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When time-to-market really matters


In most industries time-to-market (TTM) is a crucial factor that can make all the difference between success and failure. It is, however, often difficult to establish an ideal time-to-market – the sooner, the better seems to be the standard answer.

Cut and weld of door sealings on demand

Door seal welding unit light


For builders of truck trailers, Primo recently launched a ground-breaking DIY welding unit for door sealings. Since the introduction, the welding unit has enjoyed great success, making life easier for trailer builders big and small.

New in-house PVC recycling facilities at Primo Germany


Primo Germany has just invested in its own PVC regrinding and recycling equipment. The results: Less production waste, more precise control of the use of recycled PVC, and a strong, green product for the window and door producers.

Dealing with the waste: Our commitment to recyclability


Everything that is manufactured generates waste of some sort. In plastic production, however, almost all production waste is recycled directly at the plant: Cut-offs, faulty products and the like.

Treating fractures with a biodegradable material: Primo manufactures revolutionary new materials for orthopaedic casts


Primo has developed the production processes for a highly innovative material used for casts and splints: Woodcast, invented by Onbone OY.

Primo acquires all shares in Profilex


As part of a long-term growth strategy, Primo has decided to expand activities in China through an acquisition of one of the major profile extrusion specialists in the business: Profilex, with whom Primo has been running a joint venture since 2004.

It came from the sea: Primo signs largest ever offshore order


Primo’s Offshore Business Unit in Sweden has just signed the largest single order ever for the Primo group – an impressive 3,000 tonnes of rigid PVC profiles to be delivered for a major offshore project before the end of 2018.

Access our standard profile catalogues


Sometimes, an already existing profile is just what you need for your products – instead of having to develop tools and new designs. With access to our online product catalogue, you can browse through our standard profiles and find the right ones for you.

New! Online product catalogue available


We are now introducing our new online product catalogue – initially covering standard profiles from our medical business area.

The city of the future: Primo helps WICONA create new possibilities in facade engineering


WICONA approached Primo in August of 2016 with a very clear request and a very tough deadline: Can you develop and produce prototypes for an entirely new polycarbonate profile for a ground-breaking facade system? And, by the way, can you do it in less than 12 weeks, complete with tooling? The answer was yes.

We’ll be exhibiting at MedTec – come and see us!


If you’re in the medical industry, make sure to stop by our booth at this year’s MedTec in Stuttgart. Book a meeting with us today.

Our annual report 2016 will be ready soon – get it before your co-workers


The Primo Group will shortly release its annual financial report. Briefly put, we are happy to announce that we have managed to significantly increase both our sales and our profits through organic growth alone.

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