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PACCOR’s DeliTwist closure wins ‘Packaging Oscar’

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DeliTwist, an innovative thermoformed screw-top pot made of rPET, has been awarded with the prestigious distinction ‘Oscar de l’Emballage’. The award, dubbed the ‘Oscar of the packaging business’, was handed over in front of more than 200 delegates Read more

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In Italy, the plastic debate involves citizens, professionals and institutions, as well as those who work on concrete solutions, respecting health and the environment. Read more

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BioSphere biodegradable additive for blow moulded PET

Colourmaster NIP Ltd

Colourmaster NIP Ltd introduces a new addition to the Biosphere range – the additive which significantly accelerates biodegradation of plastics in landfill, compost and marine environments. Read more

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Wood Mackenzie: China to dent global polyester growth in 2020

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Chinese polyester market growth is expected to sit at just below three per cent in 2020, a marked decline from the strong growth seen between 2018 and 2019. Read more

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ALPLA joins cross-industry consortium for chemical recycling

ALPLA

Plastic packaging and recycling specialist ALPLA Group is joining a new consortium for the chemical recycling of PET. Read more

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W. Amsler marks 25th anniversary

W. Amsler

W. Amsler Equipment Inc. is celebrating its 25th anniversary as a leading manufacturer of all-electric stretch blow moulding machinery for the plastics industry. Read more

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Wood Mackenzie: 2019 a year of successes and challenges in rPET

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Increasing awareness of plastic pollution has driven an unprecedented level of interest in rPET. As such, 2019 has seen a significant momentum behind collection and recycling commitments. Read more

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Klöckner Pentaplast secures supply of post-consumer recycled PET

Klöckner Pentaplast

Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) and Viridor have agreed a transformative five-year collaboration, securing an annual supply of 8,000 tonnes of post-consumer recycled PET. Read more

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Cups and trays manufactured from recycled plastic is precisely what battenfeld-cincinnati, Illig Maschinenbau, and Der Grüne Punkt (The Green Dot) are producing in a joint project. Read more

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Petcore Europe 2020 speakers confirmed

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Petcore Europe is pleased to confirm some of the key speakers in its annual conference in Brussels from 5-6 February 2020 in the Crowne Plaza Brussels - Le Palace. Read more

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Avery Dennison wins Sustainability Award for recycled PET liner

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Avery Dennison won the Environmental and Sustainability Award for its recycled PET (rPET) liner at the 2019 Label Industry Global Awards ceremony in Brussels. Read more

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KeyKeg and UniKeg builds reseller community with new partnerships

KeyKeg/UniKeg

KeyKeg, the global leader in PET kegs, is expanding its European footprint with the appointment of two new official resellers of KeyKeg and UniKeg – Apiglass in Spain and SwedBeer.se in Sweden. Read more

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KHS focuses on circular economy at K

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KHS will present a new PET concept at K 2019 based on the juice bottle as an example. It combines individual environmentally friendly packaging solutions in one container and thereby supports the theory of circular economy. Read more

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Thermoplastic films market growth driven by increasing aesthetics demand

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Thermoplastic films are thin laminate films produced from thermoplastic materials such as PVC, PET and PP through processes such as calendaring and extrusion. Read more

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Amcor designs lightweight PET beer bottles for Brazil market

Amcor

Amcor has adapted its leading-edge design technology to develop the first PET bottles for pasteurised beer in Brazil. Read more

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Scentered chooses recycled packs from Spectra

Scentered

Spectra Packaging recently produced recycled packs for Scentered's new range of hair, body and hand products. Read more

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Sidel agrees PET moulds producer COMEP acquisition

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France-based packaging solutions developer Sidel is to acquire PET moulds producer Cognac Moules Emballages Plastiques (COMEP) for an undisclosed fee. Read more

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Circle Value Chain

Petcore Europe

PET Monomer Recycling is innovative and new. It opens a completely new perspective on how to deal with the concerns about plastics and plastic waste. Read more

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Ioniqa’s 10 kiloton PET upcycling factory in operation

Ioniqa

With the commissioning of the first 10 kiloton plant in the Netherlands, Ioniqa has made good on its promise made earlier this year to achieve endless upcycling of PET plastics on an industrial scale. Read more

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Terphane introduces Ecophane PET films

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Terphane, a subsidiary of Tredegar Corporation and global competitor in specialty polyester films, has introduced its sustainable PET films line, Ecophane, to the global packaging market. Read more

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  • PACCOR’s DeliTwist closure wins ‘Packaging Oscar’

    PACCOR

    PACCOR’s DeliTwist closure wins ‘Packaging Oscar’

  • Zoppas Industries chooses eprcommunicazione for press and public affairs activities

  • BioSphere biodegradable additive for blow moulded PET

    Colourmaster NIP Ltd

    BioSphere biodegradable additive for blow moulded PET

    L-R: PET with no additive; PET with 'new' 203 additive; and PET with standard 201 additive.

  • Wood Mackenzie: China to dent global polyester growth in 2020

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    Wood Mackenzie: China to dent global polyester growth in 2020

  • ALPLA joins cross-industry consortium for chemical recycling

    ALPLA

    ALPLA joins cross-industry consortium for chemical recycling

    PET is a plastic widely used for rigid food packaging and drinks, personal care and homecare bottles. It performs an important function; however, there is the need to create more circularity in its use and reduce waste.

  • Wood Mackenzie: 2019 a year of successes and challenges in rPET

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    Wood Mackenzie: 2019 a year of successes and challenges in rPET

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