July 2, 2024 / Press Release

Björn Schneekloth joins plastics processor Ensinger as Managing Director 

Plastics processor Ensinger is expanding its top management. On 1 July, Björn Schneekloth joined the family-owned company as a Managing Director. Together with the two long-standing Managing Directors Dr Roland Reber and Ralph Pernizsak, he will be responsible for both Ensinger GmbH and the Ensinger Group.

The 48-year-old industrial engineer Björn Schneekloth comes from the automotive supplier ETO Gruppe Technologies GmbH. There, he held the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO), with responsibility for the production plants, purchasing, digitalisation and sustainability. 

After studying in Berlin and Rome, Björn Schneekloth held various positions at CNH and Iveco Magirus. Most recently, he was Manufacturing Director with the OEM companies belonging to the Fiat Group, where he was responsible for several plants across Europe. In 2018, the father of three switched to the ETO Group, a global market leader in electromagnetic valves and actuators used in cars and utility vehicles. In 2021 he was appointed second Managing Director of the ETO Group.

Björn Schneekloth, Ralph Pernizsak and Dr Roland Reber will lead Ensinger as equal Managing Directors. With the expansion of the management team, the company, which specialises in high-performance plastics, is driving forward the transition from the current divisional structure to a functional and regionally oriented organisation. 

About Ensinger

The Ensinger Group is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of compounds, semi-finished materials, composites, technical parts and profiles made of engineering and high-performance plastics. To process the thermoplastic polymers, Ensinger uses a wide range of production techniques, such as extrusion, machining, injection moulding, casting, sintering and pressing. With a total of 2,700 employees at 34 locations, the family-owned enterprise is represented worldwide in all major industrial regions with manufacturing facilities or sales offices.

(Photo: © Ensinger GmbH): Björn Schneekloth joined Ensinger on 1 July as a Managing Director. Together with Dr Roland Reber and Ralph Pernizsak, he will be responsible for Ensinger GmbH and the internationally active Ensinger Group.

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