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  • ANDRITZ MeWa successfully starts up new QZ 2500 cross-flow shredder at UFH RE-cycling

    ANDRITZ MeWa, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has successfully commissioned the QZ 2500 cross-flow shredder supplied to UFH RE-cycling in Kematen, Ybbs, Austria. This unit was installed in the existing recycling plant for refrigerators in record time within just a few weeks and replaces the old QZ 2000 cross-flow shredder supplied in 2009 – also by ANDRITZ MeWa – and ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • The MDX-2: Shred-Tech®’s Highest Security Shredding Truck

    Always innovating. Shred-Tech® is pleased to introduce the MDX-2 Ultra High Security shredding truck. The MDX-2 is Shred-Tech®’s latest innovation and advancement of the successful MDX-1. The MDX-2 can produce DIN 4 sized particles with the press of a button. In regular shred mode the MDX-2’s bulletproof ST-15H shredder will shred up to 6,500 Lbs/Hr, while in high security ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • Shredding industrial waste in Brittany, France

    "Les Recycleurs Bretons" has been one of France's leading waste disposal companies for the past thirty years. 2013 saw the inauguration of a regionally operating and contemporary waste recycling plant situated on the outskirts of the historical coastal town of Brest, in the heart of proud Brittany. Its main purpose is to produce valuable fuel for nationally and internationally ...


  • SatrindTech: our shredding solutions speak American

    Our client is an American multinational corporation in the plastic sector with offices and production plants in 23 countries and over 35,000 employees. The client’s need to improve its performance in recycling material waste, whereby they currently only use one material granulator, led SatrindTech to suggest using two twin lines to handle plastic material in PPE. One line will be used to ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Upstate Shredding Plans to Install WENDT Shredder

    Upstate Shredding, an Owego, N.Y.-based scrap metal recycling facility, has announced plans to install a new metal shredder and full downstream system at its new Ben Weitsman scrap yard in New Castle, Pa., by the first quarter of 2014, according to Adam Weitsman, president of the company. “We’ve spent years building our metals recycling network in western and central New York and ...


    By WENDT CORPORATION

  • 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

  • SSI SPOTLIGHT: Plastics & the UniShear® SR500

    This month we take a look at a Plastic recycling facility located in the USA to learn how they use their Uni-Shear® SR500 to their advantage.   "A couple key elements on this shredder were the new design features we recognized over every other shredder we've had in use prior," said Mark regarding the SR500. "The size of the hopper, the size of the rotor, the cutting angle of ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • Shred-Tech’s newest mobile shredding truck is one of the most powerful in its class

    Shred-Tech is pleased to introduce the MDS-30GT mobile document destruction truck. With throughput of up to 6,500 lbs/hr and a legal payload of up to 14,000 lbs this truck offers best in class performance and outperforms trucks costing much more; once again Shred-Tech has set a new standard. The MDS-30GT’s quality features and workmanship benefits entrepreneurs looking to start a mobile ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • Plastics Recycling Expo welcomes UNTHA UK

    In June 2014, the Telford International Centre will open its doors to the Plastics Recycling Expo, the only dedicated plastic recycling exhibition and conference in Europe. Designed to stimulate debate, knowledge transfer and networking in the plastics recycling sector, this two day event will welcome industry professionals from across the country. And as a plastic shredding specialist with a ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • New route to reclaiming plastics from ASR

    Researchers have found a new way of separating the different types of shredded plastic parts from end-of-life-vehicles (ELVs). In co-operation with Japanese vehicle manufacturer Toyota and German waste technology specialist Sicon, the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV in Freising, Germany, has developed the so-called CreaSolv process. When compressed into granulate, ...


    By Recycling International

  • Complete 2-stage plastic recycling system available

    A complete 2 stage shredding and granulating system that was built in 2006 and was only run for 3000 hours has come up for sale and we are ready to disassemble and deliver anywhere in the US. The system includes: - Infeed conveyor for shredder- Single shaft shredder, WEIMA Model WLK-15- Shredder discharge and granulator infeed conveyor- Metal detection and separation equipment- Granulator, MPG ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • UNTHA shredding technology – Ecologically sound preparation of hazardous waste for combustion

    Paint cans, metal buckets, plastic jerry cans, 200 l metal barrels, grid containers made from metal, 1000 l IBC containers, etc. – all these things together result in a mix of paint, acids, lye, solvents, and similar substances. Ekol, d.o.o. a company from Kranj/Slovenia was looking for a shredder to prepare such materials for further treatment in an incinerator.  They found the right ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • UK waste company fined for dumping plastics in river

    A UK waste company has been ordered to pay GBP 29,000 in fines and costs after illegally dumping waste on land at two sites in Devon. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. Agency officers visited a site at Cannington Mill in Devon, in September 2005 and found wastes deposited in the floodplain of the River Dalch.  Some of this waste included fines waste that contained small pieces ...

  • SSI Will Exhiibit At The Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference In Chicago

    SSI will be exhibiting at the Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference, Oct. 19-21 at the Marriott Downtown - Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL. We invite you to stop by booth #25 and say hi to the SSI team.   Originally introduced as The Paper Recycling Conference in 2000, this event has grown to become the premier meeting place for recycling professionals. The event's delegate ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • Used Shredding System Mac Saturn Dual Shaft 200HP

    Used Shredding System Mac Saturn Dual Shaft 200HP Mac Saturn Dual Shaft Shredding System, Includes recirculating conveyor system with trommel screen. High Torque – Low Speed 200 HP Unit Powered by two 100 HP Motors 72″ X 46″ In Feed Shredder Opening Discharge Chute FOB: Texas Sold As-Is and Not in working condition. Unit was working ...

  • Shred-Tech® launches redesigned ST-100 Industrial Shredder

    Shred-Tech®’s Newly Redesigned ST-100 Industrial Shredder Achieves Heightened Efficiencies. CAMBRIDGE, ON – Recognized globally for the design and manufacture of first class reduction systems and shredding machinery, Shred-Tech® today announced the unveiling of their newest in-plant industrial shredding system, the ST-100. A rigorous engineering process undertaken by ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • New shredding operation boosts SRF production capabilities in South Korea

    A new Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) production facility is now fully operational in Wonju city, South Korea, thanks to the expertise of global shredding firm UNTHA shredding technology and local partner PERITUS. Korean waste management specialist Zion has built the alternative fuel manufacturing plant, to make smarter use of its residual materials. Now, with the ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Used Shred-Tech ST-50E with ONLY 400 Hours

    Overview The ST-50 is ideal for shredding a wide range of materials including plastic parts, wood waste and pallets, hazardous waste, medical waste, light electronic waste and many other items. It does more so you can DO MORE! Selling Price: $39,000.00 FOB: NY Features of the ST50 Shredders CUTTING CHAMBER The ...

  • Three decades of expertise: from wood shredding to full integration and beyond!

    "Since its establishment in 1986, WEIMA has sold around 30,000 shredders and briquette presses. Whereas the machines used to be operated in the background, they have now been integrated into the overall production process," explains Martin Friz, the managing director of WEIMA Maschinenbau, GmbH. “WEIMA now boasts a team of over 200 employees worldwide, and we are still growing stronger ...


    By WEIMA

  • Riverside and UNTHA unveil shredding innovation for first time in UK at RWM

    Riverside Waste Machinery, the specialist shredding and baling equipment supplier, will once again have a major presence at the ‘RWM in partnership with CIWM’ exhibition (September 13-15th). Joining forces with pioneering Austrian shredder manufacturer UNTHA on one of the largest stands of the show, the team will demonstrate its leading expertise in waste management. ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

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