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Alpla expands recycling plant in Poland to 54,000 tonnes of rPET per year

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The Austrian producer of plastic packaging options is securing additional the long-term provide of food-grade PET recycling materials (rPET) by increasing its recycling plant in Radomsko, Poland.

Alpla is investing round eight million euros in a brand new state-of-the-art extrusion line. Ten years after its opening, the PET Recycling Workforce (PRT) Radomsko will turn into one of many largest recycling crops for this materials in Europe with a manufacturing capability rising from from 30,000 to 54,000 tonnes of food-grade rPET pellets per 12 months.

Alpla stands for sustainable packaging solutions made of plastic. As a system provider, we develop products optimised for recycling, process high proportions of recyclate in production and take care of efficient recycling. With our global focus on recycling and our commitment in Central and Eastern Europe, we make a significant contribution to the regional bottle-to-bottle cycle,” explains Dietmar Marin, Alpla Managing Director Recycling Division.

With the enlargement of the positioning in Poland, Alpla is creating the premise for assembly the European Union necessities that every one PET beverage bottles ought to comprise a minimum of 25 per cent post-consumer recycled (PCR) materials by 2025.

With this investment we are targeting the Polish market in particular and ensuring that sufficient rPET is available to our customers,” provides Beata Szynkiewicz-Razik, Business Director of PRT Radomsko.

Alpla invests round 50 million euros yearly within the international enlargement of its recycling actions.

As demand of extra round options explodes, the worldwide availability of rPET is a rising concern amongst industrials, together with within the private care sector.

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