Rotochopper hosted customers and prospects from around the world at their 9th Annual Demo Day event held September 12th at the company's headquarters in St. Martin, Minnesota. The Rotochopper team and over 200 guests were not hampered by the inclement weather this year, with the schedule of machine demos, factory tours, educational sessions and networking filling the day. The event was organized around the theme "Partnership Through Innovation", which is a key value of the work that Rotochopper does every day.
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A multitude of different configuration options make Lindner's mobile shredders and system solutions the perfect choice for universal waste processing. The company will be demonstrating just what is possible in the world of waste wood and light scrap recycling from 5 to 7 September at RecyclingAKTIV 2019 in Karlsruhe, Germany.
Mexico's mountains of waste may soon be history. To achieve this ambitious goal in a country that produces around 100,000 tonnes of waste a day, Geocycle Mexico, an affiliate of the cement giant Lafarge Holcim, is relying on Lindner's proven shredding technology.
The Wurzer Group, based in Eitting near Munich, Germany, has been relying on Lindner shredding technology for over ten years. For the past year, the company has been successfully using the manufacturer's new Polaris 2800 for processing waste wood. The result, according to the company: few fines in the output and the highest throughput, with optimal machine availability, based on consistent, reliable and safe operation.
Every year, the summer sun, sea and sand attract growing numbers of tourists to the European island state of Cyprus. In addition to great sales for the tourism industry, they also generate steadily growing mountains of waste. Tourists are clearly not the sole contributors, but according to current figures, Cyprus has the second highest amount of waste per capita in the EU after Denmark.
The correct recovery of waste wood is a significant step towards protecting the environment. According to Lindner, by using highly productive processing technologies, the material can be transformed into a profitable fuel. True to their principle of making the most of waste, the Austria-based company has developed mobile system solutions that were showcased at Lindner's Waste Wood Days 2019.
In the waste wood processing industry, railway sleepers are among the most difficult materials to shred. They are made of very hard wood and often still contain iron screws and plates. When Gojer, Kärntner Entsorgungsdienst GmbH was faced with the challenge of shredding these sleepers, they opted for the Urraco 95 DK mobile twin-shaft shredder from Lindner-Recyclingtech at the end of August 2017. How does the 770-hp mobile machine perform in terms of throughput, energy consumption and efficiency? Gojer looks back on a very positive first year.
Lindner Recyclingtech America, a leader in industrial stationary and mobile shredding equipment, will be exhibiting at several major, upcoming industry trade shows. These shows include NPE - The Plastics Show, ISRI - Institute of Scrap & Recycling Industries, NAID - National Association for Information Destruction, as well as Waste Expo.
Lindner Recyclingtech GmbH, a European leader in industrial stationary and mobile shredding equipment, has opened its new North American headquarters located in Statesville, North Carolina. In late 2017 the company completed the purchase and renovation of a 25,000 square foot facility on a 4-acre campus along with renaming its fully owned US subsidiary to Lindner Recyclingtech America. The new facility is focused on expansion of the Lindner parts inventory and service support team, along with a fully operational customer demonstration and test lab facility.
Winco Plastics, North Aurora, IL., USA, a subdivision of Winco Trading (www.wincotrading.com), is one of the largest full service plastic recycling companies in the Midwest with 30 years' experience. After purchasing a Lindner re-grinding line including a Micromat Plus 2500 pre-shredding system and an LG 1500-800 grinder, Winco have significantly increased their plastics waste handling capacity, making them one of the fastest growing companies in their sector in 2016. The range of rigid materials fed into their Lindner system includes HDPE pipes of any size and thickness, HDPE sheets, PE and PP purge, and PC sheet as well as PET, mainly from post-industrial sources such as automotive and others.