Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) - news on Plastech

Plastic bottles recycling

PET preforms, more popularly mini-bottles, will witness steady growth in their sales following soaring demand for bottled water worldwide.

Battenfeld-cincinnati expands

Battenfeld-cincinnati expands its R&D activities and offers customers new possibilities with a complete extrusion line featuring cutting-edge technology

Yili China invests in two

China’s leading dairy brand, Yili, showed strong belief in PET packaging for liquid dairy by investing and recently installing two aseptic complete PET packaging lines, including the Sidel Aseptic Combi Predis with its unique dry preform sterilisation technology.


One mould with infinite possibilities

A single mold with infinite customization possibilities: that’s what you get with ITM, PET Engineering’s solution that makes clever use of inserts.

Working for clean oceans -

The figures are nothing short of alarming. By 2050 plastic will outweigh fish in the world's oceans if every year another nine million tons of plastic trash find their way to the sea via unsecured landfills and rivers.

The beverage industry and

KHS tackles the challenges posed by sustainable packaging and already offers market-proven systems to this end.

Recycling - An essential measure

The image of plastics has never been as negative as it is today, and discussions regarding the use of plastics have rarely been so emotionally charged.

FreshSafe PET from KHS

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

Digitization and ideas for

Industry pioneers such as Lorenz Adalbert Enzinger and Theo Seitz bear witness to the long tradition research and development enjoys at KHS.

Novel mobility aid masterbatch

Novel mobility aid additive masterbatch for ISBM PET bottles helps maintain clarity, eliminates need for spray coatings, keeps PET production running without interruption.

Petcore Europe discusses in

Petcore Europe and the Parliament Magazine therefore organized a breakfast discussion in the European Parliament to present the PET industry's best practices.

Interim endorsement for perforated

The use of sleeves on PET bottles may lead to errors in identification and reduction of separation of PET bottles by the Near Infrared (NIR) and optical detectors used in waste plastic packaging sorting and recovery plants.

Sold-out Success: Petcore

Each year the European PET value chain meets in Brussels for the annual Petcore Europe Conference.

Recycling of PET: Ultra-fine

With unprecedented filtration fineness of 60 µm, Ettlinger’s ECO melt filters will in the future make it easier to treat recycled material.

PRS Europe - speakers from

Key speakers at the conference on plastics recycling include Ellen Macarthur Foundation, Procter & Gamble, Henkel and Dow Europe.

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