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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 …