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Private equity firm purchases Petainer

Private equity firm Ara Partners has acquired Petainer, a manufacturer of PET packaging for the soft drinks, beer, water and other CPG sectors. Led by...

NextLoopp closes in on rPP loop

NextLoopp, the global project set up to close the loop on food-grade PP, has undertaken its first full-scale packaging production trials using its novel...

Yoplait signs up for styrenics initiative

Dairy brand Yoplait has joined the Styrenics Circular Solutions (SCS) value chain initiative aimed at realising a circular economy for styrenic polymers. The French company,...

Multilayer packaging ready for a closed-loop future

PET-based multilayer packaging could have a big future after four technology companies teamed up to prove that closed-loop recycling is possible. Sulayr, a recycling company...

Chemical upcycling plant planned for UK

Quantafuel ASA has submitted a planning application to develop its first plastics upcycling plant in the UK. The company plans to build the plastics processing...

PepsiCo Beverages NA continues Georgia expansion

PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) has commissioned an $8.5 million warehouse and distribution facility in Commerce, Georgia, which will handle beverages across 28 countries. The...

Ambitious targets in Borealis Strategy 2030

Borealis aims to reduce its Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions from 5.1 million tonnes (base year 2019) to less than 2m/t by 2030,...

UPM Raflatac makes waves with OBP labels

UPM Raflatac has enlisted the help of Taghleef and SABIC to launch the world’s first packaging label materials made from the latter’s certified circular...

Slick bottle launch by olive oil brand

One of the US’ top-selling olive oil brands, Filippo Berio, has launched a new ‘sustainable’ bottle that utilises 50 per cent rPET content. Marco de...

CEFLEX launches circularity checklist

The Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging (CEFLEX) project has developed a checklist for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) schemes and stakeholders to work through on...

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