Lightweighting, recyclability, and recycled content are driving plastic caps, closures, and their resins in new directions.
When considering rPET content for packaging, close attention to processing variables can help ensure commercial success.
New structural design keeps small PET bottles from slipping out of the recycling stream during sorting.
The easy-to-process polymer is sufficiently stiff to replace metal parts in surgical devices and has a much lower climate-change impact than comparable, fossil-based plastics.
Packaging supplier's access to recycled plastic increases to more than 600 million pounds per year by 2025 as demand grows.
France-based Carolex extrudes PETG sheet for rigid medical device packaging applications.
A NextLooPP recycling pilot in September involved 80% food-grade polypropylene containers comingled with 20% nonfood plastics…how successful was it?
INX's new inks for rigid plastic containers offer bio-renewable content and minimal environmental impact.
Eco-PET 100 cartons are identical to virgin PET and made from domestically sourced plastic.