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SIG is investing 12 million euro in a pilot plant of its new Tech Center Europe, which will be located close to SIG’s packaging plants in Linnich, Germany

SIG is investing 12 million euro in a pilot plant of its new Tech Center Europe, which will be located close to SIG’s packaging plants in Linnich, Germany. Bringing further added value to SIG customers, the new Tech Center will help to expedite new product and packaging development, to meet the ever-increasing demand for more sustainable packaging solutions. To get the development and validation of such new packaging solutions and innovative materials even faster, more reliable and efficient, the Tech Center Europe will be an important lever.

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At its Lohr plant, Gerresheimer produces more than one billion glass containers for the pharma and food industries every year

With modern and sustainable glass production technology, Gerresheimer's plants in Germany set exemplary standards for all of the company's plants in Europe, America and Asia, particularly in innovations for greater sustainability. With the use of hybrid technology, the Gerresheimer plant in Lohr plans to build a glass melting furnace for white glass in 2022 which will save significantly more CO2 than conventional technology. The company has submitted a funding application to the German Federal Ministry for the...

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The groundbreaking Gea serum Separator was developed based on Amul Dairy’s requirements

Continuing its tradition of customer-centric, innovative solutions, Gea has engineered a unique Ghee processing separator for its customer Amul Dairy, market leader in the Indian dairy sector and one of the largest milk unions in the state of Gujarat. Thanks to the customized Gea serum Separator, Amul Dairy has reduced fat losses by 85% and increased Ghee production by 30% with no additional investment in the already existing plant. “Gea’s custom designed centrifuge has transformed our Ghee production,” says Amit...

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From society to politics to industry - everyone acknowledges that a functioning circular economy is necessary to meet climate goals. Everyone also agrees that the use of recyclates must be significantly increased. But there are a number of obstacles and problems along the way. For example, not enough recyclates are available in sufficient quantity and suitable quality. 

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