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One mould with infinite possibilities

A single mold with infinite customization possibilities: that’s what you get with ITM, PET Engineering’s solution that makes clever use of inserts.

Working for clean oceans -

The figures are nothing short of alarming. By 2050 plastic will outweigh fish in the world's oceans if every year another nine million tons of plastic trash find their way to the sea via unsecured landfills and rivers.

Portfolio expansion for Kosme’s

Kosme is now expanding its portfolio to include two new systems for the small output range: the rotary machines KSB 3R Compact and 4R Compact.


FreshSafe PET from KHS

FreshSafe PET from KHS: Association of Plastic Recyclers recognizes recyclability achievement.

Novel mobility aid masterbatch

Novel mobility aid additive masterbatch for ISBM PET bottles helps maintain clarity, eliminates need for spray coatings, keeps PET production running without interruption.

Petcore Europe discusses in

Petcore Europe and the Parliament Magazine therefore organized a breakfast discussion in the European Parliament to present the PET industry's best practices.

Interim endorsement for perforated

The use of sleeves on PET bottles may lead to errors in identification and reduction of separation of PET bottles by the Near Infrared (NIR) and optical detectors used in waste plastic packaging sorting and recovery plants.

KHS presents design award

Following the successful premiere in 2017 KHS has now presented its award for innovative bottle designs for the second time running.

KHS Corpoplast introduces

Around 150 participants gathered information about new and further developments in PET packaging systems at KHS Corpoplast's innovation event this year in Hamburg. The latest in bottling systems for PET containers were met with great interest among industry experts and representatives of the beverage industry alike.

100% recyclate: KHS and startup

Berlin startup share is the first beverage producer in Germany to sell its water in PET bottles made of 100% recyclate. With its expertise from the Bottles & Shapes consultancy program the KHS group supported the company by helping to design and develop the bottle in a very short time.

Pepsico And Loop Industries

Loop Industries, Inc. a leading technology innovator in sustainable plastic and PepsiCo, Inc. announced that they have entered into a multi-year supply agreement that will enable PepsiCo to purchase production capacity from Loop's joint venture facility in the United States and incorporate Loop™ PET plastic, which is 100% recycled material, into its product packaging by early 2020.

150 years of KHS: from equipment

150 years ago to the day, on October 1, 1868, Carl Kappert and Louis Holstein founded the Holstein & Kappert equipment trading company in Dortmund, Germany, thus laying the foundations for KHS.

Krones - a full-range supplier

Together with its subsidiaries Krones will at this year's BrauBeviale again be showcasing its comprehensive corporate capabilities as a complete-system vendor for filling and packaging technology.

150 years - pioneer KHS celebrates

Founded in 1868: at this year's BrauBeviale KHS will be celebrating its 150th birthday, further emphasizing its innovative strength.

Soft drinks industry wants

Unesda Soft Drinks Europe has announced a set of EU-wide ambitions to make the sector’s plastic packaging more sustainable. The ambitions aim to contribute towards building a circular model for plastic packaging.

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