Eldan Recycling is a global supplier of recycling equipment for processing of tyres, cables, WEEE, aluminium, refrigerators, MSW, magnesium and various scrap. Since 1956, we have installed more than 830 complete plants and 7,100 single machines all over hthe world.
Eldan Recycling employs more than 90 dedicated staff. Our head office is located on the beautiful island of Fyn (Faaborg, Denmark).
The company has sales offices in:
- USA (Sanborn, NY)
- Australia (Gordon NSW)
- France (Paris)
- Netherlands (Harlem)
- United Kingdom (Pulborough)
- Brazil (São Paulo)
And agents located all over the world.
The corporate roots of Eldan Recycling A/S dates back to March 1956 and where it was founded by Ejvind Laursen in Copenhagen. The company producedand sold various types of scrap shears. The company was at that time called E. Laursens Maskinfabrik A/S.
In 1971 the company moved to new and bigger production facilities in Faaborg on Funen. In 1980 Steen Laursen took over the company from his father, Ejvind Laursen and the company changed its name to Eldan Recycling A/S. The name Eldan originate from E (Ejvind) L (Laursen) and DAN (Denmark). The activities on the export market were intensified and today Eldan Recycling A/S markets its product range worldwide. Contact with customers is maintained through an extensive agent network worldwide as well as subsidiaries and sales offices.
Over the years the company extended its product portfolio and today it includes cable strippers,alligator shears, ACSR shears, machines and complete plants for processing of cables, WEEE scrap, aluminium, tyre etc. Since the beginning the company has specialized in developing and manufacturing of machines and plants for the recycling industry.
In 1999 Eldan Recycling A/S was sold to Carl Bennet AB with Steen Laursen remaining as Managing Director of the company. Since 2000 Eldan Recycling A/S has been a part of Lifco AB (a group within the Carl Bennet Group). Lifco AB had a turnover of 510 MIO EUR in 2007. Eldan Recycling A/S is part of the Environmental Group within Lifco AB and in 2007 the Environmental Group had a turn over of approx. 510 MIO EUR, and employed about 2.300 people. Its activities include subsidiaries in 20 countries with sales in more than 25 countries.
In 2001 Eldan Recycling A/S again moved to new and bigger facilities on Værkmestervej 4 in Faaborg.
In 2005 Toni Reftman was made Managing Director of Eldan Recycling A/S, preparing the company for Steen Laursen’s retirement.
Eldan Recycling A/S did during 2008 expand their production facilities considerably by adding two new workshops to the premises and today the premises of Eldan Recycling A/S is covering an area of 10.000 m2. This step was taken to meet the high demand for Eldan equipment and to shorten the delivery time. This also gives an excellent opportunity carry out trials with the specific material types.
Until 2009 Steen Laursen was involved in the company as a business development manager and consultant.
Today Eldan Recycling A/S, employing more than 100 dedicated staff, develops, manufactures and installs machines and complete plants for the recycling industry. The company has subsidiaries in Germany (Düsseldorf), USA (Sanborn, NY), Australia (Gordon NSW) and France (Paris).