Polyethylene Terephthalate

Coca-Cola Enterprises tight-lipped on pending 375ml PET bottle launch

Coca-Cola Enterprises tight-lipped on pending 375ml PET bottle launch

By Ben Bouckley and Rick Pendrous

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has given a guarded reaction to a media enquiries regarding the planned launch a new 375ml bottle onto the UK market, despite its GB managing director informing journalists at a press conference that the firm intended to make...

SuperCleanQ funding victory to boost SMEs rPET prospects

SuperCleanQ funding victory to boost SMEs rPET prospects

By Ben Bouckley

An industry consortium has secured almost €2m of EU funding to develop processes and quality procedures to recycle for food contact applications, with the aim of helping small to medium-sized recyclers (SMEs) here reprocess waste and conform to European...

APPE developed the new technology for its DeepGrip bottles in partnership with Sidel

APPE battles HDPE bottles with ‘radical’ PET launch

By Ben Bouckley

APPE insists that a ‘technological advance’ now allows it to produce large size polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles with recessed handles, and challenge blow-moulded HDPE rivals with a ‘significantly lighter’ alternative.

Blowfill investment sees CCA slash Australian PET use

Blowfill investment sees CCA slash Australian PET use

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has opened two new blowfill lines costing AUS $35m at its Australian bottling facility in Adelaide, in a move that it said would significantly reduce its use of PET resin and energy.

Indorama sign deal to expand PET recycling business

Indorama sign deal to expand PET recycling business

By Mark Astley

In order to meet increasing post-consumer recycling demands, Indorama Ventures (IVL) is set to buy Wellman International’s polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling business in Europe.

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