WEIMA LIGNA 2023 booth In Hanover, Germany
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LIGNA 2023

WEIMA presents new WL 4 shredder

More about WEIMA at LIGNA
02 / 05

WasteExpo 2023

PowerLine 3000 shredder wows attendees

Meeting the demands of mixed waste streams
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.

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.

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.
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

      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.

      News & Press

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      Destroy Responsibly TM
      June 5, 2023

      Sustainability in Woodworking: WEIMA’s Destroy Responsibly™ Program Returns to AWFS® Fair 2023

      WEIMA America, Inc. returns to AWFS® Fair 2023, showcasing the Destroy Responsibly™ program through live shredding demonstrations, reinforcing their commitment to sustainable wood waste management.

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      May 31, 2023

      WEIMA crushes it on the show floor at Craft Brewers Conference 2023

      WEIMA wowed attendees at the Craft Brewers Conference 2023 with their remarkable drainage press, crushing cans with ease and transforming them into valuable compressed discs. Their innovative technology not only maximizes storage efficiency and transportation savings but also showcases their commitment to sustainability in the brewing industry.

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      May 23, 2023

      WEIMA’s Powerful Shredder Leaves a Lasting Impression at WasteExpo 2023

      The WEIMA PowerLine 3000 shredder at WasteExpo 2023 in New Orleans left attendees in awe with its massive rotor and large cutting knives. Showcasing its capacity to process various types of waste, WEIMA’s PowerLine proved to be a powerful and impressive solution for efficient waste management.

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      May 22, 2023

      Wood pellets from timber scraps at Kloboucká lesní

      Kloboucká lesní pre-shreds residual wood waste and produces high-quality pellets for heat generation, which they distribute themselves – an additional income source that is also sustainable for the environment.

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      April 19, 2023

      doTERRA Utilizes WEIMA Shredder to Reduce Waste and Increase Profit

      doTERRA is a company committed to the well-being of its customers and the environment. As part of its sustainability goals, this major essential oils brand sought to reduce the amount of waste that was being sent to landfills. Specifically, the production team needed to find a solution for the bulky polypropylene barrels used to transport essential oils before packaging. Fortunately, they found a solution with a WEIMA single-shaft shredder.

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      April 12, 2023

      XXL Tilting Table for Insulation Boards Shredding at UNILIN

      To achieve ambitious sustainability targets, UNILIN Insulation relies on a WEIMA WLK 1500 shredder at its site in Desselgem (Belgium) for shredding production scrap and waste from insulation board production. The distinctive feature is the hydraulic tilting table, that can feed panels up to 5.5 meters long into the shredder.

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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

      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