We are starting this year with a moderated knowledge management system. What is that? You may well be asking? Our aim is to try and show the PET world in a joined-up way. We'll start at the PETcore Conference in Brussels on February 23, 2016, which focuses on PET recycling. Erema and Starlinger have already announced they will cooperate. We would like to invite you too - dear Reader - to join us. [ ... Read issue ]
February 12, 2016 | Montgomery Waters invests in second Sidel Matrix line
UK-based Montgomery Waters has acquired an additional complete PET line from Sidel. The line is bottling still and sparkling water with the latest generation of Sidel Matrix equipment. The company from Wales has several spring and mineral water sources. [ ... Read More ]
February 11, 2016 | Moulds for the Carbo Classic Base in Ultravent design
The requisite blow moulding pressure is one of the most important cost factors involved in producing PET bottles in a stretch blow moulding process. This issue is a highly complex one. In some cases, however, the limiting factor for reducing the blow moulding pressure is not the bottle design. [ ... Read More ]
February 10, 2016 | SPI unveils Bottle Zone for NPE 2018
The Plastics Industry Trade Association (aka SPI) announced at the Packaging Conference that NPE 2018 will feature a new 9300sqm pavilion spotlighting innovations, technologies and solutions for the beverage bottling and PET market: The Bottle Zone. [ ... Read More ]
The China Road Show 2016
The next editorial journey is ahead! Following the successful conclusion of the North American Road Show 2015, preparations are already underway for our latest project on behalf of PET bottling: A comprehensive analysis of the Chinese market!
Until we start our new tour in spring, simply click on this link to read the PETplanet tour archive covering our previous travels to the farthest corners of the PET world!
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