Success Stories

WEIMA gets requests for size reduction solutions from all over the world. Check out some of our installations in action and learn a bit more about the people and production lines behind these WEIMA machines.

Here you can find periodical news stories about people who are successfully using WEIMA shredders and briquette presses within their operations. Since the founding of our company in 1980, more than 40,000 machines have been sold. Just last year we sold over 1,300 application-specific machine solutions worldwide.

Do you have a machine of ours that is doing amazing things for your operation? We’d love to report on it here! Email us at media@weima.com for more info.

orange shredding machien from weima on concrete floor in production hall

Polymers Processors boost Australia’s plastic recycling capacities

With the help of a flagship WEIMA PowerLine single-shaft shredder, Polymer Processors in Melbourne has successfully commissioned stage one of their plant upgrade. This adds thousands of tons of plastic recycling capacity to Australia.

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employee fedding the weima wood chipper manually with wood waste

Shredding and burning of residual wood with BAFA subsidy

With a WEIMA WL 4 single-shaft shredder, a sophisticated screw system and a wood chips heating system, the German carpenter Bernd Kreutner uses the own waste wood such as roof battens, offcuts and pallets sustainably to heat the shop buildings.

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stainless steel weima puehler drainage press inside a production hall

Recycling of cans and disposal of labels at OeTTINGER using PUEHLER presses from WEIMA

WEIMA’s PUEHLER presses for removing labels from glass bottles and for recycling cans are operated at several OeTTINGER locations to dewater and compact waste materials in one process step. The challenge: huge production volumes.

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Doubling Down on Plastics Recycling

Butler-MacDonald, Inc. is an American 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.

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high-density paper fine dust briquettes

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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weima shredders at plastipack production halls

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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