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 30,000 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 Audrey at audrey.brewer@weimaamerica.com for more info.

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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An employee dumps post-shredded plastic material into a gaylord for granulating.

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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WEIMA shredder at Healix opening ceremony

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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Two stage shredding system from WEIMA in production halls of Plastipack

Got It Covered. Let’s Go Swimming!

Plastipack Limited, based in the UK, is a producer of high-quality plastic swimming pool covers and water storage systems. By the help of a WEIMA two-stage size reduction system, their plastic production scrap is recycled directly on-site – for a closed loop.

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weima single shaft shredder with extrusion line at fiberon in north carolina

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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The aluminum cans are pressed into discs with a diameter of 200 mm

Fully automated: Beer can rejects emptying and pressing at Fiddlehead Brewing Company, USA

With a PUEHLER E.200 drainage press, the American brewery Fiddlehead Brewing Company optimizes its recycling processes at the canning line.

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