Alessandria is located in the hearth of the Italian industrial north. It is well situated and easily accessible by train and motorway from Genoa, Turin and Milan airports.

Proplast Consorzio per la Promozione della Cultura Plastica - was founded in 1997 as an industrial consortium with the aim to promote the plastics material culture in Italy, also seeing the participation of the most representative Italian Universities in the field of polymer materials. Proplast now is gathering 119 industrial companies, 14 Universities and 6 industrial associations.