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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.


Facts & Figures

In the 2014 financial year, Krones, the world’s leading manufacturer of filling and packaging technology, met its forecasts for key financial performance indicators. With revenue up by 4.9% to €2.95 billion, the company exceeded its revenue target of + 4%. KRONES profited from its broadly...


Management
18.03.2015  | Krones AG | Neutraubling | Germany

Executive Board changes at Krones AG

Volker Kronseder, Chairman of the Executive Board of Krones AG, has decided not to renew his contract, which expires on 31 December 2015. This is in keeping with the company’s internal rules. Mr. Kronseder has informed the Supervisory Board of Krones AG of his decision. Volker Kronseder will leave...


PETnology Inside

 

PET Training - Upcoming seminars for small groups: Cologne, 13-15 April 2015

The PETnology course programme "PET Basics" and "PET recycling" will pass information on the PET basics, followed by current trends, developments and strategies in the areas of material, preforms, containers and recycling. The focus will be on both processes and mechanical engineering. Course language: German
Seminar PET Basics >>
Seminar PET Recycling >>

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Additives
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...


Additives

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...


Management, Additives
16.10.2014  | Holland Colours | Apeldoorn | The Nethterlands

Appointments at Holland Colours

Holland Colours is pleased to announce that as of 1 November 2014 Margret Kleinsman is appointed Chief Financial Officer. She succeeds Marco Kok who – as announced earlier – will leave the company as of December 31, 2014.



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)...


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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...


Blow moulding machines

Overheads for materials and the price of energy are among the biggest cost drivers in production. PepsiCo Deutschland GmbH thus charged KHS with the modernization of their Punica PET bottle filling line at their site in Hamburg, Germany. Systems supplier and specialist for market and...


Filling & Aseptic, Blow moulding machines
13.03.2015  | Searc | 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...


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, Blow moulding machines
13.03.2015  | Searc | 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...


Filling & Aseptic, Bottle developments
04.03.2015  | GEA Procomac | Sala Baganza, Parma | Italy

‘White & Safe’ PET bottle

GEA Procomac White & Safe is a 1 liter PET bottle with a 33/15 neck finish that weighs just 21g and it is believed to be the lightest of its size on the market. White & Safe bottle is designed specifically for ESL and UHT milk applications and features a variable concentration of light barrier...


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...


Caps & Closures, Bottle developments
16.11.2014  | Amcor Rigid Plastics | Rosemont, Ill. | USA

Amcor unveils first hot-fill PET containers for use with metal lug closures

Amcor Rigid Plastics, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of rigid plastic packaging for food, beverage, spirits, home/personal care, and healthcare industries, has announced the development of unique hot-fill polyethylene terephthalate (PET) containers which accept metal lug closures – a first...


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
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...


Packaging machinery

With its LitePac, Krones AG in Neutraubling has now found the most space-saving packing and palletising solution for non-returnable six-packs with the lowest energy consumption. The LitePac is produced on the new EvoLite Bloc. The EvoLite pack strapper is directly block-synchronised with the Robobox...


Shrink packer, Packaging machinery

Producing efficiently by saving energyToday, energy is an increasingly valuable asset and, as such, companies that handle large bottling and packaging systems are paying more and more attention to how using it, and choose high-efficiency and low power consumption machines. The line end solutions...


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...


Recycling processes
30.01.2015  | Dr. Thiele Polyester Technologie | Bad Oeynhausen | Germany

Polyester Recycling Forum in Bad Oeynhausen, March 03 – 04, 2015

The polyester recycling industry as part of material recycling and reuse is reducing significantly the consumption of crude oil based plastic materials. The collected PET bottles as major raw material are under continuous development and change regarding availability, weight, shape, color,...


Markets, Recycling machines

A screen changer filter cartridge designed to resist deformation and enhance polymer flow has enabled the operator of a high-throughput PET recycling line supplied by Starlinger recycling technology to reduce the frequency of filter replacement and improve pellet quality, it was announced today by...


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

PET PASSION WEEK 2015
Nuremberg, 9.-12. November 2015
- PETnology Europe 2015
- PETarena at BrauBeviale
more information to follow shortly


Past Event
PET PASSION WEEK 2014