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  • PVC-free PET flakes

    Clean PET flakes are a valuable raw material that may be used without difficult for high-grade quality products. But even very low amounts of PVC can contaminate the material and thereby prevent the use of the flakes for high-grade applications – such as for new PET ...


    By Hamos GmbH

  • PVC-free PET flakes

    Clean PET flakes are a valuable raw material that may be used without difficult for high-grade quality products. But even very low amounts of PVC can contaminate the material and thereby prevent the use of the flakes for high-grade applications – such as for new PET bottles. It is difficult to separate PVC from PET. Floating-sinking separation of PET flakes in conventional separation ...


    By Hamos GmbH

  • Testing PET preforms for consumer safety

    The CryoMill is the ideal tool to grind PET preforms quickly and reproducibly down to sizes of 100 microns and less for subsequent testing on formaldehyde. Formaldehyde is a chemical widely used in the industrial production of materials like plastics, for the processing of fabrics or to preserve biological materials. However, formaldehyde is considered by many standards to be a health hazard. It ...

  • Four PET recycling lines for Brazil

    With its unique MRS Recycling Technology for PET bottle flakes, Gneuss Kunststofftechnik GmbH, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, is very successful in the production of sheet, film, tapes, fibres and new bottle pellets on the whole world market. The decisive argument for many processors in favour of a Gneuss solution is the unrestricted FDA approval for the materials produced with this process. This is ...

  • Mitsubishi Motors Develops New Interior Surface Material of PET Fiber and Cotton Combination

    - Cutting CO2 emissions throughout the lifecycle; commercialization this summer - Tokyo, Mar 9, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced the development of a new interior surface material, combining PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) and cotton fibers as a new addition to the "Green Plastic" lineup, MMC's original plant-based material ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • PET-Recycling Plant at PFR Nord GmbH

    Operator of the facility: The Mensing Group of Companies in Hohenwestedt (Germany) invests almost € 10 million in the construction of a new PET recycling plant. The construction of the recycling plant is associated with the formation of PFR Nord GmbH in Hohenwestedt. About 30 new jobs have resulted there. On the whole, Mensing Group, which also includes AFA Nord GmbH and TM Recycling ...

  • Pet Food Recalled Due to Salmonella Concerns

    Last month, a major pet food manufacturer announced a voluntary recall of various cat and dog foods due to concerns over the possible presence of Salmonella. The recalled products were from specific lots of dry pet foods manufactured during a 10 day period at one of the company’s facilities. Salmonella can make not only animals sick that consume pet foods ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Pioneer of Chinese Northern PET Recycling Market

    We lately got the purchase order from Hebei Jinyi Fibre Co.,ltd for TL3000 PET Bottle Recycling Line. It indicates that Boretech begin to develop the whole Chinese domestic market and capture the northern Chinese market successfully. There will be an entire innovation in domestic PET recycling industry. Hebei Jinyi Fibre Co.,Ltd is a modern shareholding private enterprise.  The capacity ...


    By Zhejiang Boretech Co., Ltd.

  • Ground-level Ozone is Harmful to People, Pets and Plants

    EMSL Analytical utilizes OSHA Method 214 to test for ozone levels.   ...


  • PET Container Recycling Rate up to 29% for 2010

    The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR), The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR), and the PET Resin Association (PETRA) announced today the release of the “2010 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity” and a 2010 Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) container recycling rate of 29%. This is the seventh ...

  • Supermarket giant turns food waste into pet food

    Food waste from a retail giant is to be turned into pet food to stop waste going to landfill as Sainsbury’s stores in Northern Ireland work to become the first in the UK to stop food waste going to landfill. The retailer hopes to divert more than 1,200 tonnes of food waste per year away from landfill. This move is the first step in a commitment announced last month by the supermarket to end the ...

  • Water bottle boost for UK’s recycled pet market

    The UK’s recovered bottle market received a vote of confidence as a major bottled water company announced plans to buy more recycled PET from a UK reprocessor. French mineral water company Danone, producer of Evian and Volvic, said it will buy 12,000 tonnes of recycled PET from Greenstar by 2011. This year, Danone will buy 5,000 tonnes of plastic, which will be made into new bottles at its ...

  • Robust PANTHER granulator from Pallmann for efficient PET bottle recycling

    Pallmann Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG, which is based in Zweibrücken, has extended its range of robust PANTHER recycling granulators, by adding a granulator that has been specially designed for recycling reusable materials from PET bottles. From lemonade to coke, beer and mineral water - more and more drinks are sold in PET bottles. Every year, about 460 billion PET bottles are ...

  • Report says PET recycling rate increased 28% in 2009

     The recycling rate of polyethylene terephthalate increased 28% in 2009 making it the six consecutive year of gains in the United States´ recycling rate. And the 2009 rate increase occurred despite a 4% decrease in the total PET bottles and jars available for recycling, by weight, according to the "2009 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity" -- a collaborative effort ...

  • Highly efficient PET recycling – live presentation under production conditions

    B+B Anlagenbau GmbH presents its innovative pilot line for highly efficient processing of PET and HDPE bottle fractions at K 2007 in Düsseldorf. The ...


    By B+B Anlagenbau GmbH

  • The First Domestic High Technology PET Bottle Recycling Line

    Zhejiang Haili Holding Group signed the contract with us for TL-3000 PET bottle recycling line on July 5th 2010.So far, Haili Group extends the business scope with our company from material to equipment field and begins to develop a complete cooperation. Zhejiang Haili Holding Group was established in 1992, is a modern enterprise with seven holding subsidiaries, involved in manufacturing, IT ...


    By Zhejiang Boretech Co., Ltd.

  • PET Container Recycling Rate Holds Steady at Just over 29% for 2011

    The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) and The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) announced today the release of the “2011 Report on Postconsumer PET Container Recycling Activity.” The report cites a 2011 U.S. recycling rate of 29.3% for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic containers. The total volume of postconsumer PET bottles collected ...

  • IBWA’s New Video Tours PET Plastic Bottle Recycling Facility

    The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA)’s consumer website www.bottledwatermatters.com has released a new YouTube video, “Recycling Empty Plastic Bottles,” that gives consumers a good look at how a PET recycling facility converts more than two billion PET plastic ...

  • PETCO stores sending pet fur to help gulf oil cleanup

    PETCO today began shipping donations of pet fur from its grooming salons to aid in creating absorbent booms to soak up and remove oil from Gulf of Mexico waters. The company has engaged its nationwide network of grooming salons in this effort, and is coordinating with Matter of Trust, a San Francisco nonprofit organization that has established a process for donating animal fur and human hair to ...

  • TITECH Technology first choice to sort PET flake at ECO Plastics

    TITECH technology is once again the sorting system of choice for ECO Plastics Ltd. Five TITECH autosort Flake systems will be incorporated into a new facility as part of ECO Plastics’ £15 million expansion to supply the firm’s recently announced joint venture with Coca Cola. ECO Plastics‘ expansion will increase the amount of food grade recycled PET produced at the plant ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

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