Company & Management
The automotive industry strongly needs components that fulfil challenging expectations. xterior body parts and interior modules make a decisive difference to the usability, efficiency and comfort of heavy and light commercial vehicles as well as passenger cars. The STS Plastics team provides competitive solutions based on composite material, Sheet molding compound (SMC), and injection molding.
Sheet molding compound (SMC) is a semi finished composite that provides specifications for many current materials challenges. It is light, it is strong, it can be formed in difficult shapes and tool costs are reasonable which allows smaller volumes. Unique know-how ensures tailor-made solutions for SMC. A strong vertical integration makes STS the perfect partner to exceed customer requirements.
STS plays a crucial role in the growing Chinese market. It maintains three plants, that are stratetically located near OEM plants for commercial vehicles and cars. So STS provides important components and systems based on SMC and injection molding. Closely located to the metropolitan area of Shanghai the R&D centre is perfectly fitted for outstanding solutions on the one hand and an attractive spot for highly qualified employees on the other hand.
Alberto Buniato has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the STS Group in February 2022 for three years. He holds the responsibility at STS as sole member of the management board. In addition to this role, he serves as President for the business unit North America for Adler Pelzer Group (APG) since 2017. He is based in Michigan, USA.
Prior to this, between 2011 and 2017, Alberto Buniato has held various management positions within APG, with group responsibilities on global purchasing and procurement and as managing director for the subsidiary RAT GmbH. Alberto Buniato graduated in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic of Turin (Italy) in 2004. He also holds an Executive MBA from INSEAD business school (2015).