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Find out more about Coca-Cola Brazil’s PET Optimization Plans & Iconic Plant Bottle at SAPET…

Published on April 21, 2010 by in PET News, SAPET

The inaugural SAPET conference is packed with influential PET experts from the region, including key brand owners. Among them is Coca Cola who will be speaking about their PlantBottle™Development and PET Optimization.

Coca Cola’s PlantBottle™opened a new chapter in the PET packaging industry by using 30%sugar-cane-based materials.A life-cycle analysis conducted by Imperial College London indicates the “PlantBottle™” reduces carbon emissions by up to 25 %, compared with petroleum-based PET. Another advantage of “PlantBottle™” is that it can be processed through existing manufacturing and recycling facilities without contaminating traditional PET.

Coca Cola’s session at SAPET will also look into PET Optimization in Brazil and Mercosur region. PET Planet (Vol. 11) reports that Coca Cola’s PET optimization plan was implemented in Brazil in 2008, and is currently being rolled out in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.

The program, led by the Brazil packaging team, is part of a supply-chain efficiency program based on standard preform families developed in collaboration with Husky (*SAPET speaker), and preform suppliers Amcor, Alpla, Cristalpet (*SAPET speaker) and Engepack. Objectives include achieving lightweighting for all bottle families; accelerated approval process through standardisation; cost reduction through supply chain and preform conversion efficiency; and reduction in environmental impact.

Other Brand Owners presenting at SAPET include Ouro Fino, Cargill and Danone. >>Explore the full conference agenda here<<

Those keen on participating in the conference can register online. Click on the link below to access.

Register Now for SAPET (South America PET Packaging Markets & Technologies)

 
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I Seminário Sul Americano sobre Mercado e Tecnologia de PET – 10 e 11 de junho em São Paulo, Brasil

Published on April 21, 2010 by in PET News, SAPET

Dias 10 e 11 de junho teremos em São Paulo o teremos o primeiro seminário sobre PET organizado pelo CMT no Brasil. Esta conferência é um novo marco de sucesso para o CMT que já organiza eventos sobre PET há mais de 11 anos na América Latina, Ásia, Oriente Médio, África e Europa.

Executivos de algumas importantes empresas de PET compartilham opiniões sobre asconferências organizadas pela CMT:

“O mundo do PET numa sala de reunião” Penafiel AguasMinerales
“Excelente e memorável” – Mega Empack”LAPER traz palestrantes de alta qualidade e atrai audiência qualificada” – Colormatrix
“Extremamente valioso, boa oportunidade para Networking” – PlastipakPackaging
“Uma ótima experiência e como sempre, vários usuários de PET” – GSI Globalservice
“Realmente um panorama interessante sobre viabilidade, capacidade, novos desenvolvimentos e tecnologia de PET” – Envases PET

Capitalizando no crescimento de demanda nos mercados emergentes da América do Sul é o tema central que será apresentado por expert da indústrias no Seminário Sul Americano sobre Mercado e Tecnologia de PET

O focu da conferência será:

  • Mercado de PET na América do Sul: Brasil, Argentina, Chile, Bolívia, Peru;
  • Requisitos e expectativas dos BrandOwners’
  • Últimas tecnologias de PET:  Energy Saving Processes, Light Weighting, Short Neck Finish
  • Desenvolvimento na tecnologia de reciclagem e utilização de matérias PCR

emuito mais…

A agenda da conferência ainda não está pronta. Estaremos atualizando e enviando a todos os interessados. Nesse meio tempo, caso tenha qualquer pergunta sobre participação, patrocínio, e oportunidade de mídia, entre em contato com Sra. Carla Castello Branco, Gerente de Promoções pelo telefone +55 11 50493499 ou pelo email carla@cmtsp.com.sg

 
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CMT’s Inaugural South America PET Packaging Markets & Technologies (SAPET) Conference will meet on 10-11 June in Sao Paolo, BRAZIL.

Published on April 21, 2010 by in PET News, SAPET

CMT’s first South America PET Packaging Markets & Technologies (SAPET) conference will meet on 10-11 June in Sao Paolo, Brazil. The Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) industry conference is a new chapter in CMT’s highly successful PET conferences, which have over the past 11 years, offered a platform for key industry executives from Latin America, Asia, Middle East, Africa and Central & Eastern Europe to gather and obtain market updates.

