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27.04.2015  | SMI S.p.A. | S.Giovanni Bianco, BG | Italy

SMIPASS: the access key to SMI services

SMI's customers can benefit from the many advantages offered by the information technology through Smipass, the new web-based platform of after sales technical support via the Internet. Smipass is an area of the www.smigroup.it website created to bring together in a single environment all of on-line...

22.04.2015  | KHS GmbH | Dortmund/Hamburg | Germany

KHS now has PET competence center in China

KHS is investing in one of the biggest PET growth markets in the world and can now enable its Chinese customers to profit locally from its unique Bottles & Shapes™ program with all the design, laboratory and bottle sampling experience of its PET experts from Hamburg, Germany.


APPE’s award entry was based on a light-weighting project involving two of Nestlé Water’s brands - Buxton and Pure Life. Working closely with the Nestlé Waters division, APPE was able to significantly reduce the weight of the 250/330ml and 500ml Buxton and Pure Life preforms. Through the...

Management, PET materials
16.04.2015  | Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) | Mumbai | India

Reliance commissions 650 KTA PET resin plant

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is pleased to announce successful commissioning of PET resin (Polyethylene Terephthalate) capacity at Dahej, Gujarat. The plant consists of two lines with a combined manufacturing capacity of 650 KTA. The plant has been built with Invista Technology for Continuous...

20.01.2015  | PolyOne | Cleveland | USA

PolyOne InVisiOSM Color Inspiration 2016 inspires designers

PolyOne Corporation a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced the release of its InVisiOSM Color Inspiration 2016, a collection of four influential and emerging colors. These collections, which draw upon global trends and expertise in color...


PolyOne today unveiled a new collection of liquid colorants that can help brand managers and packaging designers create “out of this world” personal care and cosmetic products packaged in PET. Inspired by PolyOne’s InVisiOSM Color Inspirations 2015 New Frontier palette, these colors mimic the...

PET injection machines, Markets

Netstal introduces new PET-LINE 5000 to the US market at NPE. The thoroughbred of preform production is designed for molds with 96 to 144 cavities and was developed specifically for markets with extremely high output.

PET injection machines

With an annual production of more than one billion parts, Envases CMF S.A., the largest packaging producer in Chile, sees itself as one of the leading domestic PET processors. A major milestone of the company’s success was its first-time investment in a cap production line featuring high-speed...

PET injection machines

Leading PET preform and bottle production technology specialist SIPA will show one of its latest XFORM preform injection molding systems at the NPE 2015 plastics exhibition in Orlando from March 23-27. Also on its stand, #151 in the West Hall, will be a single-stage injection-stretch-blow (ISBM)...


Bottle design

The demand for packaging solutions in plastic is huge the world over. The market wants sustainable, energy-efficient products for ever more sophisticated designs and applications. It requires packaging which is gentle on materials, energy and the product yet can be individually tailored to the...

Bottle developments

Leading European packaging specialists, APPE and Bericap, have launched a packaging solution aimed at the European electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) market for the reliable supply of e-liquids. The plastic dropper bottles, which package liquid used to refill e-cigarettes, are a joint development...

Bottle developments
24.03.2015  | KHS GmbH | Dormund, Hamburg | Germany

Very light PET bottles for milk and mixed milk beverages

Ever lighter PET bottles have been gaining ground in the water segment in particular for some time now. And for good reason, as they give both manufacturers and consumers a good number of benefits. The PET experts at KHS have now applied these advantages to the milk bottling process. At the Bottles...

Filling & Aseptic
24.03.2015  | KHS GmbH | Dortmund/Hamburg | Germany

Elb-Milch relies on safe filling technology from KHS

With a production volume of 100,000 metric tons a year, Milchwerke Mittelelbe GmbH (or Elb-Milch for short), part of the successful Krüger Group, is one of the leading suppliers of milk and mixed milk beverages and powdered milk in Germany. Based in Stendal in the German federal state of...

Filling & Aseptic

Whether it’s fruit chunks, fibres or cereals: upgrading juices and other beverages by adding solid constituents is very much in vogue right now. But highly appreciated as this is by consumers, it does in fact entail substantial additional costs and both qualitative and quantitative compromises in...

Filling & Aseptic, Blow moulding machines
13.03.2015  | Serac | France

Blown from a 2,3g PET preform

Blown from a PET preform of only 2.3 g, with nearly half of the mass concentrated in the neck, the fruit-shaped flesk requires an expansion rate of 16 (4 times in both length and width), which is extreme in this industry. On such tiny preforms, the SBL blower from Serac clearly demonstrates a high...

Caps & Closures
13.04.2015  | Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH | Schwaig | Germany

Dispensing Caps 2.0: International teamwork turns an idea into a point-of-sale product

Refillable packaging for additives or decorative closure for convenience beverages – the new-generation dispensing cap from Incap Ltd. offers a host of new possibilities for innovative product design.

