Brühl | April 15, 2013

MAUSER announces start-up of MPI in Mexico, an IBC joint venture with Plastienvases

MAUSER Group, a worldwide leading company in industrial packaging, announces the opening of MPI, an IBC joint venture operation in Toluca, Mexico.  MPI (Mauser Plastienvases International) is a joint venture between MAUSER Group of Bruehl Germany and PLASTIENVASES of Mexico City, Mexico.  MPI is now capable of providing customers with UN certified IBCs with a variety of valves and closure systems for the safe transport for applicable liquid products.

MAUSER Group continues to expand its presence as a worldwide leader in industrial packaging through the recent opening of MPI, an IBC joint venture operation inToluca, Mexico.  MPI (Mauser Plastienvases International) is now capable of supplying customers in the Mexican market with UN certified IBCs capable of transporting 275 gallons (1000 liters) of appropriate industrial liquids and ingredients.  The MPI operation is a joint venture between MAUSER Group of Bruehl, Germany and PLASTIENVASES of Mexico City, Mexico.  MAUSER's extensive global experience of manufacturing and supplying IBCs to the world’s premier companies combined with PLASTIENVASES’ successful plastic drum business and extensive knowledge of the Mexican market, make for an excellent team for the creation of MPI.

“Global companies continue to expand their filling operations here inMexicoand local Mexican companies are also growing so the creation of this joint venture, MPI, makes sense,” said Alexis Riedel, General Manager of MPI.  “We are confident that we will be able to supply customers in the Mexican market with the highest quality product along with unsurpassed service for their IBC needs.” 

“Our customers continue to invest in their businesses around the world and we continue to do the same to support them,” said Siegfried Weber, Sr. VP Sales and Marketing, MAUSER Group. “We understand how important it is for our customers to have a reliable supply of high quality IBCs that are consistent in design and performance around the world and MPI now provides our organization that capability in Mexico as well.” 

“IBCs as a packaging choice are growing everywhere around the world and we are committed to keep pace with that growth,” said Jeff Simmonds, President and CEO, MAUSER North America.  “The decision to pursue that IBC growth in the Mexican market through a joint venture with Plastienvases was an easy one.  Our current experience with PLASTIENVASES as a MAUSER licensee for plastic drums has demonstrated our ability to work together well as a team which will be critical as we enter the IBC market in Mexico.”

About MAUSER Group

MAUSER Group is a worldwide leading producer of industrial packaging with approx. 4,000 employees and consolidated revenue of some EUR 1 billion. Founded in 1896 and headquartered in Bruehl near Cologne(Germany), the company has influenced the international market through innovative packaging technologies. The portfolio for customers in the chemical, agrochemical, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical sectors as well as in the food and beverage industries includes plastic packaging, fiber drums, steel drums, Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC), and reconditioning services through the National Container Group (NCG), a MAUSER subsidiary. MAUSER therewith provides sustainability-oriented full cycle services – from production to recycling (“ECO-CYCLE®”). With 60 MAUSER/NCG sites and multiple Joint Ventures in Europe, the Americas and Asia plus two licensee networks for plastic and steel packaging, the company is a presence around the globe.


PLASTIENVASES is a leading manufacturer of plastic containers in Mexico, with over 30 years experience and a wide variety of products that meet the needs of the modern industry. Founded in 1975 in Naucalpan, State of Mexico, it meets the industrial market demand for polyethylene containers of premium quality and service. PLASTIENVASES serves the Mexican market through distribution centers located in major cities in Mexico. PLASTIENVASES focuses on customer satisfaction through a relentless exploration of their needs and development of efficient and optimal solutions. A dynamic structure allows to adapt quickly to changes in the competitive environment taking advantage of the features and benefits of optimum service, latest technology and a highly experienced and committed team. PLASTIENVASES has an extensive line of containers ranging from 1 liter to 220 liters, certified to international standards to ensure the superior quality of their products and services.


Further Information:

MPI, Mauser Plastienvases International
Sandra Vazquez Moreno
Sales Manager
Av. 1 de Mayo 1811
Zona Industrial Toluca
Toluca, Estado de Mexico 50200
Tel.: +(52) 722 216 0875 Ext. 104


PSM&W Kommunikation GmbH
Birgit Wölker / Annette Spiegel
Leipziger Straße 59
60487 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Tel.: +49 (0)69-970705-71 /-35
Fax: +49 (0)69-970705-55

Mauser Group
Jeff DeLiberty
Director, Business Development
35-C Cotters Lane
East Brunswick, NJ  08816
Tel.: 732-687-6790
FAX.: 732-353-7185