PET

  • 14 February 2024

    Meaf first rPET food sheet line in Lithuania

    By mating its energy efficient sheet extrusion lines with Kreyenborg’s IR-Clean Super-Clean process for post-consumer recycled PET, Meaf Machines can now offer its customers a cost-effective alternative for the production of FDA/EFSA approved single layer PET food grade sheet. A first...
  • 14 February 2024

    The current situation of the European PET industry seen from Brussels

    On 7 and 8 February, in Brussels, around 300 participants attended over 50 technical presentations at the annual conference organised by Petcore Europe, the European association representing the entire PET supply chain. Special attention was dedicated to new technologies and applications and to the...
  • 24 January 2024

    The PET industry meets in Brussels

    Next annual Petcore conference will feature an innovation summit where delegates from across the PET value chain will present a diverse range of ground-breaking initiatives that have the potential to drive opportunities and growth throughout the sector. The conference, being held in Brussels on 7 and 8 February, will take place against the...
  • 21 June 2023

    Rotary blow molding machine for PET bottles for liquor

    Recently Omega Packing, a Panamanian industrial consulting and engineering company has invested in Sipa technology purchasing an Xtra rotary stretch-blow molding system for the production of bottles dedicated to rum and liquor market. Omega Packing, infact, cooperated with an important spirit brand...
  • 21 June 2023

    A platform for the transition to recycled PET

    Sidel is demonstrating its expertise in recycled PET (rPET) by launching its “RePETable” offer. This unique portfolio of services is designed to help the packaging industry make an efficient transition to rPET bottle production while offering support to improve the circularity of primary packaging...
  • 18 October 2022

    Sidel opens new hub for recycling primary packaging

    Sidel has opened a new hub dedicated to PET recycling. At its unique small-scale PET recycling pilot line in Octeville (France), the company will develop its understanding of PET recycling with the aim of giving comprehensive support to the market as it switches to greater use of recycled PET...
  • 21 September 2022

    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...
  • 22 June 2022

    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...
  • 20 April 2022

    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...
  • 02 March 2022

    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...
  • 15 December 2021

    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...
  • 20 October 2021

    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...
  • 05 October 2021

    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...
  • 06 September 2021

    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...
  • 28 July 2021

    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...
  • 21 July 2021

    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)...