Starlinger Open House Introduces Viscotec Division

Austria-based Starlinger & Co. GmbH received several orders during its recent three-day open
house that focused on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling.

The company sold two Recostar 165 PET iV + lines with SSP technology during the open house. A
third Recostar line, on display at the event, had been sold beforehand and was installed in
combination with two Viscostar 75 reactors in late December, to be used for post-consumer bottle

Starlinger also received one order for the new viscostar 75. It will be used for refinery
products. Another unit will be used in front of a production line used in the high-strength fiber

January/February 2007