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www.petpla.net d 51178; issn: 1438-9452 no. 09 2011 05 . 09 . 11 petplanet is read in 150 countries magaz i ne for bot t l e r s and bot t l e - mak e r s in the amer icas, as ia, europe and al l around the p lanet marketsurvey 2-stage sbm machinery page 29 reg i ona l mar ke t repor t s finland part 2 page 10

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petplanet is read in 150 countries imprint editorial publisher alexander büchler, managing director head office heidelberg business media gmbh landhausstr. 4 69115 heidelberg, germany phone: 49(0)6221-65108-0 fax: 49(0)6221-65108-28 info@hbmedia.net editorial doris fischer fischer@hbmedia.net michael maruschke ruari mccallion ilona trotter wolfgang von schroeter anthony withers media consultants ute andrä andrae@hbmedia.net martina hischmann hirschmann@hbmedia.net ursula wachter wachter@hbmedia.net phone: 49(0)6221-65108-0 fax: 49(0)6221-65108-28 france, italy, spain, uk elisabeth maria köpke phone: 49(0)6201-878925 fax: 49(0)6201-878926 koepke@hbmedia.net layout and prepress exprim kommunikationsdesign matthias gaumann www.exprim.de reader services kay krüger reader@hbmedia.net print chroma druck & verlag gmbh werkstraße 25 67354 römerberg germany www www.petpla.net india.petpla.net petplanet insider issn 1438-9459 is published 10 times a year. this publication is sent to qualified subscribers (1-year subscription 149 eur, 2-year subscription 289 eur, young professionals’ sub-scription 99 eur. magazines will be dispatched to you by airmail). not to be reproduced in any form without permission from the publisher. note: the fact that product names may not be identified as trade marks is not an indication that such names are not registered trademarks. 3 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net 150 is the number of the month. not that we have been going for 150 years or that we are celebrating our 150 th issue. this issue marks the despatch of petplanet insider to 150 countries. the most recent country to come on stream is belize. this demonstrates that we have achieved acceptance worldwide as an information platform. the reasons are many and diverse, but one out-standing factor has to be that we visit our readers! taking our regional reports as our guide, they showed us, in almost half of all reader countries, the extent to which the situation varies from region to region and how each of the local companies is performing on the market. there is not much dif-ference between the machines worldwide; it’s the people locally who make the difference. on my last regional tour i was able to look closely at these individual differences: finland is a good example. in 2008 a change in the law on disposable containers resulted in a com-plete turnaround in the market. although this created a level playing field for all the bottlers, some totally different solutions nevertheless emerged. you can read all about the visit reports from finland starting on page 10. yours, alexander büchler editorial dear readers, editorial 150 is the number of the m 150 is the number of the m going for 150 years or that we going for 150 years or that w dear readers,

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petcontents 09/11 4 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net inside track 3 editorial 4 contents 6 news 46 products 49 bottles 50 personal care 52 patents bottle making 24 suppliers of single stage machinery single stage feature part 3 market survey 29 suppliers of 2-stage sbm machinery bottling / filling 36 bottled water boom in indonesia accelerating growth fuels demand 40 how “dreams” come true mineralquellen bad liebenwerda, germany, invests in a khs packing system capping / closures 44 cutting closure production costs reduced energy consumption and improved efficiency in closure manufacturing. material / recycling 14 world trends in pet packaging bottled water still ahead, niche beverages making their mark 18 where the streets have no name brazilian r-pet plant feeds own bottle collection preform production 20 more bang for your buck mht mould upgrade 22 preform yellowing a rapid guide to perfect preforms part 23 page 46 page 18 buyer’s guide 41 get listed! page 24

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smal lest and largest preforms are moulded in top form by our moulds . www. otto - hofstetter. com /pet does s i ze matter ?

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petnews 6 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net first mtr plant in europe starts up in the spring of 2011 uhde inventa-fischer and alco-naphtha jsc started up the first mtr pet production plant to be built on european soil. the plant, located at alco-naphtha jsc’s site in kaliningrad, has an annual capac-ity of 240,000t, making it currently the biggest single-train pet plant in europe. uhde inventa-fischer’s mtr process replaces the ssp (solid-state post condensation) process and is claimed to reduce energy and maintenance costs, with lower feedstock consumption and capital investment than conventional methods. the process is based on uhde inventa-fischer’s 2-reactor high-viscosity technology and applies the patented espree and discage reactors to ensure sustained high-melt viscosity pet production. uhde inventa-fischer’s services included permit engineering, basic and detail engineering, supply of all plant equipment, supervi-sion during construction, installation and commissioning, and operating personnel training. sister company ooo uhde, of dzerzhinsk, provided local compliance services. www.uhde-inventa-fischer.com drinktec to co-organise china brew & china beverage under a contract signed in beijing on august 2, 2011, drinktec has committed to co-organising cbb (china brew & china beverage), the international brew & beverage processing technology and equipment exhibition for china, until least 2024. the contracting parties are mmg (messe münchen gmbh), the organiser of drinktec, and its subsidi-ary mmi shanghai, and beijing zhongqing heli international exhibition corporation (bzhc) as the co-organisers, and the china national united equipment group corporation (cnue) as the licensee of cbb. the agreement covers a total of seven events, the first to be held from 19 to 22 september 2012 at the new china international exhibition centre in beijing. mmg and mmi shanghai will be the con-tact and contracting party for all international, non-chinese exhibitors at cbb. the contract marks the provisional con-clusion of talks that started in autumn 2009 and which ini-tially resulted in a marketing agreement covering cbb 2010. a total of 583 exhibitors took part in cbb 2010, 225 of them from outside china. www.drinktec.com simei/enovitis 2011 to showcase vine and olive technology simei and enovitis, the international oenological and bottling equipment exhibition and the vine and olive growing techniques trade show will run from novem-ber 22 -26, 2011 at the milan fairground in rho. the 24 th edition of simei will present the last developments in the wine-growing and producing sector and provide an inter-national showcase for technical innovations in production, bottling and packaging of wine and of other beverages. labelling, packaging and bottling equipment companies will exhibit in halls 13 and 15 of simei. manufacturers of equipment for oil, wine and juice processing will occupy halls 9 and 11. the eighth enovitis will exhibit vineyard equipment and the latest technologies for vine-growing. the exhibition programme includes a series of techni-cal meetings and scientific conferences with international speakers, as well as the award of the viticultural and oenological innovation prize, organised in cooperation with unione italiana vini. up to 90% of available space had been booked by june 2011, by italian and interna-tional companies. online pre-registration is available and location plans will be published from october. www.simei.it www.enovitis.it krones earnings up in h1 2011 krones ag, the beverage filling and packaging tech-nology company, has reported increased sales, orders and earnings before taxes (ebt) for the first half of 2011 (h1 2011). the company says that it has profited from the cyclical upturn and the initiatives it has taken to improve performance, including more efficient production meth-ods. sales increased by 16.8% in h1 2011 over h1 2010, to a new company record of 1257.5 million. sales in april-june 2011 were 650.8 million, up 19.9% on 2010. h1 2011 order bookings rose by 19.8% compared to 2010, from 1104.9 to 1323.4 million. highest growth rates in order bookings were in africa/near east, in east-ern europe and the cis nations, and in central europe. the highest order bookings in absolute figures came from china. at the end of june 2011, krones had outstanding orders worth 974.6 million (2010: 917.2 million). ebt was 69.2 million, (2010: 32.0 million). ebt margin was 5.5% (2010: 3.0%). after taxes, krones earned 49.2 mil-lion in h1 2011. earnings per share were 1.62. the com-pany says that the global economy remains on course for growth although uncertainty continues. krones is confi-dent that the situational conditions will remain favourable overall during the second half of 2011. www.krones.com

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the inspection machines manu-factured by p&s technology are installed on the production line for inspecting preforms using for pet pet bottles. the inspection and ejection process of machines is au-tomatic and there are variety of ma-chine speed suitable for customer‘s production line speed. especially ps-21gp series 3 recently having a good sales results provides lots of advantages for customers. the machine‘s maximum speed is 48,000pph and there is no need to change parts as per changing preform‘s body size because gripper neck handling type is applied to preform handling equipment. mold number reading or gate cutting device could be equipped as an option inside of inspection system. we say it is two in one system., so customer can save cost and space. this inspection system is mainly designed for rotary type. this system intensively inspect not only preform body but also particle and defect of preform neck external. it use the patented ‚mirror tracking system‘ for the bottle body ins-pected, so customer can inspect whole surface of preform body without blind spot. p&s have another solution to inspect preform. ps-21psi series 1 is haven’t mirror tracking system but applied “line scan camera” technology overcome the limitation by refraction of light of inspection scope. the whole surface of body inspection is guaranteed by 3 line scan cameras located 120 degree each without rotation. the gripper neck handling type on this series is applied to preform handling equipment, so there is no need to change parts. rotary type whole surface preform inspection system ps-21 gp series3 basic inspection area 1. neck ¿nish 2. body 3. basement available options 1. gate cutting device 2. mold number reading 3. top support ring surface 4. neck external surface machine capacity 1. low speed: 300ppm 2. middle speed: 300500ppm 3. high speed: 600800ppm neck ¿nish neck external support ring body upper area body lower area basement available options 1 gate cutting device available options 2 mold number reading

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news 8 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net sacmi delivers its 1000 th ccm machine the 1000 th sacmi-built ccm (continuous compres-sion moulding) machine for plastic beverage cap produc-tion of has been delivered to taiwan’s beverage packaging giant, taiwan hon chuan (thc). ccm number 1000 was officially handed over to the president of thc, keith h. c. dai, and the general manager of the south-east asia area, jerry w.p. pai in a special ceremony held at sac-mi’s facility in imola, italy. the machine, which has been specially renamed ‘1000 ccm’, will be installed at one of thc’s plants. the company operates in a number of far eastern countries and already has over 60 sacmi-built production lines, totalling some 200 machines plus auxil-iary equipment. thc has annual revenues in the region of 500 million. www.sacmi.com san benedetto, scorzè plant, selects sacmi-rfst technology san benedetto, the italian mineral water, isotonic, aseptic and soft drinks company has installed a sacmi rfst (roll-fed sleeve technology) automatic rotary labelling machine at its italian plant in scorzè, venice. the machine features a laser welding system, which sacmi says allows strong sealing and high shrink applications of wrap-around labels directly from roll-fed film and eliminates solvents, glues and other agents from sealing. labels are created and applied directly onto the bottles in a single process that is claimed to increase effi-ciency and save on materials and energy. san benedetto’s opera 500 45t rfst machine at scorzè applies steam-heat shrunk wrap-around plastic film labels on 250ml pet bottles for water and tea, at rates of up to 45,000bph. www.sacmi.it final testing and commissioning for artlant pta plant the 500 million artlant pta plant in sines, portugal is entering its final testing and commissioning phase. the plant is one of the largest industrial projects in portugal. it will have a production capacity of 700,000t of pta (purified terephthalic acid), which is used as feedstock in the produc-tion of pet and in the manufacture of polyester fibres for the textile market. the commissioning process will take three months and will involve testing of 200 systems, 105 of which are for the industrial processes and the balance are infrastructural. production is expected to commence in q4 2011, with annual value estimated to be 400 million at current prices. the sines plant will provide around 400 jobs, direct and indirect. output will be 95% for export, primar-ily to european markets and with some production being shipped to africa, the cis, baltic states, the middle east, india and brazil. www.artlantpta.com colormatrix opens new global technology centre liquid colorants and additives producer, colormatrix, has opened its new global technology centre at its euro-pean headquarters in merseyside, nw england. the million gbpound investment will house a new suite of instruments for material analysis and product testing, including major expansion to the spectroscopy and microscopy analysis laboratory. an ft-ir spectrometer, x-ray fluorescence spec-trometer and a colour spectrophotometer will enable the highest levels of quality control and materials characterisa-tion. it accommodates dedicated laboratories for product development, plastic processing and testing, gas barrier evaluation, spectroscopy, microscopy and separation science and technology. the global technology centre operates in tandem with a network of regional facilities to support local manufacturers in product commercialisation. this expansion follows a 250,000 upgrade of laboratory facilities with new gas barrier testing and uv spectrophotometry at the suzhou site in china. the capacity of the itupeva plant in brazil has also been increased, fourfold. www.colormatrix.com kreyenborg group opens asean office the kreyenborg group, of munster, germany, has opened a new office in kuala lumpur, malaysia. the new office, which is company-owned, will focus on sales and after sales service in the asean region. focus will be directed primarily to customers in malaysia, singapore, indonesia, thailand, and vietnam. kreyenborg provides components and machinery for extrusion and polymerisa-tion. its products include screen changers, gear pumps, pelletising systems and bulk material handling compo-nents, as well as automation technology. www.kreyenborg-group.com amcor rigid plastics president retires bill long, president of amcor rigid plastics, has retired from amcor. mike schmitt has been appointed the new president of amcor rigid plastics, effective july 1,2011. mike schmitt joined amcor through the alcan packaging acqui-sition, where he was president of the food americas and global pharmaceutical business. for the past 18 months, he has been the senior vice president and general manager, north america for amcor rigid plastics. www.amcor.com

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news 9 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net performance filling & capping labelling blowing control pet acquires artenius portugal plant la seda de barcelona (lsb) and control pet sgps s.a, an investee of imatos-gil and banco espirito santo, have formalised a sale-purchase agreement for the portalegre-based artenius portugal pet production plant. this facility, initially opened in 1966 for polyester fibre pro-duction, was later converted into a pet polymer batch production plant, with a yearly output of 70,000t. production has been halted since the end of 2010. the agreed value for the sale is 5.6 million, to be paid between 2011 and 2015. the sales value may increase, depending on the company’s productivity during this period. it is intended that the plant should commence production, saving a number of direct and indirect jobs. the transac-tion continues lsb’s ongo-ing process of divestment of non-strategic assets, under its 2009 restructuring plan. the potalegre plant does not con-form with lsb’s future strategy in terms of technology, location and size. www.laseda.es husky names su taylor vice president, human resources and organisational development husky injection molding systems has announced the appointment of su taylor to the position of vice president, human resources and organisational development. ms. taylor also becomes a member of husky’s executive team. she has more than 19 years experience in senior human resources leadership roles, gained at companies such as nortel and xerox. prior to joining husky in 2009, ms. taylor was principal at mercer, a leading global human resources consulting com-pany. she replaces jim reid, husky’s vice president of human resources and organisational development from 2008, who has left the company. www.husky.ca

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regional market reports 10 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net finland finland comes aboard in 2008, following the abolition of a tax on disposable bottles, finland witnessed the start of the triumphal advance of the pet disposable bottle. in part 1 we described the changes that went hand in hand with this, based on the particular type of bever-age. what is remarkable about finland is the fact that, following the change in the law, all the bottlers bought themselves new filling lines at practically the same time. and, even though the basic parameters were similar for all of them, each of the bottlers arrived at a different layout. all the bottlers need to achieve the bulk of their business within a season lasting just 3 months and at the same time produce up to 100 different products on the same equip-ment. you can read for yourself how the individual bottlers have risen to the chal-lenge. the reports are about olvi, finn spring, hartwall and sinebrychoff. by alexander büchler part 2 olvi mr. pentti pelttari, technical director head brewer small is beautiful in finland of the three big breweries in finland olvi is the only one that is not owned by a multinational brand. olvi has been brewing beer in iisalmi since 1878 and since 1906 their bottling activities have also included soft drinks. (cans and) pet bottles are used exclusively as containers for soft drinks. in total there are four plants bottling 137 million litres of beer and other beverages in pet, glass and cans (2010 data). until 2008, pet, for olvi, was synonymous with recy-clable containers. however, since that time there has been a shift to disposable. to achieve this, olvi purchased a new disposable installation from khs with a capacity of 18,000bph. ”we envisaged the changeover as an on-going, seamless process” said mr. pentti pelttari, the techni-cal director and head brewer, however, the market took a different view. virtually overnight the bottom fell out of the market for pet recyclable containers. it was not long before the pet recyclables plant had outlived its useful-ness. it was a plant for glass and pet, with bottle handling at ground level. the finns dismantled it and rebuilt it as a glass plant at their subsidiary lidskoe pivo in lida (bela-rus) where it is in building. the finns ordered not one, but reg i ona l mar ke t repor t s finland part 2

