ATP GRAPHICS OPEN new production facility, 13.06.2015 in Mihla (Germany)
- 20 million investment
- Creation of 50 new jobs
ATP opened Saturday, 13.06.2015 in Germany its latest state of the art production plant for water-based adhesive coatings. In the presence of local councilors from the village of Mihla, the owning family, employees and their families and the mechanical engineering company, the executive general contractor company Vollack handed a "Poseidon" statue, to ‘protect the good fortunes of the new company.’
The opening ceremony was followed by a summer festival for more than 500 guests. Regular guided tours of the new facility were offered throughout the day and guests of all ages enjoyed carriage rides, Segway rides and fun on a large bouncy castle.
The overall investment of ca. 20 million euro for the site includes the construction of a production and warehousing facility with a 12’000 m² floor area together with an 860m² office complex. The central focus point of the new factory is a new 70 m long, state-of-the-art coating line with clean-air manufacturing allowing ATP to offer adhesive tapes with exceptionally high quality optical appearance.
The new production facility will create up to 50 new jobs for highly trained staff. In addition ATP will be offering more training places for new job-starters. Every year the company offers school leavers training places in various departments including the laboratory, engineering, warehousing, logistics and customer Service.
The ATP Group is an international, innovative and independent group of companies which specialises in the development, production and sale of technical adhesive tape systems. The company manufactures single- and double-sided adhesive tapes from a wide range of adhesives and backing materials, including self-adhesive and thermally-activated adhesive products for a wide range of customers. The manufacturing processes used by ATP comply with the very latest technological and environmental standards with adhesives being developed exclusively in-house.
The company employs over 220 people at three sites, Wollerau, Switzerland, Wuppertal and Mihla/Buchenau, in Germany. Customers are supplied with a wide range of adhesive products particularly for the automotive, building & construction and graphic industry. The ATP Group is also market leader in many niche applications.
Since it first opened for business in 1988 the company has grown steadily and has continually expanded its production site in Germany.
The company is committed to the production of high quality, solvent-free, recyclable products to protect the environment and holds accreditation for its total quality management system according ISO TS 16949 and DIN EN 9001. ATP manufactures adhesive tape based on aqueous emulsions and in addition has been accredited with environmental certification according to DIN EN ISO 14001 since 2004. Furthermore since this year ATP has an energy management system according DIN EN ISO 50001. ATP has been committed to green production methods for over 20 years ago.
ATP can supply adhesive tapes up to 2250mm, die-cut parts or slit rolls, according to specific customer requirements. As a customised development company ATP is able to support bespoke developments in order to help its customers find the perfect adhesive solution. ATP also offers customer the possibility for toll coatings of their own substrates.