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Plastic Forming Enterprises Announces ISO 17025 Accreditation

Latest Articles MERRIMACK, NH [September 7, 2023] Plastics Forming Enterprises (PFE) announces their ISO 17025 accreditation as an independent third – party laboratory that provides testing services for new, and post-consumer packaging for plastics recycling compatibility. With the ISO 17025 accreditation, PFE’s laboratory is able to demonstrate that they operate competently and generate valid results […]

Written by on September 7, 2023

APR rolls out revised film recyclability guidance

Latest Articles MERRIMACK NH, [October 20,2021] Film packaging manufacturers have shown greater interest in ensuring the recyclability of their products in recent years. Newly released guidance is intended to help them.   The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) published its updated and improved APR Design Guide for Plastics Recyclability for PE Film packaging. According to […]

Written by on October 20, 2021

Recyclable Bag-in-Box Packaging for Water

Latest Articles AMHERST, NH [May 3rd, 2021] Scholle IPN also announced that the bag-in-box packaging passed the Association of Plastic Recyclers’ FPE-CG-01 testing, which evaluates the compatibility of flexible packaging with film-to-film recycling processes. The package is the first bag-in-box format to pass this testing protocol. The testing was completed by Plastics Forming Enterprises (PFE). […]

Written by on May 3, 2021

APR recognizes recyclability of packaging technologies

Latest Articles AMHERST, NH [April 28th, 2021] On March 5, APR awarded a letter to P&G for the company’s 100% plastic base-cup-free, bag-in-bottle aerosol container. During a March 5 webinar, Scott Smith, research fellow at P&G, explained that the company has developed two recyclable all-plastic aerosol containers to replace metal ones. The most recent one […]

Written by on April 28, 2021

Plastics Recyclers Europe recognizes Plastics Forming Enterprises as an accredited lab

Latest Articles AMHERST, NH [April 1st, 2021] Plastics Recyclers Europe, which has developed RecyClass recyclability testing standards, has recognized Plastics Forming Enterprises (PFE),Amherst, New Hampshire, as an accredited laboratory for all four product categories: polyethylene terephthalate rigids, high-density polyethylene rigids, polypropylene rigids and polyethylene flexibles. This makes PFE the first U.S. testing facility to achieve accreditation […]

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PFE Continues to Expand into the European Plastics Recycling Industry

Latest Articles AMHERST, NH [March 30, 2021] Plastics Recyclers Europe, the leading organization to define recyclability in Europe and to develop the RecyClass recyclability testing standards, has recognized Plastics Forming Enterprises (PFE) as an accredited laboratory.  PFE has gained accreditation for all four product categories in Europe, including: polyethylene terephthalate (PET) rigids, high density polyethylene […]

Written by on March 30, 2021