Use of recycled PET in nonwoven fabrics to increase

Related Keywords: fabrics, geotextiles, nonwoven, recycled PET

Brussels
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Recycled PET is used in various nonwoven applications: roofing products, the automotive sector and nonwoven geotextiles are large users of R-PET fibres and resins. R-Pet can also be found in some hygiene products, such as diapers.

Recycled PET is used in various nonwoven applications: roofing products, the automotive sector and nonwoven geotextiles are large users of R-PET fibres and resins. R-Pet can also be found in some hygiene products, such as diapers.

Currently over 200,000 metric tons of recycled PET is used in the production of nonwovens. By 2025 this will grow to over 300,000 tons, providing that the post-consumer waste volumes necessary are available.

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PET recycling capabilities becomes extensive for Indorama Ventures now

Related Keywords: and packaging, beverages, Ethylene Oxide/Glycols and PTA, fibres, food-grade rPET, hygiene, Indorama Ventures, personal care, PET containers, PET packaging, petrochemicals, polymers, Recycled High Density Polyethylene (rHDPE), recycled PET, Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate (rPET), recyclers, Sorepla Industrie, tire and safety segments

Thailand
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Indorama Ventures products serve major FMCG and automotive sectors, i.e. beverages, hygiene, personal care, tire and safety segments. rPET resin is widely used for beverage and food packaging, also has fibre applications in Europe, a sector in which IVL holds a leadership supplier position. The demand for food-grade rPET in Western Europe is can grow at a CAGR of 7% from 2018-2021 and is currently overtaking supply. A growing emphasis on sustainability and circular economy objectives among packaging and consumer product manufacturers is expected to be amongst the key factors driving market growth. Recycled PET is well-known to be hygienic and is approved for food-contact applications in most countries around the world.

Indorama Ventures products serve major FMCG and automotive sectors, i.e. beverages, hygiene, personal care, tire and safety segments. rPET resin is widely used for beverage and food packaging, also has fibre applications in Europe, a sector in which IVL holds a leadership supplier position. The demand for food-grade rPET in Western Europe is can grow at a CAGR of 7% from 2018-2021 and is currently overtaking supply.

https://www.innovationintextiles.com/indorama-ventures-expands-pet-recycling-capabilities/
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Introduction of Polyester compound which is chemical resistant and flame retardant

Related Keywords: and flame-retardant material for housings and enclosures in medical device and lab instrumentation applications, chemical-resistant, DuraPET, DuraPET FR, high-durability, PolyVisions, recycled PET, thermoplastics

USA
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PolyVisions CEO Scott B. Howard said that,"DuraPET FR achieves a combination of impact strength, chemical resistance and flame retardancy not available in any other material at any price today. ”He added that, a version of DuraPET made from recycled PET is also available. “Our reactive extrusion process allows us to use post-consumer regrind PET for up to 90% of the formulation. This allows OEMs to offer an innovative, sustainable alternative to their customers."

PolyVisions CEO Scott B. Howard said that,"DuraPET FR achieves a combination of impact strength, chemical resistance and flame retardancy not available in any other material at any price today. ”He added that, a version of DuraPET made from recycled PET is also available. “Our reactive extrusion process allows us to use post-consumer regrind PET for up to 90% of the formulation. This allows OEMs to offer an innovative, sustainable alternative to their customers."

https://www.plasticstoday.com/medical/chemical-resistant-flame-retardant-polyester-compound-introduced-medical-device-lab-applications/208053639358903
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