Processing of Electric Motors and Copper “Meatballs”

German-based company Sicon – specialized in the development of systems related to scrap processing and metal separation – explains how new equipment solutions allow for a flexible system that can easily adapt to changing market conditions. The main component of a shredder downstream is a hand-picking-station to ensure complete removal of copper-containing materials from scrap. […]

Silkeborg Affald & Genbrug Optimizes EPS Recycling

By using the right technical equipment, Silkeborg Affald & Gebrug was able to increase the recycling rate of used expanded polystyrene (EPS). In the Danish town Silkeborg (located in the middle of the Jutlandic peninsula) approximately 30 tons – equivalent to more than 60 truckloads – of EPS are collected per year. Previously, the expanded […]

Paper Mills Generate Their Own Solid Recovered Fuel

Two Untha XR waste shredders are now in operation for VPK Packaging Group in continental Europe, shredding pulper ropes (ragger wire) as part of a closed loop paper production process. Manufacturing 900,000 tons of paper per year from 100 percent recycled materials, VPK’s mill in Dendermonde (Belgium) and Blue Paper Mill in Strasbourg (France) generate […]

Artificial Intelligence for Paper Sorting

Technology provider Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has expanded the Max-AI AQC (Autonomous Quality Control) product line with the release of the AQC-2 for paper sorting applications. The Max-AI technology employs artificial intelligence (AI) to make material identification and selection decisions. According to the information, AQC-2 features two robotic screening units and is able to sort […]

Fully Automatic Press for Paper & Co.

The German manufacturer HSM GmbH + Co. KG has added the fully automatic channel baling press HSM VK 6215 to its product portfolio. According to the provider, this press model is particularly suitable for professional waste management or larger industrial applications – with high throughput capacity. With a pressing force of 620 kN (kilonewton), the […]

Patented Process to Separate Plastics Mix

As China has implemented their restrictions on the import of waste streams, other South-East-Asian countries are following their lead. As a result, recyclers in the US and Europe are experiencing increasing difficulties exporting their plastic residues. With no end date for the import restrictions in sight, recyclers are forced to adapt to the current situation […]

Tiger Depack Reduces Waste in Paper Pulp

At MIAC 2018, the 25th International Exhibition of Paper Industry taking place from 10 to 12 October in Lucca (Italy), Italian company Cesaro Mac Import will present its new machine for paper mills which uses recovered paper. Recovered paper is an important raw material for producing new paper. In some parts of the world, the […]

Metso Reported Growth in Global Market Share

Finland-based Metso Corporation experienced substantial growth in orders for its metal recycling solutions during 2017. As reported, the orders further expand Metso‘s installed base globally, including major orders for China and Europe. The customers range from large, multinational scrapyards and leading players in the steel industry, to local, family-run metal waste scrap processors. According to […]

Nestro Introduces Important Components for the Recycling Industry

On the IFAT Nestro Lufttechnik GmbH presents itself in hall B5 on booth 153. Due to the worldwide growing consumption of raw materials and the increase of waste at the same time emphasizes the enourmous importance recycling continues to have. On the other hand, overcapacities in this sector is leading to cut-throat competition, which can […]

New Drum Screen with Retrofitting Possibilities

With the drum screen Basic 518, German-based company Doppstadt places a basic solution for small and medium municipal environmental services and recycling plants on the market. For enterprises looking for an efficient basic solution for the screening of medium quantities of light materials, the Doppstadt product range now includes a machine solution with retrofitting possibilities […]