Recycling - news on Plastech

Ampacet black masterbatch

Ampacet has developed carbon black-free masterbatch solutions that can help to significantly reduce the carbon footprint by providing a second life for black plastic packaging.

Record numbers attend Plastics

The third Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) exhibition and conference held recently in Amsterdam, The Netherlands attracted many more visitors and exhibitors from across Europe and beyond.

WEEE recycling and its problem:

Black plastic parts occur increasingly often in daily life and have therefore become a large challenge for recycling and separation technologies.


The beverage industry and

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

Seven winners announced at

The winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019 were announced today at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe, held at the RAI Amsterdam in The Netherlands.

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.

Erema Group continues to grow

Erema Group continues to grow and increases turnover by 16 percent

Tomra sorting recycling introduces

Tomra Sorting Recycling offers a full range of options to recycle plastics. Its flake sorting technologies upgrade throughput using a single machine while ensuring constant and high-quality output.

Over 120 companies to showcase

New ways to recycle plastics, technologies to improve recycling processes and new applications for recycled plastics are among the many innovations on show at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2019, taking place at the RAI Amsterdam on 10 and 11 April 2019.

Reifenhäuser Group acquires

As of 18 February 2019, Reifenhäuser Group acquires Plamex Maschinenbau GmbH, Kelberg. Plamex is a specialized supplier of blown film lines and extrusion components.

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.

Erema Group acquires 60 percent

Leading manufacturer of recycling machines expands its in-house product range following company participation.

Sabic will introduce ISCC

Sabic and customers Unilever, Vinventions and Walki Group will introduce ISCC certified circular polymers in 2019 during a market foundation stage.

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