PET advances give China bottle

Coifman, Ron
July 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;7/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 73, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that plastic beverage bottle demand in China is likely to expand by 8.2 percent year to 54.5 billion. According to Ohio-based market research group Freedonia, hot-fill processing and ongoing developments in barrier and surface coating technologies have helped to boost the demand. According to a consultancy report, advances in the area of panel-less polyethylene terephthalate (PET) hot-fill bottle construction are increasing the design flexibility of PET beverage bottles.


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