As The Voice of Plastics Recycling®, APR is always looking to recognize innovations that have a positive impact on the ability of a package or container to be recycled. APR promotes the development of the plastics recycling industry by providing leadership for long-term industry growth and vitality. We recognize that innovation drives the growth of recycling, and is essential to the success of the plastic recycling industry. The Showcase identifies, highlights, and commends the industry’s leading innovations developed by APR member companies that support the growth of plastics recycling.
The 2017 APR Plastics Recycling Innovators were announced Monday, March 6th during the APR Technical Forum at the 2017 Plastics Recycling Conference in New Orleans:
News Links about the 2017's Showcase:
Congratulations to this Year's Innovators!
De-Labeler for PET Bottle Wash Lines from AMUT
CleanFlake™ Adhesive Technology from Avery Dennison
Laminate Postconsumer Resin (PCR) Tube from Berry Plastics
RETAIN™ Novel Polymer Modifiers from The Dow Chemical Company
ECO Continuous Melt Filter for PET Extrusion from Ettlinger
The Lush Black Pot: The First FDA PP PCR Resin and Rigid Packaging Application
for Cosmetics Developed by KW Plastics