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Posted: (1 days ago) Counting Down the Top Four Dow Awards: #4 Economical Inner Barrier Film Deposition Process for PET Bottles This award winner represent the most innovative packaging breakthroughs in categories ranging from food and beverage to personal care, with a strong focus on sustainability and the circular economy.

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PET Multipack Pre-Cutting System From: Synerlink ...

Posted: (4 days ago) Each PET film is analyzed in the laboratory to anticipate its behavior and adjust the tool as well as the pre-cutting parameters. The resulting pre-cut quality is validated according to factual and repeatable criteria, on testing equipment designed by Synerlink. This testing equipment measures the angle and mechanical load needed to break the ...

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Protein Juice Hits Shelves in Custom PET Bottle ...

Posted: (5 days ago) PET, the company says, is lightweight, shatterproof, recloseable, resealable, reusable and infinitely recyclable. In addition, PET bottles often have the lowest carbon footprint and their production results in up to 70% less greenhouse gas emissions than other packaging materials, according to Amcor’s Asset Lifecycle Analysis.

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PET bottle for beer | Packaging World

Posted: (3 days ago) The PET containers are a replacement for glass and go through the same cold-filling, capping, and pasteurizing processes. During pasteurization, the bottles need to withstand a maximum temperature of 60 degrees C (140 degrees F) for 15 minutes. CO 2 inside the bottles expands during pasteurizing. This exerts stress on the bottle, which, if not ...


PET for new yogurt | Packaging World

Posted: (11 days ago) The transparent 200-mL PET jar has a wide-mouth opening and an aluminium/PET/aluminum closure with a 65-mm over cap inclear polypropylene. The package was developed in collaboration with global packaging company Amcor. “This wide-mouth PET jar is an entirely new format offering for cold-fill dairy products,” says Martin Darmandrail, New Business Development Director for Amcor in Argentina.


PET Film From: Toray Plastics (America), Inc. | Packaging ...

Posted: (6 days ago) The STM film is suitable for pet food manufacturers to create larger bags. It can also be used with healthful snacks, nutrition bars, coffee, and other applications. “STM Soft-Touch Matte film is a game-changer on many levels,” says Justin Larson, National Sales Manager, Lumirror Division, Toray Plastics (America), Inc. “Customer feedback ...

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A closed-loop RPET first | Packaging World

Posted: (2 months ago) The green PET is ground, flaked, washed, and sold; it can be produced at up to 500 kg (1,100 lb)/hr. Non-PET material is re-baled and sold, as well. Only clear PET, which the Shelburne plant can produce at a rate of 3,400 kg (8,000) lb/hr, goes on to Feversham. But before Feversham is Shelburne, and the first step at Shelburne is bale breaking.


How To Make a Better PET Bottle | Packaging World

Posted: (6 days ago) The PET bottles produced at the Coca-Cola FEMSA plant in Villahermosa, Mexico, in the Gulf Coast state of Tabasco, never touch a carton. Instead, they are filled immediately after blowing, then labeled, capped, palletized, and shrink-wrapped for shipment to big box and convenience stores throughout a sprawling four-state distribution area.


Snapple switches to PET, but keeps the shape, cap, and ...

Posted: (8 days ago) The 16-oz PET Snapple bottle was unveiled in February 2018. At first glance, it is identical to the glass package, but with a hot-fill base. Given its weight, it feels like a glass bottle in the hand, although George notes that it weighs 80% less.


Yoshino America Corp. | Packaging World

Posted: (1 days ago) Pinched-grip PET, an innovative pastry bag, a take-out bag for chicken, foamed CPET, and barrier beer bottles and food containers all win DuPont awards. the Packaging World Staff. Sep 30th, 1998. Primary packaging. Innovations in plastics help foods flourish.

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