Our Owners

Prior to the partnership with TOMRA of North America, UltrePET began as wTe Recycling Corp. after it acquired Star Plastics in 1990.

We are a member of APR, NAPCOR, and ISRI.

Timeline

Prior to the partnership with TOMRA of North America, UltrePET began as Star Plastics, which was acquired and operated by wTe Corporation.

  • 1990 - wTe acquires Star Plastics
  • 1998 - wTe Plastics is first PET recycler to obtain ISO 9000 certification
  • 1999 - wTe partners with TOMRA of North America to form UlrePET, LLC
  • 2001 - UltrePET acquires DAC Industries
  • 2005 - UltrePET strikes comprehensive licensing agreement with Wellman
  • 2006 - UltrePET acquires Novapet (Canada)
  • 2007 - UltrePET is featured in History Channel documentary “Boneyard: Garbage”.
  • 2007 - UltrePET obtains additional FDA Non-Objection Letter (prior approval was obtained via licensing with Wellman in 2005)
  • 2009 - UltrePET installs state-of-the art extrusion system, significantly increasing production capacity for PET resins
  • 2010 - UltrePET receives Letter of Non-Objection from Canada
  • 2013 - UltrePET significantly expands cleaning capacity in Albany plant
  • 2016 - UltrePET installs Solid State Polymerization System to produce a superior FDA resin competitive with virgin PET pricing

UltrePET, LLC   136C Fuller Road   Albany, NY 12205   518-459-1080

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