Participants from some of the world’s most influential PET companies have shared positive reviews of their experiences at the conference including:

“Where the PET world is in a meeting room” – Penafiel Aguas Minerales

“Excellent and memorable!”– Mega Empack

“LAPET brought high quality speakers and attracts qualified audience” – Colormatrix

“Extremely valuable, Good Opportunity for Networking” – Plastipak Packaging

“Very good experience and as usual, a lot of PET users” – GSI Globalservice

“A really interesting overview about the availability and capacity of PET installations, new developments and technologies on PET” – Envases PET

South America PET Packaging Markets & Technologies (SAPET) will see the industry’s leading experts discussCapitalizing on Increasing Demand in the emerging PET markets in South America. The conference will focus on:

  • PET Markets in the Mercosur region, Chile, Bolivia, Peru
  • Brand Owners’ Requirements and Expectations
  • Latest PET Technologies à Energy Saving Processes, Light Weighting, Short Neck Finish & many more
  • Developments in Recycling Technology and Utilization of PCR materials

… and many more.

The conference agenda is still being confirmed, so do watch this space for updates on speakers and topics.  In the mean time, if you have any enquires on participation, sponsorship & media exchange opportunities, contact Ms. Hafizah Adam at +65 6346 9218 or email at hafizah@cmtsp.com.sg

 
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NovaPET and M&G to Share Innovations in PET Resins at 11th CEEPET.

Published on April 21, 2010 by in CEEPET, PET News

The 11th CEEPET conference meeting in Istanbul-Turkey on 7-8 June 2010 will see PET resins experts share their latest achievements in Barrier Resins and Glass-like resins for Novel applications.

In fact, participants at the conference can expect to hear from Italian PET Resins Specialist M&G, who is now marketing their innovative new barrier resin Polyprotect™at the beer-packaging sector. According to a recent report in European Plastics News, a brewer in Central Europe who used PoliProtect™enjoyed 36% total chain cost savings for 500ml bottles due to lower freight costs, easier warehousing of smaller plastic performs, and no breakage during bottling and shipping. A Senior Representative of M&G will also provide details on M&G’s technology breakthroughs in monolayer barrier PET resin, the O2 scavenger integrated into the resin.

11th CEEPET participants will also get to know more about NOVAPET GLASSTAR™, NovaPET’s innovative new PET resin which, according to the company’s release, offers the ‘consistency, thickness, gloss and transparency of glass, and the benefits of PET’. This innovative resin, pitched as “PET for Premium Products”, promises the appearance of glass, a consistency that allows closure crown corks, easy integration into existing packaging lines, high recyclability and more.

NovaPET’s Marco Leonardi’s session, “High Performance PET Grades for Novel Packaging Markets” will see him offer insights on NOVAPET GLASSTAR’s™ application in long shelf life Dairy Products and other premium products looking for the ‘glass appeal’ in packaging. He will also share NovaPET’s innovative resins designed to meet light weighting challenges, and high-temperature resistance for oven use (Crystalline PET).

Those keen on participating in 11th CEEPET as delegates can submit their registrations online. Click on the link below to access.

 
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Coca Cola to share details on their Plant PET bottle at 11th CEEPET conference in Istanbul!

Published on March 26, 2010 by in CEEPET, PET News

Coca Cola opened a new chapter in the PET bottling industry with the global roll out of their iconic Plant Bottle. Last November, the company made headlines when they touted their plant bottle in Copenhagen, in line with COP 15.

A press release by the company quoted Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO of Coca Cola as saying, “The ‘PlantBottle™’ is a significant development in sustainable packaging innovation.

According to a report in the New York Times, the Coke’s plant bottle replaces the petroleum derived chemical, Mono-Ethylene Glycol with a sugar-cane ethanol derived version. The ethanol is converted through a series of chemical processes into MEG, which is in turn mixed into terephthalic acid to manufacture this innovative new PET plastic.

A life cycle analysis of the Plant Bottle conducted by the Imperial College of London indicated that the process reduces emissions by up to 25% compared with petroleum-based PET. The Plant bottle can also be processed through existing recycling facilities without contaminating traditional PET.

A senior executive from the Coca Cola Company will be speaking on the topic, “Coca-Cola’s Plant PET Development” at the 11th CEEPET conference, which is meeting in Istanbul on 7-8 June 2010. The 11th CEEPET conference will showcase latest trends, technologies and developments that have a direct impact on the European PET markets, with insights covering:

  • Evolution of EU PET scene and market consolidation
  • Raw material trends with new Middle East capacities
  • Impact of EU legislation on RPET in food contact
  • Recycling at a sustainable level

The conference is slated to attract participation from Feedstock suppliers (PX/PTA/MEG), PET resin producers & suppliers, Polyester manufacturers, Polymer/Petrochemical traders, Converters & preform manufacturers, Technology providers, Recycling companies, Bottlers/fillers, Brand owners and more.

Those keen on participating in the 11th CEEPET can submit their registrations online. Click here to access.

 
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