First bottle-to-bottle PET recycling unit from Starlinger to be installed in Turkey
The PET recycling system is being supplied to an rPET flake producer in Turkey (Photo: Starlinger)
Austrian machinery maker Starlinger (Vienna; plans to install its first “recoSTAR PET 215 iV+” machine to recycle post-consumer PET bottles in Turkey.

The food-grade PET bottle-to-bottle recycling system is being supplied to rPET flake producer Başatlı (Başiskele, Kocaeli / Turkey; at its plant in the Kocaeli province in April 2022. The evaluation of the project by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA, Parma / Italy; is currently underway. Equipped with one of Starlinger’s biggest extruders, the recoSTAR produces up to 2,400 kg rPET per hour. Once fully operational, the rPET line is expected to have a capacity of around 18,000 t/y.

Related: PET recycling unit installed at India’s Srichakra Polyplast

Founded in 1953, family owned Başatlı produces industrial steel pipes, hollow sections and sheets. The company entered the PET recycling market in 2019 and produces PET flakes from bottles and post-consumer waste.
03.01.2022 [249319-0]
Published on 03.01.2022
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