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More than 100 delegates from all over Europe were in attendance at the 2013 PET Network Day in Brussels. This annual event is sponsored and co-organised by eight industry associations* representing the PET value change from virgin polymer to converters, packers and fillers, recyclers, equipment manufacturers and other contributors. PET is the largest recycled plastic material in Europe with a collection rate of more than 50% of PET bottles placed on the market...
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Brussels, 29 May 2013 PETCORE EUROPE is the new association replacing and building on the legacy of the former Petcore (PET COntainer REcycling). It will represent and enhance the growth of the PET value chain in Europe. The membership of the association is formed by four leading industry sector European associations i.e. CPME (the PET manufacturers), EuPC including Forum PET Europe, and EuPET (the converters), EuPR (the recyclers), plus several individual...
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More than 60 billion PET bottles recycled 2012! PET is the largest plastic material recycled in Europe, with the equivalent of more than 60 billion bottles recycled in 2012. PETCORE EUROPE Chairman Roberto Bertaggia said: “Despite the poor economic situation in the European region, the consumption of PET bottles is still showing clear trends of penetration into new market segments through innovative packaging and the recognised capability of PET to be recycled...

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