Buyer's Guide

Sidel supports Bio Hub research project

The Bio Hub programme has enabled the development and production of new chemicals using renewable agriculture materials, such as cereals which are a sustainable substitute for well-known fossil-based chemicals. The new bio-based forms of polyester have many possible end-user applications, including packaging. The programme was undertaken by international French biorefining group,

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Identification and sorting of polymers, including PET, in the high-value plastics waste stream

The Polymark Consortium has published its preliminary technical results outlining the successful development of food-contact approved chemical markers, a marking technique of the targeted packaging and a detection technology suitable for high speed sorting. The three-year research project funded by the European Commission brings together stakeholders from the whole PET value

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Polymetrix wins more PET projects with SSP technology

Polymetrix AG, the former Bühler Thermal Processes AG, continues winning PET bottle grade projects with advanced SSP technologies. Two major Chinese PET resin manufacturers in Jiangsu Province and Zhejiang Province each ordered 600.000tpa of additional bottle grade PET SSP capacity using Polymetrix solid state polycondensation and pellet conveying technology. Recent Polymetrix

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Recycling Partnership awards its first public grant

Amcor joins Coca Cola, Alcoa, and other industry partners today as the Recycling Partnership, a collaborative, industry-funded effort designed to boost residential recycling in the U.S., officially awards its first public grant to the City of Columbia, S.C. The funding will support the Recycling Partnership’s inaugural project in Columbia, where a

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