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2017 APR Plastics Recycling Showcase

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:

APR honors innovators in plastics recycling

Congratulations to this Year's Innovators! 


De-Labeler for PET Bottle Wash Lines from AMUT

Amut Showcase2017

Acceptance letter with product description

AMUT's Member Profile

De-Labeler VideoDe-Labeler Video


CleanFlake™ Adhesive Technology from Avery Dennison

Avery Showcase2017

Acceptance letter with product description

Avery Dennison's Member Profile

Youtube of CleanFlake™ Adhesive Technology

Webpage on CleanFlake™ Adhesive Technology

Product Overview


Laminate Postconsumer Resin (PCR) Tube from Berry Plastics

Berry Showcase2017

Acceptance letter with product description

Berry Plastics' Member Profile

Berry Plastics' PCR Tube Sell Sheet


RETAIN™ Novel Polymer Modifiers from The Dow Chemical Company

Dow showcase2017

Acceptance letter with product description

The Dow Chemical Company's Member Profile


ECO Continuous Melt Filter for PET Extrusion from Ettlinger

Ettlinger Showcase2017

Acceptance letter with product description

Ettlinger's Member Profile

ECO Brochure (PET)

ECO Video Link

ERF Brochure (General Recycling)

ERF Video Link


The Lush Black Pot: The First FDA PP PCR Resin and Rigid Packaging Application
for Cosmetics Developed by KW Plastics
KW Lush

Acceptance letter with product description 

KW Plastics' Member Profile