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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.


Logoplaste and Masterchem, a new partnership

Logoplaste and Masterchem, a new partnership

Logoplaste Group has announced (November 22nd 2019) that it has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Polish Masterchem. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020.


KHS focuses on circular economy at the K Show

KHS focuses on circular economy at the K Show

KHS presents a new PET concept at the K Show based on the juice bottle as an example. It combines individual environmentally friendly packaging solutions in one container and thereby supports the theory of circular economy.


NEO Group adds a 3rd production line

NEO Group adds a 3rd production line

Now Europe’s 2nd-Largest PET supplier, NEO Group installed 4 BKG pelletizers, gear pumps, and other components directly from their original shipping boxes.


RePETitio: A project to expand the Circular Economy

RePETitio: A project to expand the Circular Economy

Leading Austrian companies are joining forces in the RePETitio project, following an initiative of Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH to prove that PET-waste other than PET bottles can successfully be recycled into new high-quality products.