capita consumption of plastic in the world is
increasing day by day. More and more products
are being packed in flexible packaging, which
are fast replacing conventional packaging materials
like paper, jute, cloth, glass, metal tins etc.
the various polymer used for packaging has distinct
advantage due to excellent clarity, barrier properties,
strength, rigidity and being non-toxic is suitable
for packaging food, drinks, oil and other innumerable
consumer and industrial products eg.
for mineral water, soft drinks
oils, shampoo, liquid soap etc.
for household and pharmaceutical.
sheets for blister packaging.
films, sun control films for automobiles.
stapings, pallets, carpets
The packaging trends show that PET is taking the
world by storm, whether its films, fibers,
returnable or non-returnable bottles. Each year
over 5 to 5 million tons of PET are processed
worldwide to make bottles only. This is happening
due to increased consumer concern for health.
quantum of PET being used for consumer packaging
clearly shows that recycling PET has become an
essential factor since the material is bio non
degradable and the various issues related to environment
protection PET is a material of valuable and high
class quality therefore making recycling indispensable.
has developed a special recycling technology especially
for PET bottles used for packing mineral water,
aerated beverages, and any water soluble, lighter
material. The PET RECYCLING PLANT developed by
HMC us simple PET recycling without chemical additives;
only clean cold water is used for cleaning of