MBA Polymers Austria Kunstoffverarbeitung GmbH

MBA Polymers Austria Kunstoffverarbeitung GmbH, located in Kematen an der /Ybbs, is a joint venture between American-based MBA Polymers Inc. and the Austrian Müller- Guttenbrunn Group. MBA Polymers is the majority and managing shareholder. The plant started commercial operations in Q2 2006.

Core Capabilities

This plant produces high quality post-consumer ABS, HIPS, and PP plastic resins from end-of-life consumer products for reuse in a multitude of applications, including those that require UL, RoHS and REACH certifications. Our raw material source is waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).

Plant Size and Capacity

Our Austrian plant is one of the most advanced plastics recycling facilities in the world, covering approximately 20,000 m², with a capacity of 40,000 tons per year.

MBA Polymers Austria employs a staff of about 70 highly qualified personnel in a 3-shift operation, operating and supervising the individual production stages, quality assurance, and preventive maintenance.

Working with MBA Austria

MBA Polymers provides its customers with a sustainable and consistent supply of high quality post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastics. As well as providing a better environmental and economic outcome for these waste streams compared to landfill or incineration, MBA provides its customers the opportunity to respond to the market demand for more sustainable products. This is a growing focus of consumers, manufacturers and government agencies—all striving to create a more sustainable standard of living from an environmental as well as economic standpoint.

From the perspective of our customers, we aim to encourage long-term relationships through stable supply and excellence in delivery performance.

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MBA Austria in the News


FORMAT: 3/2011, "Ein Plastik-Mullionar mit Faible fur Osterreich," >> read article

NEWS: 11/2010, "Hotspot der Marktfuhrer," >> read article



Kommunalinfo: 8/2006, “Sinnvolle Verwertung von Alt-Elektrogeräten,” >> read article

TIPS: 3/2006, “Modernstes Kunststoffrecyclingwerk mit Sitz im Wirtschaftspark Kematen geht in Betrieb,” >> read article

TIPS: 3/2006, “Eröffnung MBA Polymers Austria am,” >> read article



Der Standard: 10/2005, Forschung Spezial, “Von der Müllhalde ins Wohnzimmer-Neue Recyclinganlage gewinnt aus Elektroschrott wieder hochwertige Kunststoffe,” >> read article

Der Ybbstaler: 12/2005, “Kunststoff-Recycling schafft Arbeitsplätze,” >> read article

Plastics News: 10/28/05, “Recycler MBA Selects Austria for Site of 2nd Plant,” >> read article

Recycling Today: 5/31/05, “MBA Polymers, MG Break Ground in Austria,” >> read article

Kurier: 10/2005, “US-Forscher Revolutioniert Recycling von Kunststoffen,” >> read article

Waste Magazin: 2/2005, “MBA errichtet Kunststoff-Recycling-Werk,” >> read article



Scrap Magazine: 12/2004, “MBA Polymers Inc. and Müeller-Guttenbrunn GmbH Form Joint Venture,” >> read article

American Metal Market: 11/8/04, “Austria Next Stop for MBA to Set Up Shop,” >> read article

Modern Plastics: 11/1/04, “Mixed-Materials Recycling Plant Opening in Europe,” >> read article

Recycling Today: 11/2004, “ MBA Polymers, Müeller-Guttenbrunn Form Joint Venture,” >> read article

Waste News: 11/8/04, “California Recycler to Open Second Plant Overseas,” >> read article



MBA Polymers Austria Announces

11/20/09: Electrolux Chooses MBA Polymers’ Post-consumer ABS to Support Electrolux’s Meeting of Sustainability Targets for Floor Care Products >> read article