Ohler, a 54-year-old industrial engineer, has many years of international experience in extrusion technology and plastics recycling. Among other positions, he served as General Manager of Krauss Maffei in Shanghai and Managing Director at Greiner Packaging International. Before joining NGR, the native Upper Austrian was responsible for the management of the Greiner Extrusion Group as CEO since 2013. In his private life, Gerhard Ohler is married and has two grown-up children.
Josef Hochreiter, CEO of Next Generation Group: "I am delighted to have gained an experienced manager for us in Gerhard Ohler. With this appointment, we will not only be able to successfully continue along the path we have chosen, but also to break new ground in plastics recycling. We have now created the best conditions to realize our mission "working for a better future" together with a highly motivated team and to continue to develop and build highly efficient recycling machines for our customers 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