Holfeld packaging wins industry prize

Packaging manufacturer Holfeld Plastics has won a "creative and sustainable" award in the Starpack Industry Awards for its rPETeCO, which it says offers the same characteristics and material properties as virgin PET.

Packaging: industry award won
Packaging: industry award won

The judges said: "The use of post recycled content in PET trays and forming technology has taken the R-PET market on, and the potential for significant tonnage, sizing and carbon savings tipped the balance." They also praised "the elimination of a foam liner".

The awards, backed by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), are now in their 56th year.


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