LINES OF BUSINESS
POLOPLAST develops and produces high-performance plastic pipe systems for a multitude of applications. The high performance of POLOPLAST'S pipe systems is based on decades of experience in the multi-layer technology and its continuous further development. They comply with the highest market demands to quality and represent safety, reliability, longevity, recycling, sustainability and first-class service.
Modern building services engineering, particularly issues such as energy-efficient construction and comfortable living conditions, are in the focus of the business line "Structural Engineering". This structural engineering business line offers POLOPLAST products that guarantee the safe and flawless supply of the most valuable of our vital substances: drinking water. Hydraulic structures for sanitary engineering are the main focus in the civil engineering business line. Here, POLOPLAST is the partner of infrastructure, sewage and water supply boards.
In the Compounding business line, POLOPLAST processes basic polymers by using various additives that optimize the property range of plastic materials for specific purposes. These options are very wide and depend on the required properties of the structural component. POLOPLAST develops and produces special compounds for its own needs and for other plastics processing companies that are suitable for demanding applications.
POLOPLAST is proud of the long-standing, trusting partnerships and the strong international network of customers. The traditionally most important markets are Austria and Germany, which, because of the production plants in Leonding and Ebenhofen, are considered to be domestic markets. France, Italy, Spain and Switzerland are the most important European export destinations. POLOPLAST also has well-established business connections to many countries in the Middle East. Northern Africa and South-East Asia are among our most interesting growth markets. At present, POLOPLAST is represented in more than thirty countries and sells plastic pipe systems with a length of (currently, 2016) about 16,200 km each year. This roughly corresponds to the distance (as the crow flies) between Munich (Germany) and Canberra (Australia).
POLOPLAST has its headquarters in Leonding (Austria) and a subsidiary in Ebenhofen (Germany), with a total of about 370 employees. The POLO-ENGINEERING GmbH, a 100%-subsidiary of POLOPLAST'S Leonding, markets know-how and intellectual property rights by concluding licence agreements.
POLOPLAST is 100%-owned by the WIG Wietersdorfer Holding GmbH that has its headquarters in Klagenfurt (Austria). Since their foundation in 1893, the Wietersdorfer have been in family ownership and have the business lines cement, lime, building materials and pipes under their common roof. At present, the Wietersdorfer is represented in more than thirty countries in Europe and further afield. Headquartered in the Alps-Adriatic region, almost 3,000 employees are committed to high product quality, innovation and benefit to the customer, while at the same time guaranteeing maximum protection of resources and environment.
Product: POLO-KAL NG Period: 2014–2016 This state-of-the-art building consists of two towers with 43 floors each, which house a total of 508 flats. The quality and ease of laying of POLO-KAL NG, as well as its high sound insulating properties, were decisive in the selection of this POLOPLAST product.
Caprice Gold Hotel
Istanbul . Turkey
Product: POLO-KAL NG and POLO-ECOSAN ML5 Period: 2014-2015 This unique hotel project comprises 1,300 guest rooms, four lobbies, five parking levels, seven spa centres, and ten conference rooms. Due to the high quality demands, POLOPLAST's pipe systems are the ideal solution for this architectural complex.
Product: POLO-ECO plus PREMIUM 10 Time period: since 2008 All areas of the airport require a maximum of accuracy, quality and operational safety. This also includes pipe laying. The requirements made to building materials and components are enormously high. This is why the Customer decided to choose POLOPLAST pipe systems.
PlusCity First Class Shopping Center
Pasching . Austria
Product: POLO-KAL NG Period: 2015 New exhibition areas for 70 shops, restaurants and catering services were created on two levels with 12,000 sqm each, which extend the PlusCity Shopping Center by numerous novelties. POLOPLAST's pipe system POLO-KAL NG was found to optimally meet the high demands that this project places on sound protection and laying reliability.
Al HABTOOR City Hotel
Dubai . United Arab Emirates
Product: POLO-ECOSAN Period: 2014-2016 Once completed, this project will result in one of the largest integrated hotel complexes in the Near East. The plans envisage three 5-star hotels with approximately 1,600 rooms in an area covering 350,000 sqm. POLOPLAST product quality was decisive for the selection of POLO-ECOSAN.
Salt Mine . Berchtesgaden
Product: POLO-ECO plus PREMIUM using the EPDM lip seal ring which is suitable for conveying drinking water Period: 2015 The challenges in this highly demanding project are, on the one hand, the open fresh water pipe laying in the adit, and, on the other hand, the transportation of the construction materials by adit trains, which imposes high strain to the POLO-ECO plus PREMIUM pipes.
Mont Saint-Michel Abbey
Normandy . France
Product: POLO-ECO plus PREMIUM 16, DN 160–500 Period: Early 2016–2019 Refurbishment of the sewage piping: The lanes and streets in this village are very narrow and winding, which makes pipelaying extremely difficult. The ease of laying and the wide range of fittings offered for the POLO-ECO plus PREMIUM series were the crucial criteria for the customer to select POLOPLAST.