Roland Kneer is the main shareholder and CEO. Born in January 1947 in Allmendingen he trained as a machinist. He completed his subsequent studies as Dipl. Ing. ( FH ) Kunststofftechnik (academic degree for plastics technology). Roland Kneer’s career is also the history of the company Gaplast, which he took over in 1989 as part of a management buy-out. Even today, he is a mentor responsible for the strategic development of the company, the construction of the corporate expansion and for product development. In his leisure time Roland Kneer is flying, sailing, mountain biking and driving classic cars and fast runabouts.