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European recycling markets reel from coronavirus

European recycling markets reel from coronavirus

Sources in the recycled polyethylene terephthalate (R-PET) market - the most widely recycled plastic across Europe - are already seeing a change in consumer behaviour, particularly around buying habits, and more importantly, recycling habits.


Jack-of-all-trades for still water

Jack-of-all-trades for still water

The water bottler Nera Kritis - as the name indicates - is headquartered on Crete. Its trademark: a multiplicity of different bottle shapes, the more eye-catching the better.


Masterchem is now Masterchem Logoplaste

Masterchem is now Masterchem Logoplaste

Logoplaste is proud to announce that Masterchem, a leading Polish manufacturer of PET bottles, jars, preforms and caps, is now part of the Logoplaste Group. As of 3rd March, the company will be known as Masterchem Logoplaste and will be led by CEO, Piotr Wasilewski.


A thirst for innovation

A thirst for innovation

The perspectives for the global beverage industry are excellent, as data provided by British market research institute Euromonitor International and the VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association shows.


Tomra R1 can empty an entire bag of drink containers in seconds

Tomra R1 can empty an entire bag of drink containers in seconds

Global reverse vending leader Tomra has unveiled the highly-anticipated Tomra R1, which lets recyclers in regions with container deposit schemes pour over 100 empty beverage containers into the machine in one go - rather than inserting them one by one.


PET recycling strengthened on all fronts

PET recycling strengthened on all fronts

With the expansion of the collection point network in public spaces and the commissioning of the most modern PET recycling plant in Europe, Swiss PET recycling was further strengthened in 2019.


Where’s secondary packaging going?

Where’s secondary packaging going?

The war on packaging waste is fought on many fronts in the beverage industry – from the manufacturers of packaging materials to the bottler. KHS is helping to develop new standards in this field, from which beverage producers and consumers alike are set to profit.


Two block systems for Silver Springs and RealPure Bottling

Two block systems for Silver Springs and RealPure Bottling

The Richmonds from Florida are real pioneers: when in 1991 Karl and his wife Margaret acquired the Silver Springs Bottled Water Company, founded six years previously in Ocala, Florida, bottled water in the United States was still a total niche market.