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Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) - news on Plastech

Information from the industry concerning: Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)

   

Polymark project has been launched

Polymark project has been launched Project's aim is to increase the availability of recycled PET from used bottle to new bottle and to contribute to the EU's circular economy.

Demand for PET Packaging Material to reach $60 billion by 2019

Demand for PET Packaging Material to reach $60 billion by 2019 The global PET packaging market is worth $48.1 billion in 2014, amounting to almost 16 million tonnes according to a market report from Smithers Pira.

New Octal's extrusion plant in US

New Octal's extrusion plant in US Octal will commence commercial operations in the United States in the later half of 2014.

PET trays must be recycled separately

PET trays must be recycled separately EuPR warns that PET bottles and trays must not be mixed to enable more efficient recycling.

P.E.T. Engineering awarded at the Oscar dell'Imballaggio 2013

P.E.T. Engineering awarded at the Oscar dell'Imballaggio 2013 P.E.T Engineering awarded for its light and eco-friendly 5l bottle.

Swerve neck solution at InnoBev in Warsaw

Swerve neck solution at InnoBev in Warsaw P.E.T. Engineering was awarded with the "Best light-weighting" for the patented solution "swerve neck" at InnoBev in Warsaw.

BASF: new materials at "JEC Composites Show" in Paris

BASF: new materials at The new materials include a PET-based foam with the trade name Kerdyn as well as new epoxy and PU systems to produce composite parts by means of RTM processes.

Octal has tripled its PET production capacity

Octal has tripled its PET production capacity Commissioning of two of the world's largest vertical reactors marks a milestone for Octal, tripling its annual production capacity of PET resin.

Weakness of PET recycling strategy in Europe

Weakness of  PET recycling strategy in Europe The PET recycling industry is threatened by persistent structural market failures across Europe, according to Plastics Recyclers Europe.

Italian M&G Group to build PET & PTA plants in Texas

Italian M&G Group to build PET & PTA plants in Texas Gruppo Mossi & Ghisolfi (M&G Group), leading producer of PET for packaging applications in the Americas and the market's technological leader, announces that it has purchased the land in Corpus Christi, Texas where it will build its one million tons per year PET plant (2.2 billion pounds) and accompanying 1.2 million tons per year (2.6 billion pounds) PTA plant.