WEIMA is a leading manufacturer of size reduction equipment (single-shaft and four-shaft-shredders, and briquette presses) for all types of applications for 27 years for customers in the wood, plastics, paper, metal, and recycling industries among others from all over the world. The company has a workforce of around 170 employees worldwide and sales locations in France, Great Britain, America, Japan, China and Russia, as well as more than 50 representatives across the globe.

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Bustadt 6 - 10 , Ilsfeld , D-74360 Germany

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Waste and Recycling - Recycling Systems
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Globally (various continents)
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WEIMA Headquarters Ilsfeld (Germany)

Shredders and briquette presses bearing the WEIMA logo, exclusively developed and produced in our production plants in Germany, play a key role in applications all over the world. As a medium sized company, and with more than 25 years experience in the field, our capacity for innovation and dedication for the best solution is paramount.  Ultimately it is our highly-skilled people at WEIMA who secure an unrivaled quality and best technology high standard, ingrained into every product produced, delivered and maintained worldwide.

The challenges on our skill in the technology of shredding and briquetter press design can be very complex and demanding, most times requiring customised solutions, with great consideration to the materials being processed, business size and working processes, among the myriad of other considerations.

This is our strength, tailoring our offer to your individual needs – not the other way around, and of course our focused commitment to your specific requirement. On-site or in our well-equipped showrooms and test facilities, our sales managers and engineering technicians take great care to analyse the application requirement. From concept to design and manufacture, together we create the optimum machine solution incorporating best possible functionality.

Thanks to our ongoing investment program in modern manufacturing techniques, WEIMA leading edge single component technology is brought together to create a flexible and task-specific solution, either stand-alone or as a part of a complete facility complex.

The WEIMA commitment is enduring, commencing at first contact and is proven to forge long term business relationships. Other integrated services include site delivery to site, installation as well as commissioning. We also recommend operative training in best machine practice, either on site or at our global training centre in Ilsfeld, Germany. Our service team delivers a premier global rapid replacement parts service ensuring optimum machine operation in the field at all times.

We are here for you – any time or place. Our input is key to your output. 


Processing materials or products at the end of their first life-cycle – With shredding technology from WEIMA, waste material are transformed into revenue materials suitable for re-use in the secondary commodity markets (SCM). We ensure your process creates the optimum output efficiently and reliably – whether it is sorting, cleaning, transporting or processing.

For more than 25 years our size reduction technology has been utilized to processed large objects into a small homogeneous consistent size – We deliver the optimum size reduction solution. With our broad range of shredder machinery we provide the capability to efficiently shred materials such as plastics, wood, paper and cardboard, metal, biomass, waste or data storage media.


Briquetting waste materials can reduce volumes by up to 90 %! We literally have the ability to turn trash into treasure. Briquetting also allows you to save money on expensive storage and production space. Briquettes are easier to store, lower an operation’s fire risk and decrease transportation costs.

WEIMA briquette presses are capable of handling various materials like wood, paper and cardboard, metal, and biomass. Machines can be designed for different briquette sizes and individual briquette shapes depending on the application. All models are noted for their robust construction as well as low maintenance technology. They can also be optimally integrated into your existing production line.

Showroom - WEIMA Headquarters Ilsfeld (Germany)

Key to WEIMA's innovative advancements in design and product refinement is our central research and development team. We test and improve, optimising components and systems to the smallest detail. WEIMA is renowned for innovation in design and it is here original ideas to technical solution are solved in some cases leading to the development of a new product or practice to the marketplace.
In our showroom
Conducting hands-on testing, using your materials, in order to ensure all possible processing difficulties are addressed better achieves our primary target: To supply you with a perfect machine that fulfils your expectations.