PETnology Americas 2019 Program Highlight

Winning the PETathalon - An Olympic Victory in Reheat Stretch-Blow Molding


David L. Batten

US & Canada Commercial Manager 1BLOW

David Batten graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Mechanical Engineering Degree and immediately entered the “Plastics World” with Reliance Products, a company specializing in Extrusion Blow Molding and Injection Molding of both Industrial and Consumer Products.

During his proceeding 33 year industry tenure, David’s focus has been exclusively in the Plastic Container Industry, working in both the Technical & Commercial capacities. 

David has been the Commercial Manager in the USA & Canada for 1BLOW S.A., a French manufacturer of “Near-Rotary” Stretch-Blow Molding Equipment for six years.


Combining many years of Technical Experience & Expertise with Revolutionary Stretch-Blow Molding Machine Technology, 1BLOW is able to simultaneously overcome a total of eight Technical Hurdles simultaneously to produce a very unusual Reheat SBM Container outside the realm of the typical PET Bottle.