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WEIMA America

Shredding and Compressing Technology

We're crushing it!

Size reduction machinery benefits a variety of manufacturers. Filled beverage cans, bottles, or other packaged products? WEIMA has a one-step draining and compressing solution for that!

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Industrial Shredders, Briquetters & Draining 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 & Draining 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 & Draining 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 & Draining Presses from WEIMA

Designed and manufactured in Germany

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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 & Draining 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 shredder with conveyor belts in belgium
four persons in front of a weima shredder in mexico
wlk 10 shredder from weima with conveyor belts in romania
two yellow weima waste shredder in egypt
Blue weima metal briquette press next to loose steel turnings
a WEIMA granulator is connected to an air system that discharges into a plastic drum
Field technician stands before a large, orange, single-shaft, industrial WEIMA shredder
WEIMA WLK 4 shredder inside production hall at Zaplas
Field technician stands in front of a large orange WEIMA Finecut shredder
WEIMA employees aside PUEHLER E.200 drainage press for aluminum cans
Industrial waste shredding in South Korea with WEIMA shredder
Technician stands in front of WLK 30 Super Jumbo
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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      October 17, 2022

      PUEHLER G.200 Drainage Press from WEIMA makes its U.S. Debut

      Custom Recycling is a metal recycler that takes residual metal scrap from companies in the area and diverts them from a landfill. They recently added the very first US-based PUEHLER G.200 drainage press from WEIMA to their line of recycling machinery to recover aluminum from out–of-spec beverage containers.

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      October 13, 2022

      WEIMA on the Road: From Atlanta to Chicago and beyond!

      The WEIMA team has spent the last two months spreading the word about sustainable size reduction machinery. From Atlanta to Chicago, the team is making connections and selling machines that will make American manufacturing more sustainable!

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      weima shredder rotor with waste wood
      July 28, 2022

      Georgia on our Minds: WEIMA at IWF 2022

      The International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta is sure to feel like a family reunion for the wood industry after four years away! WEIMA will be exhibiting the very finest in size reduction technology for wood waste, including shredders and briquette presses in operation.

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      two weima shredders in orange for pool cover recycling
      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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      June 1, 2022

      WEIMA’s wide range of solutions for waste wood shredding and compaction at the Holz-Handwerk 2022 trade show

      For decades, WEIMA has relied on individually configured shredders and briquetting presses that are manufactured exclusively in Germany. Of the over 1,200 machines delivered each year, hardly any two machines are the same. At the Holz-Handwerk 2022 trade fair in Nuremberg, the Ilsfeld company will be presenting its wide range of solutions for the processing of all types of wood waste.

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      June 1, 2022

      WEIMA celebrates its variety of drive systems together with a pre-shredder premiere at IFAT 2022

      Shredding requires individual solutions and flexibility, and that starts with selecting the right drive. WEIMA offers four different drive concepts. At IFAT 2022, the recycling specialist from Ilsfeld will be exhibiting two large shredders – the FineCut 3000 single-shaft secondary shredder and a new pre-shredder with two-shaft technology. The WEIMA M8.28 pre-shredder makes its official debut in Munich!

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      Trade Shows & Conferences

      We are looking forward to meeting you

      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