Caps & Closures
13.03.2015  | BERICAP | Budenheim | Germany

BERICAP’s DoubleSeal Closure for Smoothies

BERICAP has been producing one-piece closures for aseptic application for many years. One of these closures is the 38mm 2-start closure equipped with the typical BERICAP DoubleSeal System. Featuring an inner boreseal and outer sealing lip, it delivers excellent tightness for an aseptically filled...

Closure moulds
29.01.2015  | StackTeck Systems Limited | Brampton, ON | Canada

Over 1000 in mold closing (IMC) cavities manufactured by StackTeck

StackTeck Systems Limited, known for its innovations in mold technology to provide solutions to OEMs in the consumer and packaging markets, announces an important milestone in the production of In Mold Closing (IMC) molds. StackTeck has designed and built molds totaling over 1,000 IMC cavities...

Management, Labels

The collaboration has already produced a comprehensive Avery Dennison Greenprint™ assessment showing how thinner label materials can reduce environmental impacts. Avery Dennison Greenprint™, a screening lifecycle tool launched in 2010, is the first of its kind in the label industry.

Quality controll
01.09.2014  | Videojet Technologies | Wood Dale, IL | USA

Making the Mark: Selecting the right ink for your application

A trusted partner can be the difference for ever-evolving industries in these rapidly progressing times. Forged on a foundation of communication, such relationships can yield mutually beneficial results for both business firm and client. Take packaging professionals: aligning with the right coding...

Labelling machines
06.08.2014  | KHS GmbH | Dortmund | Germany

KHS optimizes the Innoket 360 roll-fed labeler series

KHS has extended its Innoket 360 series of roll-fed labeling machines.  The Innoket 360 and extremely compact Innoket 360 S (with an output of up to 50,000 PET bottles per hour) have now been joined by the Innoket 360 Duo which has two roll-fed labeling stations and a capacity of up to 60,000...

Packaging machinery
19.03.2015  | SMI S.p.A. | S.Giovanni Bianco, BG | Italy

The new SK ERGON: when technology meets the ergonomic design

From processing to packing and packaging technologies, from ingredients to food safety and quality management up to logistics and handling: Anuga FoodTec trade show is much more than this. For SMI that is the opportunity to present the new ERGON series of primary and secondary packaging machines.

Packaging machinery

SMI offers compact cutting-edge solutions like the APS P series of automatic palletizing systems, integrating in the central column both the layer-loading head (basket) and a SCARA articulated arm which takes care of the operations of empty pallet feeding and interlayer pad insertion, thus forming...

Packaging machinery
14.05.2014  | SMI Group | S.Giovanni Bianco (BG) | Italy

Fridge packs realized by SMI wrap-around packers

Companies operating in the Food & Beverage sector have to face a more and more competitive market and are required to offer a constantly diversified range of products, in order to meet the consumer's disparate exigencies. Therefore, the solutions implemented by packaging machine manufacturers are...

Recycling machines

Driven by cost reduction programs from plastic processors and new governmental regulatory for changing to circular economies, the recycling solution provider NGR premiers newest innovations at the Plast Milan.

Recycling machines

Starlinger viscotec will showcase the deCON 20decontamination dryer at Plast 2015 in Milan. The dryer processes flakes and recycled pellets from PET and HDPE for use in food grade packaging. Unique to the deCON 20 is its ability to process input material in different forms – e.g. pellets, flakes and...

Markets, Recycling machines
10.03.2015  | NGR Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH | Feldkirchen/Donau | Austria

The Next Generation of intelligent recycling machines for ZERO SCRAP Production at the NPE 2015

Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH is presenting the next evolution of its Shredder-Feeder-Extruder-Combination, creating more convenience in operation, higher process-stability and higher resource-efficiency.

The Shredder-Feeder-Extruder-Combination from NGR is designed to allow the input of...

Auxiliary devices
16.02.2015  | motan, Inc. | Plainwell, MI | USA

motan, Inc. introduces the new METRO G material loader range

Reduce waste and increase productivity with the new METRO G material loaders. motan, Inc. brings its innovative METRO G to Orlando. METRO G, developed by motan engineers, combines the latest technologies from Colortronic and motan and also enhances those systems with a number of new features.

Quality & Diagnostic

Agr International offers a number of products that are designed to aid bottle manufacturers achieve their most aggressive light weighting goals while maintaining the highest quality.  Agr products are designed to assist container producers, converters and fillers stay competitive while meeting the...

Quality & Diagnostic

Vöslauer Mineralwasser AG has modernised compressed air generation for the production of PET bottles and commissioned system provider CompAir to replace two existing 40 bar compressors with an energy efficient machine from Belliss & Morcom.

Next Event

11th China Intl. Polyester Recycling and PET Packaging Conf. & Exh.
Shanghai, 16.-18. September 2015

Nuremberg, 9.-12. November 2015
- PETnology Europe 2015
- PETarena at BrauBeviale

Past Event