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NEWS | 26.02.2024

Focus on innovative sustainability: District Administrator Martin Sailer visits GIWA GmbH in Westendorf 

During a visit to GIWA GmbH in Westendorf, District Administrator Martin Sailer and Mayor Steffen Richter were able to see for themselves how the company uses and develops classic plastics in an innovative and sustainable way. Under the guidance of Managing Director Daniel Sieberer, Sales Manager Christian Held, Operations Manager Paul Braun and Marketing Manager Melina Koch, the guests were able to see for themselves the advanced technologies and sustainable production processes at GIWA. 

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NEWS | 28.09.2023

GIWA at Fakuma 2023: innovative commitment to closed plastic loops and technology developments

Fakuma, the international trade fair for plastics processing, regularly attracts industry experts, technology providers, and trade visitors from all over the world to Friedrichshafen. Within this framework, GIWA Kunststofftechnik will present its latest developments and technological approaches to the industry in Hall B3 (Booth 3005).

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NEWS | 22.08.2023

Sustainable Advancements in the Football Stadium: Bundesliga Club uses recycled stadium seats from GIWA

The Bundesliga football club from Leipzig is exemplifying environmental protection and sustainability. In 2023, they completed a significant project underscoring their commitment to ecological responsibility. A total of 30,000 innovative stadium seats, made from up to 90 percent recycled plastic, were installed. Esteemed experts, including those from GIWA, collaborated on this endeavour. The initiative's roots trace back 20 years to the plastics expertise of GIWA.


NEWS | 09.08.2023

GIWA receives prestigious CHEP Partner Award for Pioneering collaboration

GIWA stands honored as the recipient of the esteemed Partner Award from CHEP Europe. This accolade distinctly underscores the enduring and exceptional partnership that has flourished between GIWA and CHEP, manifesting through their collaborative endeavors in shaping and executing products geared towards advancing sustainable supply chain solutions.



NEWS | 02.05.2023

The GIWA plastics cycle makes the plastics industry sustainable.

As one of the most sustainable plastics manufacturers (Focus Climate Protection 01-2022), GIWA has been investing in closed-loop plastics systems for three decades. Today, we already cover more than 60 percent of our material requirements with recycled plastics. This corresponds to 6,500 tons of valuable raw materials that we recycle within our plastics cycle.

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NEWS | 28.04.2022

Investment in the future: GIWA majority owner Daniel Sieberer in the K-Profi interview

From economist to board member and CFO of the Austrian Swarco Group to private investor and majority owner of GIWA GmbH: In the trade magazine K-PROFI, issue 3-4/2022, Daniel Sieberer looks back on his first year at the helm of this family business steeped in tradition. He talks about his fascination with entrepreneurship, what excites him about the local workforce, and where he sees the plastics specialist in the future.


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NEWS | 23.11.2021

GIWA supports expansion of Westendorf daycare centre

The St. Georg Catholic Daycare Centre in our home parish of Westendorf is currently expanding its premises.

As one of the largest employers in Westendorf, GIWA was keen to support the institution in this important project. “Good childcare is one of the most important social tasks, after all, and a sustainable investment in the future for all of us,” says Daniel Sieberer, Managing Director and majority owner of GIWA.



NEWS | 21.12.2020

New majority owner for GIWA Kunststofftechnik in the Augsburg region

At the turn of the year 2020/2021, Daniel Sieberer will take over an 80% share in GIWA GmbH, based in Westendorf in the Augsburg region, from the previous sole owner Julian Götzfried. With a workforce of around 200 employees, GIWA develops and produces sophisticated plastic parts for numerous industries.



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