Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) - news on Plastech

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.

Closure helps to secure bottled water image

The Secure Flip next-generation sports cap from RPC Massmould is being used across a number of PET bottles for Highland Spring, the Number 1 UK natural sourced bottled water brand.

New CPP option for Netstal PET-LINE

In preform manufacturing, power supply outages reduce system availability levels and have a negative impact on unit costs. In the form of its new CPP option, for challenging industrial situations Netstal is offering a practical solution for its PET-LINE that can be amortized within a short period and reliably ensures maximum system availability.

PET collection and recycling rates in Europe increased in 2016

Out of 3.147.000 tonnes of PET bottles and containers placed in the European market in 2016, a remarkable number of 59.8% - in total 1.880.900 tonnes - were collected and thereof 1.773.200 tonnes mechanically recycled.

Sidel launches the versatile Aseptic Combi Predis

Sidel introduces the versatile Aseptic Combi Predis, a new solution that can produce aseptically both still beverages and carbonated soft drinks in PET bottles.