Inside coating offers advantages
The first plant has already
SIG Corpoplast is responsible for the marketing, after-sales services and maintenance of the new facilities. SCHOTT HiCotec will supply the PICVD units for the beverage and food industries exclusively to SIG Corpo-plast. The first machine was delivered to the lead customer in the spring of 2003. Two further plant sales are planned this year. Market prospects are very good. Improved barrier properties and extended shelf-life time are predicted to increase the market share of PET bottles in the food and beverage industries substantially – at the expense of other materials such as glass and metal.