South Melbourne FC is delighted to announce that Plastamasta will be the new Major Sponsor of the Club for the 2014 National Premier League Victoria season. As part of the club wide partnership, the Plastamasta logo will prominently feature on the front of the playing shirts across all teams within the Club, including both Senior and Junior Teams.
Plastamasta is the national distribution network for its parent company Knauf, with over 47 outlets Australia wide. The parent company Knauf manufactures and distributes plasterboard, compounds, cornice and associated products and systems. Plastamasta seeks to establish lasting relationships with their customers by exceeding their expectations through exceptional service, quality innovative products and a commitment to over-deliver.
With two manufacturing facilities in Matraville (Sydney) and Altona (Melbourne), over 220 employees and a national franchise PlastaMasta network, Knauf is a major supplier of plasterboard and associated products to the light weight construction industry. A quality range of products and systems designed for performance provide solutions for fire, water, impact, acoustic and decorative applications for all construction projects – commercial and residential.
Knauf, a family owned company based in Germany, has a strong global presence in the construction materials industry. With more than 220 facilities, 70 quarrying operations and 23,000 employees in over 60 countries the company is one of the leading plasterboard manufacturers in the world producing more than 1 billion square metres of plasterboard per year. Furthermore, total consolidated revenue for the Knauf Group is over 8 billion euros per annum.
Andrew and Harry Mesourouni, Managing Directors of Global Gypsum trading as PlastaMasta in Victoria, told smfc.com.au “it is a quite a coup for the Club to forge a relationship with the Plastamasta brand and the Knauf Group. The parent group Knauf is one of the world’s largest producer of plasterboard and associated products. Both South Melbourne FC and Plastamasta/Knauf share similar core values, and we look forward to an enduring and successful partnership. With the establishment of the National Premier League Victoria competition and the introduction of the FFA Cup, it promises to be an exciting year at South Melbourne”.
Speaking to smfc.com.au, SMFC President Leo Athanasakis said “we are both delighted and excited to welcome a national brand such a Plastamasta to the Club. This represents one of the largest sponsorship deals the Club has secured since its return to state football. Plastamasta’s parent company Knauf is one of the world’s largest producers of plaster related products, and it is an example of the strong growth in corporate sponsorship the Club has achieved over the preseason.”