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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.

New Amcor's 12oz ring neck PET bottle

New Amcor's 12oz ring neck PET bottle Amcor Rigid Plastics, the world’s leading producer of PET Packaging, has launched a 12oz ring neck PET bottle as a glass replacement option for premium food and beverage brands including sauces, dressings, condiments, and ready-to-drink (RTD) teas and juices.

French Vodka in PET

French Vodka in PET White Rock Distilleries extends the use of PET for Pinnacle Line of imported French Vodka.

Skyward and Curvy: new PET bottles produced by Sidel

Skyward and Curvy: new PET bottles produced by Sidel Sidel has announced the development of what it says are the world’s lightest hot-fill PET bottles.