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.

Do you have a machine of ours that is doing amazing things for your operation? We’d love to report on it here! Email Audrey at audrey.brewer@weima.com for more info.

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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Shredding and burning of residual wood with BAFA subsidy

With a WEIMA WL 4 single-shaft shredder, a sophisticated screw system and a wood chips heating system, the German carpenter Bernd Kreutner uses the own waste wood such as roof battens, offcuts and pallets sustainably to heat the shop buildings.

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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.

New WEIMA wood shredder for heating and drying technology from Bropack Bronner Packmittel

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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Plastic Recycling, Inc. Transforms Plastic Purge with WEIMA Shredder

From the southeastern U.S. to the heartland of Indiana, Plastic Recycling, Inc. remains committed to their mission of recycling plastics and transforming them into something new and valuable. With the WEIMA shredder as their trusted partner, they’re writing a story of progress, resilience, and a better world for generations to come.

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an orange WEIMA shredder W5.18 at a plastics recycler in the Netherlands

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.

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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