Feldkirchen/Donau. As of August 16, 2022, Dipl.-Ing Guenther Klammer is responsible for the research and technical developments of Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH as the new technical manager (CTO). With this reinforcement in the management, the team of plastics recycling machine specialists will ensure the technical progress of products and services also in the future and further expand their position as a technological pioneer.
Guenther Klammer studied general mechanical engineering at the TU Wien. For the new position at NGR, he brings his profound technical expertise as well as many years of industry experience in plastics recycling. “Implementing innovative and sustainable solutions in plastics recycling is my passion, and I am looking forward to the new tasks at NGR,” says Klammer, who intends to continue driving the Feldkirchen-based mechanical engineering company’s growth course at the highest technical level.
Professionally, the creative tinkerer with management expertise has worked at Cincinnati Milacron, EREMA, and as CEO of MAS Maschinen- und Anlagenbau Schulz GmbH, among others. Most recently, he headed the Plasticizing Systems & Recycling division at Engel Austria GmbH and was responsible for numerous patent applications during his career. In his private life, the enthusiastic mountain and water sportsman is the father of three grown-up children.
“In recent years, NGR has made a steady progress from a start-up to an internationally successful machine builder, not least due to technically innovative products,” explains Josef Hochreiter, CEO of the NEXT GENERATION GROUP. “But we certainly don’t want to rest on this success. Because the requirements in plastics recycling are becoming more and more complex worldwide. In order to meet precisely these increased requirements and to continue to offer one step ahead solutions, we have once again strengthened our forces.”
The entire NGR management welcomes the personnel reinforcement and is convinced that the company is ideally equipped for future challenges thanks to Guenther Klammer’s technical know-how and experience. With the new appointment, NGR has created ideal conditions to realize its mission “working for a better future” with a top motivated team and to continue developing innovative solutions and highly efficient recycling machines in the future.
Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH (NGR), based in Feldkirchen an der Donau, was founded in 1996 as a technology provider and machine builder for the plastics recycling industry and has become one of the leading suppliers of plastics recycling machines.
Out of deep conviction, NGR works on innovative recycling solutions for the areas of PIR (Post Industrial Recycling), PCR (Post Consumer Recycling) and PET Improvement. Early on, the company focused on internationalization and now supplies technology from Upper Austria to the entire world. With locations in the USA, China and Malaysia, NGR is always close to its customers.
After almost 25 years, the headquarters in Feldkirchen regionally employs 170 people, while in the entire Next Generation Group, another 250 employees work on intelligent solutions for the plastics industry.
But the Feldkirchen-based company is by no means content to stop there, and is working tirelessly on new technologies to further drive the necessary turnaround in plastics value creation.
For more information, visit www.ngr-world.com.