Balers Articles

  • What You Need To Know About Baler or Compactor Service

    Any business owner can tell you that when equipment goes down, time is of the essence.  This is certainly true with waste and recycling equipment.  Backroom safety, cleanliness, and recycling revenue are all diminished by broken equipment.  The ability to contact a service technician or order parts in a timely manner is critical.  Taking the time to search out reliable baler ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Ten Questions to Answer Before Buying a Baler

    How Do You Know When You Need a Baler? Business owners and facilities managers can easily tell when it is time to purchase a baler.  Commodities like cardboard, aluminum, paper, textiles, plastics, and non-ferrous metals can accumulate and create unsafe work environments.  It is expensive to pay waste haulers to take these items away with the rest of the trash.  It is also ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Taking advantage of production waste - Case Study

    Recycling areas: Various scrap Company name: KME (Serravalle Copper Tubes) Located: Serravalle Scrivia (Alessandria), Italy Founded: 1886 Employees: 5700 KME is a leading global fabricator of copper and copper alloy semi-finished products. Each year 405.000 tons of copper and copper alloy semi-finished products (excluding copper wire) are produced. ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • A “Wise” Solution: Baler Turns Cardboard Into Cash - Case Study

    In the past several decades, Cash Wise Foods stores have made a big splash in Minnesota and North Dakota.  A subsidiary of Coborn’s, Cash Wise stores are big box food stores focused on low price, variety, and value.  According to their own marketing promotions, “’Efficiency’ is the name of the game so ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Reliable balers, reliable maintenance - Case Study

    Front Range Maintenance, based out of Littleton, Colorado has been a distributor of Harmony compactors and balers since 1999. The owner, Skeeter Gosney, has been repairing balers and compactors since 1972, and then bought Front Range Maintenance with his wife Linda in 1998. They have a crew of five ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Recycle systems helps customers identify waste management needs - Case Study

    It was paper recycling that first got Recycle Systems into the business of selling solid waste and recycling equipment. Knowing which equipment worked for their own needs eventually led to selling cardboard balers to grocery stores and other small businesses who had similar needs to recycle. Today, Recycle Systems sells, installs, and services several manufacturer brands ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • ROWL recycles tons of plastic with a baler on a trailer - Case Study

    In Lewistown, Montana, a town of just 5,000 people, the community is gathering once a month and making a difference. Before Recycle Our Waste Lewistown (ROWL) was started nearly 3 years ago, there was no place locally for people to recycle their plastic. This was bothersome to Rosemary ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Local food bank saves space with cardboard baler - Case Study

    When a local food bank expands their building and invests in a cardboard baler, you know they are distributing a lot of food and helping a lot of people. Channel One Regional Food Bank in Rochester, Minnesota (less than an hour from us in Harmony, MN) is doing just that. They began their operations in 1980, but recently completed a major building expansion. They serve ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Cardboard baler helps Echo Food Shelf reduce hunger - Case Study

    One epidemic that has taken our nation by storm is hunger.  According to a Feeding America Study, 1 in 7 Americans relies on a food pantry for food assistance every month.  A staggering 1 in 4 military families need help providing their loved ones with enough food to eat.  More and more children under the age of 18 rely on school meals as their main source of daily nutrition.  ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Vertical baler enables Laos recycling company to ship 10x more! - Case Study

    A Success Story – Mouang Khong Environmental Group This past year, the Mouang Khong Environmental Group from Ban Khinak, in the Champasak Province of Laos, identified a need to reduce waste hauling fees related to their recycling efforts.  Mouang Khong Environmental recycles large quantities of cardboard, PET bottles, mixed plastics, aluminum cans, and various metals. Harmony ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Value-driven recycling at Fareway Stores - Case Study

    With 100 grocery stores across Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, and Nebraska, maintaining the recycling and trash for Fareway Stores is no easy task. But they have the equipment, systems, and staff in place to make it efficient. Leo Hickey, who has been responsible for the “In Store” maintenance since 1993 explains, “Each of the 100 Fareway Stores has one ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Cash wise foods - Case Study

    Cash Wise Foods, a subsidiary of Coborn’s, are big box food stores focused on low price, variety, and value and have made a big splash in Minnesota and North Dakota. Recycling Equipment – M60CB Vertical Cardboard Baler Challenge: Cash Wise Foods thrives on ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Echo food shelf - Case Study

    With a customer base of 350 families and up to 1000 individual people per week, the Echo Food Shelf is able to sustain their efforts by employing 3.75 people, 200 regular volunteers, and various people who need to fulfill their service learning or community service hours. Recycling Equipment – M60MD ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Recycling center uses automatic baler for greener revenues - Case Study

    This isn’t your ordinary recycling center, because it isn’t an ordinary person running it.  Terry Buenzow has been the Department Manager of Winneshiek County Recycling Department  since early 2000. Terry is enthusiastic about recycling and it shows. Prior to coming to the Winneshiek County Recycling, Terry was the purchasing ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • ReStore – Recycling building materials and cardboard too! - Case Study

    Each year, ReStore in New Brighton, Minnesota keeps at least 690 tons of Twin Cities building materials from entering the landfill! With amazing recycling results under their belt, Restore is always aiming at doing more to help the Earth. They are building a new ReStore in South Minneapolis, scheduled to ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • New software monitors baler and compactor service

    The True Cost of Equipment Repairs One thing all business owners and managers know is that downtime of any equipment, especially back-room waste and recycling equipment, is costly.  Not only can baler and compactor service be expensive, but the loss in revenue from delayed recycling and in the slowing down of daily operations can negatively affect your bottom line.  These ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Waste handling systems for hygiene product manufacturers

    Valvan Baling systems is the preferred supplier for waste handling systems at several renowned hygiene product manufacturing companies. One of the largest producers of hygiene products, such as diapers and feminine care, has built a new state-of-the-art plant. All the trim waste from the production lines is handled through a waste handling system, built and installed by Valvan Baling ...


    By Valvan Baling Systems NV

  • Federal grants support food waste solutions in Connecticut

    Federal grants totaling $100,000 have been designated to help Connecticut meet federal, state, and local efforts to divert food from landfills while helping provide healthy food to the hungry, protecting the environment, and saving money for businesses and consumers. The Center for EcoTechnology, a nonprofit organization focused on food waste, will use a portion of those grants to provide ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Reliability and prepress technology deciding factors when Stena Recycling chose Presona

    Stena Recycling in Kristianstad, Sweden, is featuring a new Presona LP 100 DH4S baler, increasing its baling capacity and ensuring production with a minimum of stoppages. Stena Recycling’s Kristianstad facility is one of the company’s 165 recycling plants in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Poland and manages a wide variety of materials from municipal and business ...


    By Presona AB

  • HSM vertical baling press provides order and cleanliness at the ROBINSON Club Daidalos on the island of Kos - Case Study

    The ROBINSON Club DAIDALOS on the Greek island of Kos is a magical location. Regardless of whether you are looking out from the balcony of a room or from the bar: the view of the Aegean Sea and the offshore islands puts hotel guests under a spell at any time of day. The hospitality of the staff and the unbelievably great sports and leisure activities make this club unique. Of course, guests know ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

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