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A bio=based PET constituent will be produced in Denmark after an agreement between Braskem and Haldor-Topsoe. more

13 Nov 2017 10:05 Industry News

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Horizon 2020 funding has been granted to a European project to depolymerise bottles. more

31 Oct 2017 16:28 Materials

Plastic Recyclers Europe and EPBP have joined US partners to create a Plastics Outreach Alliance. more

10 Oct 2017 10:18 Industry News

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University of Wolverhampton

Materials researchers at the University of Wolverhampton have published results from a project with partners in Poland and Italy to turn PET into bioplastics. more

8 Sep 2017 15:57 Materials

RPC has launched a high clarity range of squeezy bottles, from 300ml to 920ml, for sauces packaging. more

7 Aug 2017 11:12 Materials

Aegg will join exhibitors at the Packaging Innovations show in London with details of the million pound renovation of its facilities in Suffolk. more

2 Aug 2017 13:55 Industry News

Coca Cola is encouraging consumers to fall in love with recycling with a new, stop-motion television advert made entirely from recycled packaging. more

31 Jul 2017 14:14 Environment

Plastic Recyclers Europe has warned that poor quality PET recyclate is proliferating, due to outdated collection systems, high moisture in bales because of thinner flakes and more complex waste streams. more

17 Jul 2017 14:09 Materials

The British Plastics Federation has praised Coca-Cola's 'leadership', after an announcement from the drinks giant on upping rPET to half its bottles. more

13 Jul 2017 10:35 Industry News

Coca-Cola European Partners has unveiled a new sustainable packaging strategy for Great Britain, which sees it aim to double the amount of recycled plastic in all of its bottles to 50 percent by 2020. more

12 Jul 2017 09:00 Environment

The recycling line has been installed with Nordson’s BKG Flex Disc filter cartridge. more

6 Jun 2017 16:41 Industry News

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SteadyEdge is a PET container which offers Food, Home, and Personal Care (FHPC) producers enhanced brand differentiation options together with maximised production efficiency. more

18 May 2017 16:42 Industry News

New members including SUEZ, Sidel, and Sukano have joined Petcore Europe this year. more

9 May 2017 15:25 Industry News

Bottled water corporations Danone and Nestlé have launched ‘NaturALL Bottle Alliance’ with Origen Materials to make bioPET bottles. more

16 Mar 2017 15:46 Materials

PetainerKeg, a one-way beer keg made of PET, will expand its distribution with Sheffield-based Crusader UK. more

6 Feb 2017 14:29 Industry News

Circular Economy and 'closing the loop' are popular buzzwords in plastics in 2017, but actually applying what they mean to the production chain, to disposal by the consumer and to processing upon collection, is a much trickier mountain to conquer. more

3 Feb 2017 15:33 Materials

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IK and the EuPC have affirmed their support for the aims of the new report by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, whilst raising concern over the suggested abandonment of polystyrene and gaps in global implementation. more

30 Jan 2017 16:11 Industry News

Sidel is rolling out a new bottle design that bears up in hot climates. more

25 Jan 2017 16:57 Materials

A subscription wine club is using a new PETG wine bottle design to prevent failed deliveries. more

24 Jan 2017 15:55 Materials

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AB Systems is expanding its team with the appointment of Milton Shelley as Sales Director. more

20 Jan 2017 11:16 Industry News