A Letter From Our CEO
OCTAL was established in 2006 to meet the converging trends in clear rigid packaging and environmental goals making PET the format of choice across a wide range of packaging applications for foods and consumer products.
OCTAL has become the recognized leader in PET and the industry reference for superior product performance through continual investment and commitment to improve our products and services. OCTAL is a technology-driven and knowledge-based company and is setting the global standards for sustainability and environmental innovation through the application of pioneering technology which meets customers' demands for high quality, sustainable products. DPET™ by OCTAL is the first and only direct-to-sheet polyester sheet in the world manufactured with our patented technology.
Our high performance DPET™ sheet and resin products offer improved waste and cost reduction benefits, increased productivity for thermoformers and unmatched environmental advantages.
OCTAL continually strives to introduce more environmentally friendly production methods and to practice responsible stewardship of natural resources. When compared to traditional plants. OCTAL's PET resin uses 63% less electricity and DPET™ sheet uses 65% less electricity. 100% of our energy needs are derived from dean burning natural gas. Our on-site high efficiency burners consume 20% less gas than traditional PET plants and our integrated facility recycles waste during the manufacturing process. Because of this OCTAL's DPET™ branded PET sheet leads with the smallest carbon footprint of any comparable PET sheet available.
At OCTAL, our commitment to ethical conduct and social responsibility is strongly aligned with our vision of being a leader in PET packaging, Our vision drives us to challenge ourselves to deliver social, economic and environmental benefits to our stakeholders and to the communities in which we operate.
Nicholas P. Barakat
Chief Executive Officer