Fast-forward through several years of tireless determination and well-placed investments, and MBA Polymers has become the world leader in recycling plastics from end-of-life durable goods such as computers, electronics, appliances, and autos. The firs pilot plant in Richmond, California (USA) next to the company’s headquarter was used a show case for future plants. MBA Polymers ’s future production facilities have been developed international with the aim of mining plastics from some of the largest, plastics-rich waste streams in the world.
Therefore our second state-of-the-art production unit has been build in Guangzhou, China with a 40.000 tons p.a. capacity in 2006. In Hong-Kong we 2007 have set-up our trading unit focusing on trade and key-account management for Asia.
In 2007 in Kematen an der Ybbs, Austria we have successfully commissioned our third facility with a capacity of 50.000 tons p.a., focusing on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) in Europe. MBA Polymers Austria has been developed with our JV-Partner and Co-Investor the Müller-Guttenbrunn Group.
In 2010, we expanded to Worksop, United Kingdom, where our JV-Partner EMR Group Co-Invested and supplied post-consumer plastics from automotive shredder residue (ASR), appliances and electronics. The MBA Polymers UK plant was build with a capacity of 50.000 tons p.a.
This plants have been build by MBA Polymers Inc, the owner of the recycling technology and we kept if required a significant equity-stake as JV-Partner and organized the management, supply and sales under our brand under a long-term contract.