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| Global themes | Starlinger & Co. Ges.m.b.H | Vienna | Austria
rPET Production Lines
Starlinger lines now at 3 locations of rPET giant CarbonLITE
Austrian Starlinger recycling technology will deliver PET recycling lines with a total installed capacity of 5.4 tons/hour for CarbonLITE’s new site in Pennsylvania at the end of the year. CarbonLITE is a major producer of food-grade rPET who already operates Starlinger recycling lines at its...
| Recycling machines | Veolia | London | United Kingdom
Reverse Vending Machine
Veolia and LEON pilot deposit return scheme to solve on the go recycling
A reverse vending machine designed to accept plastic bottles and aluminium cans has been unveiled in King’s Cross, Central London, by the UK’s leading recycling group Veolia and restaurant chain LEON.
| Recycling machines | Nordson | Westlake, Ohio | United States
New filter device substantially boosts screen changer efficiency for finer filtration, greater throughput, longer filter life
Nordson’s BKG® FlexDisc provides producers of critical films and PET recyclers with far more filtration area than standard screens, without increase in machine size.
| Recycling machines | Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen | Königsbrunn | Germany
New ECO melt filters
Recycling of PET: Ultra-fine microperforation sets new standards in melt filtration
With unprecedented filtration fineness of 60 µm, Ettlinger’s ECO melt filters will in the future make it easier to treat recycled material for the film, packaging tape and fiber industry and help plastics recyclers remove challenging contaminants like paints, silicones, barrier materials,...
| Sheets & Films | Kreyenborg | Senden | Germany
Ideal for mixed production scrap in PET sheet production
KP Linpac purchases a third IRD from KREYENBORG and expands its production of food packaging
KP Linpac orders third Infrared Rotary Drum of KREYENBORG to expand its production capacities for thermoformed PET packaging solutions.
| Recycling technology | FIMIC | Carmignano di Brenta (PD) | Italy
FIMIC and Zimmer America Recycling Solutions install new melt filter at Aaron Ind.
Italian company FIMIC, in partnership with Spartanburg, South Carolina based Zimmer America Recycling Solutions (a div. of ZARS-USA, LLC), has recently installed a new RAS500 model melt filter to process post-consumer polypropylene at Aaron Industries in Leominster Massachusetts.
| Recycling technology | Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen GmbH | Königsbrunn | Germany
Recycled PET bottles: Ettlinger’s ECO melt filters make fines almost one hundred percent recyclable
Shredded and washed flakes are created – along with fines as the second fraction – when non-returnable PET bottles are recycled. These fines occur in large quantities and are hence a significant and valuable part of the PET cycle. However, as an input material they are difficult to handle on account...
| Recycling technology | PureLoop GesmbH | Ansfelden | Austria
PURE LOOP at NPE 2018: Performance check for ISEC evo – visitors to the show start the shredder-extruder machine at the push of a button
"Start me up" is the slogan for visitors to the NPE 2018 show from 7 to 11 May in Orlando when they have the opportunity to put the material all-rounder ISEC evo 102 to the test in a live quality check. The system will be processing LLDPE film, PE hollow bodies and PE lumps to make high-grade...
| Recycling technology | battenfeld-cincinnati USA | McPherson, Kansas | United States
STARextruders: extrusion of PET for food-grade thermoforming sheet
At booth number W2771 at NPE, battenfeld-cincinnati USA will showcase their proven STARextruder series. This system concept has been optimized particularly for processing PET and has recently received a letter of non-objection from the FDA for use in the production of food-grade thermoforming sheet....
| Recycling technology | Next Generation Recycling | Feldkirchen/Donau | Austria
World premieres, innovations and highlights from NGR at NPE 2018
The Austrian manufacturer of plastics recycling machinery, NEXT GENERATION RECYCLING MACHINES, showcases new processing methods, innovative technology and profit-generating services along the plastics value chain in West Hall, Booth W7263 at the NPE2018 trade fair.
| Recycling technology | KREYENBORG Plant Technology GmbH & Co. KG | Münster | Germany
IR-CLEAN®: FDA Approval for KREYENBORG Infrared Rotary Drum
If Post Consumer Recycling Materials are to be processed directly into PET Sheet, with a process authorized by FDA or by EFSA is an indispensable solution required. With its IR-CLEAN® System, KREYENBORG now offers an attractive and low-cost alternative for Post-Consumer Materials and direct...
| Recycling technology | EREMA | Ansfelden | Austria
EREMA Laserfilter also successful in PET sector
The situation a good year after the product launch is encouraging: the PET Laserfilter has already been sold a number of times in the inline sheet, strapping and pelletising sectors. More and more processors find the smooth handling of PET melts with degrees of contamination over one per cent,...
The beverage industry and the protection of the environment: reduce and recycle are the order of the day
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PETnology Europe 2019
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Direct processing of PET flakes for food contact compliant inline preforms in just one processing step