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WEIMA America

Shredding and Compressing Technology

On the road again!

The exhibition year has begun for the WEIMA team. No matter the industry, we hope to see you at one of our many trade shows and conferences around the U.S.

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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.
weima wood shredder with air extraction system in front of a truck
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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      January 23, 2023

      Hitting the Road: WEIMA’s versatility on full display in 2023

      The WEIMA team is back on the road to tell the US market about the many options they have when it comes to recycling, no matter the industry!

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      December 19, 2022

      Short work of long waste wood

      Premier Wood in Australia relies on dependable WEIMA shredding technology from Germany for many years to ensure that waste wood management runs smoothly.

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      High-end Maui Jim sunglasses lined up on a display shelf in their showroom
      December 19, 2022

      Keeping an Eye on Sustainability at Maui Jim

      The city of Peoria, Illinois, is home to an eyeglass manufacturer with a familiar name— Maui Jim. The brand is renowned worldwide for its fashion-forward approach to sunglasses and prescription eyewear, and it is no wonder that the brand has been so successful.

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      December 19, 2022

      Plastic Boxes – Round 2

      No throwing in the towel! The duo of a WEIMA W5.14 shredder and New Herbold granulator get defective plastic boxes ready for the next job. To do this, however, the boxes first have to be shredded to a uniform size.

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      December 19, 2022

      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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      butler macdonald employees in front of a big weima shredder inside a production hall
      December 19, 2022

      Doubling Down on Plastics Recycling

      Butler-MacDonald, Inc. is a 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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      Trade Shows & Conferences

      We are looking forward to meeting you

      6 — 8

      Feb 2023

      Indiana Hardwood Lumbermens Association Conference Indianapolis, IN

      26 — 28

      Feb 2023

      Southeast Recycling Conference Orlando, FL

      6 — 8

      Mar 2023

      Plastic Recycling Conference National Harbor, MD

      27 — 30

      Mar 2023

      Carolinas Recycling Conference

      17 — 20

      Apr 2023

      ISRI Nashville, TN

      25 — 28

      Apr 2023

      Wood Industry Conference San Diego, CA

      2 — 4

      May 2023

      Waste Expo New Orleans, LA

      7 — 10

      May 2023

      Brew Expo (Craft Brewers Conference) Nashville, TN

      16 — 18

      May 2023

      Eastec West Springfield, MA

      25 — 28

      Jul 2023

      AWFS Fair 2023 Las Vegas, NV
      United States

      11 — 13

      Sep 2023

      Pack Expo Las Vegas, NV

      18 — 22

      Sep 2023

      BCMC (Builders Components Manufacturers Conference) Indianapolis, IN

      26 — 28

      Sep 2023

      Executive Briefing Conference Colorado Springs, CO

      8 — 11

      Oct 2023

      National Beverage Wholesalers Convention Las Vegas, NV

      11 — 12

      Oct 2023

      Paper and Plastics Recycling Conference Chicago, IL

      12 — 13

      Oct 2023

      Wood Pro Expo Lancaster, PA

      24 — 26

      Oct 2023

      Southtec Greenville, SC

      7 — 9

      Nov 2023

      Westec Long Beach, CA

      15 — 16

      Nov 2023

      AMI Plastics Recycling Expo Cleveland, OH

      6 — 10

      May 2024

      NPE - The Plastics Show Orlando, FL
      United States

      9 — 12

      Sep 2024

      SuperCorr Expo Orlando, FL
      United States