News & Press

You read it here first
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.

Read more
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.

Read more
November 16, 2020

Kayaks on the recycling wave

In Exeter, UK, Devon Contract Waste recycles a wide variety of hard plastics. This includes not-so-everyday items such as fuel tanks, kayaks and road cones. The central component of the recycling plant is a WEIMA WLK 1500 single-shaft shredder.

Read more
September 25, 2020

All the taste, none of the waste

Producing paper products generates a lot of waste. In the classic recycling cycle, the production waste or surplus is shredded and then returned to the production process. The Munich start-up company easy2cool has a different but equally sustainable use for paper waste. Using a WEIMA WLK 1500 Shredder, revolutionary and sustainable insulating elements are made from corrugated cardboard packaging.

Read more
September 23, 2020

IFAT business summit: from a yogurt cup to a new recycled product

The first IFAT impact business summit celebrated its premiere from Sep 8-10 2020 in Munich, Germany. With success from the very start: approx. 2,100 people participated online in the course of three days. And WEIMA played a key role in this program. Sales director Patrick Henzler, representing the recycling and size reduction industry, explained innovative shredding solutions for the handling of post-consumer plastic waste.

Read more
August 21, 2020

Partners in Performance – WEIMA trusts in hydraulic drives from Hägglunds

Recycling specialist WEIMA has been playing its trust in the cooperation with the hydraulics experts from Hägglunds for many years.

Read more
Newsletter
Sign-up for our newsletter today.
Sign-up for our newsletter