Herbold Meckesheim GmbH is an engineering company based in Meckesheim near Heidelberg in southern Germany. We manufacture and supply machines and systems throughout the world for the recycling of plastic and the treatment of soft to medium-hard materials. We are your specialist partner for machines and systems for plastic recycling, and for the shredding and pulverization of clean production waste. Herbold also produces systems for wet shredding, washing, separation, drying and compaction (agglomeration) of used, contaminated and mixed plastic waste.

About Us

We specialize in the manufacture of machines and lines for the treatment of plastic waste from the plastics processing industry, the treatment of used, mixed and contaminated plastics, the pulverization of plastic granulates and waste and numerous other applications of our machines in waste treatment, raw materials recovery and material preparation for various industrial processes.

We offer service and spare parts for our own machines as well as for many other similar machines of competitive makes. Our company employs 120 people. The majority of our customers are located in Germany, Europe, North America, North Africa, the Middle and the Far East. Our annual turnover amounts to approximately € 30 million. Our Meckesheim production plant covers an area of 4,500 m2 (approx. 48,000 sq. ft.).

The modular design of our machines, our constant stocks of common parts and our flexible access to suppliers allow us to offer many of our machines and recycling lines within very short delivery times, in spite of the wide range and variety of our products.


Pulverizers and Fine Grinders for the Plastics Industry

Our focus and special knowledge centres on the pulverization of plastics such as hard and soft PVC, PE for coating, rotomolding and the textile industry, cellulose and the production of metal powders, e.g. calcium.

Herbold - Model Series HGM - HOG-Shredder for the Plastics Industry

Granulators of the HGM series have been developed for the size reduction of difficult, especially tough material or material containing foreign bodies, for which normal granulators have too short a knife life, and conventional shredders cannot produce the required end-product. This results in special usage possibilities of these granulators for shredding when recycling plastics and plastic waste, such as microfilms, x-ray films, and waste from ...



ENTSORGA-ENTECO 2011, RWM In Partnership With CIWM 2012, RWM In Partnership with CIWM 2013

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Waste and Recycling - Recycling Systems

Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)


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