Success Stories

WEIMA gets requests for size reduction solutions from all over the world. Check out some of our installations in action and learn a bit more about the people and production lines behind these WEIMA machines.

Here you can find periodical news stories about people who are successfully using WEIMA shredders and briquette presses within their operations. Since the founding of our company in 1980, more than 30,000 machines have been sold. Just last year we sold over 1,300 application-specific machine solutions worldwide.

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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a view of the granulator connected to the air system. the product being shredded sits in the foreground.

Innovation Barn takes Charlotte Recycling Initiatives to the Next Level

Nestled in the North Davidson “NoDa” district of Charlotte, North Carolina, is a bright white building surrounded by outdoor social areas and rooftop gardens. From the outside, one might think it to be a hot spot for leisure, and it is. However, within the walls of the Innovation Barn, exciting, environmental, and educational programming takes place.

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Large production space with WEIMA shredders and conveyors

Sustainable Composite Decking with Fiberon

Repurposing plastic waste where it’s created can provide a new income stream for businesses while eliminating the need to ship waste materials across the ocean. Fiberon has embraced this process, proving that being attentive to the environment does not always have to be a financial burden.

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WL 8 Einweller-Zerkleinerer

Efficient energy conversion thanks to WEIMA

Bergmüller Holzbau in Bayerbach, Germany specializes in constructing single and multi-family houses and modernization, residential complexes and residential extensions in the region.

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WEIMA WL 6 Shredder zerkleinert großes Holzstück

Five in One – Heating with Wood Waste

At Sucker Holzbau GbR a lot of wood waste accumulates over time. With the help of a WL 6 single-shaft shredder and a wood chip oven, this is used to heat the workshops and offices as well as three single-family homes.

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Ideas made-to-measure — the rest goes into the WEIMA

For over 110 years the name Althoff has stood for creative work with wood. In the joinery in Bielefeld, wood waste accumulates during all stages of production. With the use of a WEIMA WL 4 shredder, this can be ideally processed to heat the premises.

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