Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) - news on Plastech

Coexpan is committed to increasing the recycled content of its PET products to 70% by 2025.

Coexpan endorses the commitment announced by PET Sheet Europe, the association that brings together Europe's leading PET sheet producers, to guarantee that their products will have a mean recycled content of 70% by the year 2025.

Acquisition of MHT - Krones strenghtens its PET capabilities

Krones, a leading manufacturer of filling and packaging solutions, has acquired MHT Holding AG (MHT). MHT, based in Hochheim, Germany, together with its subsidiaries is providing injecting molding tools and services to the PET industry.

100% recyclate: KHS and startup share develop unique PET bottle

Berlin startup share is the first beverage producer in Germany to sell its water in PET bottles made of 100% recyclate. With its expertise from the Bottles & Shapes consultancy program the KHS group supported the company by helping to design and develop the bottle in a very short time.


Pepsico And Loop Industries Sign Multi-Year Supply Agreement For Loop Branded 100% Sustainable Plastic

Loop Industries, Inc. a leading technology innovator in sustainable plastic and PepsiCo, Inc. announced that they have entered into a multi-year supply agreement that will enable PepsiCo to purchase production capacity from Loop's joint venture facility in the United States and incorporate Loop™ PET plastic, which is 100% recycled material, into its product packaging by early 2020.

Melt filtration in challenging applications from Ettlinger

Ettlinger, a Maag Group company, will take advantage of Fakuma 2018 to show high performance solutions in the field of melt filtration involving different levels of contamination.

PepsiCo joins NaturALL Bottle Alliance

Yesterday it announced that PepsiCo, Inc. has joined the Alliance to advance the shared goal of creating beverage containers with a significantly reduced carbon footprint.

Sidel StarLite UltraLight CSD

The Sidel StarLite family of bottle base solutions is expanding through the StarLite UltraLight for carbonated soft drinks (CSD).

Many Good Reasons for Liquid Dairy to Switch to PET Packaging

Acting in a competitive marketplace, typically impacted by low margins, liquid dairy manufacturers seek innovations to achieve product differentiation and a sustainable business. Guillaume Rolland, Vice President Sensitive Products at Sidel, shares his insights about the benefits of switching from liquid dairy production to BET bottles.

Petcore Europe: Already 15 new members in 2018

50 individual company members and five European associations work together in the European PET value chain association.

Alpla and Fromm cooperate in PET recycling

Alpla, the Austrian packaging solutions specialist, and Fromm (Switzerland) have agreed on a collaboration in relation to PET recycling, as per Alpla's press release.

From PET bottles bales to egg packs with Amut technology

Closing the loop motto - three players for a green planet: Global Plastics, Hickman’s Family Farms and Amut Group. Forward-thinking companies who have started a great vertical collaboration to give to plastic a second life, avoiding post-consumer bottles to end up in landfills or in the ocean.

From PET bottles straight to packaging

AMUT and EREMA invite guests to experience the closed material loop of PET first-hand from 28 to 31 May 2018. Washed post-consumer PET bottle flakes will be recycled live at the AMUT headquarters in Novara, Italy.

EREMA at NPE 2018: Quality in plastics recycling in greater demand than ever

EREMA will be prioritising quality in every respect at booth W1249 at this year's NPE in Orlando from 7 to 11 May 2018.

Nanjing ziquan installs second Sidel complete hot fill PET line

Nanjing Ziquan, one of China’s leading co-packers, has turned again to Sidel to increase its hot fill production capacity of Mizone, a functional drink brand particularly popular in China and packaged in PET, for which consumption is growing.

Strategy for PET in the Circular Economy

On 7 and 8 February, more than 200 delegates from the entire PET value chain from Europe and beyond gathered in Brussels for the annual Petcore Europe Conference 2018.