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  • Complete Film Recycling Line for Sale

    Type: Erema 1701 TVE with Weima Single Shaft Shredder Construction Year: 2006 Machine Hours: 44000 Output with LDPE Film: approx. 1400 – 1800kg/h The system has recently been refurbished ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Film producer installs Plastics Recycling System

    The Engineered Films Division of Raven Industries, Sioux Falls, S.D., has installed a new reclaim production line designed to capture and recycle excess polymer material from its internal manufacturing processes. The reclaim line is capable of producing up to 15 million pounds of reprocessed resin pellets per year. The Raven Engineered Films Division makes “high-performance plastic films ...


  • The Film Grabber, new development from Bollegraaf Recycling Machinery

    Single-stream processing of recyclable materials is becoming increasingly common in the recycling industry worldwide. This means that all recyclable materials are put together in plastic bags and are sorted by a single sorting installation. The bags are opened by a bag opener, but the foil of these bags disrupts the subsequent sorting process.  Therefore, the foil has to be removed at the ...

  • Avery dennison expands film matrix recycling offer to customers

    Avery Dennison and Belgian-based Seliplast AG (acronym for Second Life for Plastics) have launched a first-of-its-kind recycling option for label matrix waste made of polypropylene and polyethylene. The programme is now available to converters in Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany and France. This new offering builds on a 2014 pilot established by the two companies in which more than 1,000 ...


    By Avery Dennison Corporation

  • Film Reclamation Group Continues Growth

    With the demand for film and flexible packaging expanding, efforts to recover and reclaim that material are becoming increasingly complex and critical. To meet the needs of the film reclamation industry, The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers, the leading trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry in North America, recently appointed Sandi Childs, a long time ...

  • Linpac Packaging creates degradable film

    Linpac Packaging has created a degradable cling film to use in packaging for food products. The company, which is part of the same group as Linpac Recycled Packaging but a different part of the business, says it has created OxoLIN in response to retailer and consumer concerns about packaging waste going to landfill. However the OxoLIN film, which has a shelf life of 12 months, cannot be ...

  • New film on waste management in Greenland

    Dealing with large quantities of unwanted (and sometimes toxic) waste is often difficult – but it becomes even more complicated when people live in isolated communities, in extreme environments hundreds of kilometres from the nearest treatment plant. This is the subject of a new film considering waste management in Greenland, entitled ‘Mission Greenland – for a cleaner ...

  • Post-consumer film recycling possible within four years, predicts Axion Consulting

    Closed-loop recycling of post-consumer and retail waste plastic films could become a full-scale commercial reality within four years, predicts Axion Consulting, following the outcome of successful feasibility trials. Refuse sacks, external hoardings, shelving and in-store displays are among various new products that could be made from waste supermarket plastics and either sold or used within ...

  • New feeding equipment for film edge strips

    In the finishing of blown or cast films, the edge strips on the side of the film are cut off, so that consistent thickness of the entire film width is guaranteed. Hellweg Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG presents a new RS type of feeding equipment for film edge strips at K 2007 that takes the strips in directly - without compressed air and therefore saving energy – and introduces them to a downline ...

  • WEIMA develops F-Rotor for shredding of filaments and films

    WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH, Ilsfeld, has further developed the rotor of the single shaft WLK type shredder especially for difficult shredding of textile filaments, tapes, but also for films etc. The co-called F-Rotor (F=filaments) is characterised by novel blade separation and cutting geometry designed for the purpose of use. This guarantees an optimal shredding process with high energy efficiency. ...


    By WEIMA

  • First Solar Releases 92.5-Watt Thin-Film PV Module

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced the release of its most advanced thin-film photovoltaic (PV) module, the Series 3 FS-392, which is rated at 92.5 watts. The new FS-392 module maintains all the existing IEC certifications and UL listings for the Series 3 family, including UL listing for 1000-volt systems. “The FS-392 demonstrates the success of First Solar’s R&D ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • First Solar Partners with Zhenfa on Thin-film PV Demonstration Project in China

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:FSLR) has completed an agreement with Zhenfa New Energy Science & Technology Co., Ltd. to supply 2 megawatts (MW) of First Solar’s advanced thin-film solar modules to one of Zhenfa’s approved solar projects in Xinjiang province in the first quarter of 2013. The collaboration will create First Solar’s first commercial demonstration project in China ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • Parkson Partners with Biowater to Bring Advanced Fixed-Film Technologies to North America

    Parkson Corporation and Biowater Technology today announced a partnership that expands Parkson’s portfolio of biological treatment solutions for wastewater treatment operators in North America. The agreement gives Parkson exclusive distribution rights for Biowater’s existing and future fixed-film technologies. This agreement enhances Parkson’s ...


    By Parkson Corporation

  • UK Film Industry Pioneers Sustainability Standard Developed by BSI

    The British film industry, in conjunction with BSI, is taking the lead in the global entertainment market with the announcement at the Cannes Film Festival of a new British Standard that will improve the industry's environmental, social and economic impact. For example, in London alone, screen production accounted for 125,000 tonnes of carbon ...


  • Biowater Partners With Parkson To Bring Advanced Fixed-Film Technologies to North America

    Cumberland, RI: Biowater Technology and Parkson Corporation today announced a partnership that expands Parkson’s portfolio of biological treatment solutions for wastewater treatment operators in North America. The agreement gives Parkson exclusive distribution rights for Biowater’s existing and future fixed-film technologies. This agreement enhances Parkson’s ability ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • HTI’S New Thin Film Forward Osmosis Membrane in Production

    Hydration Technology Innovations, LLC (HTI), the world’s only manufacturer of commercially viable Forward Osmosis (FO) membranes, announces the production of a new highly durable, dimensionally stable, thin film composite membrane as the most recent addition to the OsMem™ FO membrane line. HTI has begun full-scale commercial manufacturing of this ...

  • US Recycled Plastics Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Recycled Plastics Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p01050292/US-Recycled-Plastics-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Plastic US demand to rise ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Sita expands recycling service

    Waste management firm Sita UK has forged a relationship with community recycling firm Orchard in a six month trial to provide door-to-door recycling of bulky waste items in Calderdale. Sita’s partnership with its previous community recycling contractor Kerbside Calderdale failed last year. This new trial service, provided by Orchard, will provide homes in the west of the district with the ...

  • Firms recycle 90% waste due to new recycling banks

    A new recycling bank system for business waste in Yorkshire and the North East has resulted in nearly 90 per cent of waste being recycled. Provided by Premier Waste, the initiative means businesses can simply collect their paper, cardboard, plastics, metal cans and plastic film in one container. This is then sorted at Premier Waste’s materials recycling facilities. ...

  • Four PET recycling lines for Brazil

    With its unique MRS Recycling Technology for PET bottle flakes, Gneuss Kunststofftechnik GmbH, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, is very successful in the production of sheet, film, tapes, fibres and new bottle pellets on the whole world market. The decisive argument for many processors in favour of a Gneuss solution is the unrestricted FDA approval for the materials produced with this process. This is ...

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