Equipolymers und Rittec announce cooperation

PET manufacturer Equipolymers and technology Start-up Rittec Umwelttechnik announced their cooperation. By the development and implementation of Rittec’s revolPET process into Equipolymers’ PET manufacturing plant the recycling content of food contact PET is targeted to be increased significantly. Mechanical PET recycling has been established in the European market for many years.

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Pressco and Somex announce strategic partnership

Pressco Technology Inc. and Somex Ltd. are pleased to announce their strategic and exclusive partnership effective March 2022. Pressco Technology, with headquarters in the USA since 1966, is well known for developing high-speed vision and sensory inspection solutions to improve process control and maximise profitability for manufacturers in the food, beverage,

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Tomra identifies mandatory Extended Producer Responsibility as solution to packaging waste

Tomra has just published its latest white paper examining how to achieve greater performance from Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) programs. This policy principle shall give the power to accelerate society’s shift towards a more circular economy, where resources are reused repeatedly to maximize their value.In a webcast that took place on

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BB Engineering GmbH records order intake from Thai Polyester for four VacuFil recycling systems

BB Engineering GmbH, Remscheid, Germany, a subsidiary of Oerlikon Textile, announced that Thai Polyester Co., Ltd, Thailand, has placed an order for four VacuFil systems for recycling bottle flakes with connected direct spinning. The polyester manufacturer, established in 2001 and with an overall annual capacity of 316,800 tons, is one of

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Industrial Physics Inc. acquires Steinfurth

Industrial Physics Inc. announced that it has acquired Steinfurth, a specialist in producing quality control instruments and solutions for the beverage, food, and pharmaceutical industries. For more than 80 years, German based organisation Steinfurth has been developing and producing CO2 measuring instruments, logger systems, carbonation systems, laboratory shakers, beer analysis instruments,

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Uniloy enters the PET stretch blow market with the purchase of assets from Amsler Equipment

Uniloy Inc., a blow moulding machine and mould technology company serving the global plastics processing industry, announced its purchase of certain assets of the now defunct Amsler Equipment Inc. of Vaughn, Ontario, Canada. Uniloy, Inc. purchased certain assets from the Receiver and Trustee in the bankruptcy of Niigon Machines, Ltd., who

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Evergreen to install AI-enabled sorting robotics in third recycling, rPET manufacturing plant

Evergreen, one of North America’s three largest producers of food grade rPET, has announced that it will be installing artificial intelligence-enabled bottle sorting robotics at its Albany, New York plastics recycling and rPET manufacturing facility. When the installation is completed in mid 2022, Evergreen will have deployed 15 high-speed, highly accurate

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