OFRU Recycling ® Your Specialist in Solvent Recycling. OFRU is a medium-size family company based in Alzenau at the Frankfurt Main area. The enterprise was created in 1978 and looks back today on 35 years experience in the distillation technology of solvents. Today OFRU is a leading global manufacturer of highly productive solvent recycling machines (Solvent recovery systems); solvent recycling plants for distillation solvents. Product program: Modern distillation systems and/or vacuum distillation plants for inflammable and aqueous solvents and/or cleaners. Beside the small plants for 50 l daily volumes, fully automatic evaporators up to an output of 2000 l/hr are available. OFRU Recycling systems recycle a variety of solvents. Almost all flammable solvents. Examples of alcohols , ethanol, isopropyl alcohol, n-Butanol, ketones, aetone, methyl ethyl ketone, methyl isobutyl ketone, Esters, ethyl acetate, toluene, xylene. Technical innovations and safety is a huge priority with OFRU.

Company details

Marie-Curie-Straße 1 , Alzenau , D-63755 Germany

Locations Served

Business Type:
Industry Type:
Waste and Recycling - Recycling Systems
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Year Founded:


OFRU Recycling develops, manufactures and distributes machines, where dirty flammable solvents and waste water can be recovered (recyled).

The today international company OFRU was established 1978 out of an American company called Ransburg corporation, better know today under the name ITW Ransburg. OFRU Recycling, which stands for 'Oberflaechentechnik Russau' (Surface technique Russau) did not only develop one of the first vacuum evaporators. In history OFRU was considerably involved to built up and announce the today well known distillation technology for solvents in Europe.

The family company has its new headquarter location in Alzenau, in the center of Germany 30min away from Frankfurt/Main International Airport.


  • Manufacturing of powerful and professional recovery plants / units,
  • offering a comprehensive process and application technology know-how,
  • practical experience for many years in many different industries and
  • largest flexibility for an optimal customer solution.
  • Great world wide export experience

Our goals
Our focus is the development of professional machines for professional companies.

OFRU's manufacturing goals are to produce superior, high performance distillation plants in excellent quality and with up-to-date technical process standard. We run a own process engineering and design department and continuously improve our products.

Safety comes first.
Security has a great importance with the choice of a suitable distilling plant. OFRU Recycling has a long term history regarding the treatment of burnable solvents. Traditional 'Made in Germany' is combined with the implementation of up-to-date techniques and legal requirements of the European Union.

The development of reliable quality products is always the center of attention. OFRU customers profit from it: The products provide a safe and reliable production.