Car Recycling News

  • Axion Polymers expands its sales and business team

    Axion Polymers is expanding its sales and business development teams across both its Manchester sites as the plastics recycler responds to rising demand for resource-efficient, high quality recycled polymers. Commercial Operations Manager Laura Smith is now overseeing the sales and business development functions for the Salford and Trafford Park facilities. She also shares responsibility for ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion launches collaborative service for end-of-life batteries

    Resource recovery experts Axion has joined forces with two other partners in a major initiative aimed at reusing and recycling the growing volume of batteries used in electric vehicles and light automotive applications. ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion Polymers hosts MEP’s fact-finding visit to recycling sites

    Axion Polymers hosted a fact-finding visit to its two Manchester recycling facilities by the Lead MEP and appointed Rapporteur for drawing up regulations on persistent organic pollutants (POPs). Julie Girling, MEP for South ...


    By Axion Group

  • EU Council and Parliament provisionally agree on new directives on waste

    On 18 December 2017, the European Parliament and Council came to a provisional agreement on four legislative proposals regarding waste. The agreed rules will establish binding waste reduction targets and will amend rules with the aim to decrease waste generation, improve controls on waste management, promote product reuse and increase recycling success across the EU.   Under ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Axion: UK should ‘create demand for recycled materials’

      A Manchester-based plastics recycler is calling for the creation of greater demand for recycled materials in the UK following China’s decision to restrict imports of waste paper and ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion Polymers offers new improved recycled ABS grades

    Axion Polymers has re-formulated its recycled ABS polymer product to give improved physical properties and a superior surface finish suitable for diverse applications from corner supports in window frames to furniture component parts. In response to customer feedback, the Manchester-based plastics recycler has invested significantly in re-compounding its 100% recycled ...


    By Axion Group

  • 18th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2018

    The 18th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2018 organized by ICM AG will be held from March 14 – 16, 2018 in the hotel Marriott in Vienna, Austria. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The congress will bring together the various links in the ELV recycling ...


    By ICM AG

  • We`re back in Igling!

    At the conference for electronics and car recycling, we were one of 16 exhibitors to hold some interesting discussions and make valuable contacts. Because of our eight recycling lines in Hong Kong's new Eco-Park, it was particularly important for us to be on-site at the Plant Tour and the Congress to underline our performance and presence in the Asian market. The booked-out tour impressed ...

  • We`re Back in Igling!

    At the conference for electronics and car recycling, we were one of 16 exhibitors to hold some interesting discussions and make valuable contacts. Because of our eight recycling lines in Hong Kong's new Eco-Park, it was particularly important for us to be on-site at the Plant Tour and the Congress to underline our ...

  • Axion Polymers: ‘Success - we’d do Interplas every year!’

    Plastics recycler Axion Polymers has declared its attendance at Interplas 2017 a ‘great success’, having collected more than 100 leads, including two firm invitations to quote from potential plastic clients, over the show’s three days. “Interplas is a key show for us, so having put a lot of ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion Polymers is a double Plastic Industry Awards finalist

    Axion Polymers has been shortlisted in two categories of the prestigious Plastic Industry Awards 2017 - for Best Recycled Product and Best Technology Application. The Manchester-based leading plastics recycler was selected as a double Finalist for demonstrating that its recycling process delivers excellent polymer product quality to customers demanding ‘as good as virgin’ standards. ...


    By Axion Group

  • 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

  • TOMRA Sorting is showcasing its frontline metal applications at ISRI Convention

    This spring heralds the ISRI Convention & Exposition 2017, which will be held in New Orleans, USA, on 22 – 27 April, 2017. TOMRA Sorting will attend this six-day event, and will be highlighting its major metal-sorting applications. Sharing a platform in the Ernest Morial Convention Center with its US distributor Wendt, ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • That`s it about IARC in Berlin! Thank you very much for visiting

    Our first participation at the IARC, the International Automobile Recycling Congress, in Berlin was a very successful event for us, full of interesting talks, discussions and new contacts. Even if the audience consisted mainly of representatives of politics, taking part in this congress has definitely been worthwhile for us. The congress offered responses and discussions around ...

  • Our first IARC in Berlin

    That's it about IARC in Berlin! Thank you very much for visiting. Our first participation at the IARC, the International Automobile Recycling Congress, in Berlin was a very successful event for us, full of interesting talks, discussions and new contacts. Even if the audience consisted mainly of representatives of politics, taking part in this congress has definitely been worthwhile for ...

  • International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2017:New trends in automobile recycling

    Again this year, leading representatives of the international automobile recycling industry came together in Berlin for the 17th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2017. From March 22 to 24, around 200 attendees and 20 exhibitors from 22 different countries assembled in the German capital for this key event. The congress again had a wide-ranging programme in store for its visitors ...


    By ICM AG

  • Lack of end-of-life vehicles: Experts present possible solutions at IARC 2017

    The biggest problem facing end-of-life vehicle recycling for years continues unchanged, as recognised end-of-life vehicle dismantling companies are still suffering from illegal and uncontrolled management of hazardous components within OECD, illegal and uncontrolled dismantling of spare parts for reuse (including safety relevant components) and the illegal export of used vehicles. However, there ...


    By ICM AG

  • Axion Polymers launches new 100% recycled ABS grades

    Axion Polymers has launched a new range of strong and durable 100% recycled ABS grades suitable for a range of injection moulding applications – particularly in the construction and automotive sectors - offering both cost and carbon savings. Recovered from the non-metallic waste fraction from end-of-life vehicles, the Axpoly® r-ABS resins deliver a carbon footprint saving of ...


    By Axion Group

  • 17th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2017

    The 17th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2017 organized by ICM AG will be held from March 22 – 24, 2017 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 congress will bring together the various links in the ELV ...


    By ICM AG

  • 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

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