Competek providing Starlite base solution together with Supervent technology

A greener bottle without changing the entire production line or modifying the design of the bottle is now possible thanks to Competek: The French company Competek has launched a new service which makes it possible to produce a light-weight bottle with saving up to 1gr for the 0.5l bottle and 2gr

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Alpla acquires South African packaging manufacturer

The global manufacturer of plastic packaging and recycling specialist, the Alpla Group, has acquired the manufacturer Verigreen Packaging based in Durban. The company specialises in bottles and canisters for lubricants such as engine oils. The Alpla Group acquired the lubricants division of the South African packaging manufacturer Verigreen on 7th July

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PCEP, SCS and EUMEPS join cross-polymer initiative PolyREC to monitor, verify and report on Europe’s recycled plastic flows

The non-profit association PolyREC announced that the value chain initiatives Polyolefin Circular Economy Platform (PCEP), Styrenics Circular Solutions (SCS) and European Manufacturers of Expanded Polystyrene (EUMEPS) have joined members Petcore Europe, PlasticsEurope, Plastics Recyclers Europe, and VinylPlus to support the setup of a harmonised, pan-European data collection system for both, plastics

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Amut and Biffa reiterate their successful cooperation for a greener world

Subsequent to the project accomplished by Biffa and Amut for the Seaham state-of-the-art recycling facility, one of the most modern and technically advanced in the world, the two players join forces again for Biffa’s new investment in its facility in Washington, Sunderland, UK. During the prior collaboration, Amut provided the UK

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Texen ramps up its materials research

Texen, a company for ecological transition within cosmetics packaging, is consolidating its materials expertise through an expanded partnership approach. One of the aims of its Materials R&D Roadmap is to make eco-design accessible to all brands and distributors, regardless of their size and environmental maturity, through streamlined and customisable solutions. As

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Refresco announces the acquisition of Hansa-Heemann

Refresco, the largest independent private label and branded beverage bottler in Europe and North America, announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Hansa-Heemann. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval. Hansa-Heemann, located in Rellingen, Germany, is a family-run, independent beverage company with five production sites in Germany. With

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OneCircle announces partnership with French collection partner Elise Alsace

OneCircle, producer of the KeyKeg and the UniKeg PET kegs, present their latest partnership with collection partner Elise Alsace, experts in collecting and recycling all types of waste. Elise Alsace will be collecting used KeyKegs throughout the Alsace region, which will later be recycled to fulfil their circular design and re-used

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