ELV recycling industry News

  • Further accreditation for Axion’s ELV recycling plant

    Axion Polymers’ award-winning Shredder Waste Advanced Processing Plant (SWAPP) now holds two widely-recognised International Standards, having recently gained the OHSAS 18001:2007 accreditation following its ISO 9001:2008 certification earlier in 2013. OHSAS 18001:2007 is an externally-assessed occupational health and safety management system standard which recognises Axion’s safety ...


    By Axion Group

  • Recycling attracts apprentices, MP told on ELV recycling plant tour

    The waste management and recycling sector is attracting more apprentices seeking practical experience for a skilled career versus academic studies, Kate Green MP for Stretford and Urmston learned during a tour of a Manchester-based end-of-life vehicle (ELV) recycling plant. In recent months, Axion Polymers has taken on three apprentices, including one long-term unemployed and two who wanted to ...


    By Axion Group

  • MP visits Axion Polymers’ ELV recycling plant

    Manchester-based plastic reprocessor Axion Polymers hosted a visit from Kate Green MP who praised the company’s progress in expanding its technical resource recovery capabilities and creating skilled employment opportunities. She toured Axion’s multi-million pound Shredder Waste Advanced Processing Plant (SWAPP) at Trafford Park, Manchester, one of the most ...


    By Axion Group

  • New roles at Axion Polymers’ ELV recycling plant

    Axion Polymers has made two new senior appointments at its advanced automotive shredder waste processing plant (SWAPP) in Trafford Park. Mike Bennett is promoted to Technical Manager with wider responsibility for longer-term large-scale development projects at Axion. The SWAPP facility already delivers the 2015 EU ELV 95% recycling and ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion’s ELV recycling plant gains ISO 9001:2008 accreditation

    Axion Polymers has gained ISO 9001:2008 accreditation for the quality management of its pioneering Shredder Waste Advanced Processing Plant (SWAPP) at Trafford Park, Manchester. Designed, built and now operated by Axion’s in-house engineering team, the plant is one of the most advanced of its type in Europe. It is already capable of delivering over 95% recycling and recovery of materials ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion Polymers' pioneering ELV recycling plant wins Resource Revolution Award

    Axion Polymers has won the Technology Trailblazer Materials Recovery category of the Resource Revolution Awards 2013 for its pioneering work in recycling materials from end-of-life vehicles for re-use in new and closed-loop applications, such as automotive components. Designed, built and now operated by Axion’s in-house engineering team, the multi-million pound Shredder Waste Advanced ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion Polymers launches Axpoly PP51 from ELV

    Axion Polymers has added Axpoly PP51, derived from end-of-life vehicles (ELV), to its range of 100% recycled polymer materials after months of detailed research and significant investment. The Salford-based recycling specialist claims its new high performance grade of black polypropylene (PP) has great potential for closed-loop applications in new automotive-related ...


    By Axion Group

  • Automobile recycling industry calls for tackling of illegal activities

    The recycling of end-of-life vehicles in Europe has taken great steps forward in recent years. However, there are still a number of challenges that need to be faced going into the future. These include in particular the illegal treatment and exporting of end-of-life vehicles, stated Artemis Hatzi-Hull, who works on waste management at the Directorate ...


    By ICM AG

  • Further £1 million investment optimises Axion Polymers’ ELV plant

    Plastics recycler Axion Polymers has invested a further £1 million this year to optimise materials recovery from end-of-life vehicles at its purpose-built plant at Trafford Park, Manchester, UK – one of the most advanced of its type in Europe. Axion’s in-house engineering team designed, built and now operates the highly-specialised, multi-million pound Shredder Waste Advanced ...


    By Axion Group

  • European Presidential candidate officially opens Axion Polymers’ SWAPP ELV laboratory

    New laboratory testing facilities at Axion Polymers’ Manchester-based end-of-life (ELV) vehicle recycling facility have been officially opened by the Liberal candidate for European Commission President and former Prime Minister of Belgium Guy Verhofstadt MEP. Mr Verhofstadt praised Axion’s progress at its advanced multi-million pound Shredder Waste Advanced Processing Plant ...


    By Axion Group

  • Tomra sorting recycling hosts global conference to share insights into the industry`s future challenges

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling hosted a global conference on October 10th and 11th to share insights from leading experts in recycling and waste management and to demonstrate the company’s breakthroughs in sensor-based sorting machines. With the theme ‘Future Perspectives in Recycling,’ the two-day event in Germany featured a series of presentations and group ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Environmentally friendly recycling of cars in the EU

    Recycling scrapped cars plays an important role in reducing pollution by decreasing the amount of waste that ends up in landfills. A new study has investigated advanced technologies to increase the recovery rate from end-of-life vehicles, which can help EU Member States achieve EU targets for resource and energy recovery. Approximately 9 million end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) are scrapped every year ...

  • Three days in the world of automobile recycling

    On March 18, the International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2016 in Berlin, Germany, came to an end. More than 220 representatives of the global automotive recycling sector had come together to discuss current political conditions and the latest trends in recycling technology. The IARC 2016 congress team had prepared almost 30 presentations and a panel discussion for the participants. In ...


    By ICM AG

  • 11th international automobile recycling congress IARC 2011

    After the big success of the 10th International Automobile Recycling Congress in Basel, the Swiss organizer ICM AG will move its 11th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2011 to the beautiful city Budapest in Hungary. The IARC 2011 will take place from March 23 – 25, 2011 in the Hotel Intercontinental. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present ...


    By ICM AG

  • 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2015

    DRIVING INNOVATION The 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2015 organised by ICM AG will be held from March 25 – 27, 2015 in the Hotel Palace in beautiful Berlin, Germany. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The conference will bring ...


    By ICM AG

  • 16th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2016

    HOW TO STOP ILLEGAL EXPORT OF ELVs The 16th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2016 organized by ICM AG will be held from March 16 – 18, 2016 in the Hotel Palace in beautiful Berlin, Germany. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle ...


    By ICM AG

  • The Future of Recycling: A Total Supply Chain Approach!

    As part of America Recycles Day, we have a new guest blog post from Ronald L. Whaley on the future of recycling. Ron is the CEO of Geo-Tech Polymers and chairman of SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association (SPI) Recycling Committee. For the last twenty years nothing much has changed in how plastics are recycled from an overall approach.  The majority of ...

  • Electronics & Cars Recycling conference will bring two key recycling sectors together in Asia

    The 2017 edition of Asia’s premier conference covering electronics and cars recycling will take place from November 14 – 17, 2017 in exciting Macau. This conference represents the most international gathering of its kind in the fields of electronics and cars collection, recycling, reuse and remanufacturing. The recycling of end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) and obsolete electronics, ...


    By ICM AG

  • 13th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2013

    After the big success of the 12th International Automobile Recycling Congress in Budapest, the Swiss organizer ICM AG will held its 13th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2013 from March 13 – 15, 2013 in the Hotel Dolce in charming Brussels, Belgium. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and ...


    By ICM AG

  • 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2015

    The 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2015 organised by ICM AG will be held from March 25 – 27, 2015 in the Hotel Palace in Berlin, Germany. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The conference will bring together the various links in ...


    By ICM AG

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