The Plastics-Cluster (KC) is a cross-industry network for the plastics sector. It initiates, promotes and coordinates successful cooperation between companies. The Cluster has nearly 400 member-companies with more than 63.000 employees. 90 percent of the companies are from Austria.
Every link in the value creation chain is represented by the companies: from raw materials and recycled materials to plastics processing, plastics mechanical engineering, mould and tool making, plastics technology providers and R&D facilities and educational institutions (e.g. universities). 54 percent of these companies are small and medium-sized enterprises (SME).
Main topics of the industry wide cooperation:
· Material development
· Component development
· Manufacturing technology
· Improvement and increase of production flexibility