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

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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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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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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


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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News & Press

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WEIMA PowerLine 1500 shreds hazardous waste for INSEE Ecocycle in Vietnam
May 10, 2021

Fearless shredding

For the processing of toxic, corrosive and sometimes flammable waste streams, it simply cannot be a standard off-the-shelf shredder. The Siam City Cement subsidiary Ecocycle in Hon Chong (Kien Giang Province, Vietnam) took up the challenge and found the right technology partner in WEIMA.

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Baumueller high toqrue shredder drive
April 22, 2021

30 percent lower energy costs thanks to Baumüller high-torque drive

For a particularly tricky application in plastics recycling, WEIMA recently installed a high-torque drive from Baumüller. And with great success: Compared to a conventional drive, up to 30 percent lower energy costs are achieved here.

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Tony Paarhammer and CEMAC dealer Jonathan Tan inspecting wood briquettes
March 30, 2021

Paarhammer, Australia: Sustainable waste management in the woodworking industry

The Australian woodworking company Paarhammer uses a WEIMA WL 4 single-shaft shredder and TH 814 briquette press to recycle their wood waste on-site and create extra revenue.

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WEIMA wood grinder with air extraction system
March 19, 2021

Thinking about winter in summer – the smart wood trader thinks ahead

With a WEIMA WL 13 single-shaft shredder and a TH 820 briquetting press, Hutchings Timber makes clever use of wood waste to save costs, sustainably heat premises and sell briquettes profitably.

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February 8, 2021

Barrel makers in high spirits throughout pandemic

Consumption of alcoholic beverages during the pandemic changed. The hospitality industry took a huge hit as in-person dining became less of a reality. According to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), the industry “experienced solid growth in 2020” thanks to some creativity on behalf of state legislators to make curbside cocktails and to-go options a possibility.

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Material storage from old waste garbage cans, HDPE pipes and soiled hard plastic waste
November 30, 2020

Recycling is for the bin

This is where the cycle begins. At the Swedish company Veolia Recycling Plastics Sweden AB, waste bins, HDPE pipes and other contaminated hard plastic waste are turned into new raw material with the help of a WEIMA PowerLine 2500 shredder and downstream wash line.

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WEIMA in Motion

Hundreds of videos are waiting on you


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.


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.


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

25 — 26

Aug 2021


14 — 18

Sep 2021


21 — 23

Sep 2021


28 — 29

Sep 2021

IFAT India

29 — 30

Sep 2021

Plastics Recycling World

12 — 15

Oct 2021


12 — 16

Oct 2021


17 — 21

Oct 2021


21 — 23

Oct 2021

IFAT Eurasia

26 — 29

Oct 2021

Woodworking / BioEnergy

27 — 28

Oct 2021

Waste Expo

4 — 5

Nov 2021


10 — 11

Nov 2021

Greener Manufacturing Show

15 — 18

Nov 2021


30 — 3

Nov 2021


6 — 9

Feb 2022

W Exhibition
(Great Britain)