October 2022

With Tether Tube, Alpla Is One Step Ahead

Simple, practical and good for the environment. This is how the latest innovation from ALPLA can be described. The lightweight mono-material tube is fully recyclable, suitable for use as a refill pack and convenient for consumers to use. But the real highlight is the clasp.

Greater Stability With Less Material: KHS Develops PET Bottle With Glued-in Handle

Dortmund, October 19, 2022 – KHS has further developed its rPET containers for the home care and food sectors. In addition to bottle handles slotted into place mechanically, the Dortmund company now offers a glued-in process that gives users plenty of benefits: stretch blow molded using the preferential heating method, the KHS PET bottle is more stable than the extrusion-blow-molded polyolefin alternatives1 currently available on the market.

Co-development of Oxygen Barrier Enables Recycling-Compatible Food Packaging

Henkel and Siegwerk are both market leaders for sustainable solutions. At two trade events in October, the companies will tell the story of how they joined forces to co-develop an innovative oxygen barrier coating. The new solution provides outstanding performance and also enables mono-material flexible packaging that is easier to recycle – opening up exciting potential to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.

Castrol India Introduces 100 Percent Recycled Bottle For Its Premium Engine Oil Brand

Castrol is introducing new, more sustainable packaging for its premium engine oil brand, Castrol POWER1 ULTIMATE. The brand is now being packed in a 100 percent Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) bottle, made from reprocessed plastic waste instead of virgin plastic. The use of PCR plastic decreases plastic waste, reduces carbon emissions, and supports a more circular …

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Mitsui Chemicals Group to Produce Chemically Recycled Polyethylene Derived From Plastic Waste

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo: 4183; President & CEO: HASHIMOTO Osamu) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd, a Singapore registered company, to agree on a supply of ethylene derived from plastic waste. In turn, Prime Polymer Co., Ltd. (Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: FUJIMOTO Kensuke) – part of the Mitsui Chemicals Group – will begin efforts toward the production of chemically recycled polyethylene derived from plastic waste via subsidiary Prime Evolue Singapore Pte. Ltd. (Head Office: Singapore; Managing Director: AOKI Junichiro).

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