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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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Industrial Shredders, Briquetters & Drainage Presses from WEIMA

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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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WEIMA at a glance

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.

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News & Press

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Two-stage shredding solution with WEIMA shredder and Neue Herbold granulator
August 3, 2021

Focus on circular economy – WEIMA shredders at Fakuma 2021

At the 27th Fakuma, WEIMA will present fundamental process steps on the way to efficient recycling of plastics at a joint booth with its long-standing partner Neue Herbold.

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Managing director Andreas Mack in front of a WKS 1800 shredder
July 1, 2021

Outlook: Andreas Mack on innovation, recycling, and IOT in the post-Corona era

In an interview with international engineering news platform Easy Engineering, WEIMA managing director Andreas Mack gives insight into innovations, solutions and their impact on customers.

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Rendering of the WEIMA drainage presses PUEHLER G ReWork
June 22, 2021

New WEIMA presses for economical drainage and compaction with proven PÜHLER know-how

Recycling specialist from Ilsfeld expands its range of solutions for compaction technology

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WEIMA ZM 40 four-shaft wood shredder in Russian furniture manufacturers production halls
June 8, 2021

Long wood scrap for long winters

Russian furniture giant Lerom relies on a WEIMA ZM 40 four-shaft shredder to process more than 20 cubic meters of wood waste from production every day.

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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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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


27 — 29

Sep 2021

LIGNA Innovation Network

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)