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PLA yogurt cup project scrutinized from all angles

Attention to detail, as well as the new pack’s 48% reduction in global warming potential versus petroleum-based packages, netted Stonyfield an Environmental Impact award in the FDA-Regulated category of this year’s competition.
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Fisher_Nuts
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New PET nut container provides clear benefits

A new see-through PET container for Fisher Nuts provides more sustainability, as well as a greater perception of freshness than former composite can packaging.
Materials Product Brief
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OCTAL : DPET form-fill-seal for meat

OCTAL’s new DPET™ PET/PE laminate sheet provides thermoformers with FFS MAP packaging for the meat processing industry.
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Nova Chemicals: Resin for water and beverage closures

Designed for injection and compression molded closure applications, SURPASS IGs153‐A from Nova Chemicals is a bimodal, high-density polyethylene resin with organoleptic properties and quality processibility that preserves beverage taste.
Preforms for wide-mouth PET containers
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Preforms for wide-mouth PET containers



A more efficient 2-step manufacturing process that includes injection-molded preforms from Rez-Tech Corp. is eliminating the need to transport and store empty PET jars prior to filling.


Foamed PET preform brings opacity and weight savings
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Foamed PET preform brings opacity and weight savings

PTI's oPTI technology produces PET bottles that have a unique sheen and are 5% lighter than their clear PET counterparts.
Sun_Pat
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Peanut butter jar lightens up 90%

Converting its well-known curvy glass jar for Sun-Pat peanut butter to a custom PET jar, U.K.’s Premier Foods sees sustainability, logistic improvements.
Materials Product Brief
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O. Berk Company: Alternative to PET

A proprietary process that adds color to clarified PP from O.Berk provides a colorful alternative to stretch blow PET and provides the same glossy aesthetic at up to 80% less cost.
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Eastman Chemical Company: Copolyester for multiserve beverage packaging

Eastman Chemical's Aspira copolyester EN177 provides increased design and processing opportunities for large-volume refrigerated beverage, spirit, and dairy handleware applications manufactured on high-output platforms.
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Sustainable plastic wine bottle

A UK wine merchant has launched two new wine ranges packaged in a unique plastic bottle that has been proven to keep wine fresh for at least two years and is environmentally friendly.

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