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.

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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All the taste, none of the waste

Producing paper products generates a lot of waste. In the classic recycling cycle, the production waste or surplus is shredded and then returned to the production process. The Munich start-up company easy2cool has a different but equally sustainable use for paper waste. Using a WEIMA WLK 1500 Shredder, revolutionary and sustainable insulating elements are made from corrugated cardboard packaging.

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Fearless shredding

For the processing of toxic, corrosive and sometimes flammable waste streams, it simply cannot be a standard off-the-shelf shredder. The Siam City Cement subsidiary Ecocycle in Hon Chong (Kien Giang Province, Vietnam) took up the challenge and found the right technology partner in WEIMA. Toxic hazardous waste now ends up in the calciner for cement production after shredding, instead of in the landfill.

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Long wood scrap for long winters

Russian furniture giant Lerom relies on a WEIMA ZM 40 four-shaft shredder to process more than 20 cubic meters of wood waste from production every day.

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Recycling is for the bin!

This is where the cycle begins. At the Swedish company Veolia Recycling Plastics Sweden AB, waste bins, HDPE pipes and other contaminated hard plastic waste are turned into new raw material with the help of a WEIMA PowerLine 2500 shredder and downstream wash line.

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Thinking about winter in summer – the smart wood trader thinks ahead

With a WEIMA WL 13 single-shaft shredder and a TH 820 briquetting press, Hutchings Timber makes clever use of wood waste to save costs, sustainably heat premises and sell briquettes profitably.

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