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APK AG receives EuCertPlast certification

23. August 2021 All articles, Press releases

Merseburg site certified to treat waste from plastic films In April 2021, the renowned recyclability certifier ARGE cyclos / HTP audited APK’s recycling facility in Merseburg for conformance with the EuCertPlast certification scheme. The audit focussed on the suitability of APK’s plants for the recycling …

New Plastics Economy Global Commitment Reporting 2021

21. July 2021 All articles, APK in the media, News from APK, Press releases

The Global Commitment draws a line in the sand in the fight against plastic waste and pollution. It unites over 500 businesses, governments, and other organizations from around the world behind a common vision and a set of 2025 targets to address the problem at …

Plastic packaging is recycled for pannier support system

29. June 2021 All articles, APK in the media, News from APK, Press releases

VAUDE launches first ever pannier made from recycled material First VAUDE range of panniers made from completely recycled key materials Including rear panel made from recycled plastic packaging and fastening hooks made from recycled multilayer film An important step towards a circular economy Cooperation with …

Plastic Regranulates for 100% Recycled Plastic Packaging – Combination seal of flustix and DIN CERTCO certifies two products of APK

22. April 2021 All articles, APK in the media, News from APK, Press releases

Berlin/Merseburg, April 2021. For independent certification of its plastic recyclates, APK AG, Merseburg (Germany), relies on the flustix RECYCLED certification. Following a successful audit, APK’s Mersamid® PA and Mersalen® LDPE have been awarded the combined flustix/DIN CERTCO seal. Each of these granulates was verified to …

2021 – A decisive year for advancements in innovative recycling – With Newcycling®, APK AG takes aim at new markets for recycled plastics

10. February 2021 All articles, APK in the media, News from APK, Press releases

Merseburg, 10 February 2021. At APK AG in Merseburg, Germany, improving recyclate quality and working to close the loop on plastic products remain at the top of their agenda for 2021. The Corona virus made 2020 a turbulent year for the recycling industry, and in …

Over 50% virgin plastics substituted in shrink film – APK’s Newcycling® LDPE recyclate delivers on shrinkage and film thickness

24. November 2020 All articles, APK in the media, News from APK, Press releases

Merseburg, 24 November 2020 – Broadening the market potential of plastic recyclates and thereby furthering the uptake of recycled content across Europe is APK AG’s core objective. The innovative recycling company from Merseburg, Germany has tested the performance of its Newcycling® LDPE recyclates in shrink …

APK enables the use of plastic recyclates in cosmetic packaging – Toxicological evaluations confirm quality of Newcycling® LDPE recyclate

04. November 2020 All articles, APK in the media, News from APK, Press releases

Merseburg, 04 November 2020 – Increasing recycling quotas, potential mandatory use of recycled plastics in products across the EU market and a recently published Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability pushing strongly for a toxic-free environment: the European Commission has piled up a number of demanding challenges …

APK Relies on Coperion ZSK Extruder Technology for Newcycling® – How to Make High-Quality Plastic Compounds Out of Packaging Waste

28. October 2020 All articles, APK in the media, News from APK, Press releases

Stuttgart, October 2020 – For its innovative, solvent-based plastic recycling process Newcycling®, APK AG in Merseburg, is relying on the high-performance ZSK extruder technology and technical process expertise from Coperion. Using the Newcycling® process, multi-polymer and multi-layer plastic packaging, that previously could not be recycled, …

APK’s Newcycling® technology receives eREC innovation award

04. September 2020 All articles, APK in the media, News from APK, Press releases

APK’s Newcycling® technology receives eREC innovation award                Merseburg, 04 September 2020 – Today, APK AG – an innovative plastic recycling company from Merseburg, Germany – received the innovation award at eREC, the digital recycling conference. ‘We thank the eREC organisers very much for acknowledging …

Huhtamaki integrates APK’s LDPE- recyclate into laminated tubes

10. August 2020 All articles, APK in the media, News from APK, Press releases

Ronsberg/Merseburg, 10 August 2020 – The inclusion of recycled plastics into diverse packaging formats is a challenge for the plastics and packaging value chains, as material performance, performance of the packaging product and protection of the content need to be guaranteed. Huhtamaki Flexible Packaging Europe …