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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

Designed and manufactured in Germany

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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

Designed and manufactured in Germany

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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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Industrial Shredders, Briquetters & Drainage Presses from WEIMA

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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

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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.
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
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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      September 8, 2022

      Doubling Down on Plastics Recycling

      Butler-MacDonald is a plastics recycling specialist which takes great pride in processing hard-to-handle plastic scrap from various sources, including post-industrial and post-consumer waste streams. The company recently commissioned its second WEIMA shredder!

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      high-density paper fine dust briquettes
      August 18, 2022

      Fighting fine dust

      Tons of process-related fine dust are produced during the recycling of paper waste. Many companies are literally sitting on a powder keg of paper particles. Enava Limited from South Wales relies on WEIMA briquetting technology to minimize the risks of an explosion while protecting the health of its employees on site.

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      August 3, 2022

      WEIMA shows equipment for recycling of metal waste at AMB 2022

      At the AMB 2022 trade fair in Stuttgart, WEIMA will be showing basic process steps on the way to efficient recycling of metal waste.

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      August 2, 2022

      WEIMA shredding solutions for post-consumer plastic recycling at K 2022

      At K 2022, WEIMA will exhibit two new plastic shredders and a new development in the field of compaction of plastic flakes.

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      View inside PUEHLER drainage press during pressing of PET bottles
      July 26, 2022

      PUEHLER presses from WEIMA for draining and compressing production waste at drinktec 2022

      WEIMA will show a disposal solution for all types of packaging at drinktec 2022. The three PUEHLER presses on display cover the entire spectrum for the economical dewatering and compacting of cans, PET bottles, Tetra Paks, pouches and even labels.

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      weima shredders at plastipack production halls
      July 1, 2022

      Pool Covers Without Waste

      Closed Loop Production at Plastipack: A WEIMA four-shaft shredder and a granulator recycle inhouse plastic pool cover production scrap in England. Find out why it is surprisingly quiet in Plastipack’s shop.

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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

      26 — 30

      Sep 2022


      28 — 30

      Sep 2022

      IFAT India

      30 — 2

      Sep 2022


      19 — 26

      Oct 2022


      23 — 26

      Oct 2022

      Pack Expo
      (United States)

      26 — 29

      Oct 2022