipetrol Group and since 2002, it has operated as Unipetrol Deutschland GmbH. At the end of 2010, Unipetrol Deutschland was organizationally made part of Unipetrol RPA.

UNIPETROL, a.s. is a group of companies operating in the petrochemical industry in the Czech Republic. In 2005 UNIPETROL became a part of the PKN ORLEN Group, the largest oil processor in Central Europe. The UNIPETROL Group is oriented mostly towards oil processing, fuel distribution and petrochemical production. In all of these business areas the UNIPETROL Group is among the key players both in the Czech Republic and on the Central European market. The Group ranks among the leading firms in the Czech Republic in terms of its revenues, and employs almost 4,000 people.

Mikuláš Duda
Press Department Manager
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