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The hundredth Contiform 3 Speed for stretch blow-moulding has been installed

Less than two years later its launch, Krones recently installed at Odenwald Quelle, a manufacturer of bottles for soft drinks based in Heppenheim (Germany), the hundredth Contiform 3 Speed machine for the stretch-blow molding of bottles in PET. “The Contiform 3 Speed boasts several persuasively attractive pluses. It is compactly...

Moretto at Pack Passion Week: improving the sustainability in PET and rPET preform production

Padua-based Moretto is among the speakers at the 2021 digital edition of Pack Passion Week, the event dedicated to the world of PET running from March 9 to 11. On 10 March Gene Flockerzi, general manager of Moretto Usa, will present a paper with the title “Enhancing Sustainability: drying control and process verification on preform production”...

Nuuk, the new rPET water bottle concept inspired by Greenland

Sidel’s art designers have created the Nuuk bottle concept, drawing inspiration from the purity of ice and its formations. The Nuuk brand takes its name from Greenland’s capital and the fjords that make it famous. The “Frozen, Authentic, Unique” slogan highlights the brand’s attributes, which are closely linked to water and its features. Produced from...

Alpla invests 5 million euros in Italy for bottle-to-bottle

The global manufacturer of plastic packaging and recycling specialist, the Alpla Group, is investing more than five million euros in an extrusion system for food-grade recycled PET (rPET) made of used PET bottles (so-called post-consumer material) at its site in Anagni (Frosinone, Italy)...