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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.

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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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Nefab Launches WoodFoam

Nefab has just launched WoodFoam, an eco-friendly fiber-based recyclable foam. The product was co-developed through a partnership with the provider of renewable products in packaging Stora Enso. The brand-new product will be presented at FachPack in Nuremberg – Germany

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Joint Position on The Review of The Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive

The current revision of the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive #PPWD, as well as the Waste Framework Directive #WFD review and the forthcoming framework on bio-based, biodegradable and compostable plastics all provide crucial opportunities to implement clear, coherent, and forward-thinking regulatory frameworks that drive innovation in decoupling economic growth from the use of fossil resources and recognising the substantial contribution of the #bioplastics sector to reaching the EU’s climate and waste targets. 

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