Future nostalgia – growing together with the honey bear

Retal PA is the first US facility for multinational plastic packaging producer Retal Industries, with a further 12 factories across Europe all focused on developing and manufacturing preforms, closures and films. Based in Donora, the 11-line production site is efficiently managed by a dedicated team of industry experts, with considerable investment

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The And&Or Group acquires Icebel

The industrial automation company And&Or, headquartered in Palomares del Río, Spain, announced the acquisition of Icebel, a leading Portuguese company specialising in machinery and technologies for the glass Industry. This operation reflects the continued growth and expansion of the And&Or Group in the market, further solidifying its position as a leader

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Side expands into the US market as Side America Corp.

Side, a provider of PET blow moulding solutions, announces the achievement of a significant milestone in its global expansion efforts by entering the American market. The establishment of Side America Corp marks a pivotal moment for the company, aimed at enhancing accessibility and reaffirming its dedication to the US market.  This

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Tomra introduces deep-learning sorting solution

Sorting solutions provider Tomra Recycling unveiled advancements in plastic sorting technology. At a special event held yesterday in Mülheim-Kärlich, Germany, the company introduced three innovative applications aimed at separating food-grade from non-food-grade plastics, with a special emphasis on PET, PP, and HDPE. These solutions leverage deep learning, a subset of AI,

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Bottling line machinery market size to increase by USD 1.10 billion during 2022-2027, according to a new report

The bottling line machinery market size is expected to grow by USD 1.10 billion between 2022 and 2027, according to a report by the global technology research and advisory company Technavio. The growth momentum of the market will progress at a CAGR of 4.55% during the forecast period. Cutting-edge advancements in bottling

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Aldi launches first supermarket own-brand Packamama ‘flat’ recycled PET wine bottles

Aldi has announced the UK’s first, supermarket own-brand flat recycled PET wine bottles. The Chapter & Verse Shiraz and Chapter & Verse Chardonnay will be available to buy in lightweight, fully recyclable PET bottles, in stores nationwide now.   Made from 100% recycled PET, the new flat bottles weigh just 63g –

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Beyond Plastic introduces biodegradable plastic bottle cap

Beyond Plastic has introduced a biodegradable plastic bottle cap made from polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA), a biopolymer created using bacteria fermentation. The new cap is claimed to look, feel, and perform just like traditional petroleum-based plastic caps but to be recyclable, compostable, and biodegradable – even in the most sensitive conditions. “We believe

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