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Three decades of expertise: from wood shredding to full integration and beyond!
WEIMA looks back on its humble beginnings in the wood industry, acknowledges growth up until this point, and addresses where the size reduction company is headed in the years to come.  More ››


Polish CEMEX cement plant relies on WEIMA
In the eastern Polish town of Chelm, the waste recycling company EkoPaliwa recently successfully commissioned their new plant for the production of alternative fuels, including two WEIMA PowerLine 3000 single-shaft shredders.  More ››


Barnyard Salvage produces one-of-a-kind wood pieces that are rustic, beautiful, and environmentally-friendly!
A Virginia-based wood reclaim company turns old wood into new building supplies and briquettes shavings and dust to sell for profit.  More ››


Visit WEIMA's booths (814-816) to see the WLK4 single-shaft shredder up close!
The Plastics Recycling Conference has in years past been one of the most influential plastics conferences in the country. WEIMA is coming with a great machine in tow!  More ››


It's a Wrap on AWFS 2015! - WEIMA returned with a green spin to this woodworking show!
WEIMA America returned to the AWFS Fair with the Destroy Responsibly program in tow! Another successful year of educating the nation's woodworkers on the benefits of going green!  More ››


South Carolina company reaps the benefits of shredding and recycling
Southern Lumber produces structural lumber components for framing as well as interior and exterior trim, molding, siding, railing, and flooring. They utilize a WEIMA horizontal shredder to shred and recycling wood waste.  More ››


Operating a Green Plant - The benefits of shredding for wood shops
Madison Burt will present at AWFS Fair 2015 on the environmental and monetary benefits of size reduction and recycling.  More ››


Dale Walker brings 30+ years of experience to the WEIMA team
We are so excited to announce this addition to our sales team.  More ››


From a great past into a successful future – 30 years of WEIMA's WLK 4 single-shaft shredder
From a great past into a successful future – 30 years of WEIMA's WL 4 single-shaft shredder  More ››


WEIMA to return to NPE in 2015
WEIMA America will be exhibiting at NPE 2015. They plan to bring with them a very large machine and a running two-stage system, among others!  More ››


WEIMA announces its return to the Waste Expo in 2015!
WEIMA plans to return to the Waste Expo in 2015.  More ››


AWFS 2015
The Destroy Responsibly campaign continues at the AWFS Fair 2015 in Las Vegas.  More ››


Used Versus New Machinery
In these economic times, many people these days are looking for great deals, including manufacturers. We get it. But does usedalways mean less expensive? Could it be more cost-effective to buy new? (3/12/14)  More ››


WEIMA America hosts U.S. Congressional Representative Mick Mulvaney at North American HQ
WEIMA America was honored to host U.S. Congressman for South Carolina's 5th District, Rep. Mick Mulvaney, at their North American headquarters in Fort Mill, South Carolina last week. (9/23/14)  More ››


IWF 2014 is right around the corner!
The International Woodworking Fair is the largest woodworking trade show in North America, and as a leader in wood size reduction technology, WEIMA America will be present once again. (8/15/14)  More ››


The Art of Recycling
We think recycling is a beautiful thing. (7/10/12)  More ››


WEIMA Dealer Event a TREMENDOUS Success!
With close to 50 dealers/representatives from North America in attendance, the sales and marketing team conducted seminars and held plant tours to show the scope of WEIMA machinery. (6/19/14)  More ››


WEIMA Makes History in Charlotte, North Carolina
On June 10th, the mayor of Charlotte in conjunction with City Council and the German Language and Culture Foundation, unveiled the newest member of our city, the Buddy Bear! (6/18/14)  More ››


WEIMA and Gamma Meccanica join forces in Plastics Recycling
WEIMA America has collaborated over the years with many manufacturers of plastics recycling machinery in order to perfect the perfect system for our customers. (1/9/14)  More ››


Briquettes: Saving the environment and saving you money!
Briquetting dust and shavings is both environmentally friendly and practical for your company's budget. (10/23/13)  More ››


Plastics Shredding: An Alternative to Pollution and Landfills
Plastic pollution is a hot topic these days among environmental agencies and lawmakers. Good thing there's a solution. (12/12/12)  More ››


WEIMA America's 2013 Exhibition Schedule Released
WEIMA America is excited to announce that they will be participating in the following industry trade shows and conferences in 2013.(12/4/12)  More ››


Meet the Team: Chad
Chad is a Regional Sales Manager here at WEIMA America. (10/13/11)  More ››


