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Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH (NGR) celebrates its anniversary: 25 years of working for a better future. 

Together with customers, business partners, employees and companions from all over the world, Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH celebrated its 25th anniversary at the newly built plant in Feldkirchen/Donau on September 16. Since its beginnings in 1996, NGR has been one of the technological pioneers in the field of sustainable plastics recycling.

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Berry Global and Mars, incorporated announce the launch of recycled content packaging

Berry Global Group, Inc. is collaborating with snack and treats leader Mars, Incorporated to launch its popular pantry-sized treats in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) jars that have been optimised to be lighter weight and include 15% post-consumer resin (PCR). With the shared mission of creating more sustainable packaging solutions, Berry and Mars

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Interzero and Eastman reach long-term supply agreement for planned molecular recycling facility in France

Interzero and Eastman (NYSE: EMN) announced a long-term supply agreement for Eastman’s previously announced molecular recycling facility in Normandy, France. Interzero will provide up to 20,000 metric tonnes per year of hard-to-recycle PET household packaging waste that would otherwise be incinerated.   Interzero Plastics Recycling, as part of Interzero, is an innovation

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UK: New funding competition to drive innovation in smart sustainable plastics

UK Research & Innovation’s Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) Challenge has launched a new £2.5 million Future Plastic Packaging Solutions Round 2 competition for research and innovation projects seeking grant funding from £30,000 to £250,000. From new recycling processes to reuse and refill solutions and novel polymers, the £60 million SSPP

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Koch Technology Solutions and Ioniqa Technologies partner to scale up recycling technology

Koch Technology Solutions (KTS), a Koch Engineered Solutions company, and Ioniqa Technologies B.V. (Ioniqa) announced a partnership to scale up and commercialise Ioniqa’s PET recycle technology in the plastics industry. As part of this collaboration, KTS has committed to invest up to €30M in Ioniqa. Ioniqa has developed a process that

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Alpla and PTT Global Chemical realise Thailand’s largest plastics recycling plant

Following 18 months of construction and installation, the Alpla Group and PTT Global Chemical are opening the state-of-the-art Envicco recycling plant in Thailand. With an annual production capacity of 30,000 tonnes of recycled PET and 15,000 tonnes of recycled HDPE, it is one of the largest recycling plants for these plastics

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One of the largest PET recyclers in Northern Europe backed by INVL Baltic SeaGrowth Fund acquires Czech fibre producer

PET Baltija, one of the largest PET recyclers in Northern Europe, announced an agreement to acquire a leading Czech fibre producer Tesil Fibres s.r.o, a spin-off of Silon s.r.o. Once closed, this transaction will become one of the largest investments by a Latvian company in the Czech Republic to date. This

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Packaging tape with material made from recycled post-consumer PET

Tesa, international manufacturer of adhesive tapes and self-adhesive system solutions, is launching a new packaging adhesive tape. The new Tesa 60412 Recycled PET packaging tape has a waterborne acrylic adhesive system, and 70 per cent of the PET that makes up the backing comes from Post-Consumer Recycling (PCR). Tesa states that

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Acquisition of Herbold Meckesheim completed

The acquisition of the engineering company Herbold Meckesheim, has formally been completed. Herbold Meckesheim will be integrated with Coperion’s recycling product lines into its new Recycling Business Unit that plans to offer complete solutions for plastics recycling processing. Coperion intends to combine its strengths as an international industrial and technological leader

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Greiner launches in-house recycling as it acquires first recycling plant and enters recyclable material business

“Greiner has set itself ambitious targets as far as sustainability is concerned. With the first recycling plant in the company’s history, we intend to increase the amount of recycled material used to manufacture our products. That represents an important step on the journey toward a sustainable circular economy at Greiner,” says

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