| Material technology | EPCA | Woluwe-Saint-Pierre | Belgium
EPCA '19: Indonesia to start up new R-PET plant in Q1 '20
Indonesia is expected to start up a new recycled polyethylene terephthalate (R-PET) recycling plant in the first quarter of 2020.
| Material technology | Seufert Gesellschaft für transparente Verpackungen mbH | Rodgau | Germany
Eco-R-PET: Transparent packaging from up to 100% bottle and plastic waste
Amidst fierce debates on waste prevention and shocking images of plastic waste in our oceans, plastics experts Seufert Gesellschaft für transparente Verpackungen mbH are facing up to the challenge. Thanks to the new Eco-R-PET packaging material, Seufert is now offering packaging made from recycled…
| Material technology | Sabert Corporation Europe | Nivelles | Belgium
Sabert Corporation Europe launches foodservice products made from 100% High Grade, Post Consumer PET Bottle Flakes
Global food packaging manufacturer Sabert Corporation Europe has succeeded in achieving its goal of producing an improved range of food service packaging products that are now made from 100% High Grade, Post Consumer PET Bottle Flakes.
| Material technology | Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH | Feldkirchen | Austria
Direct production of high-quality rPET sheets from PET waste on an integrated plant as a demonstration at K 2019
Next Generation Recycling Machines (NGR) and KUHNE Group: The cooperation between the recycling machine specialist and the extrusion expert is entering its next phase. Since first revealed at K 2016, several joint projects have been implemented, and interest in the combination of recycling and…
| Material technology | PolyOne | Avon Lake, OH | United States
New PolyOne PET and rPET bottle solution supports circular economy
At the 2019 Beverage Packaging Conference in Munich, PolyOne today announced the commercial availability of ColorMatrix™ SmartHeat RHC as part of its circular economy solutions portfolio for recycled PET (rPET) and PET bottles.
| Material technology | EconCore | Leuven | Belgium
EconCore chooses MEAF 50-H34 extruder for R-PET honeycomb sandwich panels
EconCore from Leuven in Belgium has chosen the high speed, energy efficient MEAF 50-H34 extruder for its trial production of recycled PET (R-PET) ThermHex honeycomb sandwich panels. The R-PET honeycomb core is made of 95% recycled post-consumer PET from bottles, combining sustainability with the…
| Material technology | Boxon | Helsingborg | Sweden
The R-PET Big Bag - A contribution to the careful use of resources and the prevention of marine pollution
Boxon converts PET bottles from Indonesia into new big bags. In this way, Boxon helps to reduce local plastic waste and to prevent marine pollution. After use, the R-Pet Big Bag can be recycled again. This makes Boxon Europe’s only supplier of Big Bags made completely from recycled materials.
| Material technology | ALPLA | Hard | Austria
Bottles made with 100 per cent rPET on the rise
Mineral water bottles can be made entirely of rPET, as demonstrated by Vöslauer. With a more than 40 per cent share of the market, Vöslauer is Austria’s number one mineral water. Sustainability is an integral part of the family-owned enterprise’s corporate philosophy and strategy. Vöslauer requires…
| Material technology | Waitrose | London | United Kingdom
Waitrose: Colour is the new black
Waitrose & Partners is launching coloured packaging made from recycled plastic for its ready meals. The new trays, made predominantly from mixed coloured PET bottles and trays, means the packaging may be a different colour every time it is produced, depending on what is being recycled.
| Material technology | Morssinkhof Rymoplast | Lichtenvoorde | Netherlands
New PET plant
Morssinkhof-Rymoplast is building a PET processing plant in Markranstädt
Morssinkhof-Rymoplast is building a PET processing plant in Markranstädt, in the Leipzig-region in Saxony, Germany. From recycled PET raw material PET granulate will be produced, which also can be used for food packaging.
| Material technology | Pact Group | Cremorne, VIC | Australia
Pact Group receive New Zealand Government funding to transition to 100% recycled rPET in its food packaging range
Pact Group announces with funding received from the Waste Minimisation Fund (WMF) it now has the capability to use up to 100% locally sourced recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate (rPET) in food grade packaging.
| Material technology | EconCore | Leuven | Belgium
EconCore Teams up with Ultrapolymers and DuFor for Recycled PET Honeycomb Development
EconCore, the leader in thermoplastic honeycomb core production technology, collaborates with Ultrapolymers and DuFor in an R&D project funded by the Flemish Government to develop a new product: a thermoplastic honeycomb core made from recycled PET. The basis of this development is EconCore’s…
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