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regional market reports 11 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net two new pet installations direct. one was for the parent plant whilst the other was an additional installation for a le coq (see baltikum report in forthcoming issues). the machine configuration was nearly the same; it was only the plant layout that had to be adapted to suit individual local circumstances. “the fact that we had two installations at our disposal for order processing meant that we were in a good negotiating position with our supplier. ultimately, the reason why khs was awarded the contract was because they succeeded in offering the right combination of quality and price.“ on the dry stretch, the displays come from the left and the bottles from the right the plant consists of a stretch blow-moulding line from corpoplast with ten moulds and a filler which, in addition to water and drinks, can also be preloaded with co 2 for bot-tling beer. pentti has dispensed with a rinser. in 2008 there was still no question of a block installation as far as he was concerned because, at that time, the large-scale link up of blow moulding plant and fillers using star-shaped transfer mechanisms was still in its infancy worldwide. in finland there is a need to focus on the dry component. this calls for a high level of automation because some very differ-ent types of packaging are used. a particular feature is the display – an injection moulded recyclable tray – which is loaded up along with the bottles, in addition to the classic stacks of shrink-wrapped sixpacks. the plant has a very wide range of filling volumes to process, starting at 0.45 and encompassing such exotic dimensions as 0.95 up to 2l. under the finnish deposits system the deposit on the pet bottle is twice as high if the volume is one or more litres; this is why it is possible, in this land of the lakes, to purchase 0.95l containers. nevertheless, the bulk of sales is concentrated on the 1.5 and the 0.5l bottles. but to return to the displays. displays are also avail-able for recyclable glass bottles and cans. this means that one robot is able to handle any type of container. at olvi they have taken this to the extreme, which means, with the exception of the hgv, practically the entire in-house trans-port system is associated with the pet installation, the 2nd can line and one glass recyclables line. all the installations are sourced from either krones or khs. due to the fact that cans are increasingly in demand with the finns, the glass line is becoming less and less used. the reaction as far as the pet bottle is concerned is stable. in total olvi is bot-tling 30 million pet bottles in iisalmi per year. the products include water, soft drinks, energy drinks, cider and beer for home consumption (a 2.2% malt beer). up to 18,000bph are delivered to the pet disposables line by a blomax 10 nevertheless, the main business is beer. there is a small but exclusive museum on site which deals with beer brewing and bottling. at the entrance there is a hop garden featuring around 100 plants. at a latitude of 63 degrees and 33.2 min-utes north, this has to be the most northerly hop cultivation site in the world. only 3km further south there is the second most northerly hop plantation in the world, where pentti tends 40 hop plants in his own garden. www.olvi.fi finn spring hannu ali-haapala president and ceo member of the board; juha-jaakko niemelä, production director from farm to filler plant it all began almost as a hobby around 20 years ago when farmer hannu ali-haapala took a telephone call from his sister in london: “hannu, the water you use for washing your laundry at home in sykäräinen is a thousand times better than the water we have to drink here in london“. hannu’s response was to begin bottling water from the spring on his own farm. the first big order came from russia at a time when that market was just being opened up. “there were just two faxes and business was up and running, no marketing “, hannu mused, looking back on how things were at that time. since then, he has given up farm-ing – now there are two plants bottling 50 million litres of water and soft drinks in pet bottles each year. f.l.t.r.: juha-jaakko niemelä, hannu ali-haapala and alexan-der büchler for the sipa plant most of it goes into the proprietary brand “spring“, but hannu is also a co-packer for a large number of external brands.

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regional market reports 12 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net along with his pro-duction director juha jaakko niemelä and the whole team, hannu is responsible for han-dling production. with the changeover from pet returnable to pet non-returnable bottles, a new sipa plant with eight moulds has found its way on to the site. the 60-valve bottler is from proco-mac. this line produces up to 14,000bph. the old bottling plant for pet returnables (ams ferrari) has been mothballed; the switch to pet non-returnable bottles made the bottom section handling arrangement completely impractical. in the neighbouring bay a second line is currently emerg-ing from the usable parts of the old plant, as well as a few other components. this line is expected to produce some 12,000bph. at present the plant is still being fed by an old tetra stretch blow moulder with a capacity of only 6,000bph. as soon as the limit of capacity is reached the intention is to add a new stretch blow moulding machine to increase line capacity. so now both factories together can reach now 27,000bph with filling four lines and in the future 33,000bph. “we planned everything ourselves and we also do our own structural work, this is the only way we can be sure of knowing exactly what makes the installations tick and this enables us to do a great deal of work on the installations ourselves. hannu is very clear about this: “if we wait around until an external engineer finally finds his way here, our short season may well be over” he says. fortunately there were no such route-finding problems for petplanet! beverages are always bottled in 0.5l and 1.5l bottles only. their own brand water also comes in light blue; the co-brands are available only in clear bottles. “increasingly we are finding ourselves developing beverages for our customers. whereas aromas used to come in from outside ready to use, the market has speeded up to such an extent that we actually undertake adjustments to the taste here on site.” to date hannu has been producing almost exclusively for the finnish market. a year ago, however, the company opened a field station in sweden. the finns are looking at this as a distribution point for a proportion of their products in the near future. www.finnspring.fi hartwall marko rajaniemi, technical manager high speed and flexibility in 2001 hartwallrelocated their entire production to lahti,situated about an hour to the north of helsinki. the large new factory buildings are now home to bottling plants for pet reusable glass, kegs and cans. as is the case everywhere in finland, the reusable proportion is falling rapidly, and non-returnable cans and non-returnable pet are benefiting. the pet installations are based on sipa stretch blow moulding installations featuring 24 moulds and a capacity of 1,800bph which load the krones bottling plants via a rapid-delivery buffer conveyor in just a few minutes. the bottles are first of all rinsed at these filling stations before being filled. the filler plant is also capable of bottling beer, but there is as yet no call for this on the finnish market. “the decision in favour of the sipa plants was based on the need for very high output at the same time as high flexibility“ explained marko rajaniemi, technical manager. first the rinser, then the filler: the krones line at hartwall in total the company fills all types of casks with 3.2 million hectolitres of beer and soft drinks. the sizes of the pet bottles are, as is usual in finland, 0.33, 0.5, 1.5 and 2.0l. around one third of the soft drinks enters the market under licence to pepsi: the remaining 2/3rds are own brands. as is the case throughout finland, the bottles tend to be heavy: the 0.5l bottle weighs 26g, but they are currently in the process of converting to 24g. “up to now, finnish customers had always been used to refillable pet bottles; now they want to drink out of robust non-returna-ble bottles”, says rajaniemi. hartwall, as a 100%-owned subsidiary of heineken, is able to fall back on its parent company’s contracts when buying in materials. the sipa stretch blow moulder in the background, front left marko rajaniemi and alexander büchler www.hartwall.fi sinebrychoff michael slotte, project manager “for us, change is a challenge” sinebychoff prefers to use the last five letters of its name as an abbreviation, so it is also known as “koff”. like the other two big breweries, the brewery produces the entire range of water and soft drinks in addition to beer. it also operated under licence from coca cola. however, some of its soft drinks are actually marketed under own-brand labels. in 2008/2009 the company also invested in 2 plants for new non-returnable pet products. sidel with 20 moulds was chosen for the stretch blow moulder. as a high

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regional market reports 13 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net over 140 years of added value through innovative technology and reliability consultancy turnkey systems single machines service pass ion for packaging. the new shrink packer: khs innopack kisters sp focus on saving energy and resources: next-generation, film-wrapped multipacks - fully closed shrink packs for maximum packaging stability - cardboard pads and trays no longer necessary direct online printing on the shrink film for reliability and flexibility new shrink tunnel for considerably reduced energy consumption khs.com werner a., christian s., ernst w. packing technology design engineers „our baby – your benefit“ hall 5/5–127 09.-11.11.2011 nuremberg, germany with all our suppliers and ultimately to arrive at these two plants”. this is how michael describes what seems at first glance to be quite a complex approach to configuring the production lines. in all, 300 million preforms for 17 bottle geometries ranging from 0.5 to 2l per year pass through the plants. in addition, there are also different colourways available. www.sinebrychoff.fi degree of flexibility is a requirement here too, the com-pany has integrated four lanfranchi bottle silos between the sbm and the filler. “this means that we have up to one hour’s buffer facility between the blow moulder and the filler, more than enough time to fit in format changes. this also enables us to conveniently discharge bottles to the filler from outside”, says project manager michael slotte. a current example is the bottle from rosti of sweden which is used for the energy drink “battery“ “converting the stretch blow moulder from a 28 to 38 mm neck is simply too com-plex an operation, so we are happy to accept the external bottles” says michael. the plant has been purchased from 7 suppliers alto-gether – the compressors from atlas copco, the stretch blow moulder from sidel, the filler along with the rinser as well from sidel and the labelling device from krones, the pasteuriser from gea and the typical finnish palletising systems from nekos, together with the hard display from the local automation engineers. sidel was responsible for the overall integration. “one size doesn’t fit all and so we have decided to put together the system components that are best for us in each case. we had eighteen months’ grace from the time when parliament decided to do away with the tax on disposable bottles before the actual start. we made proper use of this time to hold discussions michael slotte in front of the sidel plant for the bigger bottles (aptly named obelix). the second (almost identical plant) is located nearby and produces the smaller bottles. this one is called asterix. there are no plans for a third plant for very small size bottles to go by the name of dogmatix.

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material / recycling 14 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net bottled water still ahead, niche beverages making their mark world trends in pet packaging apart from its excellent perfor-mance properties, pet packaging market growth was also supported by the environmental credentials of pet as a lightweight material that can be recycled easily. however, growth in the pet packaging market has been curtailed since 2008 as a result of the world economic recession. consum-ers have reduced their discretionary spending, including the purchase of some packaged beverage products. pet packaging market growth in ton-nage terms has also been adversely affected by the trend to light-weight pet bottles. for example, the aver-age weight of a single-serve pet mineral water bottle reduced by around one-third during the period 2003–08. the trend to light-weight pet bottles is set to continue. the slowdown in consumer demand for csds and mineral water in developed countries, and the market maturity of these key end-use sectors, is also holding back the growth of pet pack-aging. furthermore, the growing use of recycled pet content in beverage bottles is displacing virgin pet mate-rial for packaging. while from 2010 to 2015 pet packaging is unlikely to register growth rates similar to those seen between 2000 and 2007, growth opportunities still remain. barrier pet bottles and jars for juice, milk, tea, beer, wine and food are forecast to register strong growth over the period 2010–15. the developing countries of asia pacific, south america and eastern europe will also show higher growth for pet packaging as a result of growing real incomes and the replacement of traditional pack for-mats by pet bottles. market drivers economic, social and demographic influences are playing a key role in driving development of the global pet packaging market. slower economic growth in the advanced economies of western europe and north america will constrain future pet packaging growth in these regions. in contrast, rising real incomes in the emerg-ing and developing markets of asia pacific, eastern europe and south america will be the main driver of growth for pet packaging over the five years to 2015. social influences are also playing a major role in the development of the pet packaging market. environmental concerns are driving pet packaging producers, brand owners and retail chains to adopt sustainable packaging programmes. this type of packaging addresses the growing concerns for the environment due to its ability to be light-weighted and recycled. pet packaging is lighter than its competi-tors such as glass bottles, and co 2 emissions have been reduced in pet bottle production. key demo-graphic influences on global pet packaging growth include the faster-growing populations in asia pacific, eastern europe and south america. the development of pet bottles with enhanced gas-barrier properties presents a major market opportunity for pet preform and bottle producers over the period to 2015. barrier pet bottles are predicted to grow at a significantly higher rate than pet packaging as a whole. beer, wine, juices, dairy products and food all present growth opportunities for barrier pet bottles and jars. develop-ment of the pet packaging market is being helped by continuous improve-ments in technology. technological development is providing better bar-rier solutions, improved resin formula-tions, faster and more efficient pet processing machinery, and solutions for hot-filling and aseptic filling of pet packaging. pet technology develop-ments advances in developments bar-rier technologies have paved the way for pet bottles to be used for small, single-serve beverages. barrier pet bottles have also penetrated market sectors such as juices, teas and beer and are making inroads into new end-use sectors such as wine and dairy drinks. technology developments in hot-fill and aseptic cold-fill processes are also supporting the development of pet bottles and jars in these devel-oping market sectors. alongside these key technology developments, contin-ued improvements are being made to pet resin formulation, additive tech-nologies and processing equipment. barrier pet bottles plastic bottles in themselves do not provide a good barrier against oxygen and carbon dioxide for certain sensitive beverages such as beer, juice and dairy drinks. the limited global consumption of pet packaging saw strong growth during the period 2000–07. growth was largely driven by the replace-ment of glass bottles, metal cans and cartons for beverages, particularly for carbonated soft drinks (csds) and mineral water. while from 2010 to 2015 pet packaging is unlikely to register growth rates similar to those seen between 2000 and 2007, growth opportunities still remain, according to a recent study undertaken by pira international*.

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material / recycling 15 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net barrier protection offered by plastics such as pet has led to the development of a number of different barrier solutions for plastic bottles. in europe, pet blend solutions account for around half of all barrier pet solutions and multi-layer technologies represent close to one-third in terms of bottle units. barrier coatings represent around one-fifth of the bar-rier technologies used for pet bottles. barrier coatings are widely predicted to grow their share of the barrier pet bottle market over the five years to 2015 as a result of developing technologies and more competitive costs. hot-fill and aseptic technology bottle manufacturers have developed different versions of panel-less technol-ogy for heatset pet. multilayer pet con-tainers with an mxd6 nylon barrier and oxygen scavengers are used in bottles for hot-filled tea and natural fruit juices. manufacturers of stretch blow mould-ing machines have increased the output of hot-fill bottles to match that of cold-fill pet. manufacturers are also developing energy efficient pet heatsetting pro-cesses. trends such as on-the-go consump-tion and healthier dietary choices for children and teenagers are reshaping the market for aseptic milk-based products. furthermore, aseptically filled milk-based products are shelf-stable for up to a year, and can be stored until it is time to chill them for serving. emerging catego-ries made possible by aseptic packag-ing advances include low-acid soya and milk-based beverages, nutraceuticals and bioactive products. machinery and material pet packaging market growth is being helped by the launch of new machinery that allows greater flexibility in shape and volume, faster production rates and energy saving. sacmi imola s.c. via selice prov.le, 17/a 40026 imola (bo) italy tel. 39 0542 607111 - fax 39 0542 642354 e-mail: sacmi@sacmi.it www.sacmi.com s i ff k l i f h b sa sa sa sacmi of of of of of offe f rs tur ur u nk nk nk nk nk n ey sol ol o ut u ions ns ns ns for or or o the he he he he he bever er er e ag ag age e an an an an an an and pa pa pa pa pa pa p ck ck ck ck ck ck ck ckag ag ag ag ag ag aging g in in in indu du du du dust st st st stry ry ry: : : co co co co co co comp mp mp mp m le le le le lete te te te te te bot o tlin in in in ing li li li li line ne ne ne ne n s s fo fo fo fo fo for r pr pr pr pr pr pr pr prod od od od od od od oduc uc uc uc uc uc uc u t t pr pr pr pr pr pr prep ep ep ep ep ep ep epar ar ar ar ar arat at at at at atio io io io ion, n, n, n, n, n con on on on on on on onta ta ta ta ta tain in in in iner e man an an an an an an anuf uf uf uf uf u ac ac ac ac ac a tu tu tu tu tu tu turererererererere, flli li li ling and nd nd closi si si s ng ng ng ng ng ng ng, la la la la la la la labellin in ing an a d fn f al al al al pac ac ac ac ac ac a kagi gi gi gi gi g ng ng ng ng ng op op op op op op op oper e at at at at at at atio io io io io ions ns ns ns ns n . the e e e ex ex ex exte te te te te te te tensiv iv iv iv ive e ex e peri ri ri ri ri ririence c acqui ui ui ui ui ui u rerererererered d si si si si si si sinc n e e the e e e co compan a y y y y y y wa wa wa wa wa wa wa wa was s s esta ta ta ta t bl b is ishe he he he he he he he hed in in in in in i 191 91 91 9 9, 9 in n ad ad ad ad a di di di di di diti t on on on on to o o it its s rer pu pu pu pu pu puta ta ta ta ta t ti ti ti ti tion for or or or or sup up up uppl pl pl pl pl plyi yi y ng ng ng ng ng ng ng adv dv dv d an an an an an an an an a ce ce ce ce ce ce ce ced d d d d te te te te tech ch ch ch ch chno no no n lo lo lo l gy gy gy gy gy gy gy gy, fn fn fn fn fn fn f anci c al sol ol ol ol ol olidit it it it ity an an an an an an and a a ne ne ne ne ne ne netw tw twor or or or or or ork k of of of of of of of of 70 co co co co compan a ies s th th th th th th th thrororororor ug ug ug ug ug ug ugho ho ho ho ho ho ho hout ut ut ut ut u the he he he he wor or or or orld, en en en en en e ab ab ab ab ab ab ables s sa sa sa sa sa sa sacm cm cm cm cm cm c i to to to to to to to to mee ee ee ee ee ee eet t al al al al al al al a l yo yo yo yo yo yo your ur ur ur u req eq eq eq eq equi ui ui ui u rement nt nt nt nts s wher e ever er er er e you ou ou ou ou ou arererererere.

