PRESS RELEASE: Klöckner Pentaplast, Starlinger and P&G join Petcore Europe

Petcore Europe welcomes three new members



Petcore Europe, the Brussels based association representing the PET industry in Europe, has three new member companies. Klöckner Pentaplast, Starlinger and Procter & Gamble have joined the association.

“We are delighted to welcome these three new members,” outlines Patrick Peuch, Executive Director of Petcore Europe. “Our association aims to align the whole PET value chain to work together and to speak with one voice. Gaining additional support from three global leaders like Klöckner Pentaplast, Starlinger and P&G in their respective market sectors is therefore a real asset for Petcore Europe”.


The Klöckner Pentaplast Group is a global leader in packaging, printing, and specialty solutions serving the pharmaceutical, medical device, food, beverage, and card markets among others. With a broad portfolio of rigid plastic films including PET and services powered by innovation, Klöckner Pentaplast plays an integral role in the customer value chain. Founded in 1965, it has grown from its initial facility in Montabaur, Germany, to current operations in 12 countries with 18 production sites.

Starlinger & Co Ges.m.b.H. with headquarters in Vienna (Austria) is operating globally in the field of machine manufacturing. Its division Recycling Technology, founded in 2002, has - due to new recycling technologies and proven machine concepts - become a global player in PET and other plastics recycling. For PET bottle-to-bottle recycling, a name plate capacity of over 420.000 t/pa are installed.

Established in 1837, Procter & Gamble is the world's largest consumer products company, with nearly $84 billion in sales and 23 billion-dollar brands. It serves nearly five billion people around the world and has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands. With headquarters in Cincinnati, the P&G community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide and has approximately 118,000 employees. P&G is also recognised as a prominent sustainability leader.


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Petcore Europe is the association representing the complete PET value chain in Europe.

Its mission is to ensure that the entire PET industry is well aligned to enhance its value and sustainable growth, to represent the PET industry before the European institutions and other stakeholders, to ensure that PET is positioned as an outstanding packaging material and recognised as environmentally sound, to support and validate innovative packaging solutions from a recycling perspective, and to work with all interested parties to ensure a continuous increase of PET post-consumer collection and recycling.

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