FlexBlow is adopting Ford Conveyor Manufacturing Method to cut lead times and offer more value to the market

FlexBlow, a pioneer in the PET stretch blow molding industry, is set to revolutionise its manufacturing process with the introduction of well known example – Ford Conveyor Method production. This strategic move not only signifies the company’s commitment to growth and expansion but also grants multiple benefits for clients, including significantly

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HydroDyn Recycling GmbH appointed Friedrich Rechberger as their new CEO

Friedrich Rechberger took over as the new CEO of HydroDyn Recycling GmbH on February 8, 2024. Company founder Michael Hofmann focuses as co-CEO on strategic business development and sales. With this strengthening of the management team, the specialists in innovative process engineering for cleaning and processing plastic waste aim to further

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Tomra further strengthens its position in AI with a 25% stake in waste analysis startup PolyPerception

Collection and sorting solutions provider Tomra further strengthens its position in the field of artificial intelligence by acquiring a 25% stake in PolyPerception, a startup offering AI-based waste flow monitoring. Tomra began a collaboration with PolyPerception in December 2022, and this investment in the company is another step in Tomra’s journey

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Carbios and De Smet Engineers & Contractors enter engineering partnership for construction of world’s first PET biorecycling plant

Carbios, a biotech company developing and industrializing biological solutions to reinvent the life cycle of plastic and textiles, and De Smet Engineers & Contractors, a provider of engineering, procurement and construction services in the biotech’s and agro-processing industries, jointly announce their collaboration to spearhead the construction of the world’s first PET biorecycling

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Swire Coca-Cola and ThaiNamthip form a north Asean bottling alliance

The Coca-Cola Company, Swire Coca-Cola Limited and ThaiNamthip Corporation Limited announced on February 9, 2024 they have entered into definitive agreements to form a strategic bottling alliance in north Asean (Association of South East Asian Nations), including Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. The companies will align the management, governance and growth objectives

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New PET bottle recycling plant in Myanmar and Vietnam with Sorema Technology

Sorema recycling systems division of Previero N. SRL announces the achievement of quality and quantity parameters for the post-consumer PET bottle washing and recycling plant at Commercial Plastics Co. (CPC) in Yangon, Myanmar. This project will soon be followed by a second plant for CPC in Vietnam. Andrea Villa, Senior Technical and

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Sidel partners with EcoVadis to spearhead sustainable supply chain

Sustainability assessors, EcoVadis, will map and rate the environmental, social and ethical performance of Sidel’s suppliers as part of its new supply chain strategy. EcoVadis has over 17 years of experience in supply chain sustainability assessment and has rated over 125,000 companies. The organisation rates businesses based on four key categories:

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Packaging producer Retal reaches CDP A-score

Multinational plastic packaging producer Retal has earned its first A-score from the globally-recognised Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), rewarding the company’s improved management of climate change after getting a B-score during four years in a row.  As the gold standard of climate change management evaluation, CDP represents the reference for investors, to assess

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Avient unveils ColorMatrix AAnchor: New acetaldehyde control technology for PET packaging

Avient Corporation, a leading provider of specialty and sustainable material solutions and services, is excited to announce the launch of ColorMatrix AAnchor, an innovative acetaldehyde control technology designed for PET packaging. This cutting-edge packaging solution addresses the challenges associated with increased recycled PET content by oering improved recyclability and enhancing bottle

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World Packaging Organisation President, Luciana Pellegrino, announces the Vice Presidents for 2024 to 2026

World Packaging Organisation (WPO) President, Luciana Pellegrino, announced this Monday the names of the Vice Presidents that will take part of WPO’s new Executive Team and lead WPO’s Portfolios during her term of office that goes from 2024 to 2026, working closely with her, WPO Members, partner organizations and the market. “I am thrilled to

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