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.

Britain’s Got Shredders

When watching The Voice, The X-Factor or Britain’s Got Talent, many viewers don’t think about what actually happens to the…

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Compressed aluminum cans are easy to recycle.

Fiddlehead Brewing Company adds Drainage Press to Canning Line

Fiddlehead Brewing Company integrated a WEIMA E.200 drainage press into their existing canning line to puncture, drain, and compress any out-of-spec aluminum cans that are rejected during quality control. This is a hands-off solution to effective product destruction and recycling.

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High-end Maui Jim sunglasses lined up on a display shelf in their showroom

Keeping an Eye on Sustainability at Maui Jim

Renowned eyeglass manufacturer, Maui Jim, emphasized their commitment to sustainability by incorporating a WEIMA briquette press to compact optical swarf and reclaim the valuable cutting fluid. In cooperation with Satisloh and Bazell Technologies, machinery was selected to keep this operation environmental, efficient, and economic.

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Pulper Waste. Power. Profit.

A Turkish company, KMK Paper, becomes self-sufficient by converting its pulper waste from paper production into a fuel that provides energy for its own operations. The company lowers costs while reducing waste in the environment!

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easy2cool employees stand in the production area with the coolers in their hands

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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