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Drinktec 2021: “Personal exchange is crucial”

Drinktec 2021: “Personal exchange is crucial”

At a time when major exhibitions have been canceled, postponed or downscaled in the throes of the corona pandemic, many eyes are turned towards drinktec, the world’s leading trade show for the beverage and liquid food industry.


BTB PET Recycling further increases capacities

BTB PET Recycling further increases capacities

During the Corona Lockdown in spring 2020 German PET recycler BTB PET-Recycling GmbH & Co. KG installed a new preheating unit and another SSP reactor supplied by Starlinger recycling technology.


Alpla Group: new CEO from 2021

Alpla Group: new CEO from 2021

The Management Board of the Alpla Group is being restructured – Philipp Lehner will succeed Günther Lehner as CEO on 1 January 2021. Günther Lehner will assume the position of Chairman.


Krones and innocent are building a CO2-neutral bottling plant

Krones and innocent are building a CO2-neutral bottling plant

Following long years of contract-bottling, the smoothie and juice producer innocent has decided to build the very first bottling plant of its own. Krones won the order for four complete PET bottling lines and the corresponding IT landscape.


KHS and Alpla Group develop returnable PET bottle

KHS and Alpla Group develop returnable PET bottle

“Reduce, reuse, recycle”: for the KHS Group these three pillars of sustainability are a composite part of its corporate philosophy. The manufacturer of filling and packaging technology consistently focuses on resource-saving, recycling-friendly systems and solutions.


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.