| Business function | ALPLA | Hard | Austria
ALPLA selects Kansas City for new facility
In a facility located at the Blue River Commerce Center in Kansas City, Missouri, the regional organisation ALPLA Inc. will create 75 jobs in its new 23,000-square-metre manufacturing plant while continuing to invest in the city over the next several years.
| Business function | Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) | Washington, DC | United States
NPE 2021 cancelled
Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) gives the following update on their decision to cancel the in-person components of NPE2021:
| Global themes | Environment and Climate Change Canada | Gatineau, QC | Canada
Single Use Plastic Ban
Canada one-step closer to zero plastic waste by 2030
On October 7th, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced the next steps in the Government of Canada’s plan to achieve zero plastic waste by 2030.
| Global themes | Graham Packaging | Lancaster, PA | United States
Graham Recycling Company celebrates 30th anniversary
Graham Packaging is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Graham Recycling Company (GRC). The facility opened September 26, 1990, running only one line and one shift. It now operates three lines with three round-the-clock shifts
| Global themes | Nestlé Waters North America | Stamford, Conn. | United States
Nestlé Waters North America Expands Use of 100% Recycled Plastic (rPET) in Three Additional Brands, Doubles rPET Use across U.S. Domestic Portfolio
Ozarka®, Deer Park® and Zephyrhills® join Poland Spring® in using 100% rPET bottles in multiple sizes. All Nestlé Waters North America U.S. domestic packaging continues to be 100% recyclable.
| Business function | ENGEL | Schwertberg | Austria
ENGEL opens second location in Mexico
Together with customers and partners, ENGEL de Mexico opened a second location in Mexico in San Pedro near Monterrey. "We are thus shortening the distance to our customers in the very important industrial region in the north of the country," emphasizes Peter Auinger, Managing Director of ENGEL in…
| 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…
| Business function | corvaglia | Newnan, GA | United States
Grand opening of first CORVAGLIA plant in U.S.
Today, Switzerland-based corvaglia group announced the completion of their first manufacturing facility in the United States, Newnan, Georgia. In celebration of this milestone, a ribbon cutting ceremony is planned for April 5th.
| Global themes | ALPLA | Hard | Austria
ALPLA builds new plant in Dayton, Ohio
ALPLA, Inc., a global manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging for a wide range of consumer products, announced that it will build a new plant with at least 50 jobs by the time it reaches full production in April 2019. The plant, located adjacent to the Dayton International Airport in Park 70/75…
| Filling technology | Sidel
New Sidel Matrix™ Combi for San Miguel in the Dominican Republic
Sidel: Peruvian beverage producer achieves significant energy savings
Peruvian company Industrias San Miguel (ISM) currently has seven lines producing PET bottles, five of which are equipped with blow moulding machines supplied by Sidel. The most recent ISM installation is a Sidel Matrix™ Combi, bottling still water and flavoured water at a rate of 36,000 bottles per…
| America | Corvaglia Group | Atlanta, GA | United States
corvaglia group announces U.S. expansion in Georgia
Today, Switzerland based corvaglia group announced plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Newnan, Georgia. The company provides plastic cap and closure technology solutions to the beverage industry around the world. The new U.S. production facility will compliment corvaglia’s existing…