Recycled PET Production Cost Reports


The report provides a detailed analysis essential for establishing a Recycled PET manufacturing plant. It encompasses all critical aspects necessary for Recycled PET production, including the cost of Recycled PET production, Recycled PET plant cost, Recycled PET production costs, and the overall Recycled PET manufacturing plant cost. Additionally, the study covers specific expenditures associated with setting up and operating a Recycled PET production plant. These encompass manufacturing processes, raw material requirements, utility requirements, infrastructure needs, machinery and technology requirements, manpower requirements, packaging requirements, transportation requirements, and more.

Recycled PET Production Cost Report

Recycled PET (rPET) or recycled polyethylene terephthalate refers to any PET material that comes from a recycled source. PET is a type of plastic polyester and resin that is highly recyclable and can be processed into rPET, which can further be used to make new PET products, such as bottles and fleece garments. It is predominantly used to make fabrics from its fiber, which can be used in carpets, bags, clothing, seat belts, and even roofing insulation. It is also used in making bottles and sheets.

The demand for recycled PET products has increased as compared to virgin PET. The utilization of recycled PET can lower production costs. It is majorly because recycled PET is less expensive than virgin PET. Its utilization in the form of fabrics made from its fibers (recycled polyester yarn) is used to manufacture new PET containers, garments, sheets & films, packaging strips, seat belts, bumpers, and vehicle body panels, which increases its demand for the textile, packaging, construction, plastic and automotive industries.

Many businesses are implementing sustainability efforts and establishing goals for the usage of recycled materials in their products, which is increasing the demand for recycled PET. Moreover, the demand for recycled PET items is increasing as people become more aware of the environmental impact of plastic trash.

The use of recycled PET contributes to the reduction of plastic waste in landfills and the environment. Governments across the world are enacting laws and policies to encourage the use of recycled materials and limit plastic waste. Moreover, the availability and cost of production of Recycled PET’s feedstock (PET), Recycled PET market prices, distribution (including trading and shipping), quality standards, environmental regulations, logistics, etc., are some of the elements that influence an industrial Recycled PET procurement. The necessity of this commodity as a crucial component for the textile, plastic, construction, and automotive industries has a significant impact on its worldwide procurement.

Raw Material for Recycled PET Production

According to the Recycled PET manufacturing plant project report, the major raw materials for Recycled PET production include PET.

Manufacturing Process of Recycled PET

The extensive Recycled PET production cost report consists of this major industrial manufacturing process:

  • Production of Recycled PET from PET: In this process, PET material is sorted and ground into flakes followed by its washing at elevated temperatures using disinfectants and detergents. Next, the recycled PET is dried to prepare it for further processing or for reintroduction as a manufacturing material.

Recycled PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) is a form of plastic created from post-consumer trash, such as plastic bottles and containers. PET is a thermoplastic polymer that is widely used in packaging due to its strength, transparency, and flexibility to be moulded into a variety of shapes. Collecting spent PET items, cleaning, and shredding them into minute flakes, and then melting and reforming them into new products is the process of recycling PET.

The use of recycled PET minimises the requirement for virgin PET production while also assisting in the diversion of plastic waste from landfills and the environment. Recycled PET can be used to make a variety of items, including garments, carpeting, and packaging materials. The density of recycled PET is like that of virgin PET, ranging from 1.3 to 1.4 g/cm3. It possesses high strength and rigidity, making it appropriate for use in packaging, bottles, and other products requiring these features.

It is heat resistant and can tolerate temperatures ranging from 70°C to 80 °C without deforming. Recycled PET, like virgin PET, is transparent and can be converted into clear packaging materials. It is resistant to a wide range of substances, including acids and bases. It has little water absorption, making it excellent for use in water-resistant items such as bottles and containers.

Recycled PET Production Cost Processes with Cost Analysis

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Recycled PET Production from PET

The report involves the cost analysis of production of recycled PET from PET. After being sorted, the PET material is ground into flakes.

Details: Germany - based plant   Q1 2024 From $ 2249.00 USD

Product Details

Particulars Details
Product Name Recycled PET
Scope Manufacturing Process: Process Flow, Material Flow, Material Balance

Raw Material and Product Specifications: Raw Material Consumption, Product and Co-product Generation

Land and Site Cost: Offsites/Civil Works, Equipment Cost, Auxiliary Equipment Costs, Contingency, Engineering and Consulting Charges, Working Capital

Variable Cost: Raw Material, Utilities, Other Variable Costs

Fixed Cost: Labor Requirements and Wages, Overhead Expenses, Maintenance Charges, Other Fixed Costs

Financing Costs: Interest on Working Capital, Interest on Loans

Other Costs: Depreciation Charges, General Sales and Admin Cost
Currency US$ (Data can also be provided in the local currency)
Pricing and Purchase Options Basic: US$ 2499
Premium: US$ 3499
Enterprise: US$ 4799
Customization Scope The report can be customized as per the requirement of the customer
Post-Sale Analysts Report 10-12 weeks of post-purchase analyst support after report delivery for any queries from the deliverable
Delivery Format PDF and Excel format through email (editable version in PPT/Word format of the report can be also provided on special request)

Key Questions Answered in This Report

  • What are the key requirements for setting up a Recycled PET manufacturing plant?
  • How is Recycled PET manufactured?
  • What is the process flow involved in producing Recycled PET?
  • What are the raw material requirements and costs for producing Recycled PET?
  • What is the total size of land required for setting up the Recycled PET manufacturing plant?
  • What are the construction requirements for setting up a Recycled PET manufacturing plant?
  • What are the machinery requirements for producing Recycled PET?
  • What are the utility requirements and costs for producing Recycled PET?
  • What are the manpower requirements for producing Recycled PET?
  • What are the average salaries/wages of manpower working in the Recycled PET manufacturing plant?
  • What are the packaging requirements and associated costs for Recycled PET?
  • What are the transportation requirements and associated costs for Recycled PET?
  • What are the capital costs for setting up the Recycled PET manufacturing plant?
  • What are the operating costs for setting up the Recycled PET manufacturing plant?
  • What should be the price of Recycled PET?
  • What will be the income and expenditures for the Recycled PET manufacturing plant?

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