Extremely Light & Fully Recyclable: KHS & ALPLA Group Develop Returnable PET Bottle

“Reduce, reuse, recycle”: for the KHS Group, these three pillars of sustainability are a composite part of its corporate philosophy. The manufacturer of filling and packaging technology consistently focuses on resource-saving, recycling-friendly systems and solutions. Together with Austrian packaging expert ALPLA KHS has now developed a returnable PET container that…

Jin Mai Lang Reaps The Benefits Of Two World’s Fastest Aseptic PET Lines

Jin Mai Lang recently installed two Sidel complete aseptic PET lines, both integrating Tetra Pak Processing System technologies and the company’s Aseptic Combi Predis. These lines deliver a staggering production output of 60,000 bottles per hour—making them the world’s fastest aseptic PET lines with dry preform decontamination for low acid…

The Rise Of Sustainable Beverage Packaging In Southeast Asia: Will The Momentum Continue?

As the COVID-19 pandemic shows no signs of abating, the sustainability momentum may be slowed in the short term, as cost-consciousness takes on more urgent priority among stakeholders such as beverage manufacturers and consumers. By Jarred Neubronner, Senior Analyst at Euromonitor International. The sustainable beverage packaging trend accelerated in Southeast…

Examining The Shift Away From Plastics

Faced with shortages of suitable recycled material, growing consumer backlash and a hostile regulatory environment, some companies are deciding to shift away from plastics. Contributed by Mark Victory, Senior Editor, ICIS. Over the past couple of years plastics have become the public face of the waste pollution crisis, prompting an…

Evaluating CAPEX & OPEX For Your Next PET Packaging Line For Edible Oil?

Today, edible oil is a very competitive market category, essentially driven by product and brand differentiation as well as competitiveness through packaging cost savings, production efficiency and permanent asset optimisation. Sidel, as a leading solution provider, has a strong heritage in edible oil, acting as a one-stop shop partner in…

Sidel: Top 3 Packaging Trends For 2020

Sustainability Vincent Le Guen, Vice President Packaging at Sidel: From a global perspective, we are witnessing the implementation of an increasing number of measures towards a circular economy. For instance, the EU Single Use Packaging Directive—voted on in early 2019—sets ambitious goals towards the collection and recycling targets for all…
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