Besides exceptional clarity, Sterling says PET offers greater leak and impact resistance compared to polycarbonate. The bottles are returnable and reusable. Sterling is the result of a joint venture between Portola Packaging and Mexico-based Kimex.
Portola Packaging, Inc: Portola Packaging, Inc: Five-gal PET bottles
Sterling Containers (San Jose, CA), offers 5-gal PET bottles for home delivered drinking water. The injection stretch/blow-molded bottles use an Eastman resin.
May 31st, 1999