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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.

Sidel partners Coca-Cola in developing new design for Fanta bottle in PET

Sidel has collaborated in the new “spiral” PET bottle project from The Coca-Cola Company with the company’s 40-year expertise in PET packaging instrumental in the successful rejuvenation of the Fanta brand and the challenges involved in getting it right.


Alpha Packaging targets European expansion

Alpha Packaging acquires Dutch plant from Graham Packaging Company. St. Louis-based PET and HDPE bottle maker sees purchase of Etten-Leur facility as platform for broader European growth

Direct Print Powered by KHS certified and fully recyclable

Innovative technology which is fully recyclable: the first digital Direct Print Powered by KHS printing process for PET bottles has now again been certified by the European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP).

SIPA and EREMA hold Open House

A very special Open House was held from 4 to 6 September at the SIPA headquarters in Vittorio Veneto, Italy.

We do more: Krones at the drinktec 2017

At this year’s drinktec, the world’s biggest sectoral meet-up for the beverage and liquid food industries, Krones will, as in all the previous years, be showcasing its corporate capabilities in Hall B6.

Milliken at Drinktec 2017

Milliken at Drinktec 2017 to highlight how its ClearShield UV absorbers protect vitamins, plus the color and aroma of drinks in clear, transparent PET bottles.

Sidel launched new StarLite Nitro base

New Sidel StarLite Nitro base creaters greater PET bottle resistance and stability using less energy.

Amcor expands compression blow forming platform

Amcor Rigid Plastics has expanded its compression blow forming (CBF) platform with a new 20-cavity CBF machine for production of HDPE pharmaceutical bottles.

PET Engineering designs the bottle for 'everyday climbers'

Levissima, a member of the Sanpellegrino Group, has appointed PET Engineering to create the packaging for its '#LA75, mobile bottle'.

Artesian spring water in PET containers from Amcor

Purely Sedona has been launched in lightweight polyethylene terephthalate (PET) containers designed by ScorCreative at Amcor.

Cost-savings with short-neck conversion on PET bottling line

Emirates Refreshments Company (ERC) has carried out a short-neck conversion on its PET bottling line.

PET Engineering wins its fourth Packaging Oscar

PET Engineering won its fourth Packaging Oscar for its 9.3, a pasteurized beer bottle that combines design, innovation and accessibility.

Sidel introduces services to optimise PET bottling line performance

New Sidel services aims to optimise performance across the lifecycle of the PET bottling line.