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material / recycling 16 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net material innovation in pet has been driven by increasing demand for new products developments with advanced performance attributes including resins that offer enhanced mechanical strength and design flexibility. end-use markets csds are the largest end-use sector for pet packaging, account-ing for a projected 35.9% share of consumption in 2010. bottled water is the second-largest end-use sector for pet packaging with a projected 2010 share of 33.8%. all other end-use sectors command a relatively minor share of pet packaging consump-tion, as the joint third-largest sectors, thermoforming and food bottles, each represent 7.1% of total consumption. bottled water is forecast to overtake csds as the largest end-use sector for pet packaging over the forecast period 2010–15. other soft drinks, such as functional drinks, dairy drinks and ready-to-drink tea and coffee, are also forecast to grow at a rate higher than that of pet packaging consump-tion as a whole. there are also good growth opportunities for barrier food bottles and jars and thermoforming. geographic markets global consumption of pet pack-aging grew during the period 2005–10 at a and forecasts compound annual growth rate (cagr) of 4.3% to reach 11.5 million tonnes. however, there was a sharp downturn in global con-sumption of pet packaging growth between 2008 and 2010. the world economic downturn and consequent reduction of consumers’ disposable incomes led to reduced demand for some key categories of packaged food and beverage products. in addition, the trend to lightweight pet bottle production and the grow-ing use of pet recyclate for bever-age bottles negatively impacted upon growth in consumption of new pet packaging. a modest upturn in con-sumption of pet packaging is taking place in 2010 as the world economy recovers from recession. consump-tion of pet packaging is forecast to grow during the period 2010–15 at a cagr of 4.8% to reach 14.5 million tonnes. world pet packaging market value in us dollar terms grew during the period 2005–10 at a cagr of 4.3% to reach 29.9 billion. world pet packaging market value at con-stant 2009 pet prices is forecast to grow during the period 2010–15 at a cagr of 4.8% to reach 37.8 billion. asia pacific overtook north amer-ica and western europe as the largest regional consumer of pet packag-ing during the period 2005–10. asia pacific is forecast to be the fastest-growing world region for pet packag-ing, accounting for almost half of total consumption growth for the period 2010–15. in south america, east-ern europe and the middle east and africa consumption of pet packaging is forecast to grow at above aver-age market rates during the forecast period. in the more mature western european and north american mar-kets consumption of pet packaging is forecast to grow at much slower rates. these forecasts are based on a number of key assumptions, such as: the economic upturn continues and there are no major changes to the economic and financial environment; light-weighting of pet bottles will continue for water, csds and aseptic cold-fill bottles, especially in the devel-oped markets of north america and western europe; recycled pet (rpet) continues to displace new pet pack-aging resin over the forecast period. www.pira-international.com * pira international: the future of pet pack-aging to 2015 - global market forecasts by david platt global consumption of pet packaging by end-use sector, 2010 (source: pira international)

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material / recycling 18 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net brazilian r-pet plant feeds own bottle production where the streets have no name strong growth of brazilian pet market the rapid economic growth in south america is generating an increasing demand for virgin pet material of about 1,300 million tons this year. south america has a mighty thirst and the prospects are bright: a growth in demand for pet is forecast to reach about 6.5% for the south american region. water is expected to grow by an impressive 8.3%, csd by 4.5%. the growth in demand for r-pet is expected to reach 4.4%. while the south american pet bottle recovery rate lies at only 37%, the brazilian collection rate is, at 62%, the highest in the region, and accounts for 64% of the toal collec-tion rate in the region. the trend is that collection volumes are set to rise due to higher recovery rates with a consequent strong growth in bottle consumption. this was the starting point for the mdm group to make a far-reaching decision. bottle-to-bottle recycling instead of an adventurous 3,300km trip right in the middle of the brazil-ian rondonia province is one of the most modern beverage companies in latin america: mdm dydyo, a subsidi-ary company of the mdm group. the raw material used to produce the pet bottles directly in the company was delivered by an adventurous route terial / recycling mate te in november 2010, an ambitious project started in the brazilian town of porto velho. the mdm group established the amazon rcp project, a recycling company located directly in porto velho, collecting pet garbage from all over the region, processing it and using it to produce new bottles using erema’s vacurema advanced 1716 t technology.

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material / recycling 19 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net until only a short while ago. 25-ton trucks would take eight days and up to 3,300km to reach their final destina-tion which of course implied gigantic logistic efforts. the company looked for an alter-native to lower the raw material and logistics costs. the group decided to go for bottle-to bottle recycling. after consultation with various machinery manufacturers, the company finally decided to purchase the vacurema advanced 1716 t with a throughput performance of 1,000-1,400kg/h, which was set up in an especially constructed production hall next to the existing company. mdm dydyo is satisfied with the results and they do benefit as the recycling operation allows them to considerably lower raw material costs. in addition, the company created more than 50 new jobs directly at the plant. another beneficiary is mother nature and the amazonian “lung of the world”, since more pet bottles are now collected and recycled. the vacurema advanced 1716 t system is the first expansion stage of the vacurema basic technology and features an additional, continu-ously operating upstream vacuum crystallisation dryer. the vacuum crystallisation dryer provides additional pre-drying and decontamina-tion of the input material. the material is then transferred to the reactor of the downstream vacurema basic system via a discharge screw. the process is fda approved. www.erema.at what of the future? more r-pet plants to come r-pet plants has become a hot topic in south america over the last few years, i.e. other companies such as cabelma (argentina) and unnafi-bras (brazil) have entered the market. at the moment the m&g polimeros company operates a large scale pet manufacturing plant with a capacity of about 850,000t/a following material giant braskem’s withdrawal from the pet business some two years ago. however, it is expected that the petro-bras projects comperj and petroquim-ica suape will go on stream within the next few years with a capacity of above 1 million t/a. would you like your products to stand out from the crowd? thanks to the technology of holland colours you can turn your pet bottles into almost any colour. our outstanding experience and efficency in producing colouring additives guarantees that your product will differ from your competitors’. would you like to renew your pet bottles with unique shades? we can provide the solution for your business success. holland colours european division halvemaanweg 1, 7323 rw apeldoorn, p.o.box 720, 7300 as apeldoorn, the netherlands i tel: 31(55)368 0700 i fax: 31(55)366 2981 i e-mail: info@hollandcolours.com silk scarves? colourful balloons? a modern statue perhaps? or eye-catching pet bottles that are good to grab?

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preform production 20 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net mht’s upgrade sets offer outputs one-third higher – on existing machines more bang for your buck* productivity, sustainability and conservation of resources are key issues in the production of pet bottles, so who would say no to the equivalent of getting 33% more mileage from a tank of petrol in their current car? mht mold & hotrunner technology ag (germany) says that its upgrade sets enable preform manufacturers using husky hypet 300 or 400 injec-tion moulding machines to produce one-third more preforms from their existing equipment. turer in south america. the (approxi-mately) 85mm long, 15g preform with a pco 1881 thread is created in a cycle time of 9.0s. the control unit of the husky hypet 300 is designed for a maxi-mum of 72 cavities and the upgrade adapts to it, so the injection mould-ing machine can continue to operate the mould. there are two options for nozzle control. nozzles of the same thermal type are either combined, so that the machine still has a total of 72 regular positions, or an external device can assume control of all 96 nozzles. the upgrade set for hypet 400 works in a similar manner. the second option offers customers the opportunity of running the machine in so-called single-nozzle regular opera-tion, which means that the mould is equipped with nozzle thermal sensors. in operation, temperature is constantly monitored and regulated at each indi-vidual cavity. when preforms are produced, they need to be post-cooled in order to be dimensionally stable for further handling as bulk material. for this pur-pose, mht has developed mhtcool-max, a three-stage-post-mould cool-ing solution. an international patent has been applied for. mht has developed upgrade sets that take 72-cavity machines to 96, and 96 to 128. the company says that the sets improve effectiveness, have higher cooling and energy efficiency and enable companies to get higher output from existing machines, eco-nomically and ecologically. it does this by moving the cavities slightly closer together and adding additional rows to the left and right. the mht team has achieved higher cavitation without making the moulds much wider. the stacks, i.e. the moulds in which the preforms are created, are identical to those of the long-established 72-cavity mould technology. this space saving does not require or imply a ‘filigree’ mode of construction, which may be more susceptible to faults. a pilot project is currently running successfully with a leading preform and bottle manufac-mht has achieved higher cavitation without making the moulds much wider. cooling pins *based on an article by sabine kob, mht

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preform production 21 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net the key innovation in the mht-coolmax is in the detail of the cooling plate, from which cooling pins pro-trude. it is water-cooled; air that flows through into the preforms therefore arrives significantly cooler than from uncooled plates. in the inner space of the preforms, this solution differs from other offers by its reversed coolant flow. the air initially brushes past on the preform wall toward the front and then arrives back through the inside of the cooling pins; this increases the cooling effect on the preform. in addition, the flow of coolant is divided directly after penetrating the preform and part of the air is directed to the inner space of the thread. the upgrade set is available for preforms up to a maximum water thread diameter of 30/25. mht assumes the complete project management of the prototype pro-duction through to ramp-up to series production and guarantees a smooth-running changeover to the new number of cavities. the upgrade set is offered within the context of a mould exchange or conversion, such as to a different preform design or weight. after installation by an mht service engineer, the company says that it becomes a simple matter of ‘plug & play’ for the preform producer – but with output one-third higher than before. note: husky and hypet are reg-istered trademarks of husky injection molding systems, ltd., with its head-quarters in bolton / canada. mht mold & hotrunner technology ag has no connection to husky. www.mht-ag.com take-out plate petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net

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preform production 22 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net preform yellowing the rapid guide to perfect preforms - part 23 troubleshooting guides have suffered in the past from being locked away in offices and not being available to the people that actually need them. considering the high cost of machine and tools high scrap rates can be a costly proposition eating away at already tight margins. petplanet’s “rapid guide to perfect preforms” takes a different approach. bound in laminated paper that is easy to clean off, the small format of the book of 108mm by 151mm (4.25” by 6”) allows easy storage in back pockets or tool boxes. it has been written for the people on the floor of injection moulding companies to support their daily work in making the best preforms possible. the product of two industry experts, rick unterlander and ottmar brandau, it gives concrete advice on 35 of the most common problems in preform manufacture, most illustrated by pictures. from high aa levels to wavy bodies processors can find help when they need it. read chapter 23 of the guide. petplanet print vol.6 the rapid guide to perfect preforms machine no./name vol.6 petplanet print

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preform production 23 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net petplanet insider vol. 12 symptom: preforms have a yellow tint, not local-ized to a specifc area but throughout the entire preform. colouration may sometimes have a greenish hue. cause: the resin has been thermally and/or oxi-datively degraded, but not to the point of black specks. solutions: 1. check dryer for alarms and correct as necessary. a high temperature (above 175ºc (347ºf)) may cause rapid degradation especially if resin fow is idle. 2. check condition of resin and/ or regrind quality. remove any degraded pellets or chips from dryer hopper and in-feed line. 3. check for excessive resin drying time in hopper (should be around 4h at 175ºc (347ºf) and up to 6h at 160ºc (320ºf)). 4. check all temperature readings and correct if necessary. pet resin should be melted at about 280ºc (536ºf) /- 10ºc (18ºf). 5. check all %-controlled temperature settings and minimize if possible. %-controllers provide no temperature feedback and require fne tuning. 6. check that all thermocouples are properly inserted and contacting the bottom of the wells. 7. check extruder back pressure and minimize if possible. back pressure should be suffcient to provide good melt mixing, but not too little to cause bubbles to appear. typical range is 15 – 20 bar (200 – 300 psi). 8. check screw rpm and minimize if possible. screw speed should be reduced as much as possible to minimize shear heating, yet still recover within the cycle time of the machine. the stopped time at the end of recovery should be about 2sec to offset any fuctuations during screw recovery. 9. make sure the extruder screw cushion is not excessive. this should be a minimum of 25mm to compensate for any dynamic recovery fuctuations. (two-stage machines only) 10. check hardware for worn, dam-aged or failed components, spe-cifcally the machine and mould heaters, and a misaligned shut-off nozzle. 11. for prevention, always: a.reduce temperatures by about 40ºc (104ºf) if the machine stops for more than 15min b.reduce %-controllers by if the machine stops for more than 15min c. shut off nozzle tip heats if the machine stops for more than 10min d.never exceed start up tempera-ture soak times. machine should be started within 15min of the temperatures reaching operat-ing settings. nozzle tips should only be turned on 5 to 7min prior to start up. e. always reduce the dryer tempera-ture to about 120c if stopped for more than 30min and 80ºc (176ºf) if stopped for more than 2h. www.petpla.net table of contents i........................ about the authors ii.................................introduction chapter 1.............................. aa level high 2........................ accordion preform 3....................... air hooks / streaks 4............................... black specks 5...................................... bubbles 6..................................burn marks 7...........................colour streaking ................................... /peeling 8..................................crystallinity 9.................................drool marks 10.......................................... flash 11......................... gate depressions 12............................... gate peeling 13..................gate voids / pin holes 14......................... internal gate sink 15................................internal sinks 16........................................ iv loss 17............................ long gate nub 18...............................milky preform 19............................ moisture marks 20................neck finish out of round 21....................... parting line crease 22.................parting line deformation 23......................... preform yellowing 24.................................. short shots 25.......................................... sinks 26......................................... splay 27........................... stretched necks 28..................................... stringing 29......................... surface blemishes 30......................... thread flow lines 31...............tss (top sealing surface) ......................................... sink 32.......................................unmelts 33.................wall thickness variation 34.................................wavy body 35.................................. weld lines eisbär material drying producer model low energy consumption low energy consumption lowest energy consumption on the market rating aaa energy a eisbär b c d e f g all the others a www.eisbaer.at wuhrmühle 22 / a-6840 götzis t 43 5523 55558-0 / cool@eisbaer.at

