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PET bottles - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: PET bottles

   

Recyclable vodka bottle release by Artenius PET Packaging Europe

Recyclable vodka bottle release by Artenius PET Packaging Europe Artenius PET Packaging Europe (APPE) is Europe's leading manufacturer of PET preforms and single and two stage containers as well as being a pioneer of PET recycling in Europe.

PET market in Europe

PET market in Europe Growth opportunities for blow moulders, especially those in PET, are in no short supply. Researchers suggest that the latent potential for PET barrier bottles in beer, wine, and milk is equivalent to the current size of the carbonated soft drinks (CSD) market for PET bottles in Europe, which was just under 1 million tonnes in 2010.

New light-weighted PET bottle

New light-weighted PET bottle Mineral water supplier Evian has developed a new 1.5-litre, light-weighted bottle that will be launched this month.

APPE launches PET wine bottles

APPE launches PET wine bottles APPE (formerly known as Artenius PET Packaging) has announced that it doubled the amount of PET bottles it supplied for this year's Beaujolais Nouveau Vintage.

The newest one-step stretch-blow molding machine from Nissei

The newest one-step stretch-blow molding machine from Nissei The ASB-150DPW will be demonstrated, running a 14-cavity jar mold and producing 3360 bottles/hr. The machine demonstration is also supported by DAK Americas (PET resin), AF Compressors (HP compressor), and Universal Dynamics (resin dryer).

First all-natural protein water is introduced in lightweight, Hot-Fill PET container

First all-natural protein water is introduced in lightweight, Hot-Fill PET container The industry’s first all-natural protein water has been launched in lightweight hot fill containers from Amcor Rigid Plastics, significantly reducing weight and cost while offering better performance than competitive hot fill alternatives.

European PET bottle collection increases by more than 8%

European PET bottle collection increases by more than 8% Petcore announced today that European post-sorting PET collection reached 1.4 million tonnes in 2009, an increase of more than 8% on 2008.

EcoARK built with 1.5 million plastic bottles

EcoARK built with 1.5 million plastic bottles A Taiwan company has built a three-story exhibition hall using 1.5 million plastic bottles instead of bricks to raise interest in recycling, creating what the builder described as a world-first.

Amcor introduces the industry's lightest 16oz PET container

Amcor introduces the industry's lightest 16oz PET container Amcor Rigid Plastics, the world’s leading producer of PET packaging, has made a major advancement in weight reduction with the development of the lightest 16oz PET salad dressing bottle in North America.

Amcor Introduces the Industry's Lightest 16oz PET Salad Dressing Container

Amcor Introduces the Industry's Lightest 16oz PET Salad Dressing  Container Amcor Rigid Plastics, the world’s leading producer of PET packaging, has made a major advancement in weight reduction with the development of the lightest 16oz PET salad dressing bottle in North America. The 16oz Curve, a stock oblong container, weighs in at just 29.5g, almost 20% lighter than the industry standard (35.3g). It also beats out a competitive 30.4g PET bottle, which until now was the industry’s lightest salad dressing container.