Industry News

  • Coca-Cola transitions to 100% rPET bottles in the Netherlands and Norway
    Post time: Oct-30-2020

    Coca-Cola has taken another step on its journey to eliminating new virgin oil-based plastic by announcing that its brands in the Netherlands and Norway will transition to plastic bottles made from 100% recycled PET (rPET). Following the announcement late last year that Coca-Cola in Sweden would b...Read more »

  • [Technology] Understanding PET preform
    Post time: Aug-31-2020

    PET bottles have strong applicability and are widely used in daily necessities, daily chemical packaging and other fields. The preform is used as the intermediate semi-finished product of the subsequent two-way stretch blow molding. Some factors of the preform affect the quality of the injection ...Read more »

  • Coca-Cola European Partners invests in PET recycling technology
    Post time: Aug-25-2020

    Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, has announced that it is funding CuRe Technology – a recycling start-up that seeks to provide a new life for difficult to recycle plastic polyester waste. The funding from CCEP, through its innovation investmen...Read more »

  • 4-color PET automatic stretch blow molding machine
    Post time: Aug-21-2020

    Have been in the field of PET stretch blow molding machine manufacturing for over 20 years, we Hautek Machinery (www.hautekmachinery.com) are able to accept OEM orders to meet customer’s special demand of PET blowing machines.   A 4-color PET automatic stretch blow molding machine is made under a...Read more »

  • Label free PET bottle – Evian introduces label-free bottle made from 100% rPET
    Post time: Jul-27-2020

    Evian introduces label-free bottle made from 100% rPET   Danone’s Evian brand has revealed a new bottle for its mineral water that is label-free, made from 100% recycled PET (apart from the cap), and reportedly fully recyclable. The new design will be available as a 400ml bottle and feature...Read more »

  • Is there a sustainable future for PET packaging?
    Post time: Jul-25-2020

    In our latest Wider View, Sidel’s Luc Desoutter and Vincent Le Guen give their insight into the future of PET packaging, asking: is the use of this material even sustainable in the future – and if so, how?   Packaging in general has come under a lot of fire in the past few years, with different ...Read more »

  • Fortune 500 Brands & Corporate Foundations Extend Over $54 Million in Capital Commitments with Closed Loop Partners
    Post time: Jul-04-2020

    New York, NY — Closed Loop Partners June 30 announced that some of the world’s largest consumer brands and corporate foundations are extending more than $54 million in capital commitments with the Closed Loop Infrastructure Fund (CLIF). This extension is testament to the progress CLIF has made ov...Read more »

  • 7 plastic giants set up “Verpackung mit Zukunft” in Austria recently
    Post time: May-16-2020

    7 plastic giants set up “Verpackung mit Zukunft” in Austria recently. They are Greiner, ALPLA, Nestlé, Coca-Cola Austria, Interseroh, ENGEL, and EREMA.   “Verpackung mit Zukunft” will be committed to optimizing recyclability, and continuously improve the sustainability of the packaging indus...Read more »

  • Indorama plans to increase rPET production capacity by more than 2 times
    Post time: May-09-2020

    Resin giant Indorama Ventures revealed in its recently released 2019 financial report that in the next few years, the company plans to increase its global rPET capacity by more than twice.   The company said: “In 2020, recycling will be the main beneficiary of capital. Each acquisition or ...Read more »

  • Post time: Dec-20-2019

    Blow molded plastic bottles are light weight plastic bottles which are produced by the process of molding plastic with machine blowing process to from plastic bottles, jars, and jugs. The process of molding is done by common blow molding technology used in different plastic such as polyethylene (...Read more »

  • Post time: Oct-15-2019

    Blow Plastics News by Catherine Kavanaugh Blow molding sector news from K 2019: The companies that build the machines for producing everything from water bottles and cosmetic containers to automotive fuel tanks and industrial drums will show their latest developments in running recycled materia...Read more »

  • Post time: Sep-23-2019

    K 2019 gives a Clear Signal for Responsible Handling of Plastics Strong Impetus for Industry: High Propensity to Invest among the approx. 225,000 Trade Visitors from 165 Countries Circular Economy is “Hottest Ticket” for the Global Plastics and Rubber Industries K, the leading global trade fair f...Read more »