Krones AG, headquartered in Neutraubling, Germany, plans, develops and manufactures and installs machines and complete lines for the fields of process, filling and packaging technology. Its product portfolio is rounded off by information technology, intralogistics, factory planning, and in-house valve production. Its experience and its innovative vigour, underpinned by optimal synergising of mechanical engineering, line expertise, process technology, microbiology and information technology, have made the company into the world’s leading vendor of holistic systems engineering.
The principal customer groupings are breweries, beverage producers, the food, chemical, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. Worldwide, Krones employs around 16,000 people. Around 90 per cent of its turnover is achieved abroad. Consolidated sales in 2017 totalled 3.691 billion euros. The Krones group includes not only the market-listed Krones AG, but also more than 90 subsidiaries and branch operations worldwide.
The Krones PET recycling technology MetaPure W and MetaPure S enables customers to directly benefit from these advantages. It is individually adapted to the required application and handed over as turnkey system. including the washing and the decontamination module. And, as polyolefins are used mainly for packaging, and account for around 50 per cent of the total plastics market, with the MetaPure W-PO system, even Polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) can be easily recycled.