Austin AI proudly announces the official opening of its new facility in Austin, TX. January 2010: With nearly 7000 square feet of office and warehouse space on 3.5 acres of land, this move provides the infrastructure and foundation on which the company can proceed with growth plans for the foreseeable future. Austin AI will continue to build custom systems for clients needing specializing solutions for recycling, sorting, seperating, testing and QC - for most materials. Additionally AAI will continue to develop unique market niches in mining, environmental and testing markets with its probe-based technology.
Axion: Laying down markers for plastic packaging recycling
New developments in marker technologies for sorting plastic packaging should not be viewed as ‘the answer’ to increasing recycling rates, however they could be valuable in other ways leading to higher quality and value in recycling, suggests Axion Consulting. While methods to detect different polymer types, such as fluorescent pigments and digital watermarks, offer exciting potential they should be seen as a way to safeguard recyclate quality, asserts Richard McKinlay, Head of Engineering &...
Start-up of the 500th BRT HARTNER Bag Opener
Ibbenbüren / Herten. The sorting plant of AGR-DAR in Herten processes, sorts and assembles light weight packaging material for recycling. This procedure starts with the BO Bag Opener from BRT HARTNER: the BO with integrated feed hopper is filled by wheel loader with the bags stored in the reception hall. The incorporated moving floor conveyor with a new, modified drive pushes the material to the two-part drum. The two halves of the drum are driven separately and create a relative movement which leads to...
First Wind-Powered Recycling Robots in Malmö
ZenRobotics Ltd. has delivered a ZenRobotics Recycler waste sorting system to its customerCarl Fin Malmoe, Sweden. The wind-powered robotic sortingline has been operational since February and is the first of its kind in Sweden. The investment in robotic sorting technology is expected to increase the recovery with 12 000 tons annually. Carl F, based in Malmö, is a visionary family-owned waste management company with an over 129 yearlong history. Dedicated to developing more sustainable practices, Carl F aims...
TOMRA celebrates its 45th anniversary following record revenue year
Since its founding on April 1, 1972, TOMRA has progressed from being a pioneer in automated recycling technology to a company today offering a diverse range of sensor-based solutions that are helping to lead a cross-industry revolution toward resource sustainability. Starting in a small shed in Asker, Norway, the brothers Petter and Tore Planke created a solution to a problem: a local grocer wanted an automated machine that could quickly and easily take back used, empty bottles for recycling, and so TOMRA was...
Sunshine Groupe Invests in ZenRobotics’ Recycling Technology
ZenRobotics Ltd. will deliver robotic recycling technologytoSunshine Groupein Melbourne, Australia. The three-armed ZenRobotics Recycler unit (ZRR3) will be the first of its kind in Australia and it is expected to be fully operational in spring 2017. Sunshine Groupe, founded in 1926, is a family-owned business with recycling experience in five generations. With recent investments Sunshine Groupe aims to position itself as one of Melbourne’s primary waste processors. “We believe that through changed...