Timeline of Innovation, Developments and Experience…

1991

Multilayer Accumulator Extrusion Head for fuel tank production (EP0465889B1)

1993

Multilayer profile extrusion with twin-screw Extruder

1995

Development of ISBM systems single stage (WO 02/053350) with Fifo Accumulator for injection moulding (US5.814.358)

2000

Establishing of SIG PET-Tec to distribute ECOMAX, an ISBM single stage system

2003

Heading Netstals Application Department for PET-Preform Systems

2006

Development of Calitec to gain up to 15% cycle time in the injection moulding process for standard prforms (EP2468474B1)

2007

Development of Airfix to gain up to 20% cycle time in the injection moulding process for invers taper preforms (EP2463075B1)

2008

Development of a compression moulding process for manufacturing of preforms (EP2252446B1)

2009

Development of PreBlow, first world-wide significant approach to gain resin for PET – bottles (EP2445697 B1 and EP2522482 B1)

2012

The Company CPS invents Mint-Tec® which outclasses PreBlow through a mechanical approach

2013

The company CPS invents Mint-Tec® for ISBM Single Stage systems

2014

The company CPS invents Neck-Lite® for further light weighting of PET containers

2017

2017 Establishment of ReduPET to cooperate with CPS and support the market introduction of Mint-Tec® and Neck-Lite®

2018

ReduPET is introducing a resource management program for preform production systems, including evaluation of existing systems, organizing of measures and carrying out training programs