Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) - news on Plastech
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 introduces the versatile Aseptic Combi Predis, a new solution that can produce aseptically both still beverages and carbonated soft drinks in PET bottles.
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.
Report from the Petcore Europe Thermoforms Working Group and its public workshop
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).
Solvay partners with Husky to develop Verian HBP - an advanced high barrier polyester enabling a new generation of sustainable packaging solutions.
Krones and Erema at drinktec 2017
Fast and flexible production changes with Gneuss sheet lines.
Sidel packaging team and Yili's Liquid Milk Division created a PET bottle for the company's new Changyi brand.
New Sidel StarLite Nitro base creaters greater PET bottle resistance and stability using less energy.
PET Engineering won the World Beverage Innovation Award for LUX in the "Best Bottle in Pet" category and the "Le Fonti Award" for Innovation & Leadership in the packaging sector.
Demand for BOPET film is expected to top 4 million tonnes this year, according to a new report from AMI Consulting.