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Super Combi Compact: more performance, less space

Super Combi Compact: more performance, less space

Two years after the introduction of the Super Combi to the industry for compact lines’ solutions, today, Sidel presents a bolder, next-generation solution Super Combi Compact that, as indicated in its name, is even more compact.


Bottled up frustration for PET

Bottled up frustration for PET

One of the effects of the coronarvirus pandemic is that consumer behaviour in terms of buying and consuming goods has changed in line with restricted supplies and access to retail sites.


PET recycling: towards a circular economy

PET recycling: towards a circular economy

PET is the most recycled plastic because of its multiple advantages over other types of plastic. First of all, it is a very inert polymer, which makes PET packaging ideal for storing food, as it has virtually no interaction with the contents.


Krones supports medical and charitable institutions

Krones supports medical and charitable institutions

The demand for disinfectants has currently reached unprecedented heights. Though adequate resupply is assured, many institutions are receiving this in large-size containers, which in practice are difficult to handle.


Alpla expands PET recycling plant in Poland

Alpla expands PET recycling plant in Poland

A new rPET extrusion system will be going into operation in early May 2020 at the recycling plant PET Recycling Team in Radomsko (Poland). As a result, the capacity for rPET (PET regrind material) will be doubled from 15,000 to 30,000 tonnes per annum.