ALPLA started its operations in South East Asia in 2000, when it opened an in-house operation at Unilever Thailand. The first base plant in Prachinburi, Thailand was inaugurated in 2004. The regional headquarters is located in Bangkok and is also home to the regional technical center.
With approximately 1,000 employees in 4 locations consisting of one base plants in Thailand (Prachinburi), one base plant in Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City), as well as two in-house operations in the Philippines (Manila). The core technologies within this region are extrusion blow moulding, injection moulding for caps & PET-preforms, PET stretch blow moulding and various technologies in the area of decoration, such as high-speed labelling, printing and sleeving.