PET Engineering's Milestones: Our story from 1999 up to date

gradiente_blu-violaSince 1986 and in the course of the following years, Moreno Barel has acquired the technical skills and know-how that have become the sturdy foundations of PET Engineering since 1999. 


Within a few years, this company based in the Treviso area has become a leader at a national level and, later, internationally by working with major multinational firms such as AB InBev and PepsiCo

gradiente_blu-violaIn 2007, PET Engineering designs around 80% of the beer containers produced in Russia and opens its first branch in Moscow to better follow the market. 

gradiente_blu-violaIn 2008, the team moves to a location that quickly becomes the only European technological center specialized in the production of PET containers for the beverage industry. 

gradiente_blu-violaThe crisis forces bottlers to drastically reduce their costs: PET Engineering faces the challenge by launching the Conversion Line and Lightweight Design services aimed to reduce the amount of plastic used.

gradiente_blu-violaPET Engineering receives its first national recognition: the Packaging Oscar for Levissima LaLitro, the first ultra-lightweight bottle made of 25% of recycled PET.

gradiente_blu-violaImportant investments are made to expand the lab with state-of-the art equipment and devices for the production of efficient and quality containers.

gradiente_blu-violaPepsiCo acknowledges PET Engineering’s lab as one of the few external labs to analyze PET bottles for carbonated soft drinks and flat drinks.

gradiente_blu-violaThe company introduces a new method integrating design, engineering expertise and research, and closes the year with a turnover increase of 45%, in addition to winning its second Packaging Oscar.

gradiente_blu-violaPET Engineering receives the World Beverage Innovation Award for the Devin Crystal Line and is ranked – by Confidustria (General Confederation of Italian Industries) – amongst the 20 most innovative Italian businesses

gradiente_blu-violaThe technological center is expanded by 1,500 sq.m. to support the growing number of activities, amongst which the new Preform Design and Prototype service. A second commercial branch is opened in Shanghai.

gradiente_blu-violaIn 2016, PET Engineering invests in its re-branding and introduces a new logo and identity, representative of the innovative approach integrating strategic design, engineering and research.