BIOCHEMICA KEEPS IT CLEAN

Biochemica Water Ltd., now part of Veolia Water Technologies UK (VWT UK) delivered a bespoke chemical solution to its long standing client, a leading rPET pellet and flake manufacturer. Crucially, it was necessary for the rePET pellets to adhere to the minimum cleanliness requirements of recycled plastic packaging for the food industry.

Client Needs

The manufacturer in question operates one of the UK’s largest and most technically advanced PET bottle reprocessing plants, handling in excess of 100,000 tonnes of PET packaging every year. It produces European Food Safety Authority approved food grade rPET pellets for use by its customers in the manufacture of PET packaging and other products.

Our Solution

Identifying its expertise in water treatment, the rPET manufacturer approached Biochemica with its current requirements and the water expert suggested a technical survey to identify potential areas of optimisation. Within its remit, Biochemica was tasked with providing a more effective chemical solution that was also cost efficient, and would allow the company to increase flow rate through its wash lines as well as reducing the occurrence of foaming. It

The Result

The resultant solution, named Aquawash, was then trialled by the company and found to work well with the system...
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