| Recycling technology | EREMA | Ansfelden | Austria
EREMA: double the demand for edge trim recycling
EREMA offers a fully automatic processing system for edge trim with the proven INTAREMA® K. Sales have increased by 100 per cent compared to the previous financial year. More and more producers are reducing their material costs by recycling clean production waste.
| Recycling processes | Alpla | Hard/Wöllersdorf | Austria
ALPLA: PET Recycling Team further improves carbon footprint of rPET
PET pellets from post-consumer drink bottles provided by PET Recycling Team GmbH, a subsidiary of ALPLA, result in greenhouse gas emissions that are only a tenth of the level for new material. This has been confirmed in a recent investigation.
| Recycling technology | Starlinger | Vienna | Austria
Starlinger’s rPET PP*STAR: a real world star!
For many years, the PP*STAR, a pinch bottom bag produced on Starlinger machinery, has been known as a robust and attractive packaging solution for products such as dry pet food, fertilizer, sugar, flour, or rice. Since early 2017, the PP*STAR can be manufactured directly from PET bottle flakes,...
| Recycling processes | Coveris | United Kingdom
Coveris celebrates ten years of recycling with launch of new waste recovery system
Coveris is celebrating a decade of sustainable success at their Lincolnshire based environmental services facility with the launch of a pioneering new recovery system Recoveris™.
| Preform moulding | Erema | Ansfelden | Austria
SIPA and EREMA hold Open House
Live production on world's first PET Inline Preform system
A very special Open House was held from 4 to 6 September at the SIPA headquarters in Vittorio Veneto, Italy, where the unique direct processing of washed PET flakes to make food contact grade preforms was demonstrated live on the world's first PET Inline Preform system. The system will be in...
| PET materials | Köksan | Sehitkamil | Turkey
Custom-Enhanced Screen Changer Extends Filter Life and Improves Product Quality for PET Company Köksan
Nordson Retrofitted Its BKG® POLY™ Screen Changer with Filter Candles, Providing 4 to 8 Times Longer Filter Life, Fewer Black Specks and Gels, and Less Shear Stress.
| Recycling processes | CARBIOS | Clermont-Ferrand
CARBIOS: The technical solution for the recycling of opaque PET plastics such as the new milk bottles
CARBIOS, an innovative green chemistry company specializing in enzymatic bioprocesses applied to plastic and textile polymers, comforts the applicative potential of its innovations by making 100% recyclable all household packaging in opaque polyethylene terephthalate (PET) such as the new milk...
| Recycling processes | Reimotec | Lampertheim
Reimotec is expanding its range of PET strapping tape lines by including the VACUREMA system
In order to meet the demands for processing raw materials even with critical iV values, Reimotec has now linked up with EREMA, the Austrian specialist for recycling of plastic materials, thus gaining an invaluable supplier offering another uniquely positioned technology. EREMA offers the VACUREMA...
| Recycling processes | Dr. Thiele Polyester Technologie | Bad Oeynhausen
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,...
| Recycling processes | Krones AG | Neutraubling
Bottle-to-bottle recycling system for brand manufacturers
Many renowned soft drink manufacturers place great importance on the subject of sustainability. Nowadays, companies already have numerous obligations when using recycled PET in new beverage containers. At the interpack, Krones AG in Neutraubling will be presenting its MetaPure, a PET recycling...
| Recycling processes | NGR Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH | Feldkirchen
PET Processing Using the LSP Method (Liquid State Polycondensation)
After an R&D period of more than 30 months, Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH of Feldkirchen, Austria, has made a breakthrough with a new process for PET recycling.
| Recycling processes | EuPR, Plastics Recyclers Europe | Brussels
Plastics Recyclers Europe warns that PET trays must be recycled separately
- PET trays are valuable recyclable products.
- PET bottles and trays must not be mixed to enable more efficient recycling.
- Future investments will permit better recycling of trays.
PET trays must have their own recycling stream. These valuable products need to be sorted separately from the PET bottle...
PETnology Americas 2018, Atlanta, Georgia, 25-26 June