Coca‑Cola Middle East launches locally produced 100% rPET bottles for its range of beverages across World Cup Qatar

Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) and Coca‑Cola Middle East announced the introduction of 100% rPET bottles for Coca‑Cola’s range of beverages across official Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022ä venues, including stadiums and fan zones. Aligning with the SC’s key initiatives on responsible plastic recycling, Coca‑Cola Middle East’s pilot

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Indorama Ventures’ Deja brand awarded as ‘Best Sustainable Product’

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical company, has been named winner of the Best Sustainable Product Award at the Chemical Week Sustainability Awards 2022. The award was for IVL’s Deja Carbon Neutral pellets, the world’s first carbon-neutral virgin PET resins, helping to reduce environmental impact. The Deja brand

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OQ strengthens its bottles & closures portfolio with new solutions

OQ, the multifaceted Oman-based enterprise that specialises in flexible and rigid packaging solutions, continues to advance its portfolio in response to key market trends. Specifically, the company has strengthened its presence in the bottles & closures industry with a broad offering for HDPE blow moulded bottles, and Luban EP 2348R and

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“Design4Circularity” wins 2022 Sustainable Packaging Award

Personal Care packaging concept “Design4Circularity” is the recipient of this year’s Sustainable Packaging Award, announced at the 2022 Sustainable Beauty Awards ceremony on November 7. Resulting from a value chain collaboration between Beiersdorf, Borealis, Siegwerk, and Clariant, the concept centers on giving packaging waste a second life in Personal Care applications

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Greater stability with less material: KHS develops PET bottle with glued-in handle

KHS has further developed its rPET containers for the home care and food sectors. In addition to bottle handles slotted into place mechanically, the Dortmund company now offers a glued-in process that gives users plenty of benefits: stretch blow moulded using the preferential heating method, the KHS PET bottle is more

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Sukano and Emery Oleochemicals announced joint product development and launch for PET antifogging compound

Sukano, a global specialist in the development and production of additive and colour masterbatches and compounds for polyesters, biopolymers, and specialty resins, and Emery Oleochemicals, a global manufacturer of natural-based chemicals made predominantly from natural oils and fats, announced the launch of their jointly developed PET antifogging compound for direct food

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Gneuß and Colines pool their expertise to offer efficient solutions

Gneuss and Colines have worked together to offer manufacturers of stretch film the possibility of using recycled polymer. Colines offers a special, proven cast & blown film extrusion process for handling recycled material, with the help of the Gneuss RSFgenius Melt Filtration System from Gneuss. Colines has already proven this process

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Borealis and value chain partners develop more sustainable flexible packaging formats containing 50% PCR

Borealis announces that two separate collaborations with long-standing value chain partners have resulted in new, fully recyclable flexible packaging formats, which incorporate 50% post-consumer recyclate (PCR). The use of new low density polyethylene (LDPE) PCR grades developed and produced by mechanical recycling expert Ecoplast, a member of the Borealis Group, have

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