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bottle making 24 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net single stage feature part 3 suppliers of single stage machinery the history of single stage has been controversial, remains controversial and is still the subject of market gossip and the object of fruitless complaints by some of the partici-pants. but single stage is part of pet history nevertheless, when katashi aoki of nissei plastics – maker of huge number of injection moulding machines, a company still existing today, family owned and managed by members of the family – decided in the mid-1970s to develop single stage injection stretch blow moulding machines in the aoki techn. lab (r&d centre) and commercially sell them via nissei asb. two companies were founded, origi-nally all on the premises of nissei plastics. the sons of katashi aoki were put in charge – daiichi to manage nissei asb as chairman and shigeto to manage aoki techn. lab. at the end of the 1970s it was decided that the companies should go their separate ways. thereafter both companies have been rival suppliers of single stage machines. at the end of 1980s a new contender appeared on the scene of single stage, when sipa of italy sup-plied the very massive, large single stage pet moulding machines – with a design originally coming from van dorn of the us. market data the three suppliers control the global markets up to the present day. we estimate that out of a total of 8.600 single stage systems installed nissei asb have supplied approx. 6,000 single stage systems, aoki approx.1,800 systems and sipa approx. 800 systems. sipa systems are much larger in size, output and price compared with their japanese counterparts. although all three make single stage machines, there is a differ-ence in design and in market policy. the japanese nissei asb and aoki cover the world market with small machines – the majority of single stage tioned that with automa there is a no. 4 amongst the single stage machine suppliers and maybe a potential no. 5 from china, currently unknown in europe. husky, who also briefly took part in the single stage market mainly on exhibitions, has withdrawn from the sector under onnex ownership. let us now turn to the reality of the market-place today. in the following pages we will be looking at the big 3 nissei asb, aoki as well as sipa. we have visited the offices of nissei asb (karel keersmaekers) and aoki techn. lab. (hidenaga naka-gawe) in düsseldorf, germany, as application was for small machines, most of them for pharma, cosmetics and food - , in contrast to sipa, who concentrate on the large volume single stage machines – considerable portion has in the past gone into beverages. there is fierce competition between nissei asb and aoki. sipa – manu-facturing in europe in the euro region - consider themselves presently unable and unwilling to compete with small single stage machinery. it is true to state that sipa starts where nissei asb or aoki leave off.the biggest nissei asb is the smallest sipa. for a complete picture it should be men-

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bottle making 25 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net doubleseal technology for unique sealing performance weight reduction opportunity available for 28mm to 38 mm neck finishes oxygen scavenger option for more freshness and longer shelf-life bericap technology for hot filled beverages committed to serving the juices, rtd teas and health drinks industry doubleseal 28 mm hot fill doubleseal 38 mm hotfill oxygen scavenger option bericap gmbh & co. kg kirchstraße 5, d-55257 budenheim tel. 49/6139/2902-0 · fax 49/6139/2902-181 info.germany@bericap.com · www.bericap.com hall 4 • stand 511

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bottle making 26 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net sipa nissei asb aoki 1 4 5 2 3 technical specifications the nissei asb and aoki machines are small machines. the difference in design between the two japanese companies is marginal, although both companies may disagree with such a statement. (please see issue 78/11 for technical data sheets). 1 plastifying unit (sipa: extruder, aoki nissei asb: injection units 2 preform moulding 3 conditioning (aoki: 23 in one step) 4 stretch blow moulding 5 bottle ejection well as the factory of sipa in vittorio veneto, italy (roberta gualtieri). nissei asb is a public company trading on the stock exchange – reasonably open with facts and figures even on finances. aoki and sipa are privately owned companies, where informa-tion is obviously scarcer and filtered/ screened by the owners, as can be seen from the visit reports. in this issue you can read the report about nissei asb (page 33). in issue 10 we will pub-lish our reports about our visits at aoki and sipa. comparison of technical specifications of single stage machinery supplied by sipa, nissei asb and aoki

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bottle making 27 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net 1 2 3 5 4 1 2 3 5 4 aoki nissei asb 3 2 4 5 1 1 1 3 2 4 5 sipa the typical aoki series is on the basis of three stations, namely for preform injection and direct heat conditioning, stretch blow moulding and product ejection. heat energy is retained in the preform after injec-tion moulding and final containers are stretch blown straight away – without reheating. with the result: energy savings of between 10 and 20% and reduction of cost per container can be achieved – according to aoki. the typical nissei asb series is on the basis of four stations, adding to the above three stations a preform temperature conditioning station. this fourth station, according to asb, is to take care of varying conditions (sensi-tive injection filling speed and preform cooling) and thus to ensure beyond doubt consistency of the entire single stage moulding process – according to nissei asb. the typical sipa single stage series – fx series for instance - has on the injection side one large plasticising unit, pro-viding four shot pots and from there four rows of cavities – two on each sides. after injection moulding the preforms are automatically transferred into two temperature conditioning stations on each side, thereafter blown and transferred out. 1 injection unit 2 3 preform moulding / conditiong in one step 4 stretch blow moulding 5 bottle ejection 1 injection unit 2 preform moulding 3 conditioning 4 stretch blow moulding 5 bottle ejection 1 plastifying unit 4 shot pots 2 preform moulding 3 conditioning 4 stretch blow moulding 5 bottle ejection

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29 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net 2-stage sbm machinery once again we are pleased to present our latest market survey, bigger than the 2010 edition, when 17 suppliers were taking part. this year, a total of 18 suppliers world-wide have given us comprehensive details of their prod-ucts. readers interested in obtaining further information are invited to contact the companies direct. although the publishers have made every effort to ensure that the information in this survey is up to date, no claims are made regarding completeness or accuracy 09/11 marketsurvey bottle-to-bottle recycling plants conveyors for preforms and empty bottles caps and closures preforms perform moulds and sbm moulds single stage machinery 2-stage sbm machinery compressors filling equipment resins and additives company name technopet machineries, india w. amsler equipment inc. beutelspacher s.a. de c.v. postal address telephone number web site address contact name function direct telephone number fax e-mail 14/15, shree naman plaza,s.v.road, kandivali (w), mumbai -400 067maharashtra, india. (91) 22-28610828 www.techno-pet.com mr. vineet bannore director - technology 91 9820346565 91 22-28061410 sales@techno-pet.com 1245 reid st. unit 1, richmond hill on, l4b 1g4 1 905-707-6704 www.amslerequipment.net heidi amsler sales & marketing manager 1 905-707-6704 1 905-707-6707 heidi@amslerequipment.net venados 52 colonia los olivos, tláhuac, méxico, d.f. c.p. 13210 52 5840 45 62 www.beutelspacher.com ing. abraham beutelspacher engineering manager 52 5840 45 63 52 5845 1053 info@beutelspacher.com 1. machine designation / model number pauto 800/1400/2000 auto ejection jar 600 semi auto tpol 1800/2700 online series tps- 20l 5 gallon jar tp-beer for beer/liquor linear series - 9 models, l12, l15, l22, l25, l32, l407, l42, l515, l615 linear wide-mouth series - 2 models l16j, l25j linear con-vertible series - 4 models l32c, l42c, l515c, l615c linear large format series - 5 models, l110, l210, m120, lm120, l120c sb 3001 2. bottle volume (from/to in litres) a) standard machines 0.05 to 2.0 0.2 to 5.0 0.1 to 2.0 0.2 to 2 0.05 to 5 0.1 to 6 0.05l to 5 3 b) machines for large containers 5 to 20 4 to 23 3. maximum number of stretch-blow moulds (units) 2 a) standard machines one/two/four one two/four one/two/four 6 2 6 b) machines for large containers one 3 4. output per stretch-blow mould for: 0.5l csd bottle (units per hour) 800 600 900 500 1,800 1,800 1,500 - 1,800 1l csd bottle (units per hour) 700 500 800 600 1,400 - 1,800 1,400 - 1,800 1,500 - 1,800 1.5l still mineral water bottle (units per hour) 700 600 900 700 1,400 - 1,800 1,400 - 1,800 800 - 900 large capacity container 100 jars/h 900(10l); 275(18.9l) other hot-fill and wide mouth: 450 jars oriented output 300 jars/h combo filling 800 - 1,600 3,000(4l) 5. footprint / space requirement (l x w x h in metres) 4 x 4 x 3 3 x 3 x 3 5 x 5 x 3 5 x 4 x 3.5 4 x 4 x 3 from 4.0x1.8x2.4 to 4.3x3.7x2.5 3.9x2.5x2.2 5.7x2.0x2.4 to 4.3x3.7x2.5 3.9x3.8x2.7

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market survey 30 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net company name nissei asb machine co., ltd. kosme gesellschaft mbh luxber, s.l.u. urola s.c. mega sm postal address telephone number web site address contact name function direct telephone number fax e-mail 4586-3 koo, komoro-shi, nagano-ken 384-8585, japan 81(267)23-1565 www.nisseiasb.co.jp/en/ mr. katsuo ishiguro manager - sales coordination team 81(267)23-1565 81(267)23-1564 sales@nisseiasb.co.jp gewerbestrasse 3 2601 sollenau, austria 0043-(0)2628-411-0 www.kosme-austria.com johann gugler managing director 43 2628-411-125 43 2628-411-4125 j.gugler@kosme-austria.com av. de azorin, 34-36 03440 ibi, spain 34 965553853 www.luxber.com mr. ricardo sanchez export executive 34 965553853 34 965553861 luxber@luxber.con urola kalea s/n, po box 20230 legazpi, -spain- 34 943 737003 www.urola.com iñaki unanue 34 943 737144 iunanue@urola.com 47-8 # huangzhou rd, huang-yan, zhejiang provice, china 86-576-84020122 www.megamachinery.com simon cai sales manager 86-576-84020122 86-576-84020107 hymega@gmail.com re 53 4 ww prz sa 4 4 p.w 1. machine designation / model number nb series hsb series linear, 6 models rotary , 4 models tecnopet urbi series / 6 models 10 hs 2. bottle volume (from/to in litres) 25 a) standard machines 1.5 0.6 0,05 - 3,0 0,05 - 3,0 0,1 to 5 0.1 to 2 up to 2.5 0.2 b) machines for large containers 8 2 0,5 - 30,0 0,5 - 6,0 8 to 10 up to 10 up to 25 3. maximum number of stretch-blow moulds (units) 16 a) standard machines 4 6 1-4 6 2, 4, 8 8 up to 16 y 2 b) machines for large containers 2 4 2-4 6 1 4 up to 2 4. output per stretch-blow mould for: *pe 0.5l csd bottle (units per hour) 900 1,000 1,700 2,000 1,600 1,500 1,500 up 1l csd bottle (units per hour) 850 - 1,650 2,000 1,500 1,500 1,400 up 1.5l still mineral water bottle (units per hour) 900 - 1,600 2,000 1,600 1,600 1,300 up large capacity container 650 600 up to 1,250 for 5l; 350 for 30l 1,250 800 1,200 150 up other 500ml jars 970bph/ cav** 5. footprint / space requirement (l x w x h in metres) 5.2x2.3x2.1 6.7x2.0x3.2 min.: 4.5x .83x3.1; max.: 5.1x1.85x .1 (without preform feeding system) 6.05x3.85x3.25 (without preform feeding system) 4,5 x 5 x 2 including loading system smallest urbi-2 (2.320x2.2x2) largest urbi-8 (5.9x4.35x2.3) depending on the model of the machines 3.5 company name smi s.p.a. siapi srl sipa khs corpoplast gmbh we (h postal address telephone number web site address contact name function direct telephone number fax e-mail via piazzalunga, 30, 24015 san giovanni , ianco (bg), italy 0039 0345 40.111 www.smigroup.it mr. pietro volpi marketing manager 39 0345 40.316 39 0345 40.209 info@smigroup.it via ferrovia nord, 45, 31020 san vendemiano (tv), italy 39 0438 4096 www.siapi.it maico zanco sales manager 39 0438 4096 39 0438 401016 maico.zanco@siapi.it via caduti del lavoro 3 31029 vittoria veneto (tv) italy 390 438911511 www.sipa.it antonio narder industrial division director 39 0438911511 39 0438912273 sipa@zoppas.com meiendorfer strasse 203 22145 hamburg, germany 49 (40) 67907-0 www.khs.com frank haesendonckx director competence center 49 40 679 07 475 49 40 679 07 9475 frank.haesendonckx@khs.com 12 au 8 ww pe sa 8 8 inf 1. machine designation / model number sr stretch blow-moulding ma-chines / 10 models (8 for standard capacity containers and 2 models for high capacity containers) ea series (15 models) ea-s series (8 models) ea heat set series (12 models) eawm series (6 models) rotary, sfr 6 evo, sfr 8 evo, sfr 12 evo, sfr 16 evo,sfr 20 evo,sfr 24 evo, sfr 9/27 (7 models) linear, sfl 2/2,sfl 2/1,sfl 4/2,sfl 4/3, sfl 4/4, sfl 6/2, sfl 6/3, sfl 6/4, sfl 6/6 (9 models) khs innopet blomax series iv, 13 models, 4 -36 stations mp 2. bottle volume (from/to in litres) a) standard machines 0.25 / 3t 0,1 - 5 l 0,1-1,5 l 0,1-1,5 l 0.25 - 3.3 0.25 - 3 0.2 - 3 0.0 b) machines for large containers 4 / 10 5 - 40 l up to 12 l 4 - 30 up to 6 (blomax series iii) 10 3. maximum number of stretch-blow moulds (units) 20 a) standard machines 20 from 2 to 16 from 2 to 16 from 1 to 4 27 6 36 4 b) machines for large containers 6 from 1 to 6 from 1 to 3 4 8 (series iii) 2 4. output per stretch-blow mould for: *pe 0.5l csd bottle (units per hour) 1,800 1,500-1,800 2,200 1,800 2,200 2,8 1l csd bottle (units per hour) 1,800 1,500-1,800 2,000 1,700 2,200 2,8 1.5l still mineral water bottle (units per hour) 1,800 1,500-1,800 2,000 1,800 2,200 2,6 large capacity container 1,100 150-600 1,250 for 5l; 800 for 30l 1,400 / 6l container, depending on geometry (series iii) 50 other up to 1,200 hotfill bottles up to 1,400 widemouth jars 36 5. footprint / space requirement (l x w x h in metres) min 3.6x3.75x3.55(sr 4/6) / max 4.79x8.83x3.55 (sr20) 2.9x2x2.2 to 7.3x3.1x2.4 2.8x2.6x2.2 to 8.1x2.4x2.7 2.9x2x2.2 to 7.3x3.1x2.4 2.9x2x2.2 to 5.5x2.2x2.5 4,4x3,9x3,7 5,8x2,2x2,1 7,4x3,0x3,25 blomax 4 13,3x7,0x3,25 blomax 36 4 x

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market survey 31 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net smf maschinenfabrik gmbh krones ag g-redcarstrasse 40, 53842 troisdorf – spich, germany 49 2241 944 886-0 www.smfgmbh.com przemyslaw wojtowicz sales manager 49 2241 944 886-0 49 2241 944 886-99 p.wojtowicz@smfgmbh.com böhmerwaldstr. 5 d - 93073 neutraubling 49 9401-70-0 www.krones.com peter christiansen sales manager 49 9401 70-4980 49 9401 70-914980 danuta.kessler-zieroth@krones.com hs 3000 hs 6000 stratos 10 electric stratos 20 electric optima7 contiform s 9 models available contiform m 3 models available contiform k 4 models available contiform h 8 models available contiform proshape 2 models available 0.25 – 3 0.25 – 3 3.0 – 10 5 – 20 0.25 – 2.5 0.1 - 3 0.1 - 2(1,5) 0.1 - 0,7 0.1 - 2 0.1 - 3 2 4 2 1 7 24 (28) 30 40 24 (26) 10 *per machine up to 2,750* up to 5,500* up to10,800* 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 up to 2,500* up to 5,000* up to10,400* 2,000 2,000 2,000 up to 2,400* up to 4,800* up to10,000* 2,000 2,000 2,000 up to 2,000*, up to 4,000*, up to 1,800* 5gal – up to 500 up to 8,700* up to 1,700* 1,700 (steel moulds) 1,600/1,800 e 3.5x1.4x2.2 3.5x2.8x2.2 4.1x2.43x3.42 3.3x2.23x3.95 from 6,9 x 4,4 x 3,6 to 11,6 x 6,8 x 3,6 from 7,4 x 4,4 x 3,6 to 13,9 x 6,8 x 3,6 from 10,9 x 5,2 x 3,6 to 16,6 x 6,8 x 3,6 from 6,9 x 4,4 x 4,5 to 11,2 x 6,8 x 4,5 8,1 x 6,0 x 3,6 wei li plastics machinery (h.k.) ltd. side s.a. mag-plastic machinery s.a. sidel group 1212, fo tan ind. centre, 26-28 au pui wan st., n.t., hong kong 852 2690 2368 www.weiliplastics.com peter leung sales manager 852 2690 2368 852 2690 2380 info@weiliplastics.com pol. ind. monguit c/llinars, s/n, 08480 l'ametlla del vallès, barcelona - spain 34938463051 www.side.es josep jimenez global export manager 34 938463051 34 902884574 josep.jimenez@side.es rue alfred-pot 1 - ch – 1896 vouvry - switzerland 41 24 482 0820 www.magplastic.com 41 24 482 0819 sales@magplastic.com avenue de la patrouille de france, octeville-sur-mer, bp 204, 76053 le havre cedex, france 33 2 32 85 86 87 www.sidel.com dominique martin blowing & coating product management director 332.32.85.88.45 dominique.martin@sidel.com v, mp easyblow ( maxiblow/tms 504/tm 1002e/tms 2004e/tms 2006e/tms 2002e-g/tms 2003e-g/tms 5001 ssb (synchronised stretch blow) serie: 4, lbm (linear blow moulder) serie: 2, slc (super large container) serie: 1 sbo universal & sbo universal2 15 models (rotary) sbo highspeed 2 models(rotary) sbo compact 2 models (linear) sbo universal ph (preferential heating)/ 6 models available sbo universal hr (heat resistant) /9 models available 10,800 to 36,000 bph 48,000 to 64,600 bph 2,400 to 6,400 bph for flat or complex packages for hot filled bottles 0.015 - 10 0.05 - 3 ssb 02 from 0.04 to 5, ssb 02 wide mouth & ssb 02 hot fill 0.25 to 1.5,ssb 03 from 40 to 5, lbm 05 & lbm 10 from 0.25 to 2 0,25l to 3l 0,2 to 0,7l 0,25l to 10l 0,25l to 3,3l 0,25l to 3l 10 - 20 0.05l - 10 gallons slc-02/25 : 11.5l to 26.5l ( 3 gallons to 7 gallons ) up to 10l 4 6 10 30 34 4 20 30 2 3 2 not applicable not applicable 3 not applicable not applicable *per machine 2,8003,000* 1,500 1,200 – 1,400 2,8003,000* 1,500 1,200 – 1,400 2,6002,800* 1,500 1,200 – 1,400 on 500600 for 510 1,000 400 360400 for pp feeding bottle 4 x 3 x 2 to be determinate, depending model 6.35 x 3.0 x 3.9, largest machine incl. elevator : 11.7 x 4.2 x 2.6

