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Kirin Beverage to install functional recycling boxes next to vending machines to reduce insertion of foreign objects

Kirin Beverage Company Limited will start introducing a new environmentally-friendly recycling box with a new function, developed as an industry-wide specification by the National Soft Drink Federation and the Japan Automatic Vending Association. The introduction of these boxes will start in October, mainly in outdoor locations where foreign objects are often

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Alpla starts production at the new plant in Lanseria near Johannesburg

In the presence of the South African Environment Minister, the Alpla Group opened a state-of-the-art production site in Lanseria near Johannesburg. In the new headquarters for Sub-Saharan Africa, the internationally active plastic packaging specialist is merging five previous locations in South Africa under one roof. All Alpla technologies, processes and materials

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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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New corporate alliance to better address the needs of PET plastic recyclers

Bühler and Pellenc ST have officially joined forces to offer PET plastic recyclers a complete front and back-end solution for plastic bottle and flake sorting. It is hoped that this partnership will successfully future-proof PET recyclers’ processing activities and deliver the highest final quality. A North America agent agreement has been

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Indorama Ventures opens the largest PET recycling plant in the Philippines in partnership with Coca-Cola

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) announced the official opening of its PETValue bottle-to-bottle recycling plant in the Philippines, in partnership with Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines – the bottling arm of Coca-Cola in the country. The plant is IVL’s latest recycled PET facility as the global integrated petrochemicals company builds on its

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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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Bottle-to-fibre and bottle-to-bottle: Two Starlinger PET recycling lines for Indian recycling brand Go Rewise

Ganesha Ecopet Private Limited, a subsidiary of Indian PET recycling pioneer Ganesha Ecosphere Ltd., has recently opened its new Warangal facility under the brand name Go Rewise where it produces rPET for filament yarns and fibres, as well as for food-grade packaging. The company has installed two Starlinger PET recycling lines

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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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