Void Technologies has received RecyClass approval for VO+ cavitation technology

Materials science company Void Technologies has received RecyClass approval for its VO+ cavitation technology, developed to accelerate the transition to more sustainable flexible packaging by reducing the amount of solid plastic in PE film. Cavitated Machine Direction Orientation (MDO), PE films produced using Void’s new ‘VO+ PE Masterbatch’ is claimed to

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Amcor introduces PET barrier for RTD and dairy alternatives market

Amcor Rigid Packaging (ARP) introduces the DairySeal line of packaging that features ClearCor, an advanced PET barrier. With the introduction of DairySeal, the exploding nutritional, dairy alternatives, and ready-to-drink (RTD) market will now have a more sustainable packaging option that can be leveraged across all retail channels, says Amcor. The ClearCor

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Gabriel-Chemie launches new CO2-reduced white Masterbatch

Gabriel-Chemie has been producing its well-known quality masterbatch under the brand name “Maxithen” since 1970. As a supplement to the “Maxithen” products, the company recently presented its new sustainable product lines “MaxiLoop” and “MaxiBlue”. At the same time, Gabriel-Chemie presents new white premium masterbatch with a 10% reduced CO2 footprint. The

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Technologies for PET treatment

Moretto  Hall C5 – Booth 234 Moretto is presenting three major systems at the fair: for the crystallisation of post-consumer materials, dosing systems and a drying system for high capacity production with self-adaptive technology. All of these products with a high technological content are intended to raise the quality standard, as

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Akij Food and Beverage Ltd. runs a Starlinger PET bottle-to-bottle recycling line in Bangladesh

Dhaka-based food manufacturer Akij Food and Beverage Ltd. (AFBL), a member of Akij Venture Group, is producing its own rPET for the company’s brand beverage bottles. AFBL decided to start bottle-to-bottle recycling to reduce the growing environmental burden, as well as for economic reasons. “On a competitive market, recycling is the

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VTT spins out Olefy to revolutionise circular plastic recycling

After four decades of thermal conversion technology development, VTT is spinning out Olefy technology in October – a process that can affordably convert most of the world’s waste plastics back to usable virgin grade materials an infinite number of times. VTT also announces eight patent applications for the process. VTT has

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Bioplastics to rapidly expand with CAGR 10.1%, says IDTechEx

As bioplastic materials transition from being a “nice-to-have” to materials with a very strong, viable business case, manufacturers are racing to keep up with demand. Brand-owners, striving to hit their decarbonisation targets by taking the initiative to transition to bioplastics, are generating a stronger brand-owner pull than ever before. This demand

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