WEIMA PreCut single-shaft shredder for agricultural film, fed by a wheel loader
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The safe choice.

Recycling starts with WEIMA shredders.

Shredder overview
WEIMA drainage press compresses PET bottles
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Simply. Robust.

Hydraulic presses for draining and compressing

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WEIMA service technician exchanges screen segment of a single-shaft shredder
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We care.

The WEIMA service promise.

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WEIMA is a leading manufacturer of machines for shredding, briquetting and dewatering of waste and residual materials from plastics, wood, paper, metal and biomass.

WEIMA at a glance

Our shredders are at the beginning of many recycling cycles. WEIMA shredding technology contributes to turning unused waste back into valuable materials. We are a partner of the industry as well as the trade, a driver of the recycling economy and a proud solution provider for a sustainable future.
44+
years of experience
40k+
machines sold
320
employees

The circle starts with us.

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.
The circle starts with us.

Our focus on a circular economy

Destroy Responsibly TM
The Destroy Responsibly™ program makes trade shows and other events more sustainable. A fully functional shredding line recycles waste where it is generated: right on the event site.
WEIMA is a proud technology partner of the Precious Plastic Community. Together we develop solutions and compact machines for micro recycling projects.

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 WLK 15 single-shaft shredder for waste wood at Grayson Lumber
An orange WEIMA W5.18 single-shaft shredder shreds LDPE film at RKW in Hoogstraten, Belgium
an orange WEIMA shredder W5.18 at a plastics recycler in the Netherlands
Der Shredder zerkleinert Kartonage, die über ein Zufuhrband transportiert wird.
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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      February 5, 2024

      LDPE film recycling with WEIMA shredder at RKW in Belgium

      RKW produces a wide range of polyethylene films (LDPE films). At the Hoogstraten site in Belgium, the company has recently started using a WEIMA W5.18 single-shaft shredder and primarily shreds LDPE film waste from production as well as externally purchased film.

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      January 10, 2024

      Plastic Recycling, Inc. Transforms Plastic Purge with WEIMA Shredder

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      The WLK 1500 single-shaft shredder from WEIMA stands in front of a building. In the background is the associated control cabinet and the transport system consisting of screw conveyors and spirals.
      December 6, 2023

      WEIMA wood shredder at the center of a successful collaboration

      In the course of growth and expansion to four different locations, Bropack Bronner Packmittel GmbH decided to build a new headquarters. Together with WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH, Steiner GmbH, Nolting Holzfeuerungstechnik GmbH and Mühlböck Holztrocknungsanlagen, an innovative system was designed for an in-house drying and heating system.

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      an orange WEIMA shredder W5.18 at a plastics recycler in the Netherlands
      November 6, 2023

      Shredder quartet for Aufderhaar Kunststof Recycling in the Netherlands

      For the processing of post-consumer waste (PE) and flower pots (PP), four large WEIMA shredders are used for secondary shredding at the Veolia Nederland subsidiary Aufderhaar Kunststof Recycling in Vroomshoop. The regranulate produced in this way is then reused for the production of packaging materials.

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      A red WEIMA S7.15 is standing in front of a building. A company employee stands next to it and looks into the camera.
      October 30, 2023

      Högland Såg & Hyvleri: Wood chips from residual wood as fuel for energy power plants

      Högland Såg & Hyvleri is a leading manufacturer of high-quality sawn timber and planed products in Örnsköldsvik, in the northeast of Sweden. During the production, large quantities of residual wood are produced every day, which are reduced to chips by a WEIMA WLK 15 SJ single-shaft shredder. These are then resold as fuel for power plants.

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      The Sustainability & Recycling Committee poses with some WEIMA employees for a group photo in the beer garden.
      October 27, 2023

      PLASTICS Sustainability & Recycling Committee visits WEIMA America, Inc. Headquarters

      WEIMA America, Inc. and the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) have joined forces to drive sustainability initiatives in the plastics industry. This partnership, showcased during a recent retreat at the WEIMA America, Inc. headquarters, underscores WEIMA’s commitment to equipping manufacturers and recyclers with advanced shredding machinery to reduce waste and promote recycling.

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      Trade Shows & Conferences

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      May 2024

      NPE - The Plastics Show Orlando, FL
      United States

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      Sep 2024

      SuperCorr Expo Orlando, FL
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