IVL’s new 100% rPET fiber brand DEJA is available in various forms such as recycled flake, pellet, fiber and filament for use in multiple applications.
DEJA 100% rPET products are derived by recycling 4.17 billion plastic bottles yearly and transforming them into extraordinary, innovative, product ingredients. The DEJA brand enables forward-thinking companies to make a decision based on performance and innovative future-proofed materials. IVL have been at the forefront of the process in developing the technology to convert rPET bottles into highly usable products for over 40 years. IVL’s heritage in pioneering recycling technology for global applications has ensured consistent delivery and innovation in changing and challenging environments.
The investment in and introduction of 100% rPET brand DEJA is IVL’s response to global concern around the world on environmental impact, particularly in relation to plastic. Trade customers and end consumers are increasingly demanding transparency in how the businesses that they buy from are managing their environmental responsibilities.100% rPET brand DEJA addresses environmental responsibilities and concerns all along the value chain by offering both education and leadership; providing clear evidence that what is available for purchase and use has been produced sustainably. DEJA gives converters credibility, retailers accreditation and end consumers the assurance of sustainability with high performance as standard.
Uday Gill, CEO Fibers at IVL explains the rationale and the aims for the DEJA brand: “IVL’s heritage in pioneering recycling technology across 100% rPET flake, pellet, fiber and filament applications has enabled our performance-led product ingredients to achieve a global reputation as a quality, industry benchmark. It follows that a progressive product needs a progressive brand. We celebrate our products’ performance and proudly acknowledge their sustainability with our new premium brand DEJA whose sustainable messaging will resonate with both our converters and their customers. We are confident that IVL’s DEJA brand will enable conscientious converters to differentiate and to increase their margin along the supply chain, giving consumers the confidence they need to select sustainable, purposeful products.”
With unique access to IVL’s global recycling sources DEJA has complete traceability from source to supply. Recognizing plastic as a valuable resource; DEJA ingredients are made from recycling PET bottles and save millions of bottles from landfills each year. DEJA transforms plastic bottles into innovative ingredient products to protect the future with a low carbon footprint and a strong geographical imprint.
Headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand, IVL has operating sites in 31 countries on five continents and a global manufacturing footprint across Africa, Asia, Europe and North America.