A new senior management team for Plastic Omnium
Laurent Favre is appointed Chief Executive Officer, while Félicie Burelle becomes Chief Operating Officer. Laurent Burelle remains Chairman of the Board of Directors of Compagnie Plastic Omnium SE (photo on the left).
New general management for our industrial businesses
Stéphane Noël is appointed to the general management of the Intelligent Exterior Systems division (photo top right) and Christian Kopp to the general management of the Clean Energy Systems division (photo bottom right).
Contract for the production of fuel systems for the new BMW 5, 7 and 8 series
The production will be shared over 3 sites Rottenburg (Germany), Shenyang (China) and Lozorno (Slovakia).
Volvo's Andance plant in France receives the “Volvo Quality Excellence” award from Volvo
VQE (Volvo Quality Excellence) is an award given by Volvo to its most deserving suppliers. This award recognizes a set of Quality fundamentals (certificates, customer orientation, etc.) and industrial prerequisites (Lean, Visual Management, 5S) to ensure successful cooperation.
Plastic Omnium is strengthening its hydrogen strategy
Plastic Omnium is investing $30 million in AP Venture, a venture capital fund dedicated to hydrogen and fuel cells.
ACT FOR ALLTM first day
On October 23, 2019, the Group organized the sixth world day dedicated to corporate social responsibility in all its 131 plants, during which the Group's 32,000 employees attended training and awareness-raising workshops around the 3 following pillars:
- A responsible corporation;
- Care for employees;
- Sustainable production.
Production launch of the Porsche Taycan, the first 100% electric sports car from the German brand
For which HBPO assembles the front-end modules and its first cockpit modules in its German plant in Vaihingen.
Commercial and technological success in hydrogen
Plastic Omnium wins a first contract to develop 350-bar hydrogen tanks with a German carmaker. In parallel with this success, the Group obtains a first certification for a 700-bar hydrogen storage tank.
AUDI entrusts HBPO with the design and assembly of the front-end module for the E-Tron GT 100% electric vehicle
The production launch is planned for the end of 2020.
Disposal of the Group's tertiary real estate assets to the real estate company Sofiparc, wholly owned by Burelle SA, which is also Plastic Omnium's controlling holding company
This sale was completed for an amount of €128.5 million.