Suntory Holdings Limited has developed “FtoP Direct Recycle Technology” for use in soft drink PET bottle preform production, which it said will reduce CO2 emissions by 25%.
The Ribena and Lucozade manufacturer has worked in a joint effort with Kyoei Industry Co., SIPA SpA of Italy and EREMA Group GmbH of Austria to develop this new technology.
It consists of a flake, which is created by pulverising and washing recovered PET bottles and is treated at a high temperature and low pressure for a fixed period, after being melted and filtered, and will enable the preform to be manufactured directly . . .
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