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Advancing circularity via various approaches

Advancing circularity via various approaches

A circular economy is one that is restorative and regenerative by design. It takes “a systemic approach to economic development that is designed to benefit businesses, society, and the environment.”


Alpla UK to focus on regional PET recyclate

Alpla UK to focus on regional PET recyclate

Alpla UK, a subsidiary of the Alpla Group, a leading plastic packaging company, will henceforth be cooperating with the British waste management company Biffa. With this collaboration, Alpla will increase the proportion of British recyclate used in the United Kingdom to manufacture packaging for home care products.


AST Group and Lindner launch centre of competence

AST Group and Lindner launch centre of competence

The European manufacturer of plastic containers, drums and bottles, AST, has set a long-term target to increase the amount of recyclates used in its products and aims to supply their own ‘raw materials’.


Eco-consciousness dominating the packaging sector

Eco-consciousness dominating the packaging sector

Environmental factors and sustainability continue to dominate the efforts to develop new types of plastic packaging, as well as, in some cases, alternatives to plastic packaging. Here are just a few recent examples.


Oben Group announced the acquisition of Poligal Group

Oben Group announced the acquisition of Poligal Group

Oben Group announced the acquisition of Poligal Group, effective February 25, 2021. This acquisition includes the BOPP and CPP production plants in Portugal and Poland, commercial offices in Germany and an extensive sales and distribution network throughout Europe.


Nature MultiPack from KHS

Nature MultiPack from KHS

Sustainable, consumer friendly and gentle on resources: Nature MultiPack from KHS combines beverage containers with easy-to-remove dots of adhesive instead of shrink film to form stable packs, thus saving up to 90% in packaging materials.


Southeast Asia: a growth frontier in the new normal

Southeast Asia: a growth frontier in the new normal

A US$1-trillion loss from the pandemic, estimated by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), is an expensive lesson to learn for global economies while recovery anticipated remaining lethargic in 2021.


KHS provides numerous innovations for system solutions

KHS provides numerous innovations for system solutions

It is often a combination of small things that have a big impact, as is the case when filling sensitive beverages into PET and HDPE bottles. KHS provides greater efficiency, more flexibility, increased ease of operation and optimum product safety.