New composite material

Primo has developed a new super-strong composite material based on reinforced ABS-plastic. The material is created by demand from the windows and door industry, where alternatives to wood and steel are sought after.

Profiles and gaskets from Primo
Primo builds new technology centre.

A dedicated technology centre is under construction, which will bring together testing and development for Primo's departments in eight countries. The centre is located in Tistrup, Denmark. 

"Production of plastic profiles continues to become more and more specialized. Primo produces special profiles for everything from the building and automotive industry, the medico sector, and the offshore industry. To continue to deliver world-class innovation and technology to all our business areas, we are pooling our expertise from all our factories in Europe and Asia in a new Technology & Innovation Centre," says Primo's CEO, Claus Tønnesen. 

The Technology & Innovation Centre will have its production lines dedicated to development and testing, which has traditionally taken place on production lines in operation. Primo will thus have a more flexible development environment, which will to a greater extent, be able to support production and customers' needs for innovation. 

"This initiative is, to a large extent, also a signal to the market and our customers that we want to be at the forefront when it comes to the development of new innovative materials and products. With the new setup, we dedicate our best specialists to developing exclusively. Our goal with the centre is to focus on process and production optimisation and contribute to the green transition with our customers. With our new centre we move from a reactive to a proactive approach in extrusion and materials science," says Claus Tønnesen. 

About Primo 

Headquartered in Copenhagen, the Danish group has sales and production activities at 11 locations in Europe and China. The group currently has 980 employees and a turnover of 205 million EUR (per 31.12.2022). The company was founded and owned by the Grunnet family and, since its beginning in 1959, has specialised in designing and producing customer-specific profile solutions in plastic.