Through its PO-Rein joint venture, Plastic Omnium has started the construction of its high-pressure hydrogen vessels mega-plant in Jiading,Shanghai, China. It will complement the company's production capacity in Shanghai,where the Group already has its first hydrogen vessels production plant. operational since 2024.
The future 28,000-square-meters mega-plant will be located in Jiading Hydrogen Park, one of the country's main hy-drogen development hubs.
Scheduled to be operational in 2026, the new plant will annually produce up to 60,000 hydrogen vessels and high-pressure hydrogen storage systems for the Chinese commercial vehicle market.
The PO-Rein joint venture enables both companies to take full advantage of Plastic Omnium's technological leader-ship in the field of high-pressure hydrogen storage and to benefit from Rein's industrial footprint in the production ofhydrogen transport and storage systems dedicated to the Chinese market.
Plastic Omnium aims to expand its expertise. product portfolio and industrial footprint to reach sales of EUR 3 billion in hydrogen by 2030.