Plastic bottles

A flip sports cap closure by RPC sticks at 180 degrees when open, and retains the tamper proof seal preventing waste. more

23 Oct 2017 11:18 Industry News

Proctor and Gamble hopes its consumers will pay more attention to plastic in the oceans, with a series of washing-up liquid bottles made from a tenth ocean plastic. more

6 Oct 2017 10:39 Industry News

Utilities manager Veolia has opened a HDPE sorting site on the Thames estuary, specialising in vacuum extrusion from milk bottles. more

20 Sep 2017 14:57 Industry News

Raepak has completed a development project to make a cap to dose for all viscosities. more

13 Sep 2017 12:07 Industry News

A hybrid syrup bottle and cocktail mixer will provide mixologists a taste of Harry's Bar at home after RPC brought its expertise to sealing the cap. more

12 Sep 2017 11:04 Industry News

A barrier polyester representing a joint-project between Solvay and Husky will debut at Drinktec, in Munich this week. more

11 Sep 2017 14:50 Materials

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RECOUP and Nestlé used bottles brought to Buxton’s spring fair to transform into benches for a park in the Derbyshire peak town. more

9 Aug 2017 09:59 Industry News

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

7 Aug 2017 11:12 Materials

Plastic Recyclers Europe has warned that poor quality PET recyclate is proliferating, due to outdated collection systems, high moisture in bales because of thinner flakes and more complex waste streams.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

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Spectra announces expansion as it enjoys rising demand from cosmetics retailers. more

3 Jul 2017 12:34 Industry News

Dupont Performance Materials has applied its Surlyn ionomer to container frosting. more

26 Apr 2017 10:21 Industry News

A soap brand with nationwide stocking is using bottles with a fully recycled feedstock created by M&H Plastics. more

29 Mar 2017 12:23 Industry News

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


UPM Conveyors

A stand-alone conveying system by UPM brings four cap production tasks together for beverage closure line. more

1 Feb 2017 16:59 Machinery

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

The RNLI has opted for a Christmas tree made from plastic bottles this year to symbolise an award-winning floatation device created to save lives at sea. more

16 Dec 2016 09:00 Environment

A newly-designed bottle format that uses less plastic, is lighter weight and encourages consumer recycling through on-pack labelling is being used for one of the UK’s biggest still water brands. more

13 Dec 2016 14:30 Environment