August 3, 2015 - Press Releases from National Recovery Technologies (NRT) and AMUT
APR Member Highlight: NRT
Unifi Chooses BHS, NRT for Plastics Recycling Facility
Unifi Manufacturing, Inc. has selected Eugene, Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to design, manufacture and install a front-end PET purification system in the Company's Reidsville, N.C., facility. The approximate $25 million investment will help Unifi achieve its goal of backward integration into bottle processing for its REPREVE recycled fiber product line.
The new system, set to begin operation in June 2016, will feature the latest in screen, air and optical sorting technologies from the BHS Family of Companies, including BHS, Nihot, and National Recovery Technologies (NRT).
APR Member Highlight: AMUT
Unifi Selects AMUT for Plastics Recycling Facility
Unifi Manufacturing, Inc. has selected AMUT S.P.A. to assist in the design, constructino and assembly of a new PET recycling system for the conversion of post-consumer PET bottles into quality fiber. The new system will be utilized in the Company's Reidsville, N.C., facility.The approximate $25 million investment in a bottle processing plant will help Unifi achieve its goal of backward integration for its REPREVE recycled fiber product line.
AMUT was founded in 1958 as a key manufacturer of extrusion machinery and complete production lines for plastic materials, which are used in recycling technologies/facilities, and the packaging and recycilng industries. The system Unifi plans to utilize will feature AMUT's patented Dry De-Labeling system as a way to remove the full body shrink sleeve labels from the PET bottles separately in a "dry" phase that will allow for the recovery and collection of labels.