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Equipolymers und Rittec announce cooperation

PET manufacturer Equipolymers and technology Start-up Rittec Umwelttechnik announced their cooperation. By the development and implementation of Rittec’s revolPET process into Equipolymers’ PET manufacturing plant the recycling content of food contact PET is targeted to be increased significantly. Mechanical PET recycling has been established in the European market for many years.

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Plastimagen México – Herbold Meckesheim records restraint in the field of recycling

On an area of around 34,000 square meters, 480 companies from 23 nations presented themselves at the Plastimagen in Mexico City. The industrial show is considered the flagship fair of the plastics industry in Latin America. Among a total of 13 pavilions, eleven of them country-specific, Europe in particular was strongly

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Aptar and Purecycle achieve testing milestone with Ultra-Pure Recycled plastic

Aptar Group, Inc., a global leader in drug delivery, consumer product dispensing, and active material science solutions and services, is pleased to announce its progress in testing and transforming Purecycle Technologies, Inc.’s Ultra-Pure Recycled (UPR) plastic. Aptar and Purecycle are working to determine the right material combination to create hinged closures for food,

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Tomra identifies mandatory Extended Producer Responsibility as solution to packaging waste

Tomra has just published its latest white paper examining how to achieve greater performance from Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) programs. This policy principle shall give the power to accelerate society’s shift towards a more circular economy, where resources are reused repeatedly to maximize their value.In a webcast that took place on

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Digital Watermarks Initiative HolyGrail 2.0 achieves milestone with successful semi-industrial validation of detection sorting unit

The Digital Watermarks Initiative HolyGrail 2.0, driven by AIM – European Brands Association and powered by the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, has achieved a significant milestone with the successful validation, after semi-industrial testing mimicking real-life conditions, of the prototype detection unit for digital watermarks. The results show that the digital

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BB Engineering GmbH records order intake from Thai Polyester for four VacuFil recycling systems

BB Engineering GmbH, Remscheid, Germany, a subsidiary of Oerlikon Textile, announced that Thai Polyester Co., Ltd, Thailand, has placed an order for four VacuFil systems for recycling bottle flakes with connected direct spinning. The polyester manufacturer, established in 2001 and with an overall annual capacity of 316,800 tons, is one of

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Neste works on next step towards commercialising chemical recycling of waste plastic in Porvoo, Finland

Proceeding on the target of commercializing chemical recycling of waste plastic, Neste is conducting a feasibility study to examine investing in capacity for processing liquefied waste plastic at its refinery in Porvoo, Finland. The goal is to scale up processing capabilities for liquefied waste plastic by implementing proprietary technologies to pretreat

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