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Greiner Perfoam Develops Ultra-Light Parcel Shelf

As a tier-1 supplier within the premium automobile industry, Greiner Perfoam has developed a parcel shelf that promises significant weight savings at virtually no extra cost. The first of these offers a weight reduction of 30% for just a 5% increase in outlay, while the second boasts a 41% reduction for just 15% more. Based in Enns, Austria, Greiner Perfoam is one of the leading manufacturers of interior parts and acoustic components for the premium vehicle industry. Its products include parcel shelves, loading space flooring, loading space covers, absorbers, and encapsulations. With 750 employees across five sites in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, and China, the company generated revenue in 2014 of EUR 106 million. Around 50% of this revenue is generated by parcel shelves.

Greiner Perfoam GmbH – fast, fit and functional for automotive

Greiner Perfoam is an innovative company and tier-1 supplier for the premium automobile industry, boasting a number of national and international locations where quality and flexibility are paramount. The company is one of the leading manufacturers of functional trim parts for vehicle interiors and trunks, as well as customized acoustic components for passenger and engine compartments. As an independent subsidiary of Greiner Holding AG, its partners can enjoy the services of a dynamic and forward-looking organization that remains safely anchored in the security and synergies of a major international corporation.

 

Products

750 employees at nine locations produce, deliver, and develop high-quality products and make luxury cars more attractive, quieter, and more efficient. When it comes to producing lightweight and highly durable parts without compromising on design, Greiner Perfoam knows exactly how it’s done. Thermoplastic fiber mats (polypropylene), polyurethane foams, fiberglass, natural fibers, and new as well as recycled foams are used in various material structures.

 

Product portfolio

  • Permanent parcel/rear shelves
  • Self-supporting parcel shelves
  • Loading space covers
  • Convertible top compartments
  • Trunk loading space flooring
  • High-expansion foam absorbers
  • Engine/gearbox encapsulation
  • Absorbers made of secondary raw materials


What we stand for

Greiner Perfoam stands for innovation, speed, and specialization. Our dedicated, highly trained employees deliver ideal solutions for a whole host of functions, with a firm focus on our customers in the automobile industry.

P REMIUM

E FFECTIVE development partner and technological pioneer

R ECOGNIZED INDUSTRY-WIDE for innovative strength and expert solutions

F OREMOST in the field, thanks to our ambition and specialization

O PEN to new ideas, flexible, and fast

A TTRACTIVE for employees and business partners

M OTIVATED – enthusiastic – forward-looking

 

Outlook

CEO Martin Etzlstorfer has identified three trends that will keep driving Greiner Perfoam forward for years to come:“Key areas of focus for us include weight reduction in cars, acoustic, thermal insulation and internationalization, Due to the growth of the OEM’s in the NAFTA region we startet co-operations in these countries. This will enable us further expansion.”

 

Locations

  • Enns, Austria (headquarters, development)
  • Linz, Austria
  • Wangen, Germany
  • Neukirchen, Germany
  • Plauen, Germany
  • Tabor, Czech Republic
  • Celaya, Mexico

 

Greiner Holding

Greiner is headquartered in Kremsmünster, Austria, and has four operating divisions comprised by Greiner Packaging, Greiner Bio-One, Greiner Foam and Greiner Extrusion. Greiner is one of the leading producers of foam and processors of plastics for the packaging, furniture, sport, automotive, medical technology and pharmaceutical sectors. It also numbers among the top manufacturers of extrusion lines, tools and complete profile extrusion plants. In the 2018 financial year, Greiner achieved sales revenues of EUR 1.631 billion and employed a workforce of over 10,700 at 140 locations in 33 countries. The Greiner CEO is Axel Kühner and its CFO is Hannes Moser. www.greiner.com

For further information

Mr. Martin Etzlstorfer

CEO

Phone +43 7223 9010-32112

Ms. Marion Schmiedinger

Marketing

Phone +43 7223 9010-32112