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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.

WEIMA is a world-renowned manufacturer of single-shaft and four-shaft shredders for the wood, paper, metal, nonwovens, corrugate and plastic industries. Through shredding, manufacturers can easily transport, sort, clean and dispose of production scrap and other materials in a cost-effective and energy-efficient way. Shred your way with WEIMA!

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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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42+
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.
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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      Velocity Cycling team members on their bicycles
      May 26, 2022

      Cycling for a Cause

      eChemExpo is a conference and exhibition that focuses primarily on chemical recycling and the future of environmental innovation. WEIMA was excited to be a silver sponsor of this event!

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      A WEIMA E.200 machine is in a tradeshow booth with a TV and some glasses for giveaways.
      May 11, 2022

      That’s a wrap on BrewExpo 2022!

      eChemExpo is a conference and exhibition that focuses primarily on chemical recycling and the future of environmental innovation. WEIMA was excited to be a silver sponsor of this event!

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      May 5, 2022

      Successful exhibition at eChemExpo 2022

      eChemExpo is a conference and exhibition that focuses primarily on chemical recycling and the future of environmental innovation. WEIMA was excited to be a silver sponsor of this event!

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      April 8, 2022

      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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      April 1, 2022

      Sustainability in Packaging – WEIMA at WestPack 2022

      WEIMA is excited return to the exhibition floor. WestPack 2022 in Anaheim, California will be an opportunity to educate attendees about efficient recycling of packaging through shredding and compressing technology.

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      March 16, 2022

      A Second Life for Lifesavers

      Not all plastics are the same. Some materials pose greater challenges for recycling companies. WEIMA, the shredding specialist from Illsfeld, has the perfect solutions for this. With two WEIMA WLK 15 Jumbo single-shaft shredders, Inoplast Kunststoff GmbH will in future be able to shred even the most technically demanding source material for the recycling process.

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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

      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