EQUIPOLYMERS
New PET for food and beverages uses up to 25% recyclate
PET producer Equipolymers (EQP, Horgen / Switzerland; www.equipolymers.com) is launching “Viridis 25”, a new food-grade PET using up to 25% chemically recycled PET as feedstock.

Viridis 25 will be manufactured initially in Schkopau / Germany, where Equipolymers is improving the plant capability to replace fossil feedstock with rPET. At maturity, the consumption of rPET for Viridis 25 will exceed 30,000 t/y. Viridis 25 complies with the relevant European regulations for food-contact plastics and can be used in beverage bottle production as well as in thermoforming applications such as food trays.

Equipolymers said Viridis 25 will require more than 3% of total rPET available in Europe.
17.10.2018 Plasteurope.com [240883-0]
Published on 17.10.2018
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