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bottle making 33 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net nissei asb - globally nissei asb estimate that a global total of 8,600 single stage systems are installed – working with three to four moulds each. nissei asb partici-pates in the market with approx. 6,000 units - i.e. with approx. 70% market share. in fiscal year 2009/2010: 445 machines and 1,030 moulds were supplied to 65 countries world wide. market areas: 47% asia 23% europe 20% america 11% japan nissei asb – in europe nissei asb has a delivery record in europe of over 1.000 units covering some 370 accounts/customers, 80% of which are independent converters such as rpc, appe, m&h – pet power, graham packaging, promens, actipack, obeck, sauer, rebhan, ger-resheimer, hanex, masterchem - 20% of which are brand owners such as henkel, p&g, danone/fr, nestle/ch, tupperware. karel keersmaekers: “single stage is pushing the technical boundaries of bottle development.” “we have positioned nissei asb in a market of many niche applications for pet. we are not a player focus-sing too much on beverages. instead we go for the huge number of other applications. every week together with our customers we develop yet another innovative application. thus we have become specialists in high end cosmetic markets, beauty and health products, with very big wall containers, in pharmaceuticals, syrups, animal medicine, detergents, and others.” karel keersmaekers is md of nissei asbs subsidiary located in the industrial zone of suburban düs-seldorf - with offices for engineering and service, store for machines await delivery and a stock of spares. he is also executive officer at the head office of the mother company in japan. top positions of japanese compa-nies are usually occupied by japa-nese – keersmaekers, belgian by birth, being an exception. which is reason enough to take a closer look at keersmaekers as a person: he nissei asb “rather win the market than beat the competition.” a meeting with karel keersmaekers, md of nissei asb europe head office and main factory komoro, nagano-ken, japan manufacturing sites komoro/japan, mumbai/india, shanghai/china sales offices 16 date of establishment november 8, 1978 capital 3,860 million jpy 33 million sales 2009/2020 16,822 million jpy 146 million export 90% stock exchange jasdaq number of employees 1,100 bo b ttle making f ni i asb e nissei asb mould applications

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bottle making 34 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net studied japanology, which centres on japanese language, culture, all aspects of the japanese society, but not engineering. then he took a mas-ters degree in export management at the ehsal ) university in brussels. he worked briefly for a belgian com-pany exporting textiles to japan. “in 1994 i got in contact with asb. in 1995 i joined and was stationed in japan for four years, working one and a half years in the factory, learning the technology, assembling the machine, processing the machines. for the remainder of the time i was working in the international sales and market-ing department. in 1999 i came to germany, first active as an area sales manager. in 2002 i became director of the company and in 2008 i became the md of the company”. clearly keersmaeker’s deep knowledge of product and his euro-pean approach to the business gives his japanese nissei asb a competi-tive advantage. product range nissei asb supplies single stage machinery (asb and pf series) as well as – in much smaller numbers – two stage systems for injection mould-ing preforms (pm series) as well as for stretch blow moulding same (nb series). asb series – broad versatility, multitude of special applications asb single stage are bestsellers - four stations, such as for preform injection, preform temperature con-ditioning, stretch blow moulding and container eject - for max versatility, production rates from 100 to 10,000 bph (bottles and jars). bottle sizes vary from 2,5ml to 40l. asb-15n/10e also available as all-electric versions. pf series – more compact, less foot print, less investment the pf series is targeting markets of two stage in small and mid-size companies. pf single stage are well positioned - six stations – such as for preform injection, secondary cooling, tempera-ture stabilisation and pitch change, reheating, stretch blow moulding, container ejection. production rate is between 450 up to 3,200bph. the nissei asb single stage machines are produced in japan (all single stage and hot fill), in india (small asb 50 and semi-finished asb-70 as well as pf, which are then finished in japan). two step machines are made in shanghai. (nissei asb’s two step machinery is not part of this presentation about single stage.) strategic aims for implemen-tation asked about the strategic aims for implementation over the nexed three years, karel keersmaekers responds by quoting the corporate slogan “bal-ance and surprise”. this means for nissei asb short term planning for the future: increase in production capacity in the indian factory. second factory next to the first factory in mumbai. double output in india to be mar-keted and sold. focus on moulds, which today already accounts for 23% of sales. the target is to double production capacity in india of moulds in three years, i.e. in total 1,200 moulds produced per annum for injection and blowing. introduction of new machines into the market, firstly the asb-150dpw with double row configuration suit-able for high volume production for cosmetics and food. as we see a trend from glass to pet especially in the wide mouth formats. development of a new generation of pf, which is a 1.5 step machine, also with a higher output, i.e. 9,000 bph in a single stage. to be launched on the market in 2012. to extend range into higher output. new potential market places: “we want to be more active in south america, also in west africa (countries representing logistic challenges)”. new office in nige-ria. reinforcement of staff in sao paolo/brazil. (in this present issue we are not covering nissei asb’s developments and targets in the two step arena.) challenges we asked karel keersmaekers: “you are number one. what are the challenges ahead?” and keersmaek-ers answered for nissei asb: “we are number one in single stage, because we have learned to win the market rather than try to beat the competition. we have opened ourselves. we are looking forward. this strategy will be continued. there is room for growth in the single stage market by seeking more applica-tions. but we have also noticed a certain amount of overlapping from single stage to two stage. there are huge numbers of small two stage manufacturers mainly in the far east, whom we are keeping an eye on, who make two cavity, four cavity mould-ing machines, linear blow moulding machines, that are gaining little by little market share. that is why we develop a new generation of 1.5 stage machines, to counteract the two step-per into our single stage markets. our response is to offer higher outputs like 10,000bph with versatile features for neck size and bottle capacity, combined with cost effectiveness. to remain on top, we must take care and progress continually.” www.nisseiasb.co.jp

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www.braubeviale.petpla.net fax: 49-6221-65108-28 info@hbmedia.net www.petpla.net supported by: a.net la. etpl t et beviale.pe go to brau beviale - petpla.net insider is exploring the fast-growing east! the largest pet mission that we have ever undertaken: on board our "editourmobil" we venture from the nuremberg exhibition centre to distant baku, and back again just in time for the opening of brau beviale! nine different countries, numerous interviews with innovative pet companies, and a surprise meeting with ell & nikki, winners of the 2011 eurovision song contest. join us on the tour at braubeviale.petpla.net after the tour, you’ll find us at brau beviale nuremberg, hall 7a, booth 720 - where the flowers are in bloom! kay krüger alexander büchler go to brau beviale - the azerbaijan-germany round trip with 09.-11.11.2011, nuremberg, germany october 3 – november 8, 2011

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source: stephan barth / pixelio.de bottling / filling 36 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net from zero to 93 million litres in two years ten years ago, in 2001, indone-sia’s water market still looked very different: about 250 vendors were producing 5.4 billion litres of water with an installed capacity of 6.7 billion litres. only the really big producers were then offering pet bottles. today, the installed capacity has reached almost 20 billion litres. in 2002, back in the early days of the water boom, tirta amarta had begun to fill gallon containers, and subsequently oper-ated a relatively small filling line , for handling not only drinking beakers, but also pet containers. they began initiating sales in market regions outside the jakarta conurbation. tirta amarta purchased the pet contain-ers already blow-moulded, but due to the market’s rapid expansion they soon became scarce. the water brand viro was well received: demand was rising, tirta amarta wanted to expand, wanted rotary technology, wanted its own in-house pet container produc-tion operation, better line availability, higher output. gain market share by attractive pricing, minimised packaging costs plus maximised efficiency in the bottling operation: this was tirta amarta’s concept for tackling the indonesian water market. and they did this firstly by means of a newly designed lightweight short-neck container, and secondly by two pet bottling lines from krones, installed in quick succession. accelerating growth fuels demand* bottled water boom in indonesia *based on an article by hendra wivina, krones ag, indonesia outside the cleanroom, two contiroll machines dress the 600-ml and 1.500-ml containers in wrap-around labels. packaged drinking water is a huge market in indonesia. of the approxi-mately 14.5 billion litres packed in 2010, around 60% came from the market leader. the rest, a still-sub-stantial 6.5 billion litres or 65 million hectolitres, is shared by an estimated 670 smaller and large bottlers. many of them operate on only a regional or even local scale, and most of them package their water in small portion beakers with a film closure holding 200 to 300ml, or in large 5-gallon con-tainers for home consumption. and this is precisely how tirta amarta got its start in the water business too.

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bottling / filling 37 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net birkner gmbh & co. kg p.o. box 54 07 50 22507 hamburg, germany telephone: 49-40-800 80 1777 telefax: 49-40-800 80 1902 mail: info@beverage-world.com internet: www.beverage-world.com your access to markets on the move the 16th edition birkner’s beverage wold 2011/2012, the directory for the interna-tional beverage industry, shows you the markets on the move. more than 21.500 company profiles from 199 countries: breweries, mineral water, soft drink and juice manufacturers, distilleries, hop, malt andraw material suppliers, supplying industry, international associations and trade press. with a professional access to the online database you will find and reach deciders of national and international markets. advantages: • access to regularly updated company profiles of the international beverage industry • unlimited research for manufacturers, converters, raw material suppliers, mer-chants, service companies and suppliers for 1 year • professional search opportunities for management, machines, raw material, pro-ducts, brand names and services • easy data export for the use in own customer and form letter files • up-to-date company news and product videos – connected to the company profiles • with an advertisement in birkner’s beverage world 2011/2012 you will reach deciders of the international beverage industry directory of the beverage industry handbuch der getränkeindustrie annuaire de l’industrie des boissons 16. edition 2011/2012 www.beverage-world.com new: 21,500 uo-to-date company prof i les from 199 different countries professional access to the online database the new edition

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bottling / filling 38 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net in 2008, the privately owned company had progressed so well that in bandung barat, about two hours’ drive to the south-east of jakarta in west java, they commissioned its first krones pet bottling line. tirta amarta produced around six mil-lion litres here in the first year. this was quickly followed by the next stage of expansion. in the summer of 2010, the second line went into production, this time as a high-speed installation rated at almost double the output of its predecessor. by the end of 2010, the output had risen to 93 million litres. the declared goal of the alliance with krones was explained by endang retnosusmawati, plant manager of the tirta amarta: “we want to be operating with an efficiency of more than 85%”. monobloc and cleanroom as with the first line, tirta amarta once again opted for a monobloc featuring a blow-moulder and a volumetric filler. in addition, the company enclosed the monobloc in a cleanroom, accessible only through an airlock. “the cleanroom not only provides a daily reminder to our operating staff of how impor-tant hygiene is in filling operations, but also boosts confidence in the quality of our bottling operation among our customers who visit the line”, says endang retnosusmawati. the pet-preforms are fed in from a room above the cleanroom through the ceiling. outside the cleanroom, two contiroll machines dress the 600ml and 1.5ll containers in wrap-around labels. an integrated garantomat on each labeller applies the tamper evident proof required under statute law. the dressed containers are then packed by a wrapapac in 12-bottle (1.5ll) or 24-bottle 600ml) cartons and palletised on a modulpal machine. the dressed containers are then packed by a wrapapac in 12-bottle or 24-bottle cartons. viro water brand successfully launched

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bottling / filling 39 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net as the blow-moulding machine, tirta amarta uses a design-enhanced technology version of the contiform. the complete valve rack, with its minimised volume of dead space, for example, consumes around 10% less compressed air than the preceding model. unit costs downsized thanks to lightweighting besides upgrading its technical equipment, tirta amarta also concentrated on cutting its unit costs through lightweight-ing. tirta amarta modelled its bottle on the weight-reduced pet container and together with krones, the preform pro-ducer and the manufacturer for the preform moulds designed a 600-ml short-neck bottle without a support ring. the bottle, which features a neck finish customary in indonesia, meas-uring 30mm outside and 25mm inside, weighs only 12.5g instead of the 16g usually found on the market. “lightweight-ing demands physical compromises, of course”, concedes rioan silalahi. “the first and so far only placing of a light-weight bottle like this, however, secured us a competitive edge and cost advantages on the market.” plans for more capacity upsizing tirta amarta is not resting on its laurels, however, and is aiming to design an even lighter water bottle. “we’re expecting annual growth of 15 to 20% in the indonesian water market, since per capita consumption is still relatively low and per capita income is continuing to rise”, comments plant manager endang retnosusmawati. tirta amarta has plenty of plans up its sleeve: diversifica-tion into flavoured water, expanding the distribution network to other indonesian islands … – and very soon now some more capacity upsizing, once again together with krones. www.krones.com lightweight bottle excellent growth prospects drying has never been this efficient: eta plus luxor - now available with eta plus eta plus considerably reduces energy consumption and protects materials. when it comes to drying, saving energy is a key concern. we have developed a system that combines airflow regulation with a temperature adjustment feature – that can be disabled if required –and efficient waste heat recovery. the result? a drying system that cuts energy consumption by up to 64%: eta plus . motan-colortronic gmbh info@motan-colortronic.de www.motan-colortronic.com visit us at fakuma hall b1 booth 1111

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bottling / filling 40 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net mineralquellen bad liebenwerda, germany, invests in a khs packing system* how “dreams” come true *based on an article by jörg hoffmann, khs with consumers demanding an ever wider range of prod-ucts but with storage space at a premium, the retail market currently finds itself in a rather tricky situation. faced with this dilemma, retailers think hard about which new prod-ucts they should add to their purchase lists. but horst kuhl, managing director of the mineral water bottling plant of bad liebenwerda, believes that in a situation like this it is up to brand suppliers – like bad liebenwerda – to respond. this is why his company has invested in an automated packing and palletising line by khs. the mineral water company bad liebenwerda traditionally fills high quality mineral waters. the high qual-ity of the water has been confirmed by several very different institutions. the company was one of the first in germany to start producing apple spritzers. since then the company has introduced a range of spritzers: blackcurrant, cherry, light apple, and light pear. spritzers are currently in the lead in the soft drinks segment with four million bpa, ahead of clas-sic soda pop which accounts for 3.5 million bottles filled. launched at the start of 2010 in three flavours, peach mented. the premise of this idea is that ‘countryside quality’ is equally in demand in both town and country – and will be increasingly popular in the future. on this assumption the com-pany developed the bad liebenwerda ‘landträume’ (country dreams) prod-uct range. since the beginning of april 2011 two low-calorie mineral water soft drinks have been sold under this brand name which, according to bad liebenwerda’s sales manager ingo hänßgen, contain local fruit and/or flower ingredients: landträume apple, mallow, and hibiscus blossom and landträume cherry, elderberry, and lime blossom. the main distribution area for these newly developed prod-ucts is the same as for all other bad liebenwerda products, that iswithin a 200-km or 125-mile radius of the com-pany’s site. in 1996 the company became germany’s first mineral water plant to fill the 1.5l refillable pet bottles of the genossenschaft deutscher brunnen (the society of german mineral water and white tea, plum and green tea, and pomegranate and rooibos tea, the mixed tea teeträume (tea dreams) brand is an interesting case. ‘first come, first served’ certainly seems to be true of this innovation. with 2.5 million bottles filled in 2010, sales of the teeträume line nearly managed to draw level with those for bad lieben-werda soda pop in just a year. ever faithful to the company philosophy of being happy to innovate and making a rapid response, the workforce in bad liebenwerda is naturally far from resting on its laurels. only recently another very similar idea was imple-mineralquellen bad liebenwerda, some 100 miles south of berlin, enjoys an idyllic setting amid natural surroundings. the latest investment in khs technology is a packing line for pet six-packs with an output of 18,000 pet bph.

