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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.


KHS boosts efficiency and economy in bottle washing

KHS boosts efficiency and economy in bottle washing

Thanks to their great reliability KHS machines are often in use for many decades. Even after a very long period of operation it is not always necessary to reinvest. In essence the technology on bottle washing machines, for instance, has not changed.


Charbonneaux-Brabant to install a Sidel complete PET line

Charbonneaux-Brabant to install a Sidel complete PET line

The rising demand for white vinegar has led Charbonneaux-Brabant, a key player in the packaging of condiments and seasonings, to install a Sidel complete PET line in their new production plant in Vauvert, in the South of France.


FreshSafe PET from KHS

FreshSafe PET from KHS

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