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Aptar Launches SimpliCycle™ Valve Solution

Aptar Food + Beverage announces its new SimpliCycle™ recyclable valve technology.

20 Jul 2020

New valve offers recyclablity without sacrificing performance

Aptar Food + Beverage, a global leader in elastomeric flow solutions for more than 25 years, is pleased to announce its new SimpliCycle™ recyclable valve technology.

The SimpliCycle™ valve offers recyclability while still maintaining all of the same advantages of Aptar’s standard and Swimming® Silicone valves, including high repeatable performance and versatility to fit a wide variety of applications for food, beverage, and other product applications around the world.

Green SimpliCycle valve

“Aptar is committed to providing recyclable flow control solutions to meet not only our corporate sustainability commitments, but also our customers’ sustainability goals,” Susan DeGroot, director of product marketing, said. “The real break-through is offering a recyclable valve solution that does not sacrifice performance. Our SimpliCycle™ valve will continue to provide consistent, quality performance for consumers, who expect a high-level of cleanliness, control, and convenience throughout their dispensing experience.”

Aptar’s SimpliCycle™ valve is made from a low-density material that allows the valve to float, so it is easily separated from the PET stream, and then ultimately recycled within the PP/PE olefin stream.

Maximum flow control combined with clean dispensing ensures consumers get precise amounts of product, when and where they want it – avoiding drips, leaks, or spills. SimpliCycle™ is an all-in-one solution delivering on both recyclability and the high-performance the world has come to expect with Aptar valve dispensing.

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