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.

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Industriestrasse 33 , Meckesheim , 74909 Germany

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Waste and Recycling - Recycling Systems
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Globally (various continents)

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.