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Detailed rendering of shredding process with WEIMA WLK 1500 single-shaft shredder
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Sustainable

shredding + compressing

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.

WEIMA stands for active environmental protection and for robust shredding technology "Made in Germany". Our machines lay the foundation for a resource-efficient future and are at the beginning of many recycling loops. That's what makes us proud.

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Industrial Shredders, Briquetters & Drainage Presses from WEIMA

Designed and manufactured in Germany

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Shredding

Shredding

Shredding

For over 40 years, we have produced shredding technology for large industry and small craftsman shops alike.

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Did you know?

WEIMA shreds materials like wood, plastic, paper, metal, and waste into a homogenous size.

Valuable scrap

Shredded scrap is used for the production of new raw materials.

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Industrial Shredders, Briquetters & Drainage Presses from WEIMA

Designed and manufactured in Germany

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Briquetting

Briquetting

Briquetting

Waste materials at their best. We turn paper, biomass, wood, and metal into highly compressed briquettes.

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Did you know?

By briquetting waste material, you can reduce the volume by up to 90 percent.

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Industrial Shredders, Briquetters & Drainage Presses from WEIMA

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Drainage

Sustainable drainage and compaction of production waste

Draining + compacting

With the presses of the PUEHLER series, WEIMA offers sustainable system solutions for the disposal and recycling of labels, packaging and rework material.

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Did you know?

We drain filled and empty packaging such as plastic bottles and cans, TetraPaks, and bottle labels.

Recycling instead of waste

We recommend separating packaging from contents with PUEHLER presses and recycling instead of costly disposal as hazardous waste.

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Industrial Shredders, Briquetters & Drainage Presses from WEIMA

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Service

We care.

Maintenance. Repair. Spare parts.

To ensure that your WEIMA, now and in the future, lacks nothing, WEIMA Service supports you from installation to inspection and maintenance to repair of your system.

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Industrial Shredders, Briquetters & Drainage Presses from WEIMA

Designed and manufactured in Germany

SPECIAL NEWS

WEIMA sustainability program celebrates 10 years of successful recycling

Making events greener. Our Destroy Responsibly™ program has made tradeshows more environmentally sound by providing an on-site shredding system at industry events where substantial waste is generated.

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WEIMA at a glance

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40k
machines sold
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300
employees
Numbers. Data. Facts. We are a mid-sized family-owned company based in the heart of Baden-Württemberg. Our core competencies are the shredding and compacting of all kinds of waste. WEIMA machines turn big into small again. Together with our customers, we lay the foundation for a world without (unused) waste.

New customer installations

With annually more than 1,200 machines delivered worldwide, it's easy to get lost in the shuffle. For this reason, we have put together a selection of the most exciting current projects for you.
WKS 1800 shredder for corrugated paper and cardboard scrap
Post-consumer plastic waste shredding Denmark with WEIMA shredders
Circuit boards shredding with WEIMA WKS 2200 shredder
WKS 2200 shredders grind wood waste in Vietnam
PowerLine 3000 single-shaft shredder from WEIMA
WEIMA WLK 18 Jumbo wood grinder shreds plywood production waste in France
Plastic film recycling with WEIMA Shredder and EREMA extruder
Commercial waste shredder from WEIMA in Cambodia
Municipal waste shredding from WEIMA in India

      News & Press

      You read it here first

      Furniture makers at Calgan Recliners
      December 3, 2021

      Comfortable shredding

      Calgan Recliners in Johannisburg are among the biggest manufacturers of upholstery furniture in South Africa. A WL 4 shreds their wood waste.

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      WEIMA wood grinders WL 4 (back) and WLH Tiger 400 (front)
      November 9, 2021

      Short work of long waste wood

      Premier Wood in Australia relies on dependable WEIMA shredding technology from Germany for many years to ensure that waste wood management runs smoothly.

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      WSM secondary shredder for recycling of plastic waste at SuperBon in Romania
      October 25, 2021

      Super recycling in Romania – annual turnover doubled despite pandemic

      Romanian recycling company SuperBon uses a primary shredder and two secondary shredders for its production of plastic recyclates before selling the raw material worldwide.

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      ReWork draining press from WEIMA for milk carton compressing
      October 7, 2021

      Not a drop wasted – ReWork at milk processor Emmi

      Using a WEIMA PUEHLER G.300 ReWork draining press, overfilled or underfilled milk cartons are automatically opened and emptied in order to return the recovered milk to the production process at Emmi in Switzerland.

