Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) - news on Plastech

New developments in the recycling of PET thermoforms in Europe

Report from the Petcore Europe Thermoforms Working Group and its public workshop

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).

Solvay partners with Husky to develop Verian HBP

Solvay partners with Husky to develop Verian HBP - an advanced high barrier polyester enabling a new generation of sustainable packaging solutions.


Krones and Erema are joining forces to progress PET recycling

Krones and Erema at drinktec 2017

From rigid to foam sheet on the fly…

Fast and flexible production changes with Gneuss sheet lines.

Sidel designs PET bottles for Yili's new range of yoghurt drinks in China

Sidel packaging team and Yili's Liquid Milk Division created a PET bottle for the company's new Changyi brand.

Sidel launched new StarLite Nitro base

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

Packaging and PET Innovations Awards for PET Engineering

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.

Strong growth prospects for BOPET films

Demand for BOPET film is expected to top 4 million tonnes this year, according to a new report from AMI Consulting.

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'.

PET cans contaminate plastic recycling stream

Design of PET containers leads to significant issues in the plastics recycling stream, APR warns.

Tailor-made PET Sheet Lines from Gneuss

Gneuss Processing Unit (GPU) gives Sheet PET Lines increased flexibility and food contact certification.

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.

The recycling of thermoforms: an important challenge for the PET value chain

Petcore Europe Thermoforms Working Group published an interim report on recycling of PET rigid packagings.