Material technology
23.05.2017 | Synvina C.V | Amsterdam | The Netherlands

Synvina receives interim approval from European PET Bottle Platform: PEF to be integrated in circular economy

The European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP) has given interim approval for the recyclability of polyethylenefuranoate (PEF), produced by Synvina C.V., Amsterdam, in the European bottle recycling market. Following EPBP’s assessment PEF bottles are expected to be disposable through existing recovery systems the same way as polyethylene terephthalate...

04.05.2017 | Milliken Chemical | Gent | Belgium

Milliken at Interpack 2017 to highlight the protection offered to PET packaging by its ClearShield® UV absorbers

To ensure product consistency, and hence brand integrity, the contents of PET packaged goods must be protected from exposure both to sunlight and to indoor lighting during storage, distribution, retail display and post-purchase storage. This is where Milliken is making a difference.

Markets, PET processing
19.04.2017 | | Corpus Christi, Texas | USA

Corpus Christi M&G Jumbo Resin Plant on track to begin operations in 2017

The world’s largest resin-processing plant is expected to be fully operational by mid-2017, creating up to 250 permanent jobs and manufacturing over a million tons of PET resin a year at Port Corpus Christi.

23.01.2017 | Holland Colours Americas Inc. | Richmond, Indiana | USA

The Natural Collection - Colorants for use with biopolymers

Holland Colours Americas Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of The Natural Collection, a new bio-derived colorant for use in cosmetic packaging and other commercial applications. A global specialist in customer-specific coloring products, Holland Colours is the first company to develop a product line in which color pigments are non-toxic and...

09.01.2017 | PolyOne | Cleveland | USA

INVISIO™ COLOR INSPIRATION 2018 from PolyOne empowers color strategies for designs that captivate

The popularity of some colors may come and go in product designs. On the other hand, color trends based on deep-rooted societal changes have greater authenticity and staying power. These longer-term trends are reflected in PolyOne’s new InVisiO™ Color Inspiration collection for 2018 and beyond. 

In general, the palettes found in color forecasts...

PET processing
12.09.2016 | Moretto S.p.A. | Massanzago, PD | Italy

K 2016: Moretto on show in Düsseldorf

At this year’s show the Italian company Moretto, a leader in automation technology for the plastics processing industry, will present several exclusive solutions: MOISTURE METER, a resin moisture analyzer; XD 10, a high performance mini-dryer; DGM, a continuous batch gravimetric dosing unit; and EXA, a conveying system for up to six stations.

PET processing
09.09.2016 | KREYENBORG Plant Technology GmbH | Senden | Germany

K2016: Drying, Storing, Mixing, Conveying and Dosing

On the occasion of the K2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany, KREYENBORG Plant Technology GmbH, based in Senden, in northwestern Germany’s Münsterland region, will be presenting information regarding their wide assortment of products for efficient bulk material handling in the plastic-, food- and chemical industries. Particular focus this year will be on...

09.09.2016 | LANXESS | Cologne | Germany

Macrolex Gran from LANXESS for application in amorphous and semicrystalline plastics

At K 2016, LANXESS’s Rhein Chemie Additives (ADD) business unit is showcasing its organic Macrolex Gran colorants for the brilliant coloring of amorphous and semicrystalline plastics. Thanks to their microgranule form, the colorants compare extremely favorably with powders and compact granules owing to their excellent dispersion and processing...

Material technology
08.09.2016 | Velox GmbH | Hamburg | Germany

K 2016: VELOX to present its expanded POLYRAM tie layer portfolio with two new grades for PS and PET multilayer

VELOX GmbH, a European leader in marketing and distribution of raw material specialities for the plastics, composites, rubber, paints and coatings industries, announces its extended product portfolio in partnership with POLYRAM Plastic Industries Ltd.



05.09.2016 | Karl Finke GmbH & Co. KG | Wuppertal | Germany

COLORED PET BOTTLES: Color masterbatch producer Finke expands technical center in Wuppertal with new equipment for PET blow molding.

Finke has always placed great emphasis on a comprehensive service in the realization of design concepts. To speed up this process for PET dyeing, the color masterbatch producer has now expanded its technical center in Wuppertal. With the new blow molding equipment for PET bottles, the translation of color concepts into production stage coloring and...