baler operation Articles

  • Baler Spotlight – CK500W

    The CK500W mill sized baler is a wider version of the CK500V LUD. The benefit of this baler is the large feed opening, giving it the capability to take larger material without the need to fold it. This saves time when loading the baler. The CK500W baler has a slide up door for minimum operating space and easy loading. It has an advanced tying system so that the baler can be placed against a ...


    By CK International Ltd.

  • What Is a Vertical Baler?

    Vertical Balers are machines that are commonly used in the recycling industry to form and press old cardboard into There are a number of different types of balers, all of which are designed to compact waste materials. These machines are similar to compactors, with one important difference. Unlike compactors, balers are designed to produce blocks, or bales, of material for easy handling. In order ...

  • Efficiency boost with balers

    Ceva Logistics at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Holland, offers logistics services to a wide range of sectors, such as the automotive industry, high-tech and electronics companies and customers within consumer goods/retail and publishing. It is always busy in the company’s 8,000 m2 premises, where huge quantities of products and goods arrive daily for repacking and further distribution to ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • Show Us Your Baler!

    Do you have a Harmony baler in use at your housing, commercial, or medical facility? WE WANT TO SEE IT!  TELL US YOUR STORY! As a third generation, family-owned business, we love to hear stories of how our products are helping customers with their waste handling and recycling needs!  We also value the importance of how our equipment helps to ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Product Spotlight – The ExtractPack Vertical Baler

    The Perfect Solution for An Industry Niche Bottling facilities, retail centers, and distributors all face the challenge of what to do with out-of-date product.  This becomes particularly difficult when that product is in liquid form and the containers are made of plastic or metal.  The conventional method of manually draining liquid from bottles or cans is very time ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Selecting the Right Baler for Solid Waste Management

    Balers are equipment which helps in managing solid waste effectively. What balers do is basically compress the solid waste into bales so that the solid waste can be effectively stored, managed and transported. Besides cutting down the cost of waste collection, management and transportation, balers also save you lot of time. There are various types of ...


    By Compactor Management Company

  • Ten Questions to Answer Before Buying a Baler

    How Do You Know When You Need a Baler? Business owners and facilities managers can easily tell when it is time to purchase a baler.  Commodities like cardboard, aluminum, paper, textiles, plastics, and non-ferrous metals can accumulate and create unsafe work environments.  It is expensive to pay waste haulers to take these items away with the rest of the trash.  It is also ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • New software monitors baler and compactor service

    The True Cost of Equipment Repairs One thing all business owners and managers know is that downtime of any equipment, especially back-room waste and recycling equipment, is costly.  Not only can baler and compactor service be expensive, but the loss in revenue from delayed recycling and in the slowing down of daily operations can negatively affect your bottom line.  These ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Reliable balers, reliable maintenance - Case Study

    Front Range Maintenance, based out of Littleton, Colorado has been a distributor of Harmony compactors and balers since 1999. The owner, Skeeter Gosney, has been repairing balers and compactors since 1972, and then bought Front Range Maintenance with his wife Linda in 1998. They have a crew of five ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Rumpke recycling to install third Harris Gorilla Baler

    Rumpke Recycling has recently purchased their third Harris Gorilla two ram baler, this one for its expanding Columbus, Ohio facility. All three have been purchased and installed through Ohio Baler Co. of Cleveland, Ohio. The 200 HP baler is capable of processing 30 to 40 tons per hour of Old Corrugated Containers and Old Newspapers. Harris incorporates state-of-the-art controls including an ...


    By OBC Baling Equipment

  • Operator Strategies : Sorting Out the Plastic

    BETTER BUGS Ideas and products in the Better Bugs category attempt to affect the biological components and biochemistry of processes by altering the mix of microorganisms or enzymes present. After all, biology is the foundation of many, if not most, organics recycling systems. Pyrophiles: The first example of Better Bugs involves pyrophilic organisms, bugs that can take the heat. This example is ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Pharmaceutical company cuts costs with baler - Case Study

    Wyeth is a global manufacturer of pharmaceutical and health care products. The company operates in more than 100 countries and employs 47,500 people. Wyeth’s manufacturing facility in Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland, employs 1,200 people and produces a variety of solid dose pharmaceutical products. In December 2008, Wyeth installed an Atex baler (X50), purchased through Bramidan’s ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • Should You Rent, Lease or Purchase Cardboard Balers?

    Waste disposal is more complex than just throwing away unwanted material. How you dispose of it, whether you recycle it and where it will ultimately land up are important concerns. Organizations all over the world are implementing environmental friendly methods to dispose of their waste. One popular technique is to compact the materials waiting to be recycled. Materials such as cardboard are made ...


    By Compactor Management Company

  • Introducing Riverside`s newest horizontal waste baler - the HZ50T

    As interest in Riverside Waste Machinery's newest waste baler heats up, managing director Jonathan Oldfield tells us a little more about this latest addition to the fleet... Q: What is your product/technology? Riverside Waste Machinery’s RWM HZ 50T semi-automatic horizontal baler. Q: How does it work? When materials are fed into the hopper, ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • A “Wise” Solution: Baler Turns Cardboard Into Cash - Case Study

    In the past several decades, Cash Wise Foods stores have made a big splash in Minnesota and North Dakota.  A subsidiary of Coborn’s, Cash Wise stores are big box food stores focused on low price, variety, and value.  According to their own marketing promotions, “’Efficiency’ is the name of the game so ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Recycling center uses automatic baler for greener revenues - Case Study

    This isn’t your ordinary recycling center, because it isn’t an ordinary person running it.  Terry Buenzow has been the Department Manager of Winneshiek County Recycling Department  since early 2000. Terry is enthusiastic about recycling and it shows. Prior to coming to the Winneshiek County Recycling, Terry was the purchasing ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Herko saves time and money with a B5 W baler - Case Study

    The automotive company, Herko, located in Miami, Florida, saved up time and space after installing a B5 W baler for cardboard. Herko, a distributor of automotive parts for OEM and Aftermarket now treats their waste as an integrated part of the workflow. The placement of a Bramidan B5 W baler close to their waste source instantly optimized their waste handling solution both from a logistic and ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • Local food bank saves space with cardboard baler - Case Study

    When a local food bank expands their building and invests in a cardboard baler, you know they are distributing a lot of food and helping a lot of people. Channel One Regional Food Bank in Rochester, Minnesota (less than an hour from us in Harmony, MN) is doing just that. They began their operations in 1980, but recently completed a major building expansion. They serve ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Orwak baler serves huge distribution center in Hawaii - Case study

    Golden State Foods (GSF) is one of the largest food service suppliers in the world. The GSF distribution center Waipahu in Hawaii is supplying products to all McDonald’s and Starbucks stores in the Hawaiian islands. The large distribution center, 40,000 sq. feet in size, has a central location on the island Oahu. ...


    By Orwak AB

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