Polyethylene Terephthalate

Comprehensive Supplier of PET and rPET for All Applications

We provide one of the most comprehensive and cost competitive portfolios of solid-state and amorphous resins in the industry. Our resins are manufactured to the highest of quality standards and provide ease of processing for the converter regardless of their application. With an experienced in-house technical support staff, PolyQuest can identify the PET best suited for each customer’s end uses.

What Is PET?

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is the common name for a unique plastic belonging to the polyester family. Raw materials for PET are derived from crude oil and natural gas. PET is one of the most common plastics used in the design, manufacturing, and production of everyday products. PolyQuest’s portfolio of PET products is second to none, and with decades of experience and agility, we are an invaluable partner to our customers and suppliers.

rPET Flake & Resins

PolyQuest is a leading manufacturer of recycled polyethylene terephthalate resins (rPET). With sustainability in mind, we provide value upgrade processing capabilities for post-industrial and post-consumer rPET streams to each of our business partners regardless of their position in the polyester (PET) value chain.
By offering a wide variety of rPET options – whether clear, green, or mixed color, in addition to food grade and non-food grade – we are able to supply rPET solutions for any application.
What exactly is rPET? It is the recycled version of PET. It can refer to ground washed bottle flake from beverage, food, and non-food packaging. It’s also used to refer to resin that has been produced from the washed bottle flake. PET has the resin code number “1” and is identified on any package that contains PET.

PET and rPET Uses

rPET Attributes

We offer post-industrial and post-consumer rPET resins with the following attributes:

Intrinsic Viscosity
Color
State
Attributes
Ranging from
0.65 up to 0.84
Clear
Green
Amorphous
Crystallized
FDA
Health Canada
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
CONEG
California Proposition 65

PET and rPET Benefits

The majority of PET and rPET products are used in textile applications like carpet, automotive, furniture, and others. The plastic also is used to produce beverage, food, and non-food packaging.

Positive Environmental Impact

Use of Recycled PET

Downloadable Brochure

A helpful guide to PET and rPET at your fingertips.

Safety Data Sheet

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