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bottling / filling 41 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net producers), and to do so on a khs line. the company was also among the first to introduce 1l refillable pet bottles for soft drinks and 1l refillable pet bottles for mineral water. ceo horst kuhl explains, “our pioneering work was and still is rewarded with a growth in sales. at present 75% of all the bottles the company fills are refillable pet bottles, 15% are non-refillable pet bottles, and just 10% are glass.” ingolf hänßgen continues “although we prefer to use mainly refillable pet bottles as more sus-tainable, we recognise that for space reasons the market can scarcely accommodate any more refillable products. this is partly why we are only launching our new landträume line to market in non-refillable pet bottles, for example.” according to kuhl it was also partly for this reason that the company invested in the new khs packing line. this will give them more flexibility for the needs of the retail market for both their tried-and-tested range and their new products. the new khs shrink pack line achieves an output of up to 18,000 non-refillable pet bottles in shrink packs/h. the line currently handles six-packs of both 1.5l non-refillable pet bottles and 0.75l non-refillable pet bottles. the plan for the future is for it to pack six-packs of 0.5, 0.33, and 0.25l non-refillable pet bottles as well. the line is certainly equipped for this. original designs dependable execution orig d optimizing the product & the process pet bottles are what we know and what we do. at sidel, we design original and creative bottles as well as the tools for flexible line conversion and top performance.weoptimizeeveryaspect of theproduct and process design so that your production is more cost-effective and your products are easy and light to transport. based on advanced lightweighting tech-nology, blowing and molding expertise, and material performance, we bring top quality and responsive-ness to your local production site. work with us & get a better match find us at pack expo, booth c-329 find us at idfa, booth #801 www.sidel.com inline robots grasp, turn, and move the side-clamped shrink packs with millimeter accuracy, taking up only a minimum amount of space. shrink packs are pushed directly onto the loading plate ...

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bottling / filling 42 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net www.petnology.com with pet ahead: versatile, sustainable and flexible conference organiser petnology/tecpet gmbh p.o. box 120 429 d-93026 regensburg, germany phone: 49 941 870 23 74 fax: 49 941 870 23 73 conference2011@petnology.com november 7-8, 2011 nuremberg congress center nuremberg (ccn east) prior to brau beviale xiv. strategy and technology conference for the pet packaging industry how the system works at present machine operators ready the shrink packs for the four conveying segments in the line manually. the conveying segments can be filled with different items as required. for example, shrink packs of non-refillable pet bottles containing mineral water can be used on segment one, teeträume shrink packs on segment two, soda pop shrink packs on segment three, and landträume shrink packs on segment four. alternatively, should a customer require only two differ-ent shrink packs to be packed, two or three conveying seg-ments can be loaded with identical shrink packs. the layer formations required for palletising are made by a group of inline robots. it is the robots that grasp, turn, and move the side-clamped shrink packs with millimeter accuracy, taking up only a minimum amount of space. the pushing motion used for the precision positioning of the individual containers is adapted to the speed of the plastic chain mat conveyor. once a layer formation is complete, a centering device aligns its position. … and from there onto the pallet. an integral part of the concept is a handling robot which takes the pallet liners and pallets from designated magazines.

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bottling / filling 43 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net erema engineering recycling maschinen und anlagen ges.m.b.h. a-4052 ansfelden . austria . erema@erema.at . www.erema.at we know how. pet extrusion system vacurema prime to produce food contact approved btb pellets to produce food contact approved btb pellets input: washed pet flakes output: rpet pellets batch process i guarantees defined decontamination time for each pet flake • fda and brand owner approved • efsa approval requested via customers cic compact inline crystallisation i • lower aa ( 1 ppm possible) • higher crystallinity • space-saving equipment permanent monitoring for direct food contact and iv i very low energy consumption, 0.30 to 0.34 kwh/kg i the innopal pbl operates with a combined layer/row pusher. the concept includes an integrated handling robot which uses suction elements to pick up pallet liners from a designated magazine and place each one in its specified position. at the bad liebenwerda mineral water bottling plant the individual layers can be palletised on half pallets or euro pallets as required. among other things, a fully automated system requires an articulated robot that can be instructed to steer towards up to four different pallet positions, grasp all four sides of the individual layer formations, lift them, and finally set them down on a table. from here the formations are removed row by row and the shrink packs transferred to the single-lane pack conveyors. controlled by a support plate distributor, the shrink packs reach the conveyor belts designed to take them. finally, the shrink packs are fed into the palletiser as described. a redis (remote diagnostic service) is also integrated into the line. should problems arise within the line, a direct connection to the khs redis service centre can be made and an extensive remote analysis carried out. in the best-case scenario, a machine problem can be solved by access-ing the electronic system components online. if the problem involves mechanical components, the technicians are notified as to what action to take. reprogramming or transferring pos-sible updates via redis is also conceivable. perspectives on growth at present the company site measures 110,000m 2 and can accommodate no further development. however, this is not necessarily a reason to rule out an increase in produc-tion at bad liebenwerda. as a precaution the company has already invested in land opposite, in a site on which its exist-ing production, storage, and administration buildings could easily be duplicated. www.khs.com horst kuhl, managing director of mineralquellen bad liebenwerda

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capping / closures 44 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net improved injection moulding machine design helps to reduce energy consumption and improve efficiency in closure manufacturing cutting closure production costs there is constant pressure to lower the production costs of mass-produced goods, such as beverage closures. improved machine design, including energy-recovery sys-tems, work with lighter weight and developing design to reduce the costs of closure systems production. developments of the pco 1881 closure design, launched in 2008, have continually reduced its weight. at launch, it weighed 2.45 g; it is now 2.3g when used for csd and up to 1.8g for still water. the weight reduc-tion has led to raw material savings of several thousand tons each year. machine manufacturers can also con-tribute, through technical advances in the performance of the injection unit, clamping unit and main drive. plasticising performance in the injection unit is a significant factor and netstal is now furnishing its elion and evos series with the established barrier screw and new 1000, 2000 and 2900 unit sizes. the combina-tion of high-performance screws and high-torque screw drives enables netstal machines to dispense high shot weights in a very short time and with good melt quality. the pe-hd types used as standard with an mfi (melt flow index) of less than two can also be processed in the same way, as shown in newly-emerging bimodal and multimodal grades. netstal has revised its injection piston sizes, in order to achieve the same injection performance with lower oil volumes; reduced oil consumption has a direct impact on drive size and, therefore, energy consumption. the revised performance of the evos/elion injec-tion moulding units allows the 2000m hybrid unit to be used, instead of the hydraulic 2150 unit. in the case of the clamping unit, the first step is selection of the right drive technology. in a hydraulic evos clamping unit, for example, optimised internal clamping cylinders and toggle lever geometry, combined with high-performance hydraulic valves, help to save energy. the fully-electric elion recovers accumulated braking energy – produced from closing the clamp-ing unit, for example – and uses it to power an additional electric axle. netstal’s 5-point toggle lever can cope with the fastest mould movements without any need for spindle drives, which are prone to wear and tear. net-stal’s spindle-free clamping unit has virtually no self-locking, so practically all braking-phase kinetic energy can be recovered. this technology has been in use since elion was launched in 2004, years before the emergence of formula 1’s kers (kinetic energy recovery systems).

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capping / closures 45 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net with these optimisations and improvements, energy con-sumption in the netstal range (based on the production of a pco 1881 closure weighing 2.3g) can be compared as fol-lows: compared with the syn-ergy range there is a saving of up to 13% with the evos range and up to 40% with the elion range, following identical pro-cess parameters (see table) continuing reduction of clo-sure weight leads to increased output and an improvement in economic efficiency. the turning point became clear in 2009/10, when output could be signifi-cantly increased due to a sub-stantial reduction in cycle time (see graph). competitive advantages for closure manufacturers in this highly cost-intensive applica-tion are significant. as well as higher output per m, lower electricity consumption is a core feature of economically efficient manufacturing. the lower costs of closure manufacture that can be achieved with the measures described above, together with further improvements in closure design, mould and automation performance, are becoming apparent in series production. specialists from netstal’s cap business unit are in the very early phases of evaluat-ing customer requirements and needs and implementing them in complete, ready-to-use produc-tion lines. www.netstal.com (data in kwh) synergy evos elion main drive(s) 78 56.3 25 screw drive 23.5 25 25 heaters machine and mould 24 27 27 total 125.5 108.3 77 sleevematic es – the sensa-tionally saving-savvy system for super-elastic sleeves. www.krones.com pack expo 2011 las vegas, 26 – 28 sep. south hall, stand 1800 table: comparison of energy consumption of synergy, evos and elion graph: output and cycle time 72-cavity pco 1881

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petproducts 46 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net revolution in pet-extrusion! conical co-rotating mas-extruder perfect solution for a-pet, g-pet, pet co-polymer … prime pellet / melt quality (iv, b*, aa- content) very low energy consumption direct extrusion into sheet stable melt pressure build up small foot print paired with robust design sizes available from 200 kg/h up to 1500 kg/h suitable for food application m-a-s maschinen- und anlagenbau schulz gmbh a-4055 pucking, hobelweg 1 t: 43 7229 78 999, f: 43 7229 78 999 10 info@mas-austria.com www.mas-austria.com combination testing system mocon inc, of minneapolis, minnesota, has introduced a combination testing system for packages with one-way degassing valves. named multicheck 400, the system measures oxygen (o 2 ) headspace, leak detection and seal strength, as well as one-way degassing valve performances, which is measured by the company’s new valve test unit (vtu). multicheck 400 is based on two existing mocon technologies: lippke 4500 (leak detection/seal strength) and the hand-held pac check 302 o 2 headspace analyzer. mocon says that its offer represents the first time that users of packages with degassing valves have had access to an accurate and repeatable way to test performance. the company also claims that combining four tests into one unit can save time and labour as well as cutting the number of samples required as a single package cycles through all of the analyses on just one unit. applications include coffee, pet food, agricultural chemicals, resins, medical and others that require pressure relief. the vtu is also available as a standalone instrument, for operations that wish to conduct valve testing only. www.mocon.com multi-function closure the plastics technology branch of ktw, waidhofen/ thaya, austria, has developed the so-called “simple mix“ closure in its own innovations office. the closure was nominated for the german packaging prize 2010. the closure is composed of three parts with an integrated additive container; turning the cap enables metered dis-pensing of the contents which are added to the contents of the bottle. in addition, turning the top screw cap has the effect of lifting up an integrated insert section. this is achieved by a single turn of the upper screw cap which opens the insert section, releasing a “trapdoor“ in the insert section and dispensing the additive contained in it. this approach lends itself to situations where an addi-tive needs to be kept in an undiluted or dry state up to the point of use because, once mixed, it would quickly degrade with a subsequent loss of quality and effective-ness. suitable applications that deserve a mention here are the dispensing of medications or food supplements, the addition of colourants or glitter effects to party drinks or the mixing of substances in powder form or dual-com-ponent paints. the system is resistant to external manipulation by virtue of the double tamper protection installed. the patented “simple-mix” cap is made up of three individual parts. the main component is a screw flange which forms the connection with the bottle or the alternative container. it is fitted with tamper-proof ring and incorpo-rates a central opening for use with the active ingredient reservoir. above that there is a second, smaller, screw cap which is combined with the active ingredient con-tainer and is likewise fitted with a tamper-proof ring. all three components are suitable for automated assembly – including automatic filling of the reservoir. despite its three-part construction, the “simple mix” cap is also suitable for sealing containers containing liquids. as mentioned initially, using it is of unrivalled simplicity by comparison to alternative products. a single turn of the small cap is sufficient to discharge the additive into the primary medium below. at the same time, the cap stays on the bottle so that the media can be mixed by means of agitation. when it comes to opening, the cap is turned further and lifted off together with the reser-voir insert section to free up the pouring profile. www.ktw-group.com

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products 47 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net for further information please contact: info@gabriel-chemie.com www.gabriel-chemie.com innovation don’t compromise on quality. premiummasterbatches for superb products. hall b5 stand b5-5204 friedrichshafen oct 18–22, 2011 visit us at fakuma! reduced-weight closures cargill, the us-based food company, has converted its european and brazilian-produced 29/21 neck finish pet bottles into lighter 26/21 units, which use reduced-weight bericap clo-sure systems. bericap has designed a range of closures for 26mm neck diameter bottles that are intended to save costs and material. the inner diameter of the new neck is identi-cal to the previous 29mm diameter butweighs just 1.37g. cargill has converted its operations in western europe to lighter 26/21 configura-tion. since december 2010, bericap has been supplying cargill in brazil with its ctc it 26/13 closure with pourer. the new generation of clo-sures incorporate tamper-evident tear-off band, hinge, and dripless pouring. bericap says that its ctc ip 26/13 closures allow top emboss-ment for brand recognition and, according to the manufacturer, are easy to fit on high-speed lines. www.bericap.com release agent and lubricant in one us company chem-trend, based in howell, michigan, has officially released lusin lub o 32 f, which acts as both a release agent and lubricant for all forms of thermoplastics, with the exception of polycarbonate but including pet preforms and films. lusin lub o 32 f works as a release agent. when used as a lubricant, it minimizes scratching during downstream processes. it can be applied to air conveyor systems and is claimed to improve the transport effi-ciency of formed products, such as pet bottles. the product contains no sol-vents, silicone or halogens, and can be removed with water. lusin lub o 32 f is nsf h1 registered and eu (2002/72/ eg) certified, making it suitable for the manufacture of products that are sub-ject to food hygiene requirements. www.chemtrend.com hot filler for beverages with particles sidel’s veloce isd, a new hot filler with integrated slurry dosing, is designed for the growing market for beverages with pulps or particles, such as pulpy juices, flavoured waters with fruit pieces, chinese speciality drinks and aloe vera or coconut-based drinks in pet containers. the filler can dose particles up to 10x10x10mm in size and with particle quantity concentration ranges from 10 to 200ml, for bottle sizes from 200ml to 2l. the veloce isd in-line filler includes double-stage filling after bottle rinsing: first, dosage of a certain amount of particles in pumpable slurry; followed by filling of the bottle with liquid juice. the mono-bloc handles plastic bottles by the neck and is composed of a rinser, doser, filler and capper. the slurry dosing turret is equipped with contactless valves for hygienic filling. a patented volumetric dosing valve replaces the traditional filling tube. flow cut-off is claimed to be very precise and does not cause any dripping or product wastage. the capping process eliminates microbiological risk between the neck thread and the cap. automation allows one unique user interface (plc) to control the entire monobloc, from rinsing to particle dosing and product filling. the veloce isd is available as a stand-alone filler or in combi configuration. www.sidel.com