The Lucky Few
An introspective post written by Regional Sales Manager, Jeremy Boggs, about being on the sales team here at WEIMA.  More ››


Reduce the size of your waste, not the size of your wallet!
"The biggest difference between time and space is that you can't reuse time." Merrick Furst  More ››


Go Shredders!
WEIMA America has its own soccer team! Our VP of Sales, Madison Burt, coaches the "Shredders." (11/1/12)  More ››


WEIMA America will reveal a new product at IWF 2012!
The TH1500M will be debuted at this year's largest American wood show. (6/28/12)  More ››


WEIMA America to expand North American Headquarters!
WEIMA America adds square footage to compensate for this year's demand and provide better lead times to customers. (5/3/12)  More ››


Magazine Publishes State of the Industry Report
2011 in review: recycling and industry reports. (2/22/2012)  More ››


Ford Escape Takes Advantage of Plastic Recycling
Rethinking plastic recycling in a post-Katrina world. (1/25/2012)  More ››


Meet the Team: Audrey
Audrey is the brains behind WEIMA's marketing department. (12/21/11)  More ››


U.S. Plastics Recyclers Reach Record Volume in 2010
Last year, the amount of recycled PET used in manufacturing increased by 7 percent and broke the 1-billion pound level for the first time, at 1.002 billion pounds. (12/6/11)  More ››


Meet the Team: Heiko
Heiko is the VP of Technical Operations (11/30/11)  More ››


Meet the Team: Rita
Rita is the Office Administrator and Accounts Payable for WEIMA America (11/16/11)  More ››


Meet the Team: Andrew
Andrew is one of our many Regional Sales Representatives (11/9/11)  More ››


Meet the Team: Jeremy
Jeremy is one of our many Regional Sales Representatives (11/2/11)  More ››


Seven BILLION people?!
With a growing population comes a growing need for recycling. (10/31/11)  More ››


Meet the Team: Madison
Madison is the VP of Sales and Marketing at WEIMA America. (10/26/11)  More ››


The Competitive Edge of "Going Green"
Having the correct waste collection system within any facility can pay tremendous dividends. (10/14/11)  More ››


Who is the King of Shred?
Last week WEIMA America welcomed John Pahl, a new addition to our technical department! He wrote the following post. Welcome aboard, John! (10/10/11)  More ››


WEIMA America is on YouTube!
Check out our machinery in action! (8/10/11)  More ››


Meet the Team: Brian
Brian Brown is the Project Coordinator here at WEIMA America (10/5/11)  More ››


California Leads Charge in Carpet Recycling
According to California's Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), discarded carpet is one of the 10 most prevalent waste materials in California landfills. (9/7/11)  More ››


Golfing in a Hurricane
A recap of WEIMA America's summer team building event. (8/30/11)  More ››


Companies Asked to Assess Their "Plastic Footprint"
An international initiative will encourage hundreds of organizations to assess their use and recycling of plastics in an efforts to call more attention to the vast amounts of plastic waste entering the environment. (8/23/11)  More ››


AWFS Fair recycling program shreds wood scrap for Las Vegas nonprofit
Giving back while going green never felt so good! (8/1/11)  More ››


Honda Seeks to Reduce Manufacturing Waste
A recent trade press article reported that Honda of America Manufacturing Inc. has almost entirely stopped sending factory waste to landfills and is now inviting its suppliers to follow suit. (7/26/11)  More ››


Paper Recycling Up. Landfill Deposits Down
The Environmental Paper Network (EPN), a collective of conservation organizations, just released a pulp and paper sustainability report that shows annual landfill deposits for paper are down significantly since 2005. (7/22/11)  More ››


QR Codes... say what?
A new modern twist on an old system. (6/29/11)  More ››


Standards Announced for Wood Fuel Specifications
The Construction Materials Recycling Association (CMRA) and the National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA), Washington, D.C., have developed what they claim are viable, in-use construction and demolition wood fuel specifications. (6/21/11)  More ››


Consumer manufacturers encouraging plastics recycling at retail
A consortium of consumer goods manufacturers have banded together to encourage consumer recycling of plastics right at retail. (6/7/11)  More ››


High Fuel Prices Mean High Resin Prices
As the price of resin goes up, the importance of recycling becomes more critical. An article by Regional Sales Manager, Bill Zoller. (6/2/11)  More ››


Natural disaster debris removal presents
challenges for municipalities

After natural disasters, recycling is both necessary and possible. (5/31/11)  More ››


Creative Design Saves Space and Money for Printer
We recently completed a project for one of the largest printing firms in the Southeast. (5/25/11)  More ››


