Successful acquisition of soap specialist Kappus

Ad_Astra acquires business of the two Kappus facilities in Riesa and Heitersheim. In future the two soap production specialists Kappus Seifen GmbH Riesa & Co. and Hirtler Seifen GmbH will operate under the newly founded Kappus GmbH (“kappus”) with registered office in Heitersheim. By acquiring the two locations from the Kappus Group insolvency proceeding, [ … ]

Bar soap or liquid soap?

Why should consumers reach for bar soap when shopping? Bar soap has the same cleansing effect as liquid soap and needs no preservatives and few additives. And thanks to its eco-friendly paper-based packaging, it gets good marks for sustainability. Plastic bottles and dispensers with liquid soap involve high transport costs and lots of packaging and [ … ]

New logo – proven quality!

Two sites, two company names. After the acquisition of the sites in Heitersheim and Riesa by Ad_Astra GmbH in May 2020, it quickly became clear to the new owner that both factories should operate under one company name in future. Since both sites once belonged to the Kappus group of companies, this name, which [ … ]