An orange WEIMA shredder is loaded with pulper ropes from paper recycling
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Timeless.

With WEIMA technology you are always on the safe side.

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Refuse-derived fuel production with WEIMA waste shredder
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Waste-to-Energy

Heavy duty single-shaft pre and secondary shredders for RDF production

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View inside a shredder cutting wood
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We make it small.

Industrial shredders for recycling, disposal and energy generation

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WEIMA drainage press compresses PET bottles
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Simply. Robust.

Hydraulic presses for draining and compressing

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Mechanic with WEIMA clothing in front of an orange shredder
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We care.

The WEIMA service promise.

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WEIMA is a leading manufacturer of machines for shredding, briquetting and dewatering of waste and residual materials from plastics, wood, paper, metal and biomass.

WEIMA at a glance

Our shredders are at the beginning of many recycling cycles. WEIMA shredding technology contributes to turning unused waste back into valuable materials. We are a partner of the industry as well as the trade, a driver of the recycling economy and a proud solution provider for a sustainable future.
44+
years of experience
40k+
machines sold
320+
employees

The circle starts with us.

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.
The circle starts with us.

We support the circular economy.

The Destroy Responsibly™ program makes trade shows and other events more sustainable. A fully functional shredding line recycles waste where it is generated: right on the event site.
WEIMA is a proud technology partner of the Precious Plastic Community. Together we develop solutions and compact machines for micro recycling projects.

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.
An orange WEIMA W5.18 single-shaft shredder shreds LDPE film at RKW in Hoogstraten, Belgium
WEIMA WLK 15 single-shaft shredder for waste wood at Grayson Lumber mill
An orange shredder in South Korea that shreds old tires.
Aerial view of an orange shredder shredding municipal waste at a recycling company in South Korea
An orange shredder at a recycling company in South Korea shreds industrial waste.
An orange shredder in South Korea shredding old textiles.
orange shredder shredding municipal waste at a recycling company in South Korea
WEIMA PreCut 2500 shreds pulper waste from paper recycling process and is loaded by crane
orange WEIMA WLK 1500 shredder shreds fish nets at a customer in South Korea
an orange WEIMA shredder W5.18 at a plastics recycler in the Netherlands
an orange shredder from WEIMA shreds wood waste at a customer in Sweden
An orange WEIMA WLK 1500 shredder at Kloboucká lesní in the Czech Republic
orange weima shredder next to a blue erema extrusion system for film recycling
weima shredder connected to an erema extrusion machine
weima shredder conveyor belt feeds erema extrusion machine
weima shredder filled by forklift with hdpe pipe offcuts
orange WEIMA WLK 1500 shredder with a tilting table at Unilin in Belgium
Orange red weima powerline 3000 shredder in australia with conveyor belt
orange weima shredder next to conveyor belt inside hall for municipal waste treatment (MSW)
WEIMA WL4 Shredder in joinery
WEIMA WLK 1500 Shredder at Palaplast
weima shredder outside in front of air extraction system and truck container
orang weima shredder in production hall with conveyor belt
orange weima shredder with conveyor belts and hydraulic drive power pack in south korea
WEIMA Wood Shredder at British Recycling company
dust extraxction system with orange weima shredder
orange red weima plastic shredder with conveyor belts in production hall in england
green weima wood strips shredder with container underneath
three weima employees with yellow warning vests in front of an orange weima shredder
orange red weima shredder with conveyor belts in belgium
four persons in front of a weima shredder in mexico
red orange weima shredder wlk 10 with conveyor belts in romania production hall
two yellow weima waste shredder in egypt
Blue weima metal briquette press next to loose steel turnings
Shredding of post-consumer and post-industrial plastic scrap with a WEIMA WLK 30 Super Jumbo shredder
WEIMA FineCut single-shaft shredder pre-shreds plastic for inhouse recycling
WEIMA S7.25 lift-up single-shaft shredder at customer site shreds plastic waste
Newly installed WEIMA WLK 4 plastic shredder inside Zaplas production hall
Two WEIMA employees next to WEIMA PUEHLER press E.200 in America
Industrial waste shredding in South Korea with WEIMA shredder
Feeding of WEIMA PowerLine 3000 single-shaft shredder in Morocco
Shredding plastic hangers with WEIMA WLK 4
TH 800 M Aluminiumpresse in Schweden
Plastika Kritis shredder WEIMA PreCut 3000 with wheel loader
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

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      February 5, 2024

      LDPE film recycling with WEIMA shredder at RKW in Belgium

      RKW produces a wide range of polyethylene films (LDPE films). At the Hoogstraten site in Belgium, the company has recently started using a WEIMA W5.18 single-shaft shredder and primarily shreds LDPE film waste from production as well as externally purchased film.

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      January 10, 2024

      Plastic Recycling, Inc. Transforms Plastic Purge with WEIMA Shredder

      From the southeastern U.S. to the heartland of Indiana, Plastic Recycling, Inc. remains committed to their mission of recycling plastics and transforming them into something new and valuable. With the WEIMA shredder as their trusted partner, they’re writing a story of progress, resilience, and a better world for generations to come.

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      The WLK 1500 single-shaft shredder from WEIMA stands in front of a building. In the background is the associated control cabinet and the transport system consisting of screw conveyors and spirals.
      December 6, 2023

      WEIMA wood shredder at the center of a successful collaboration

      In the course of growth and expansion to four different locations, Bropack Bronner Packmittel GmbH decided to build a new headquarters. Together with WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH, Steiner GmbH, Nolting Holzfeuerungstechnik GmbH and Mühlböck Holztrocknungsanlagen, an innovative system was designed for an in-house drying and heating system.

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      an orange WEIMA shredder W5.18 at a plastics recycler in the Netherlands
      November 6, 2023

      Shredder quartet for Aufderhaar Kunststof Recycling in the Netherlands

      For the processing of post-consumer waste (PE) and flower pots (PP), four large WEIMA shredders are used for secondary shredding at the Veolia Nederland subsidiary Aufderhaar Kunststof Recycling in Vroomshoop. The regranulate produced in this way is then reused for the production of packaging materials.

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      October 10, 2023

      Saint Arnold Brewing Company Enhances Sustainability with the WEIMA E.200 Drainage Press

      Saint Arnold Brewing Company found the ideal solution to their excess waste challenges with the WEIMA E.200 Drainage Press. By compressing damaged cans on-site, they are demonstrating their unwavering commitment to sustainability and innovation within the brewing industry.

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      A red WEIMA S7.15 is standing in front of a building. A company employee stands next to it and looks into the camera.
      October 4, 2023

      Högland Såg & Hyvleri: Wood chips from residual wood as fuel for energy power plants

      Högland Såg & Hyvleri is a leading manufacturer of high-quality sawn timber and planed products in Örnsköldsvik, in the northeast of Sweden. During the production, large quantities of residual wood are produced every day, which are reduced to chips by a WEIMA S7.15 single-shaft shredder. These are then resold as fuel for power plants.

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