CarbonLite targets Florida for $80M bottle-to-bottle recycled PET plant- Plastics News

Nashville, Tenn. — CarbonLite Industries LLC, one of the largest makers of food-grade post-consumer PET resin, is investing $80 million in a new plant in Florida to meet increasing demand for recycled content plastic from major beverage companies.

The facility near Orlando would be the company’s fourth in the United States, joining current factories in Riverside, Calif., and Dallas as well as a third plant near Reading, Pa., that should be fully operational in March, said Chairman Leon Farahnik.