ALPLA, Austria and FROMM, Switzerland join hands for PET Recycling

Alpla PET RecyclingALPLA, Austria, and FROMM, Switzerland have joined hands to optimize recycling rates for pet and reduce the CO2 emissions through saved transport.

The partnership offers easy access to markets in their respective markets. The partners have decided to keep the details of the partnership agreement as confidential and explore further possibilities of cooperation. Operating their recycling plants for PET bottles, both the companies are ensuring an uninterrupted supply of materials for their production facilities.

Georg Lässer, Head of Corporate Recycling Services at ALPLA, said, “The requirements at our production sites complement one another very well. At ALPLA, we mainly need clear, food-grade pellets. Fromm processes coloured flakes for the strapping bands. The collaboration between our recycling facilities will ensure the necessary quantity and quality of materials for production for both sides.”

Reinhard Fromm, the owner of the family-run FROMM Group, commented, “The three recycling plants are integrated in various procurement markets and complement one another ideally in the procurement of raw materials.”

ALPLA Group has two recycling facilities with an annual capacity of approximately 45,000 tonnes of food-grade rPET produced from post-consumer materials: the PET Recycling Team plant in Wöllersdorf (Austria) and Radomsko (Poland)

Texplast in Wolfen (Germany) PET recycling company, a subsidiary of FROMM Plastics GmbH, produces PET pellets and PET flakes that are used for its own production of strapping bands and to supply PET to manufacturers of beverage bottles, thermoforming sheets, and fibers.

ALPLA, one of the leading global companies involved in plastic packaging, produces custom-made packaging systems, bottles, closures and moulded parts at 176 sites across 45 countries.

The FROMM Group produces load securement systems for the transportation of goods, produces and distributes tailored packaging solutions for customers with around 40 companies across six continents.

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