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Plastic companies step up their recycling game in Mexico

Mexico is now the world’s second largest consumer of PET bottles.
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Mexico is now the world’s second largest consumer of PET bottles, and leading the way in PET recycling, finds new report from Canadean.
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Transparent material offers cost-effective alternative

RPC Tedeco-Gizeh introduces Ppure, polypropylene-based, ultra-clear material
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A unique ultra-clear polypropylene-based material from RPC Tedeco-Gizeh is enabling fresh and convenience food suppliers to enhance brand image, emphasize product quality and create effective on-shelf appeal.
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New technology offers enhanced hot-fill performance

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PET packaging solutions specialist APPE has further enhanced its range of bottles for hot-fill food and beverages with the introduction of a technology that delivers improved filling, greater design flexibility, lighter weight and smoother walls.
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Plastic offers foodservice packaging of the future

Citres foods look to polypropylene jars
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In collaboration with RPC, Citres Spa, the Italian food specialist in pickles, pesti and sauces, is pioneering the supply of its products in new polypropylene jars
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PET bottles exceed sustainable packaging goals

More than 60 billion PET bottles were recycled in 2012
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PET is the largest plastic material recycled in Europe, with the equivalent of more than 60 billion bottles recycled in 2012.
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European BOPET film prices stabilize

Prices have remained unchanged for three months
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Following two years of steady decline in the European price of 12 micron bi-oriented polyester (BOPET) film, it would appear that the trend has finally stabilized.
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Placon tamper-evident, recyclable containers put food packaging safety top of mind

New, recyclable PET thermoformed food containers inhibit tampering while visibly alerting consumers and retailers of “unauthorized” access
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Especially designed to incorporate safety and sustainability in one package, Placon’s new Crystal Seal Tamper-Evident plastic thermoformed food containers are 100% recyclable with a patent-pending feature that helps minimize the potential of food tampering. The Tamper-Evident containers by Placon, a leading North American designer and thermoformer of custom and stock packaging, are available now in seven grab-and-go sizes from eight to 64 ounces.
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M&G sells $350,000,000 PET sourcing agreement to Alpek

The company also acquires IntegRex(r) PTA Technology License for use in Corpus Christi M&G PTA-PET construction project.
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M&G Group, announces that it has signed a Licensee Agreement with Alpek, S.A.B. de C.V. (Alpek) for IntegRex(r) PTA technology. The technology will be used in the construction of M&G's previously announced 1,200,000 MT per annum PTA plant at Corpus Christi, Texas.
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Materials Technology: Beverage Multipacks

A multi-serving of packaging considerations

Beverage multipack elements aim to ensure functionality, package integrity and eco-friendliness.
By Liz Cuneo, Editor-in-Chief
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Buying beverage multipacks allow customers to buy more of with they love with a slight price break and the convenience of multiple servings.

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US demand for plastic film to approach 16 billion pounds in 2016

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Demand for plastic film in the US is projected to grow 1.8% annually to 15.9 billion pounds in 2016. Advances will reflect the performance and source reduction advantages of plastic film over other packaging materials and opportunities in film products such as modified atmosphere packaging for food.
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