<h2>Company News | PolyQuest</h2>

PolyQuest participates in
Folly Beach Clean Up

SPI’s Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Packaging Materials Committee (FDCPMC) recently hosted its Fall 2016 Food Packaging Summit in Charleston, SC. The event kicked off with an effort to give back to our host city, in keeping with SPI’s zero waste mission, by clearing waste from nearby Folly Beach. Twenty-five of our energetic volunteers combed the shore for two hours and removed more than five bags of trash. The Folly Beach Clean-up was sponsored by the following companies: Milliken: TheRoger Milliken…

POLYQUEST DIVESTS BATCH SOLID STATE POLYMERIZATION ASSETS

WILMINGTON, NC, July 14, 2016 – In order to further streamline its operations, PolyQuest, Incorporated has divested its specialty “batch solid state polymerization” (BSSP) assets to Ancos, a subsidiary of Rice Industries LLC. Since its inception, PolyQuest’s primary focus has been the expansion of its position as North America’s leading distributor of virgin PET resin and manufacturer of post-industrial and post-consumer recycled PET (rPET) products. “This distribution of the BSSP assets to Rice Industries will allow PolyQuest to further enhance…

PolyQuest awarded new certifications from ABS Quality Evaluations

PolyQuest, Inc. has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certification from ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc., an independent, accredited, third party registrar. PolyQuest is now certified to ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 for the distribution, warehousing, and manufacturing of PET resins at our Darlington, South Carolina facility. ISO 9000 is the internationally recognized series of quality management system standards issued to date in 180 countries. Certification is especially important to our strategic business plan as we expand our efforts to…

PQ RECYCLING RESURRECTS SHUTTERED FACILITY IN ULTIMATE RECYCLING STORY

FARMINGDALE, NEW YORK; January 5, 2015 — Just over two years ago, the doors to this bottle recycling facility were closed. Today, in a modern-day success story, PQ Recycling (PQR) is a prosperous branch of North Carolina-based PolyQuest, North America's largest distributor of PET resins and manufacturer of recycled PET resins. The Farmingdale facility is running at capacity, 24-7, and has increased its output by over 60 percent since March, 2013. The millions of plastic bottles that come in the…