What's been going on at WEIMA America?
New products and special pricing on in-stock machinery. (5/24/11)  More ››


The SPIDER HRS is set to arrive in the USA on Thursday, May 19th!
The newest addition to the WEIMA family of shredders is on its way! (5/17/11)  More ››


Plastic Bag Ban Fails in Oregon
Plastics News reported this week that a legislative effort to ban single-use plastic carryout bags in Oregon has failed. (5/15/11)  More ››


A Close Call for Wood Products
Industry in Recent Budget Stalemate

Had congress been unable to reach an agreement over the 2011 federal budget, the impasse could have had an adverse effect on the wood products industries in several areas. (5/2/11)  More ››


Wood Grinding
WEIMA is able to deliver a wood grinder that fits your exact type of wood waste. (4/28/11)  More ››


Experience
As the market begins to improve, we are faced with fitting the correct recycling equipment to the application, and we've seen it all. (4/21/11)  More ››


New Laundry Detergent Packaging Made From 100 Percent
Recycled Paper Waste

Seventh Generation, a leading brand of non-toxic household and personal care products, has introduced a new liquid laundry detergent bottle made from 100 percent recycled cardboard and newspaper. (4/18/11)  More ››


Market Trends are on the Rise
We've completed the first quarter of 2011 here at WEIMA America, and so far the business environment seems to be quite optimistic. (4/13/11)  More ››


WEIMA America's New Hard Drive Shredder, the HD 7.5!
The demand for security destruction is ever increasing and the cost-effective solutions available have been limited until now! (4/7/11)  More ››


Destroy Responsibly!
It's official-- WEIMA America is returning to the AWFS Fair 2011 as the official Recycling Partner! (4/4/11)  More ››


PET Wine Bottles Making Big Splash in the Marketplace
As consumers embrace greener packaging options, the use of plastic wine bottles is starting to spread. (3/31/11)  More ››


WEIMA America's Horizontal Grinder (Horizontal Beaver 300)
Wood Waste Recycling is the way of the future and WEIMA America has the horizontal grinder for you. (3/24/11)  More ››


Lumber Prices Spike in Aftermath of Japanese Tsunami
Japan is a leading market for hardwood lumber exports, and reconstruction of the many damaged structures will increase global demand significantly and likely impact U.S. domestic pricing as well. (3/22/11)  More ››


Man we are versatile!
Regional Sales Manager, Jeremy Boggs, blogs about life on the road. (3/3/11)  More ››


Industry Pulse - IHLA in review, by Jeremy Boggs.
IHLA in review, by Jeremy Boggs. (2/11/11)  More ››


Preventative Maintenance for Optimum Performance
VP of Sales, Madison Burt, blogs about the importance of preventative maintenance and the longevity of your WEIMA machine. (2/10/11)  More ››


WEIMA High Performance Biomass Briquetting Systems
A blog post by Chad Ames on the importance of briquetting. (2/3/11)  More ››


Shred it!
January is almost over and 2011 is looking to be a good year for WEIMA America, Inc.! (1/28/11)  More ››


Social Media Marketing is the New Black
Like us on Facebook! (1/25/11)  More ››


Application is Everything!
Application is everything when providing or purchasing size reduction equipment. (1/23/11)  More ››


Continued Innovations Propel Weima America for 2011
The clear important of innovation at WEIMA. (1/17/11)  More ››


Demand For Post-Consumer Plastic Scrap Continues to Grow
A recent report, demonstrates how the international demand for post-consumer plastic scrap by countries like China and India are a problem for domestic manufacturers (1/7/11)  More ››


Wood Waste to Heating Energy
Using wood waste for energy and heat is a viable option. (12/20/10)  More ››


New WEIMA America Waste Wood Grinder in St-Tite-des-Caps, QC
Akhurst Machinery and WEIMA America team up. (12/17/10)  More ››


WEIMA's misson - happy customers!
Customer satisfaction is our goal-- ALWAYS. (12/9/10)  More ››


Oddest Application of the Year!
Being able to shred a large variety of materials inevitably means we will see some bizarre applications. This is just one of those! (12/8/10)  More ››


Wood Grinding for the Smaller Wood Shop - WL 1 Series
Being able to shred a large variety of materials inevitably means we will see some bizarre applications. This is just one of those! (12/8/10)  More ››


Save money with a Weima Rippings Grinder
In today's economic climate, the most important thing is efficiency. How can we save money? (12/6/10)  More ››



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