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WEIMA America location Fot MIll in the morning hours
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WEIMA America

Proudly serving US industries since 1999.

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.

WEIMA stands for active environmental protection and for robust size reduction technology "Made in Germany". Our machines lay the foundation for a sustainable future and are at the beginning of many American recycling loops.

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Industrial Shredders, Briquetters & Draining 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 & Draining Presses from WEIMA

Designed and manufactured in Germany

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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 & Draining Presses from WEIMA

Designed and manufactured in Germany

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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 & Draining Presses from WEIMA

Designed and manufactured in Germany

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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 & Draining 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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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.
A yellow bucket labeled with Satisloh's name collects briquetted optical swarf.
Agricultural film shredder on Crete, Greece
Corrugated cardboard shredding with WEIMA WKS 1800 shredder
WEIMA WKS 1800 shredder recycling mixed post-consumer plastic waste
Hydraulic drive powered WKS 2200 shredder recycles circuit boards in South Korea
Shredding of mixed wood scrap in Vietnam with WEIMA wood grinders
PowerLine 3000 single-shaft shredder from WEIMA for rdf production
Plywood shredding in France with WEIMA WLK 18 Jumbo shredder
Plastic film shredding and extrusion with WEIMA and EREMA
Waste shredder from WEIMA in India

      News & Press

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      December 8, 2021

      New WEIMA presses for economical drainage and compaction with proven PUEHLER know-how

      WEIMA’s line of recycling equipment is expanded to include drainage and compression technology with its new line of PUEHLER machinery.

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      Frame-making and upholstery artisans assemble wooden framed furniture in a production facility.
      December 3, 2021

      Comfortable Shredding

      Calgan Recliners in Johannisburg are among the biggest manufacturers of upholstered furniture in South Africa. A WL 4 shreds their wood waste.

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      Mr. Madison Burt stands before a wooden accent wall wearing a sport coat and collared shirt
      November 12, 2021

      WEIMA America announces new Chief Executive Officer

      Growth and success within the manufacturing sector have prompted WEIMA America to strengthen its leadership team internally. Beginning January 1, 2022, Madison Burt will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer. This change will allow the company to better meet the needs of its current and future customers.

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      WSM secondary shredder for recycling of plastic waste at SuperBon in Romania
      October 25, 2021

      Super recycling in Romania – Increased ROI despite the Pandemic

      Romanian recycling company, SuperBon, uses a primary shredder and two secondary shredders for its production of plastic recyclates before selling the raw materials worldwide.

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      October 8, 2021

      Not a drop wasted – Emmi Case Study

      Using a WEIMA PUEHLER G.300 ReWork draining press, overfilled or underfilled milk cartons are automatically opened and emptied in order to return the recovered milk to the production process at Emmi in Switzerland.

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      WEIMA America location Fot MIll in the morning hours
      September 27, 2021

      WEIMA America Opens Doors for Open House October

      WEIMA America’s headquarters will open its doors for an Open House event in late October! The week will showcase industry-specific machinery demonstrations, as well as lunches throughout the week with the team. On Friday the WEIMA team will host an Oktoberfest themed social to wrap up the event.

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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

      28 — 29

      Jan 2022

      Midwest Tool Expo
      Shipshewana, IN

      7 — 9

      Feb 2022

      Indiana Hardwood Lumbermens' Association
      Indianapolis, IN

      7 — 9

      Mar 2022

      Plastics Recycling Conference
      Washington, DC

      13 — 15

      Mar 2022

      Southeast Recycling Conference
      Destin, FL

      20 — 23

      Mar 2022

      ISRI 2022
      Las Vegas, NV

      21 — 23

      Mar 2022

      Carolinas Recycling Conference
      Myrtle Beach, SC

      28 — 31

      Mar 2022

      IDEA 2022
      Miami Beach, FL

      29 — 31

      Mar 2022

      Plastics Technology Manufacturing Expo
      Rosemont, IL

      10 — 13

      Apr 2022

      TAPPI International Flexible Packaging & Extrusion Division Conference
      Austin, TX

      12 — 14

      Apr 2022

      International Mass Timber Conference
      Portland, OR

      12 — 14

      Apr 2022

      WestPack
      Anaheim, CA

      1 — 4

      May 2022

      TAPPI-Con
      Charlotte, NC

      2 — 5

      May 2022

      Brew Expo / Craft Brewers Conference
      Minneapolis, MN

      3 — 5

      May 2022

      Wood Industry Conference
      Nassau, Bahamas

      9 — 12

      May 2022

      Waste Expo
      Las Vegas, NV
      United States

      23 — 26

      Aug 2022

      International Woodworking Fair
      Atlanta, GA
      United States

      12 — 16

      Sep 2022

      Building Components Manufacturing Conference
      Columbus, OH

      12 — 17

      Sep 2022

      International Manufacturing Technology Show
      Chicago, IL
      United States

      15 — 17

      Sep 2022

      Executive Briefing Conference
      Colorado

      19 — 21

      Sep 2022

      TAPPI Corrugated Week
      San Antonio, TX

      18 — 20

      Oct 2022

      Paper and Plastics Recycling Conference
      Chicago, IL

      19 — 26

      Oct 2022

      K-Show
      Duesseldorf, Germany

      23 — 26

      Oct 2022

      Pack Expo International
      Chicago, IL

      25 — 28

      Jul 2023

      AWFS Fair 2023
      Las Vegas, NV
      United States

      6 — 10

      May 2024

      NPE - The Plastics Show
      Orlando, FL
      United States

      9 — 12

      Sep 2024

      SuperCorr Expo
      Orlando, FL
      United States