recently added a set of five new round jars to its ThermaLite line.
While being disappointed that we weren't able to acquire APPE
in the administration process of La Seda de Barcelona, Petainer is well positioned and supported to continue to develop and grow the PET and plastics market with current products as well as new launches in the coming months," commented Nigel Pritchard, CEO of Petainer.
As it negotiated the purchase agreement, Plastipak has continued to conduct due diligence of APPE
and is very satisfied that the APPE
business has maintained its success under challenging conditions.
ThermaLitee[R] jars are manufactured using the unique double-blow technology developed by APPE
and Nissei ASB which enables them to be hot-filled and/or pasteurised at temperatures of up to 95[degrees]C.
Competition judge, John Bunker, said: "The standard of entries was very high again this year but the APPE
jars sood out as meeting all the criteria for a winner, including convincing success in the market place.
Heat Set bottles are manufactured with the company's purpose-designed resin and produced using a specialised blowing process which adds strength and rigidity to the PET molecular structure.
makes plastic preforms and containers for beverage, food, alcohol, personal care and household markets.
With the ever-present challenge of ensuring high, consistent quality products, APPE
turned to Intravis for its testing applications including a ColourWatcher system, which ensures preform colour consistency, PreWatcher, for high speed preform selection and BottleWatcher, for container inspection.
EFI's color management system delivers consistent output across both the APPE
and Microsoft XPS environments.
says the jar is up to 85 percent lighter than glass equivalents with a smaller footprint, delivering huge savings in transport costs both before and after filling.
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The suitability of PET for sauces and condiments has been underlined by the introduction of one of Italy's leading Passata brands from Conserve Italia, Gino, in a barrier PET bottle from APPE