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Lindner at Fakuma 2021

Lindner at Fakuma 2021

Changing from a linear to a circular economy, the quality of the recycled material plays an increasingly important role. Lindner is taking on this challenge and will be presenting a new hot-wash system for recovering PET (polyethylene terephthalate) at Fakuma


KraussMaffei High Performance becomes Netstal again

KraussMaffei High Performance becomes Netstal again

The KraussMaffei Group will transfer all activities of the former KraussMaffei High Performance AG into an independent unit effective October 1, 2021. This will operate under the traditional name Netstal.


Contiform 3 BigBottle produces large PET containers

Contiform 3 BigBottle produces large PET containers

For millions of people all over the world, packaged drinking water is an essential part of their daily life, especially if they live in a region where they cannot depend on a reliable supply of potable tap water.


Youthful packaging design by Sidel opens a new page for Menton

Youthful packaging design by Sidel opens a new page for Menton

Sidel packaging team in China redesigned the package of Menton flavoured water by integrating youthfulness into its health attribute. The straight-wall lightweight PET bottle, which weighs only 17.85 grams for the 500 ml format, conveys the sense of modernity and is a statement of sustainable packaging.


Oben Group announced the acquisition of Poligal Group

Oben Group announced the acquisition of Poligal Group

Oben Group announced the acquisition of Poligal Group, effective February 25, 2021. This acquisition includes the BOPP and CPP production plants in Portugal and Poland, commercial offices in Germany and an extensive sales and distribution network throughout Europe.


Big Bottling Company invests in a powerful PET line from KHS

Big Bottling Company invests in a powerful PET line from KHS

With over 200 million inhabitants Nigeria is already by far the most heavily populated country in Africa. In the next 30 years the United Nations reckon on this number doubling, meaning that by 2050 around 410 million people will live here.