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Solenis and BASF to Work on Paper Bottles With Pulpex

Pulpex is developing a commonly recyclable, polyethylene terephthalate (PET) free paper bottle using sustainably sourced pulp.

July 26, 2021


The specialty chemical firm Solenis has joined BASF as a partner with Pulpex, a company developing fully recyclable paper bottles.

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In a report, Pulpex has mentioned that BASF will contribute food-grade barrier chemistry. Solenis, which already serves the pulp and paper industry, will provide surface treatments and other chemical components.

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Pulpex’s current bottles are suitable only for still, cold-fill beverages. With help from the two chemical companies, the firm hopes to compete with glass and polyester bottles.