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      September 10, 2021

      Sustainable. Innovative. Digital. – WEIMA at the LIGNA.Innovation Network

      At the digital LIGNA.Innovation Network on September 27-29, WEIMA will show you how best to deal with wood waste. The focus will be on sustainable recycling solutions for subsequent energy generation.

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      rejects
      August 17, 2021

      Pulper Waste. Power. Profit.

      A Turkish company, KMK Paper, becomes self-sufficient by converting its pulper waste from paper production into a fuel that provides energy for its own operations. The company lowers costs while reducing waste in the environment!

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      WEIMA in Motion

      Hundreds of videos are waiting on you

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      We Shred

      See for yourself the full spectrum of WEIMA’s shredding capabilities. From the typical applications like wood, paper, and plastic to the extraordinary applications like kevlar or paper money.

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      We Briquette

      Our media center is growing regularly, giving you the opportunity to see our full capabilities in action! If you want to see how deodorant containers, wood shavings, cigarettes, or elephant grass look once briquetted, this is the place where you’ll find just that.

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      We Compact

      Whether it's customer installations or trials in our technical center – if you are interested in draining and compressing empty or filled packaging, beverage cans or even labels, bottle caps and tags, you will find the right solution with WEIMA

      Trade Shows & Conferences

      We are looking forward to meeting you

      16 — 17

      Feb 2021

      Solids / Recycling-Technik
      Dortmund
      (Germany)

      25 — 28

      Jan 2022

      Interplastica
      Moscow
      (Russia)

      1 — 4

      Feb 2022

      Eurobois
      Lyon
      (France)

      6 — 9

      Feb 2022

      W Exhibition
      Birmingham
      (Great Britain)

      16 — 17

      Feb 2022

      Global Cemfuels
      Lisbon
      (Portugal)

      16 — 17

      Feb 2022

      Solids / Recycling-Technik
      Dortmund
      (Germany)

      8 — 11

      Mar 2022

      Plastimagen
      Mexico City
      (Mexico)

      14 — 17

      Mar 2022

      FIMMA
      Bento Gonçalves
      (Brazil)

      21 — 24

      Mar 2022

      ISRI
      Las Vegas
      (United States)

      27 — 31

      Mar 2022

      Plástico Brasil
      São Paulo
      (Brazil)

      29 — 1

      Mar 2022

      FIMMA Maderalia
      Valencia
      (Spain)

      29 — 1

      Mar 2022

      Holz-Handwerk
      Nuremberg
      (Germany)

      5 — 8

      Apr 2022

      FIP
      Lyon
      (France)

      26 — 29

      Apr 2022

      Anuga FoodTec
      Cologne
      (Germany

      9 — 12

      May 2022

      Waste Expo
      Las Vegas
      (United States)

      24 — 27

      May 2022

      Plastpol
      Kielce
      (Poland)

      30 — 3

      May 2022

      IFAT
      Munich
      (Germany)

      22 — 23

      Jun 2022

      PRSE
      Amsterdam
      (Netherlands)

      5 — 8

      Jul 2022

      ForMóbile
      São Paulo
      (Brazil)

      14 — 17

      Jul 2022

      FITECMA
      Buenos Aires
      (Argentina)

      23 — 26

      Aug 2022

      IWF
      Atlanta
      (United States)

      24 — 27

      Aug 2022

      ExpoPlast Peru
      San Miguel
      (Peru)

      30 — 2

      Aug 2022

      Trä & Teknik
      Gothenburg
      (Sweden)

      12 — 16

      Sep 2022

      Drinktec
      Munich
      (Germany)

      13 — 16

      Sep 2022

      DREMA
      Poznan
      (Poland)

      13 — 17

      Sep 2022

      AMB
      Stuttgart
      (Germany)

      26 — 30

      Sep 2022

      ColombiaPlast
      Bogotá
      (Colombia)

      30 — 2

      Sep 2022

      Plastica22
      Athens
      (Greece)

      19 — 26

      Oct 2022

      K
      Düsseldorf
      (Germany)

      23 — 26

      Oct 2022

      Pack Expo
      Chicago
      (United States)

      26 — 29

      Oct 2022

      Ecomondo
      Rimini
      (Italy)

      8 — 10

      Nov 2022

      BrauBeviale
      Nuremberg
      (Germany)