Veka offering recycled PVC

Anthony Clark
PRW

Published: October 30, 2013 1:57 pm ET
Updated: October 30, 2013 1:59 pm ET

Related to this story

Topics Sustainability, Recycling, K 2013, Business News & Features

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — PVC recycler Veka Recycling Ltd., the U.K. subsidiary of Germany's Veka Umwelttechnik, joined with colleagues from France and Germany at K 2013 to announce the launch of its high-quality recyclate suitable for a wide range of extruded PVC products.

Significant investment in reprocessing equipment at its Kent, England, site means Veka Recycling can now supply the United Kingdom and European markets with PVC pellets and regrind from post-consumer window frames.

"K 2013 gives us the perfect opportunity to introduce our recycled finished products to the market and to explore potential product options with designers, innovators and manufacturers interested in developing new sustainable solutions," explained Tony Cattini, U.K. managing director of Veka Recycling.

"The Veka Recycling group has more than two decades' recycling experience producing pelletized material that can be used in many new extrusion products, including new windows, making it a strong and reliable partner in the [PVC] industry. With our additional U.K. processing capacity, we're looking to the future with great interest and expectation," he added.


Comments

Veka offering recycled PVC

Anthony Clark
PRW

Published: October 30, 2013 1:57 pm ET
Updated: October 30, 2013 1:59 pm ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Image

Automakers look under the hood for the next lightweighting opportunities

August 20, 2014 1:06 pm ET

The automotive industry's current favorite target for lightweighting efforts is the powertrain, according to a recent survey.    More

Image

GameDay Challenge expands the competition to the recycling bin

August 20, 2014 10:23 am ET

GameDay Recycling Challenge is returning this year as college football stadiums will compete to see which school produces the least amount of waste...    More

Image

Pactiv selling building products unit to Ireland's Kingspan

August 19, 2014 3:54 pm ET

Irish building material manufacturer Kingspan Group plc is acquiring the insulation business of Lake Forest, Ill.-based Pactiv Building Products for...    More

Image

Flexible film waste-to-oil pilot project continuing in California

August 19, 2014 3:19 pm ET

A recent decision to discontinue operations at a plastics waste-to-oil site in Portland, Ore., is not impacting a pilot program aimed at hard-to-...    More

Image

Cardia Bioplastics opening bag manufacturing plant in Brazil

August 19, 2014 9:31 am ET

Australia's Cardia Bioplastics Ltd. says the high demand for environmentally friendly bags has prompted it to set up a film and bag plant in São Paulo...    More

Market Reports

Thermoformed Packaging 2014 Market Review & Outlook – North America

This in-depth report analyzes economic and market trends, legislative/regulatory activity impacting supply and demand, business opportunities and threats, materials pricing, manufacturing technology, as well as growth strategies being implemented by thermoformed packaging companies.

Learn more

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion in North America 2014

U.S. demand for extruded plastics is expected to grow by 3 percent in 2014, with PVC remaining the largest segment.

Plastic pipe will post the strongest gains through 2018, continuing to take market share from competing materials in a range of markets.

Our latest market report provides in-depth analysis of current trends and their financial impact on the pipe, profile and tubing extrusion industry in North America.

Learn more

2014 Injection Molding Industry Report

GROWTH, OPPORTUNITY IN SIGHT FOR INJECTION MOLDERS IN 2014

In the wake of the economic turbulence earlier in this decade, molders today find themselves in much better shape. Molders are gaining a competitive advantage by investing in people, equipment and seeking inroads into new markets on a global scale.

Growth in the injection molding industry is going to be driven by low financing costs and a continued move to reshore some business.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

September 10, 2014 - September 12, 2014Plastics Caps & Closures 2014

January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015Plastics in Automotive

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

More Events