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Krones AG has submitted Patent Application No. 20120238650, which describes a plastic recycling method that involves flexible switching between processing lines. The method is said to work best with PET plastic.

Tokyo-based Konica Minolta Business Technologies has submitted Patent Application No. 20120235327, which describes a system for reprocessing recycled resin. The method of sorting, pulverizing, washing and classifying of recycled material is also described.

For more information on these or any patents, please consult the U.S. Patent Office database online.

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