Recyclable Materials

SIPA's 100% PET water cooler bottle

Dispatches from Emballage 2012

SIPA presses ahead with greener packaging

By Rod Addy

Plastics firm SIPA is making headway with greener packaging initiatives such as lightweighting and increased recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) content, according to the company’s packaging innovation director Laurent Sigler.

Krones installs its first German PET recycling line

Krones installs its first German PET recycling line

By Ben Bouckley

Krones has confirmed to that it has struck a deal to commission its first sustainable closed-loop PET recycling line for a German beverage firm, the sixth such line worldwide.

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.


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