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PET bottles for sparkling wine

Designed to replace traditional glass bottles, Sipa presents the first PET bottle for sparkling wine to be filled on existing bottling lines. The wine sector accounts for something like 45% of the market for glass bottles, which until recently was on a rapid rise - currently over 5 million tonnes, compared with...

PET sheet extrusion lines in North America

Two lines for the extrusion of PET sheets destined for food packaging were recently delivered by Union to a North American processor. Both lines are able to reach output rates of up to 1,400 kg/h, guaranteeing the high quality of end products and responding to increasingly stringent market demands, in particular...

BottleOne chooses Sipa to develop PET bottles with integrated handle

For the development of one-gallon and a half-gallon PET containers with fully integrated handle in replacement of HDPE bottles, BottleOne, a US company based in Atlanta, turned to Sipa, which provided the XForm technology for the injection of special preforms and the SFL linear stretch-blowing system...

Direct moulding of rPET flakes for the production of preforms

Husky Technologies announced the introduction of its revolutionary HyPET HPP5e Recycled Melt to PreformTM (RMTP) system. With one system already running in the field and the second soon to be delivered, this development marks the successful integration of a preform injection moulding system with...

Piovan Group brings recycling and circular economy solutions to Greenplast

From May 3 to 6, 2022, Greenplast, the first edition of the fair dedicated to environmental sustainability, energy efficiency and circular economy in plastics and rubber industry, will take place at Fiera Milano in Milan. Piovan Group, with its brands Piovan and Energys, will be there to present its complete range of innovative systems for...

New safe PET aerosol container offering brands a sustainable and competitive edge

Launched by Sidel, PressureSafe is an innovative PET aerosol container design that will give home and personal care brands the opportunity to offer more environmentally sustainable dispensing spray packaging. This new PET product-packaging solution is approved for the traditional PET recycling stream. Intended for...

In France a PET enzymatic bio-recycling plant

Carbios, a pioneer in the development of enzymatic solutions dedicated to the end-of-life of plastic and textile polymers, and Indorama Ventures, one of the world-leading PET manufacturer, jointly announced a collaboration to build a manufacturing plant operating Carbios’ PET bio-recycling technology at Indorama Ventures’ PET production site in...

From post-consumer PET bottles directly to rPET food packaging

Recently, the strategic partnership between Amut and Erema has led to the installation and commissioning at the Alto Plastic Packaging site in Albany, New Zealand, of an extrusion line to process 100% washed post-consumer flakes into food-grade PET sheets. This is the first line ever installed in New Zealand for this special application...

Two Bandera lines for AMB

An international leading supplier of rigid and flexible films, the Italian company AMB will install two new extrusion lines from high-end Italian manufacturer Bandera in order to boost its production of recyclable PET solutions. Together, the new lines will produce an extra 20,000 tons per year to satisfy the increasing demand for...

Materials for fireproof household appliances

According to a study conducted by the Nuremberg Society for Consumer Research (GfK), sales of technical consumer goods increased in 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemic. The demand for household appliances, too, remains strong because many consumers are increasingly investing in their own four walls. The result is...

A non-ordinary plastic bottle

Keeping up with the new market trends and consumer demands for long-life milk containers, Sipa has created an innovative, functional, appealing, and completely recyclable packaging. This development started with a careful market analysis highlighting all the advantages of...

Complete aseptic line for milk drinks in PET bottles

Thanks to Sidel’s end-to-end complete aseptic PET line, UHT liquid dairy products (LDPs) from Spanish milk producer Covap are now also available in PET bottles for the very first time. This new PET bottle opens the door to meet changing market demand and ensures product integrity and safety...

Amut makes an encore with the British Biffa

Subsequent to the project accomplished by Biffa and Amut for the Seaham (United Kingdom) state-of-the-art recycling facility, one of the most modern and technically advanced in the world, the two partners join forces again for Biffa new investment in its facility in Washington, Sunderland (United Kingdom)...

New Karawang facility to recycle 2 billion PET plastic bottles annually

Thailand-based Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), one of the world’s largest producer of recycled PET for beverage bottles, announced it will build a facility in Karawang, West Java, to recycle almost 2 billion plastic bottles a year in support of the government’s plan to reduce ocean debris...

High capacity line for PET and rPET preforms recycling

In the applications of PET, the concentrations of rPET are increasing more and more, to reach considerable percentage levels. 20% to 30% are the most common rPET concentrations in blends with virgin PET, however those percentages are rapidly growing, to the point that several bottlers have started to advertise 50% rPET and even 100%...

The "bottle to bottle" during the pandemic: Previero turns a difficulty into an opportunity

Some turnkey plants with an output range between 2,000 kg/h and 9,000 kg/h of washed and regranulated PET flakes from post-consumer bottles collection were recently sold by Previero-Sorema in Latin America. These PET bottle recycling plants include automatic feeding, prewashing, delabeling, wet...

New base solution to increase the stability of flat PET and rPET containers

Sidel is introducing the StarLite HPC base. The new, oval bottle base alternative for flat PET containers helps achieve optimum performance and can also comply with rPET up to 100%. The new bottle base not only increases container stability by up to 25%, but also optimises bottle weight and energy consumption, reducing...

A Comerio Ercole calender for the Mondorevive factory in Farentino

A machinery manufacturer from Varese, Comerio Ercole, will deliver a film calendering line to be installed at the Mondorevive factory in Farentino (near Frosinone, Italy). Equipped with four cylinders, the new calender will reach a height of 2.7 meters and its construction - complying with Industry 4.0 standards - will offer all the versatility necessary to meet...

Petcore Europe online conference to discuss post Covid-19 strategy and trends of PET

Building up on the success of 2020 with more than 300 visitors, Petcore Europe announces its 2021 two-day conference on a dedicated virtual platform. "Post Covid-19 - Strategy and Trends for the Circular PET Economy" is scheduled on June 2-3 and the first day will focus on perspectives and strategy for the PET value chain, with...