Bottle Wars: Video showcases plastic milk bottles dropped out of helicopter

10/16/2012

On the PlasticsToday twitter page, a follower had sent us a link highlighting a "plastic packaging innovation."

Naturally, I was curious so I clicked on the link that sent me to a YouTube page to the video entitled, "Bottle Wars." Apparently a battle of epic 'plastic' proportions is brewing in the UK.

The video was created by Nampak Plastics Europe, a manufacturer of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) milk and juice bottles, primarily for the dairy industry. Nampak currently produces about two billion plastic milk bottles annually. The company's fully recyclable Infini HDPE bottles, contains 15% recycled material and can achieve up to 25% lightweighting compared to standard milk bottles.

The film, which is accompanied by the soundtrack of Richard Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries, compares the strength of Nampak's Infini bottles to that of its main competitor, Alpla....
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