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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

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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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42+
years of experience
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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.
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
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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      May 17, 2022

      WEIMA’s wide range of solutions for waste wood shredding and compaction at the Holz-Handwerk 2022 trade show

      Sustainable. Many want to be. Very few really are. The fact is: Without shredding machines, further processing, use or disposal of residual materials becomes extremely difficult. And since there are many different types of wood waste, WEIMA is presenting no less than five machines at its nearly 100 sqm booth in Nuremberg.

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      May 3, 2022

      More autonomy through clothes hanger recycling: Plásticos Ojara in Colombia

      More autonomy thanks to a WEIMA WLK 4 shredder: In the manufacturing of clothes hangers, the Colombian company Plásticos Ojara benefits from the advantages of internal recycling: Reduced purchase of raw materials, lower costs for intralogistics, lower disposal costs, cleaner store floor.

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      April 13, 2022

      WEIMA celebrates its variety of drive systems together with a pre-shredder premiere at IFAT 2022

      At IFAT 2022, the recycling specialist from Ilsfeld will be exhibiting two large shredders – the FineCut 3000 single-shaft secondary shredder and a new pre-shredder with two-shaft technology. The WEIMA M8.28 pre-shredder will be celebrating its major premiere in Munich.

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      WEIMA shredder at Healix opening ceremony
      April 8, 2022

      Ghost(net)buster in the Netherlands

      Marcel Alberts has declared war on so-called Ghost Nets – left-over, floating fishing nets and ropes that pollute the world’s oceans. Using state-of-the-art technology for plastics recycling, the aim of his Dutch company Healix is to turn this linear waste into a product on site and create a circular economy. At the forefront of the process chain is a WEIMA W5.22 single-shaft shredder.

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      weima single shaft shredder with extrusion line at fiberon in north carolina
      March 10, 2022

      Sustainable Composite Decking with Fiberon

      Repurposing plastic waste where it’s created can provide a new income stream for businesses while eliminating the need to ship waste materials across the ocean. Fiberon has embraced this process, proving that being attentive to the environment does not always have to be a financial burden.

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      Metal swarf and plastic turnings press PUEHLER C.200 from WEIMA
      February 25, 2022

      WEIMA PUEHLER C.200 New hydraulic press for compacting shavings from CNC machining

      The new WEIMA PUEHLER C.200 hydraulic press for chips turns loose shavings from CNC milling, turning or drilling into compact discs. Coolants can be recovered. Waste volume is reduced significantly.

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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

      24 — 27

      May 2022

      Plastpol
      Kielce
      (Poland)

      30 — 3

      May 2022

      IFAT
      Munich
      (Germany)

      14 — 17

      Jun 2022

      Eurobois
      Lyon
      (France)

      22 — 23

      Jun 2022

      PRSE
      Amsterdam
      (Netherlands)

      22 — 23

      Jun 2022

      Solids / Recycling-Technik
      Dortmund
      (Germany)

      5 — 8

      Jul 2022

      ForMóbile
      São Paulo
      (Brazil)

      12 — 15

      Jul 2022

      Holz-Handwerk
      Nuremberg
      (Germany)

      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)

      31 — 2

      Aug 2022

      ReTech
      Seoul
      (South Korea)

      12 — 16

      Sep 2022

      Drinktec
      Munich
      (Germany)

      13 — 16

      Sep 2022

      DREMA
      Poznan
      (Poland)

      13 — 17

      Sep 2022

      AMB
      Stuttgart
      (Germany)

      14 — 16

      Sep 2022

      Global Cemfuels
      Lisbon
      (Portugal)

      14 — 16

      Sep 2022

      Renewable Energy 2022
      Bangkok
      (Thailand)

      26 — 30

      Sep 2022

      ColombiaPlast
      Bogotá
      (Colombia)

      28 — 30

      Sep 2022

      IFAT India
      Mumbai
      (India)

      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

      Gulfood Manufacturing
      Dubai
      (UAE)