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products 48 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net recycling line recostar pet iv ongoing pet recycling innovation, quality and state-of-the-art technology, a full range of consulting services – brought to you by starlinger. visit us at: fakuma 2011, germany, oct. 18-22, booth a7-7403 plast imagen 2011, mexico, oct. 4-7, booth 524a www.starlinger.com pet-recycling.com doubled capacity of material handling control conair’s flx material-handling control system is now available in a larger configuration that will serve up to 64 loaders and 20 vacuum conveying pumps. this top-end capacity is double that of the original. the plc-based system has a 5.6-inch colour touch screen operator interface on the central control box, with colour-coded icons. alarms can be programmed as active (disabling the device being alarmed) or passive, allowing operations to con-tinue until maintenance staff can identify the problem. up to six remote human-machine interface units (hmis) can be connected to the system via ethernet link. a built-in webserver allows any personal computer on the network to display system status as a web page. the entry-level flx system is designed to manage eight loaders and two pumps. www.conairgroup.com ‘eco-friendly’ labeller krones’ recently-announced new labeller, called the sleevematic es, is designed for handling stretch-sleeve films. these allow an extremely high stretch rate on beverage containers of up to 55%. based on ldpe (low-den-sity polyethylene), these films constitute an attractive alternative to sleeves made from pvc (polyvinyl chloride). krones claims that recyclable ldpe films are more eco-friendly and that their high stretching capability means that this new kind of sleeve is smaller and requires less material. the company also says that these stretch-sleeves are more than twice as elastic as conventional stretch-sleeves, which makes them suitable for customised containers with very prominent contours. they require neither a shrink tunnel nor a container drier, which thus offers potential savings in energy consumption. sleevematic es is offered in two versions. the single-carousel variant is rated at a maxi-mum of 27,500 containers/h; the twin-carousel version is rated at 55,000 containers/h maximum. www.krones.com light large-format water cooler bottle siapi has recently developed a one-way 5 us gal (19l) pet water container using a lightened 330g preform. it is 60g, or 15%, lighter than the market standard of 390g. siapi says that this new product required extremely accurate plan-ning and a series of software simu-lations and laboratory tests in order to ensure that its performance. it was also subject to practical tests, including the use of different water types, in order to fine-tune its oper-ation. production of a lightweight, large-capacity container requires an extremely precise blowing pro-cess because distribution of the low amount of plastic in the bottle requires precisely-controlled distri-bution. siapi recommends its ea1s and ea2s machines (one and two cavities respectively) as being able to control all the parameters necessary to ensure compliance with the original design. the bottle has been registered as a design in turkey. the company says it has raised interest from bottlers across the gulf and middle east region. www.siapi.it

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bottles petbottles 49 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net pet beer keg heineken and amstel beers are now available in the netherlands in a new four-litre pet keg with integral tap, supplied by appe packaging (artenius pet packag-ing europe), a subsidi-ary of la seda de barcelona (lsb). the new ‘tapje’ keg is a small draft-beer system for home consumption, which heineken and appe say offers a cost-effective alterna-tive to the traditional crate of beer. tapje features appe’s proprietary monoblox barrier technology with oxygen scavengers. a separately-available beer cooler can chill the contents in an hour; otherwise, tapje is ready for use after being cooled for ten hours in a refrigerator. a colour temperature indicator on the keg shows when the beer is ready for drinking. the manufacturers claim that it will keep beer fresh for 30 days after opening. a team com-prising heineken personnel and staff from appe’s euro-pean r&d centre in brecht, belgium, developed the tapje keg over a number of months. www.appepackaging.com pom in 710ml pom wonderful europe, based in amsterdam, is now also market-ing 100% cranberry juice in a 710ml bottle which is similar to the well-known smaller bottle but features three ball-shaped segments. the red juice in the transparent bottle gives the product its visual impact and the bottle has the required commercial and product information printed on it. a printed screw cap in a matching colour complete with tear-off tamper-proof seal completes the profile of this perfectly packaged product. www.pomwonderful.eu handy and appetising kraft foods deutschland based in bremen/germany have redesigned their dressings packs. the 400ml pet bottles, e.g. for balsamic dressing, have a recess in the gripping area which makes them easy to hold and are decorated with a glossy printed shrink sleeve label guaranteed to stimulate the appetite. the large screw-on dispenser cap complete with integrated self-sealing silicon membrane ensures that the bottle retains adequate stability when placed in the upright position. www.kraft.de aluminium cap for cocktails under the brand name “el fuego“, messrs. gcf of petersbach, france are offering a range of cock-tails such as “pina colada“ or ”mai tai“ in 0.2l pet bottles. the slightly waisted bottles feature decorative shrink sleeve labels and have a standard aluminium screw cap with tear-off tamper-proof seal. the pro-duction date is printed on the screw cap using an inkjet printer. www.gcfplanet.com transparent shrink label the dutch firm, infra foodbrands bv, based in laren, is selling 1l of its tropical fruit juice europe-wide in a transparent pet bottle under the brand name “maaza“. the bottle, which incorporates pressure compen-sating areas, is decorated in the belly area with a partially transparent shrink sleeve label featuring high quality printing. this gives a kind of “non-label look“ effect. a matching colour screw cap with best-before date printed on it and tear-off tamper-proof seal completes the look. www.enjoymaaza.com

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petbottles 50 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net personal care skin oil in pet 150 ml gentle body oil with sea buckthorn and wild rose oil is being marketed by berlin cosmetics under the brand name “indra natural cosmetics“ in an appropriately designed pet bottle. the bottle is decorated with front and rear labels adapted to its shape; the colour of the body oil is tinged with blue and the final crowning touch to the packag-ing is a screw-on, green hinged lid. www.berlin-cosmetics.de fabric softener with kiwi fragrance the german special items retailer, thomas philipps of bissendorf, is selling a litre of fabric softener with kiwi fragrance under the brand name “ela soft“ in a square, transparent pet bottle. this practi-cal, space-saving packaging features an all-round paper label and a white screw closure without tamper-proofing. www.proquimol.es bath foam 950ml of bath foam scented with lavender is being marketed by messrs. soapland of andernach in round pet bottle of high-quality design. the transparent packaging features an attractive, injection moulded screw cap in the shape of a dia-mond. prior to initial use the bottle is tightly sealed. colour-matched front and rear labels and a ribbon decorated with a bow are used to further emphasise the quality of the product. www.soapland.de carrefour opts for pet the french trading group carrefour based in levallois is selling 500ml liquid mouthwash in a pet bottle featuring a striking design. the red product in the clear bottle has the same effect as a stop signal at the pos. a childproof screw cap (which can also be used for dispens-ing) plus an innovative design in non-label-look labels to front and rear give an additional boost to the product’s appearance. www.carrefour.com

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bottles 51 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net visible double action 125ml complexion care product, brand name “nivea visage“ with visible “double action“ is being marketed by beiersdorf in france in a high-quality pet bottle. thanks to the clarity of the bottle and non-label-look labels to front and rear, the two product phases – blue and clear – can be clearly identified. a snap-on hinge lid that can be oper-ated using one hand only and featuring audible clicks when opening and closing make this high-quality cosmetic packag-ing complete. www.nivea.com car care rpc containers llantrisant has landed a major contract to supply plastic containers for car care products manufacturer tetrosyl, uk more than 100 distinct products in the company’s own-brand and private-label range will appear in containers manufactured at the llantrisant factory. tetrosyl has switched production to rpc llantrisant from its own in-house mould-ing operation. the containers are being produced in pet in a range of 14 colours. they will be used for a wide variety of products including car polishes, engine oils and trigger-spray de-icers. tetrosyl supplies ranges both under its own brands and for private labels in supermarkets and automotive outlets. www.rpc-group.com

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petpatents www.verpackungspatente.de 52 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net bottle manufacture europ. patent nr. ep 2248728 a1 applicant: yoshino kogyosho co. ltd., tokyo (jp) application date: 14.1.2009 a plastic bottle is equipped with surfaces facing inwards which, following hot filling and subsequent cooling, demonstrate fur-ther defined penetration into the inside so as to compensate for the negative pres-sure that develops. container closure international patent no. wo 2009 / 112752 a1 applicant: tetra laval holdings / finance s.a., pully (ch) application date: 24.2.2009 in this international patent application a number of options for improving the tamper-evident closure on a hinged lid are set out. this can be done by means of a button that changes a material bridge irreversibly so that it is readily recognisable by the con-sumer at the time of first opening. stable container international patent no. wo 2010 / 132190 a1 applicant: green planet holdings inc., chicago (us) application date: 23.4.2010 design and stabilising character-istics of a thin-walled bottle made from bio-degradable plastic (pla) are described additional cover german grant of patent no. de 112007001961 b4 applicant: gizmo packaging ltd., deanpark (gb) date of application: 10.8.2007 container with pouring spout and means to supply an additive to the content of the container. the products can be mixed without removing the cover for an improved mixing process. bottle with handle international patent no. wo 2011 / 017481 a2 applicant: robert priessnitz, dunellen (us) date of application: 5.8.2010 children, the elderly or people with restricted movement in the hand find it difficult – particularly if there is an external build up of condensation – to hold a container of liquid securely and to pour out the contents. the design of this handle – moulding and integration in the neck area of the bottle – is aimed at minimising these problems. plastic bottle international patent no. wo 2011 / 016544 a1 applicant: dai nippon printing co., tokio (jp) date of application: 6.8.2010 the middle segment of a plastic bottle is specially moulded so as to elastically absorb any differences in pressure that may occur. segments featuring a type of pre-tensioning can be “twisted“, thus compensating for the change in pressure by means of a change in volume.

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petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net buyers guide 53 buyer’sguide 1.0 materials 1.1 materials for bottle and cap production 1.1.9 additives and colorants americhem europe ltd custom colour and additive masterbatches pierre vandekerckhove tel.: 44 782 541 9086 pvandekerckhove@americhem.com www.americhem.com clariant masterbatches (italia) s.p.a. via lainate, 26 20010 pogliano milanese (mi) italy tel 39.02.9918.7558 fax 39.02.9918.7552 italy.mb.marketing@clariant.com http://mb.clariant.it advanced colorants and additives colormatrix europe ltd. knowsley business park, knowsley, merseyside. l34 9gt. uk tel: 0044-151 632-8800 info@colormatrix.co.uk www.colormatrix.com gabriel-chemie gesellschaft m.b.h. (zentrale) industriestrasse 1 a-2352 gumpoldskirchen tel.: 43 (0)2252 / 63 630-0 fax: 43 (0)2252 / 62 725-0 e-mail: info@gabriel-chemie.com www.gabriel-chemie.com holland colours nv p.o. box 720 7300 as apeldoorn, netherlands 0031-55 3680700 0031-55 3662981 info@hollandcolours.com www.hollandcolours.com tm m.p.i. srl moulds plus international 15050 villalvernia (al) – italy tel. 0039 0131 836136 info@ultrapurge.com www.ultrapurge.com liquid colours and additives repi s.p.a. via b. franklin 2 21050 lonate ceppino va italy tel. 39 0331 819511 fax 39 0331 819581 repi@repi.it www.repi.it 1.2 packaging components and accessories 1.2.1 preforms gastro pet d.o.o. kotna ulica 5 si-3000 celje tel: 386 (0)3 425 80 30 fax: 386 (0)3 425 80 31 info@gastropet.si www.gastropet.si pet preforms and closures intergulf ltd. (empol) khalid seaport p.o.box 6131, sharjah, u.a.e. tel. 009716 502 9244 / 9246 fax. 009716 528 5720 empol@iffco.com www.empol.com pdg plastiques f-45330 malesherbes - france tel. 00 33 2 38 34 61 95 info@pdg-plastiques.com www.pdg-plastiques.com pet preform plastic cap and closure rue de la plaine 47230 lavardac - france tel.: 33 (0)5 53 97 41 00 fax: 33 (0)5 53 65 85 97 www.sbecm.com preform manufacturer 3 rue de l’île macé 44 412 reze france tel: 33 (0)2 40 05 09 37 fax: 33 (0)2 51 70 00 55 sgt.mail@sgt-france.com www.sgt-pet.com 1.2.4 caps and closures creative dispensing solutions seaquist closures löffer gmbh d94078 freyung tel: 49 8551 975 234 fax: 49 8551 975 180 infobevctl@aptar.com www.aptar.com bericap gmbh & co. kg kirchstr. 5 d - 55257 budenheim germany tel. 49 (6139) 2902 0 fax 49 (6139) 2902 181 info.germany@bericap.com www.bericap.com www.corvaglia.ch has plastik san. tic. a.s. esenyurt fabrikalar yolu no: 50 34325 avcilar istanbul, turkey tel 90 212 695 50 00 fax 90 212 694 97 24 info@hasplastik.com www.hasplastik.com georg menshen gmbh & co. kg industriestraße 26 d-57413 finnentrop tel.: 49-2721-518 0 fax: 49-2721-518 198 contact@menshen.com www.menshen.com 2.0 machines and equipment bulk conveying and storage specialists for preform, closures and bottles. bottle and closure silos totes bulk conveyors pneumatic conveyors complete turn key automation www.teceng.net teceng@teceng.net tel.: 52 449 971 06 53 2.1 preform production (machines and equipment) idsteiner strasse 74 d-65527 niedernhausen, germany tel. 49 6127 8954 8850 fax 49 6127 78189 info@cct-gmbh.com www.cct-gmbh.com preform and cap production hong kong tel: 852-2665 3888 fax: 852-2664 8202 marketing@chenhsong.com.hk www.chenhsong.com.hk

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54 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net buyer’sguide entries from 5,70 euro/mm, call 49-6221-65108-0 2.1.1 injection moulding machines ferromatik milacron india pvt. ltd. 93/2 & 94/1, phase - i, gidc vatva, ahmedabad - 382 445, gujarat, india tel: 91-79-25890081 salesfmi@milacron.com www.milacronindia.com netstal-maschinen ag tschachenstraße 8752 naefels, switzerland tel. 0041-55-618-6111 fax 0041-55-618-6605 pet@netstal.com www.netstal.com 2.2 bottle production (machines and equipment) nissei asb machine co., ltd. 4586-3 koo, komoro-shi, nagano-ken 384-8585, japan tel. 0081-267-23-1565 fax 0081-267-23-1564 sales@nisseiasb.co.jp www.nisseiasb.co.jp bottle-top development co., no. 143-1, renhe rd., nantou city, taiwan 540 tel: 886-49-2258335 marketing@bottop.com www.bottop.com khs corpoplast gmbh meiendorfer str. 203 22145 hamburg deutschland t 49 40 67907-0 f 49 40 67907-100 e-mail: info@khs.com www.khscorpoplast.com norgren ag ventilfabrik postfach 8362 balterswil, switzerland tel 41 71 973 83 00 fax 41 71 973 83 01 sbmproducts@norgren.com www.norgren.com/sbm eugen seitz ag spitalstrasse 204 8623 wetzikon, switzerland phone: 41 44 931 80 80 fax: 41 44 931 80 90 ffni@seitz.ch www.seitz.ch sipa s.p.a via caduti del lavoro,3 31029 vittorio veneto, italy tel. 390438911511 fax 390438912273 sipa@zoppas.com www.sipa.it smi s.p.a. via piazzalunga, 30 i-24015 s. giovanni bianco (bg) tel. 39 0345-40111 fax 39 0345-40209 info@smigroup.it www.smigroup.it compressed air saving system for pet blowers. www.technoplan.info your partner for improvement and innovation for the p.e.t. industry krones , sidel , khs , sipa , others wide diversifed inventory available www.umallette.com sales@umallette.com 2.2.1 single stage stretch blow moulding equipment 2.2.2 two stage stretch blow moulding equipment amsler equipment inc. swiss engineered - canadian built 1245 reid st, toronto, canada l4b1g4 phone 905 707 6704 sales@amslerequipment.net www.amslerequipment.net no. 688-1, zhong-shan road, sec. 3, wuri, taichung, 414, taiwan tel: 886-4-23388289 fax: 886-4-23380219 servers@chumpower.com www.chumpower.com mag-plastic machinery s.a. rue alfred-pot 1 p.o. box 140 ch - 1896 - vouvry (vs) switzerland tel. 0041-24-4820-820 fax 0041-24-4820-819 sales@magplastic.com www.magplastic.com stretch blow molding machines, preform molds & cap molds tel.: 86-576-84066853 fax: 86-576-84020107 info@megamachinery.cn www.megamachinery.com www.petkamold.com info@petkamold.com pet technologies europe pet technologies europe gmbh austria tel.: 43-720-555300 www.pet-eu.com siapi s.r.l. via ferrovia nord, 45 31020 san vendemiano (tv), italy tel: 39 0438 4096 fax: 39 0438 401016 info@siapi.it www.siapi.it urola s.c. 20230 legaz pi, spain tel. 34 943 737003 fax 34 943 730926 legazpi@urola.com www.urola.com 2.2.3 coating systems khs plasmax gmbh meiendorfer str. 203 22145 hamburg deutschland t 49 40 67907-102 f 49 40 67907-100 e-mail: info@khs.com www.khsplasmax.com 2.2.4 compressors arizaga bastarrica y cia, s.a. www.abc-compressors.com aeroflon engineers private limited tel: 917926589712 919824049737 info@aerofon.com www.aerofon.com

