The Global Number of Shredders

The international Shredder industry is growing.

According to the latest “World Shredder List” presented at the recent World Recycling Convention & Exhibition of the BIR (Bureau of International Recycling), the number has grown to 1,181. 334 Shredders of 1000 HP or more are located in the USA and 257 in the EU Member States and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries.

In the Americas, Asia and Africa, 590 shredders are in operation, including 340 in China and 110 in Japan. One year previous, the quantity had reached 1164, including 334 in the USA, 327 in China and 253 in the EU/EFTA region.

(Published in GLOBAL RECYCLING Magazine 2/2023, Page 39)