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First contract for Water Injection, an innovative emissions control system for gasoline engines
Water Injection technology reduces the emissions of gasoline combustion engines. Water is injected into the combustion chamber to cool the air-fuel mixture, thus reducing CO2 emissions by up to 15%, whilst improving engine efficiency and performance by 10%.
Plastic Omnium is the winner of the 2017-2020 best progression France Trophy for the percentage of women in the COMEX, the TOP 100 and the global workforce
Félicie Burelle, Managing Director and Jean-Sébastien Blanc, Executive VP Human Resources, received with pride this award given by the association WAVE, during the ceremony that took place on March 5 within the PFA premises, in the presence of Muriel Pénicaud, French Minister of Labor, and Luc Chatel, President of the Plateforme Française de l’Automobile (PFA). The WAVE association - Women and Vehicles in Europe - was created in 2008 to promote gender balance in the automotive and mobility professions.
A new client for SCR systems
Plastic Omnium has been selected to supply the SCR system for the new light commercial vehicle project from Japanese light commercial vehicle manufacturer.
Production will start from the end of 2022.
Two pre-development for the Tanktronic® tank with an Asian OEM and an American OEM
Designed for plug-in hybrid vehicles, Tanktronic® pressurized tank can resist the rise in pressure of gasoline vappors when the vehicle is driven in electric mode.
Jaguar Land Rover renews its confidence in Plastic Omnium
Plastic Omnium has been selected to supply the front and rear bumpers and the tailgate for the future Ranger Rover Sport. The production launch is scheduled for October 2021 in England.
After the front end of the Audi e-tron GT, HBPO will realize that of two new 100% electric vehicles
HBPO has been entrusted by Audi with the assembly of the front-end modules common to the OEM’s new e-A5/A6 vehicles. The production launch is scheduled for June 2022.
Plastic Omnium recognized by General Motors as a supplier of the year winner
This award recognizes our teams’ dedication to exceeding General Motors expectations. The Plastic Omnium team works in close collaboration with the GM team to achieve innovation and operational excellence.
Plastic Omnium’s innovation strategy allows him to rank 20th among INPI 2019 patent applicants, 7th in the automotive industry
The INPI has published its 2019 top 50 patent applicants, in which Plastic Omnium ranks at the 20th place, gaining 8 places compared to the 2018 ranking.
This achievement attests to the Group's proactive innovation strategy to shape the clean and connected car of tomorrow.
Plastic Omnium wins 1st place in the 2019 ranking for the Top management feminization in SBF 120 for the automotive industry
Plastic Omnium is growing strongly, rising to the 1st place in the automotive industry (25th place in the general classification, gaining 20 ranks compared to the 2018 scores). The Group counts 47% women on the Board of Directors, 27% in the Comex, and 31% in the Top 100.
In addition to these notable advances, the 1st place ranking integrates the initiatives driving the feminization of teams such as the training and awareness-raising of managers, and the creation of the Women@PO network, whose objective is to promote diversity and female careers within the Group.
PLASTIC OMNIUM SUPPORTS ANTI-COVID 19 ACTIONS IN THE 26 COUNTRIES WHERE IT OPERATES
Plastic Omnium, as part of its ACT FOR ALL™ Social Responsibility strategy, created in April 2020 a €1 million fund to support anti-Covid 19 actions.
Operating in 26 countries with 131 factories and 26 R&D centres, the Group is strongly anchored and involved in local communities. The collaborators of each site, as close as possible to needs, were naturally concerned and mobilized their energies and talents to deploy or support solidarity initiatives in the fight against Covid-19.
Many actions and associations were supported in Europe (France, UK, Spain, Germany, Poland, Slovakia), in the United States, Mexico and Argentina, and finally in Asia (China, Thailand, India, Korea, etc.).
Provision of masks, protective helmets, school support for confined children, support to hospitals and caregivers, the funds were donated as close as possible to local needs.
Donation of Covid-19 protection materials (masks, disinfectant, hand sanitizer, etc.) to a local kindergarten.
Donation of food to Banco de Alimentos.
Health equipment provided to local hospitals through Green Cross.
Donation to volunteers of an ambulant children’s hospice to maintain their training sessions which doubled during Covid-19.
Printing of 3D Face-Shields.
Malvinas & Pilar, Argentina
Payment of an intensive health care unit for Autral University Hospital.
PLASTIC OMNIUM PRODUCES ITS MASKS
To meet the significant demand for protective equipment, Plastic Omnium has set up two production lines for disposable masks.
Located in Σ-Sigmatech (IES France) and Puebla (HBPO Mexico), they will supply the European sites and the Americas region, respectively. Launched between the end of May and the end of June, production is expected to reach a total of three million units per month.
Upstream, the masks have been tested by independent laboratories to validate their compliance with the standards in force. Intended for employees, they can also be passed on to their families.
GRADUAL REOPENING OF OUR PRODUCTION SITES
A SAFE RESTART OF OUR OPERATIONS
GLOBAL SANITARY CRISIS
Restarting our Operations Safety
A “Safe restart playbook” applied in all our sites
HEALTH & PROTECTION MEASURES
- Absolute priority given to the safety of our employees
- Management of the supply chain with no disturbance of our customers