Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) - news on Plastech

From PET bottles straight to packaging

AMUT and EREMA invite guests to experience the closed material loop of PET first-hand from 28 to 31 May 2018. Washed post-consumer PET bottle flakes will be recycled live at the AMUT headquarters in Novara, Italy.

EREMA at NPE 2018: Quality in plastics recycling in greater demand than ever

EREMA will be prioritising quality in every respect at booth W1249 at this year's NPE in Orlando from 7 to 11 May 2018.

Nanjing ziquan installs second Sidel complete hot fill PET line

Nanjing Ziquan, one of China’s leading co-packers, has turned again to Sidel to increase its hot fill production capacity of Mizone, a functional drink brand particularly popular in China and packaged in PET, for which consumption is growing.


Strategy for PET in the Circular Economy

On 7 and 8 February, more than 200 delegates from the entire PET value chain from Europe and beyond gathered in Brussels for the annual Petcore Europe Conference 2018.

Closure helps to secure bottled water image

The Secure Flip next-generation sports cap from RPC Massmould is being used across a number of PET bottles for Highland Spring, the Number 1 UK natural sourced bottled water brand.

New CPP option for Netstal PET-LINE

In preform manufacturing, power supply outages reduce system availability levels and have a negative impact on unit costs. In the form of its new CPP option, for challenging industrial situations Netstal is offering a practical solution for its PET-LINE that can be amortized within a short period and reliably ensures maximum system availability.

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.

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.