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petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net buyers guide 55 www.atlascopco.com/petcompressors oil free compressors for pet bottle blowing gardner denver ltd. claybrook drive, redditch, worcestershire, b98 0ds, england tel: 44 (0) 1527 838600 fax: 44 (0) 1527 838630 sales.glo@gardnerdenver.com www.gardnerdenverproducts.com lmf gmbh & co. kg suedbahnstraße 28, a-2544 leobersdorf, austria tel: 43 2256 9001-0 fax: 43 2256 9002 e-mail: sales@lmf.at www.lmf.at siad macchine impianti s.p.a. via canovine, 2/4 24126 bergamo, italy tel. 39 035 327611 fax 39 035 316131 info@siadmi.com www.siadmi.com 2.2.5 heating boxes for blow molding machines 2.2.8 unscramblers unscramblers, silos and air conveyors for empty plastic bottles sales@posimat.com www.posimat.com 2.3 cap production (machines and equipment) bmb spa via enrico roselli 12 25125 brescia (bs) - italy tel.: 0039 030 2689 811 fax: 0039 030 2689 880 info@bmb-spa.com www.bmb-spa.com www.cct-gmbh.com www.imdvista.ch www.intravis.de netstal-maschinen ag tschachenstraße 8752 naefels, switzerland tel. 0041-55-618-6111 fax 0041-55-618-6605 pet@netstal.com www.netstal.com • • • hp ehu• ri • • u• f• qhu• • urxs packsys global (switzerland) ltd. phone: 41 55 250 39 00 info@packsysglobal.com www.packsysglobal.com sacmi imola via selice prov. le 17/a 40026 imola bo, italy tel. 0039-0542-607-111 fax 0039-0542-642-354 valentina_gollini@sacmi.it www.sacmi.com 2.3.4 printing equipment tampoprint ag lingwiesenstrasse 1 70825 münchingen, germany tel.: 49 7150 928-0 fax: 49 7150 928-400 info@tampoprint.de www.tampoprint.de 2.4 crate production (machines and equipment) werner koch maschinentechnik gmbh industriestraße 3 75228 ispringen / pforzheim tel.: 49 72 31/80 09 0 fax: 49 72 31/80 09 60 e-mail: info@koch-technik.de www.koch-technik.com 2.5 ancillary equipment for the production of preforms, caps and crates material drying and mould dehumidifcation eisbär trockentechnik gmbh. a-6840 götzis tel.nr. 0043 5523 55558 0 cool@eisbaer.at www.eisbaer.at green box s.r.l. cooling systems - cap coolers - mould dehumidifers tel. 39 049 9703319 fax. 39 049 9701968 info@greenbox.it www.greenbox.it mannhummel protec gmbh info@mh-protec.com www.mh-protec.com moretto s.p.a. tel. 39 049 9396 711 info@moretto.com www.moretto.com motan-colortronic gmbh otto-hahn-straße 14 61381 friedrichsdorf tel.: 49 6175 792 167, fax 49 6175 792 284 www.motan-colortronic.com tel. 39 041 57 99 111 sales@piovan.com www.piovan.com 2.5.3 dryers 200 west kensinger drive cranberry township, pa 16066, usa tel.: 1-724-584-5500 info@conairgroup.com www.conairgroup.com 3.0 suppliers for stretch blow moulds and preform moulds molds, change parts, sbm and injection molding machinery for the pet/bioplastics industries 284 pinebush road cambridge ontario canada n1t 1z6 tel: 001-519-624-9720 fax: 001-519-624-9721 info@hallink.com www.hallink.com

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56 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net buyer’sguide entries from 5,70 euro/mm, call 49-6221-65108-0 3.1 preform moulds www.wtbvc.com preform moulds, components, refurbishments and conversions. highest quality, fastest delivery, lowest cost. united states - 937-898-8460 sales@electraform.com poland - 48-17-860-1020 info@wt.com.pl uk - 44-1623-658-416 sales.europe@wentworthmold.com argentina - 54-11-4753-1111 simkosa@simko.com.ar pet preform and blow molds for different application guang dong xing lian precise machinery co., ltd. baoshi rd, xiabei, pingzhou, nanhai, foshan, guangdong, china tel: (86-757) 8677 7168 fax:(86-757) 8623 3168 e-mail: xinglian@gdxl.com website: www.gdxl.com huayan huayan pet preform injection molding systems guangzhou, china manufacturer of high precision high performance pet preform injection molds and machines; tel. 86 20 8226 6148 ext. 8215 email: huayan@gzhuayan.com website: www.gzhuayan.com single & two stage pet molds 33-4, wonmi-dong, wonmi-gu bucheon city, kyunggi-do korea 420-110 tel.: 82-32-663-6377 inq@ksmold.com www. ksmold.com production of blow moulds and pet mould parts tel.: 359 32 606 821 fax: 359 32 606 888 offce@itd.bg www.itd.bg khs corpoplast gmbh meiendorfer str. 203 22145 hamburg deutschland t 49 40 67907-0 f 49 40 67907-100 e-mail: info@khs.com www.khscorpoplast.com specialist for pet preform injection mold, injection stretch blow mold & pet blow mold www.moltechkorea.com tel : 82-11-224-1571 / 82-32-684-0153 fax: 82-32-684-0139 sales@bgproducts.com for north american market sales@easykorea.co.kr for international market no.1517, sec.8, huanjhong rd, wurih township, taichung 414, taiwan tel: 886-4-2335-9689 chad@passcard.com.tw www.passcard.com.tw via caduti del lavoro,3 31029 vittorio veneto, italy tel. 390438911511 fax 390438912273 info@sipamolds.com www.sipamolds.com r&d -integrated solutions in plastics leverage - integrated industrial design hamilton road sutton-in-ashfeld nottinghamshire, ng17 5ld england tel: 44 1623 556287 fax: 44 1623 552240 www.rdleverage.com 1009 se browning avenue lee’s summit, missouri mo. 64081, usa tel: 1 816 525 0353 fax: 1 816 524 5068 www.rdleverage.com preform moulds / stretch blow moulds tel: 0039 071 7500214 fax: 0039 071 7501958 info@simexitaly.it · www.simexitaly.it tooling preform systems bv moulds & robotics pet-related services & technologies c. houtmanstraat 42 emmen, the netherlands tel 31 (0) 591 679768 fax 31 (0) 591 630616 sales@tps.nl · www.tps.nl www.wtbvc.com blow molds for all technologies, all machine types, all sizes. highest quality, fastest delivery, lowest cost. canada - 905-574-0010 sales@wentworthmold.com poland - 48-81-820-5730 info@wt.com.pl uk - 44-1623-658-416 sales.europe@wentworthmold.com china - 86-137-646-05384 phu@wtbvc.com argentina - 54-11-4753-1111 simkosa@simko.com.ar mold-masters europa gmbh postfach/p.o. box 19 01 45 76503 baden-baden, germany neumattring 1 tel: 49 7221 50990 fax: 49 7221 53093 info@moldmasters.de www.moldmasters.com mht mold & hotrunner technology ag www.mht-ag.de otto hofstetter ag zürcherstrasse 73 8730 uznach, switzerland tel. 41 55 285 22 11 fax 41 55 285 22 44 hofstetter@otto-hofstetter.ch www.otto-hofstetter.com www.petkamold.com info@petkamold.com single step isbm moulds, reheat blow moulds preform moulds - hot & cold half pet moulds pvt ltd, india 91 9884390999, 9884390666 md@petmoulds.com gm@petmoulds.com www.petmoulds.com 50 galaxy blvd. #13 toronto, ontario m9w 4y5, canada p- (1) 416 213 9400 f- (1) 416 213 9379 info@rnaprecision.com www.rnaprecision.com

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petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net buyers guide 57 www.sidel.com pet packaging design and development, blow molding equipment and molds north america 1 678 221 3000 central america 52 33 3952 0324 latin america 55 11 4668 7000 western europe, northern europe, africa 33 232 858 798 eastern europe, cis, middle east 43 1 370 1661 105 asia 86 21 5048 4088 mumbai, india pet container blowing technology system compliance: iso.9001:2008 www.techno-pet.com 3.3 cap moulds www.cantoni.biz info@cantoni.biz www.corvaglia.ch erwes reifenberg gmbh & co kg high precision mould maker www.erwes-reifenberg.de z-werkzeugbau-gmbh hoechster strasse 8 6850 dornbirn, austria tel. 0043-5572-7272-720 fax 0043-5572-7272-8620 offce@z-werkzeugbau.com www.z-moulds.com 3.6 mould cleaning 3.7.3 hot runner systems and controllers 4.0 filling/bottling blow molding, flling, packaging via fedolf, 29 43038 sala baganza (parma) - italy phone 39 0521 839411 sales.procomac.it@geagroup.com www.procomac.it blow molding, filling, packaging equipment tech-long, guangzhou, china tel: 86-20-62956881 fax: 86-20-82266913 market@tech-long.com www.tech-long.com sipa s.p.a via caduti del lavoro,3 31029 vittorio veneto, italy tel. 390438911511 fax 390438912273 sipa@zoppas.com www.sipa.it 4.3.4 aseptic filling lines aseptic & ultra-clean flling lines 12 route de mamers - bp 46 72402 la ferte bernard cedex tel.: (33) 2 43 60 28 28 serac@serac.fr www.serac-group.com 4.4.1 labelling machinery gernep gmbh benzstraße 6 d-93092 barbing tel: 49 9401/9213-0 fax: 49 9401/9213-29 email: info@gernep.de www.gernep.de 3.2 stretch blow moulds awanti polymoulds pvt. ltd. 25/5a/1/2, nanded, sinhagad rd., pune - 411 041, india telefax: - 91 20 24392805 shirishk@vsnl.com www.awantipolymoulds.com pet engineering, bottle design, prototyping, industrial blow mould and services - rue du buisson moreau 16100 cognac france tel : 0033 (0)5 45 36 63 50 www.sa-comep.fr accueil@sa-comep.fr demo design and moulds 31020 san vendemiano (tv) - italy tel.: 39 0438 409048 fax: 39 0438 409046 info@designandmoulds.com www.designandmoulds.com www.petkamold.com info@petkamold.com röders gmbh scheibenstr. 6 29614 soltau, germany tel. 0049-5191-603-53 fax 0049-5191-603-36 mold@roeders.de www.roeders.de solent mould tools ltd tel: 44 (0) 23 9223 9950 sales@solentmouldtools.co.uk smt americas inc. tel: 1 905 315 9882 smt.americas@cogeco.ca www.solentmouldtools.co.uk p.e. labellers s.p.a. via europa 25 46047 porto mantovano (mn), italy tel.: 39 0376 389311 pelabellers@pelabellers.it www.pelabellers.it 4.5 downstream equipment zecchetti s.r.l. via galileo galilei, 1-1a 42027 montecchio emilia re, italy tel. 0039-0522-867-411 fax 0039-0522-866-034 sales@zecchetti.it www.zecchetti.it 5.0 recycling bühler ag thermal processes ch-9240 uzwil t 41 71 955 3466 f 41 71 955 3440 thermal.processes@buhlergroup.com www.buhlergroup.com pet-recycling plants consulting & engineering complete solutions effective cleaners, antifoams, separation agents and additives for pet recycling. diversey deutschland gmbh & co. ohg mallaustraße 50-56 d-68219 mannheim tel 49 621 8757-0 info.de@diversey.com www.diversey.com

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58 petplanet insider vol. 12 no. 09/11 www.petpla.net buyer’sguide entries from 5,70 euro/mm, call 49-6221-65108-0 herbold meckesheim gmbh pet granulators, agglomerators, shredders, complete pet washing and recycling lines industriestrasse 33 74909 meckesheim tel.: 06226 - 932 – 0 fax: 06226 - 932 – 495 herbold@herbold.com www.herbold.com pet chemical treatments: cleaners, fotation compounds and additives via vigevano 61 28069 - san martino di trecate novara - italy tel. 0039-0321789770 fax 0039-0321789765 salesmet@macdermid.com 5.8 complete recycling plants complete pet recycling plants, fda approved, integrated iv increase without pellet-ssp, process features lowest overall energy consumption, more than 100 plants supplied to industry. erema gmbh unterfeldstr. 3 4052 ansfelden/linz, austria tel. 0043-732-3190-0 fax 0043-732-3190-23 erema@erema.at www.erema.at “pet washing and recycling plants, turnkey and modules for b2b, fber, sheet” sorema division of previero n.srl via per cavolto 17, 22040 anzano del parco (co) -italy tel:39 031 63491250 sales@sorema.it · www.sorema.it lonely in space – or plugged in to the world-wide pet community? a few ways to benefit from petplanet‘s many offers. price of the entry: number of lines x 3,2 mm line height x 5,70 eur entry per issue stay permanently listed in the magazine‘s buyer‘s guide with your company logo and contact information (includes printed and online version). for only eur 5,70 per mm you can be present among top suppliers of pet pro-cessing materials – in every issue of the year. contact ask for your individual offer – call 49-6221-65108-0 pet recycling technology: recycling extruders with inline ssp (iv increase, food-contact, fda) starlinger & co. ges.m.b.h. sonnenuhrgasse 4 at-1060 vienna tel.: 43/1/599 55 0 fax: 43/1/599 55 180 e-mail: sales@starlinger.com www.recycling.starlinger.com complete washing lines for pet recycling, for fbre, sheet, b-t-b applications tecnofer ecoimpianti srl via calto, 409/28 45030 ceneselli (ro) - italy tel: 39 0425 849090 info@tecnofer.biz www.tecnofer.biz 6.0 other 6.1 laboratory equipment 6.1.2 o 2 barrier measurement non-invasive oxygen/ ph measurement presens precision sensing gmbh germany info@presens.de tel 49 941 94 27 21 00 www.presens.de/pet 6.1.4 bottle and preform inspection equipment sales@agrintl.com www.agrintl.com intravis gmbh rotter bruch 26a 52068 aachen, germany tel.: 49 (241)9126-0 fax: 49 (241)9126-100 e-mail: info@intravis.de www.intravis.de empty bottle inspection system p&s technology co. ltd #326-1, taejeon-dong gwangju-si, gyeonggi-do 464-805, korea tel.: 0082-31-763-5621 fax: 0082-31-763-5623 pnstech@pnstech.co.kr www.pnstech.co.kr 6.3 contract manufacturers 6.3.2 suppliers of custom designed bottles engineering p.e.t. since 1980 30037 scorzè (venice / italy) www.novapet.it info@novapet.it p.e.t. engineering srl via celtica 26 31020 san vendemiano (tv), italy tel 39 0438 403069 fax 39 0438 408420 www.petengineering.com info@petengineering.com 7.0 used machinery machinepoint used machinery parque tecnológico de boecillo edifcio c.e.e.i. - 2.01 e-47151 valladolid (spain) tel.: 34 983 549 900 fax: 34 983 549 901 pet@machinepoint.com www.machinepoint.com 1 line 3,2 mm example: 1,824.– eur/year petplanet insider landhausstr. 4 69115 heidelberg, germany tel. 0049-6221-65108-0 fax 0049-6221-65108-28 info@hbmedia.net www.petpla.net 32 mm

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