Hiroyuki Industries again chose Starlinger technology to expand PET bottle-to-bottle recycling capacities in Malaysia



In line with Malaysia's commitment to sustainability, recycling and increased use of renewable energy in the industry, Hiroyuki Industries (M) Sdn Bhd is investing in a new PET bottle-to-bottle recycling line for producing food-grade rPET and opted for another Starlinger recoSTAR PET iV+ recycling system. The Japanese company with production sites in Malaysia is among the first producers of food-grade recycled PET resin in the ASEAN region.

The contract of sale was signed on November 14th, 2021, by Hiroyuki Managing Director Nakata Hiroyuki and Tee Guan Huat from Starlinger & Co GmbH in Kuala Lumpur in the presence of Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba, and Austria's Trade Commissioner in Kuala Lumpur Reinhart Zimmermann. In a statement to the press after the signing ceremony Minister Dr Adham Baba welcomed the cooperation between Starlinger and Hiroyuki and emphasised the importance of a transition towards green products such as rPET resin to reduce plastic waste and carbon dioxide emissions in Malaysia.

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