Unifi Inc. selects Amut SpA and Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to provide the technology for a $25 million expansion that will increase its capacity to turn PET bottles into recycled fibers for apparel and automotive products. The investment is being made at Unifi’s facility in Reidsville, N.C.
A new research study conducted by Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI), a company specialized in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) package development, has found that exposing post-consumer bottles to ultraviolet (UV) light prior to recycling has a severe impact on the physical properties and visual attributes of next generation, recycled PET (rPET) bottles. [more ...]
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