PET

  • 04 June 2024

    In Mumbai to talk about injection moulding and packaging blow moulding

    The ninth edition of the “Injection, Blow Moulding & PET international” summit, organised by ElitePlus++, will take place in Mumbai on 26 and 27 June. With approximately 60 speakers from around the world, the event will provide an opportunity to discuss and update on the latest innovations...
  • 28 May 2024

    Petcore Europe Thermoforming Conference 2024 is coming

    Petcore Europe Thermoforming Conference 2024, scheduled to take place in Granada (Spain) on 25 and 26 June, will be dedicated to the circularity of PET thermoformed packaging. The objective of this event is to promote thermoforms collection and recycling and specifically tray to tray circularity...
  • 03 April 2024

    Production, consumption and, above all, recycle of PET in Europe

    Icis, a global source of commodity intelligence, together with Plastics Recyclers Europe, Petcore Europe, Unesda Soft Drink Europe and Natural Mineral Waters Europe, launched the “State of Play 2024” study, offering a detailed examination of the PET market in Europe in 2022. The comprehensive study includes...
  • 20 March 2024

    Italian-Indian collaboration for the recycling of PET bottles

    Ganesha Ecopet, a division of the largest Indian PET recycler, Ganesha Group, entrusted Sorema, the division of Previero Srl specialized in the construction of plastic recycling plants, with the realization of a PET bottle-to-bottle recycling plant in India. It is a pioneering project, the first of its kind in the...
  • 13 March 2024

    Three Amut plants for recycling in Latin America

    Amut recently installed the first of three post-consumer PET bottle recycling lines at a food and beverage company's plant in Lima, Peru. The line has a capacity of 6,000 kg per hour and is designed to recover rPET for the production of new bottles. The second and third lines, both 3,000 kg per hour, will be built at...
  • 06 March 2024

    Two Union lines for rPET film in Mexico

    Two complete plants for the extrusion of rPET film for the thermoforming of rigid packaging have been installed by Union at a Mexican converter, which brings to 16 the number of lines in the fleet of this latter supplied by the Italian manufacturer. The two lines were developed to process up to...
  • 14 February 2024

    Meaf first rPET food sheet line in Lithuania

    By mating its energy efficient sheet extrusion lines with Kreyenborg’s IR-Clean Super-Clean process for post-consumer recycled PET, Meaf Machines can now offer its customers a cost-effective alternative for the production of FDA/EFSA approved single layer PET food grade sheet. A first...
  • 14 February 2024

    The current situation of the European PET industry seen from Brussels

    On 7 and 8 February, in Brussels, around 300 participants attended over 50 technical presentations at the annual conference organised by Petcore Europe, the European association representing the entire PET supply chain. Special attention was dedicated to new technologies and applications and to the...
  • 24 January 2024

    The PET industry meets in Brussels

    Next annual Petcore conference will feature an innovation summit where delegates from across the PET value chain will present a diverse range of ground-breaking initiatives that have the potential to drive opportunities and growth throughout the sector. The conference, being held in Brussels on 7 and 8 February, will take place against the...
  • 21 June 2023

    Rotary blow molding machine for PET bottles for liquor

    Recently Omega Packing, a Panamanian industrial consulting and engineering company has invested in Sipa technology purchasing an Xtra rotary stretch-blow molding system for the production of bottles dedicated to rum and liquor market. Omega Packing, infact, cooperated with an important spirit brand...
  • 21 June 2023

    A platform for the transition to recycled PET

    Sidel is demonstrating its expertise in recycled PET (rPET) by launching its “RePETable” offer. This unique portfolio of services is designed to help the packaging industry make an efficient transition to rPET bottle production while offering support to improve the circularity of primary packaging...
  • 18 October 2022

    Sidel opens new hub for recycling primary packaging

    Sidel has opened a new hub dedicated to PET recycling. At its unique small-scale PET recycling pilot line in Octeville (France), the company will develop its understanding of PET recycling with the aim of giving comprehensive support to the market as it switches to greater use of recycled PET...
  • 21 September 2022

    PET bottles for sparkling wine

    Designed to replace traditional glass bottles, Sipa presents the first PET bottle for sparkling wine to be filled on existing bottling lines. The wine sector accounts for something like 45% of the market for glass bottles, which until recently was on a rapid rise - currently over 5 million tonnes, compared with...
  • 22 June 2022

    PET sheet extrusion lines in North America

    Two lines for the extrusion of PET sheets destined for food packaging were recently delivered by Union to a North American processor. Both lines are able to reach output rates of up to 1,400 kg/h, guaranteeing the high quality of end products and responding to increasingly stringent market demands, in particular...
  • 20 April 2022

    New safe PET aerosol container offering brands a sustainable and competitive edge

    Launched by Sidel, PressureSafe is an innovative PET aerosol container design that will give home and personal care brands the opportunity to offer more environmentally sustainable dispensing spray packaging. This new PET product-packaging solution is approved for the traditional PET recycling stream. Intended for...
  • 02 March 2022

    In France a PET enzymatic bio-recycling plant

    Carbios, a pioneer in the development of enzymatic solutions dedicated to the end-of-life of plastic and textile polymers, and Indorama Ventures, one of the world-leading PET manufacturer, jointly announced a collaboration to build a manufacturing plant operating Carbios’ PET bio-recycling technology at Indorama Ventures’ PET production site in...