About us

SPHERE is a family-owned French group founded in 1976. As the European leader in household packaging, we are present in three markets: consumer, professional and local authorities. The group is also one of the most important global producers of biodegradable and compostable resins.

Since inception, SPHERE has always had the following objectives:

recycled-palstiqye_orangeReduce the volume of virgin plastic materials used in our products and replace them with recycled materials from the circular economy.

vegetal_palstique_greenUse biosourced raw materials.

recycled-biodegradable_greenDevelop new biodegradable and compostable materials.

recycled-palstiqye_orangeReduce the volume of virgin plastic materials used in our products and replace them with recycled materials from the circular economy.

vegetal_palstique_greenUse biosourced raw materials.

recycled-biodegradable_greenDevelop new biodegradable and compostable materials.

In figures

The Group was created with a team of 4 people

employees in 2019

production sites + 10 sales offices in Europe and 2 in Asia (Singapore/Shanghai))

M€ Turnover is expected to approach for the 2019 financial year

More than

M€ has been invested in research and development, tangible and intangible fixed assets during the last 10 years.

The Group was created with a team of 4 people

employees in 2019

production sites + 10 sales offices in Europe and 2 in Asia (Singapore/Shanghai)

M€ expected approach turnover for the 2019 financial year

More than

M€ has been invested in research and development, tangible and intangible fixed assets during the last 10 years.

Innovation: key to our DNA

From day one in 1992, BIOTEC has pioneered the development of biodegradable and compostable materials. In 1997, it was the first company to obtain the worldwide compostability certification 7W001 from DIN CERTCO. On the back of over 25 years in research and development, BIOTEC is at the cutting edge of biodegradable product technology in the marine environment.

A subsidiary of the SPHERE group, it is a world leader in:

  • The development and production of new biodegradable materials;
  • Manufacturing without plasticisers and GMOs;
  • The production of materials for soft and hard (100% plant-based) capsules for the pharmaceutical market;
  • The use of renewable raw materials (mainly with starch technology).

Our markets

Local authorities

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Our markets

Our products

Consumer

Major Retailers

Plastics circular economy

Professional

Local authorities

Aluminium

Our presence in Europe and Asia

We produce, distribute our products and support our customers throughout Europe and Asia.
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From our European base we are ideally positioned to ensure:

  • The quality and traceability of our products.
  • A high degree of flexibility for our customers.
  • That special requirements are met, by designing tailor-made solutions.
  • A consistent local supply of goods with outstanding customer service for all our products.
  • Permanent availability.
  • Full compliance with social, environmental and labour law regulations across Europe.
  • The promotion of local and regional economies and their communities.
SPHERE CONSUMER PRODUCTS ASIA
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From our European base we are ideally positioned to ensure:

  • The quality and traceability of our products.
  • A high degree of flexibility for our customers.
  • That special requirements are met, by designing tailor-made solutions.
  • A consistent local supply of goods with outstanding customer service for all our products.
  • Permanent availability.
  • Full compliance with social, environmental and labour law regulations across Europe.
  • The promotion of local and regional economies and their communities.
SPHERE CONSUMER PRODUCTS ASIA

News

John Persenda at Impact PME

John Persenda at Impact PME

The 5th of November, John Persenda, CEO of the SPHERE group, participated at the Impact PME event, the 1st event dedicated to SMEs, organised by BFM Business and Libération. As a former winner of the BFM Awards, he was invited to speak at a round table in order to...

The SPHERE group’s commitments on the occasion of la REF

On the occasion of La Rencontre des Entrepreneurs de France (REF), 99 French companies representing 1 650 billion euros in turnover and 6 million jobs worldwide, reaffirm the need to change collectively from course to accelerating innovation and R & D through...