Easy on resources and sustainable: Spunbond with REICOFIL technology is the better film.

Troisdorf, July 1, 2019 | As a material for hygiene and packaging products, spunbonded fabric can help save up to 50 percent of the semi-finished material previously used, while simultaneously improving product properties. This is made possible thanks to Reifenhäuser Reicofil spunbond technology. Reifenhäuser’s systems and components can also process post- consumer waste. Dr. Andreas […]

Retrofit instead of new purchases: Sustainable modernization of extrusion lines of all manufacturers

Troisdorf, July 1, 2019 | Buy new or retrofit? Users in plastics extrusion are faced with this question when looking at the performance of their lines in terms of energy consumption or the use of alternative raw materials. And this is where Reifenhäuser comes in with its latest business unit: Reifenhäuser Extrusion Systems (RES), which […]

Stretched to maximum performance: Recyclable mono-material packaging with Reifenhäuser EVO Ultra Stretch

Troisdorf, July 1, 2019 | Packaging films are often composed of a laminated composite of PET and PE. The addition of PET provides sufficient stiffness to the film for optimum secondary processing which cannot be achieved when using polyethylene alone. However, this composite is not recyclable. Recycle – sustainable packaging with excellent barrier properties With […]

Global Revenue of PET Preforms Market to Reach beyond US$ 25 Bn by 2028 End; Plastic Bottles Recycling Trend Expected to Strengthen Market Growth

PET preforms, more popularly mini-bottles, will witness steady growth in their sales following soaring demand for bottled water worldwide. According to the report, the market for PET preforms will exhibit a moderate CAGR of 4.6% over the next decade and attain the revenues beyond US$ 25 Bn by the end of 2028. Fall of Glass […]

SA plastics recycling business closes due to $100k hike in power bills

South Australia’s sky-high electricity prices have forced an Adelaide plastics recycling business to shut its doors, costing 35 workers their jobs, its managing director says. Plastics Granulating Services (PGS), based in Kilburn in Adelaide’s inner-north, said it had seen its monthly power bills increase from $80,000 to $180,000 over the past 18 months. Managing director […]

Finally, we’ll be able to recycle coffee cups: Millions will be sent to specialist centres instead of landfill after launch of new service

Employers will be encouraged to install dedicated coffee cups bins About 7 million paper coffee cups are used in Britain every single day But most cannot be recycled because they have a plastic coating inside Instead they have to be sent to landfill sites or incinerators Millions of throw away coffee cups will be recycled […]