Business Area

PET Recycling

Samyang is stepping forward to solve environmental issues caused by wasted PET bottles and save resources.

Samyang is leading the industry to address environment issues caused by wasted PET bottles and save resources through use of a production, distribution, and recycling cycle by producing PET and PET bottles, collecting wasted PET bottles and recycling the bottles. The company is leading the advancement by consistently developing recycling technology.

폐 PET병 처리과정 사진

Products of Recycled PET Bottles and the Production Process
Products of Recycled PET Bottles and the Production Process
Processing Capacity 24,000 ton/year
Operation Period October 1995
Factory Location Shihwa Factory in Siheung, Gyeonggi Province
Products Clear PET, Green PET

Samyang introduced the technology of a U.S. company, PURETEC, to produce PET products with high purity and low impurity content. As a result, our product is being recognized for its quality in the global market.

The strengths of recycled PET products

  • 1. Recycled PET flakes have high levels of I.V. and with excellent material properties.
  • 2. It has high purity and can be used for various purposes.

Uses

Uses
Category Clear PET Flake Green PET Flake
Uses PET Sheet, PET Band, Recycled Fiber
(Cotton mix, toy stuffing, cotton batting, Geotextile, etc.) Engineering Plastics, Unsaturated Polyester
PET Sheet, PET Band, Recycled Fiber
(Wallpaper, car seats, agricultural products, Geotextile, etc.), Engineering Plastics, Unsaturated Polyester

PET Flake Specifications

PET Flake Specifications
Item Unit Clear PET Green PET Note
I.V 0.74 0.74
Particle Size m/m 8~10 8~10 SYC-6
PVC Content ppm Avg. 3 Avg. 3 SYC-25
Aluminum ppm Avg. 3 Avg. 10 SYC-4
Suspended Matter Content ppm Avg. 3 Avg. 10 SYC-5
Moisture Ratio wt% Max. 1.0 Max. 1.0 SYC-8