The American Chemistry Council (ACC) Plastics Division represents the
leading plastics resin manufacturers in the U.S. ACC conducts research
and recycling studies for plastics packaging and plastic bags and film;
life cycle inventories on the major virgin and recycled resins; and
provides technical, educational and marketing assistance to state and
local officials, businesses and customer groups. The Plastics Division
sponsors programs that increase plastics recycling through
implementation of sustainable and efficient recycling programs. The
association's plastics websites include
www.americanchemistry.com/plastics, www.plasticbagrecycling.org and
Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR)
The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers represents companies who acquire, reprocess and sell the byproduct of more than 94 percent of the postconsumer plastic processing capacity in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. APR's membership includes numerous recycling companies, consumer product companies, equipment manufacturers and organizations committed to plastics recycling. APR advocates the recycling of all postconsumer plastic.
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is the “Voice of the Recycling Industry.” ISRI represents more than 1,500 companies in 21 chapters nationwide that process, broker and consume scrap commodities including electronics, metals, paper, plastics, glass, rubber and textiles. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., ISRI provides education, advocacy and compliance training, and promotes public awareness of the vital role recycling plays in the U.S. economy, global trade and environment.
Resource Recycling, Inc.
Recycling, Inc. is the publisher of Resource Recycling, E-Scrap News
and Plastics Recycling Update, and is the primary sponsor of the
Resource Recycling Conference, the E-Scrap Conference and the Plastics
Logistics manages clients' trucking from coast to coast. Services
include truckload shipments, drop-trailers, bi-modal (rail),
drayage to/from all U.S. ports. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for
rates and service information.
SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association
Founded in 1937, SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association
promotes growth in the $373 billion U.S. plastics industry.
Representing nearly 900,000 American workers in the third largest U.S.
manufacturing industry, SPI delivers legislative and regulatory
advocacy, market research, industry promotion and the fostering of
business relationships and zero waste strategies.
United Plastic Recycling
Plastic Recycling is a full service thermoplastic recycler based in
Montgomery, Alabama. The company has been in the recycling industry for
more than 20 years. UPR specializes in the sale and purchase of quality
post-industrial and post-consumer material including pellets and
regrind. UPR has excellent pricing, FOB to your door or delivered to
a leader in size reduction technology for plastics waste recycling,
offers a range of plastics shredders to meet all plastics reclamation
needs. Machine lines that highlight Vecoplan’s proficiency in
application specific plastics waste solutions include VH continuous
feed horizontal models: hopper-fed vertical U models, XL models for
bulky feedstock, FF models for film and fiber and KT models featuring
Vecoplan’s HiTorc energy-saving drive.
High Point, North Carolina
is a premier sustainable solutions provider, with branch offices and
operating plants located around the world. Avangard Innovative works
closely with clients to provide solutions and services that help
achieve their social and environmental goals. One of the largest
recyclers in North America, Avangard Innovative's core services include
recycling solutions, processing/recycling facilities, equipment
solutions, environmental and industrial services, resin distribution
and sustainable products.
China Scrap Plastics Association
Scrap Plastics Association (CSPA) is a nonprofit organization
representing the Chinese scrap plastics recycling industry. CSPA
specializes in bridging communications between the industry and the
Chinese government, and the group has more than 150 plastics recycling
corporate members, representing an annual import of 4.5 million tons of
scrap plastic to China. CSPA also organizes the twice yearly
China Plastics Recycling Exhibition & Conference, known as
ChinaReplas. It is the largest conference covering the plastics
recycling industry in China.
Since its founding 70 years ago, Cumberland has adhered to a design
philosophy that requires mass, durability and longevity. The company
has earned the trust of its valued clients and has taken all measures
needed to set itself apart from others in the industry. Over the years,
Cumberland has become widely recognized as industry and design leaders
in the size reduction industry. They provide quality products,
engineered solutions and unparalleled aftermarket support.
The Dow Chemical Company
a comprehensive portfolio of innovative films, resins and adhesives
with excellent technical and market expertise, Dow Performance
Packaging delivers creative sustainable solutions that address today's
challenges and inspire the applications of tomorrow. An
participant in global collaborative development of better packaging
throughout the value chain, Dow has a track record of breakthrough
innovation and is an industry leader on the sustainable benefits of
International exports plastic scrap and off-grade resin
worldwide. All scrap undergoes rigorous quality inspection
processing at GDB-owned facilities in New Jersey and Ohio.
scrap grades handled by GDB include stretch (A, B and C qualities),
grocery, agricultural and others. GDB also specializes in
strapping, EPS (hot and cold), MRP, PET bottles and supersacks (A, B
and C qualities). GDB helps companies enhance the value of
recyclables while achieving recycling and sustainability goals.
New Brunswick, New Jersey
KW Plastics Recycling Division
Plastics is the world's largest plastics recycler, and KW
Plastics Recycling Division buys quality HDPE (rigid blow-mold and
injection-grade) and PP (rigid and flexible woven bags) scrap for
washing and reprocessing. KWR supplies premium, post-consumer
resins for the packaging, agriculture and automotive
Since 1992, KWR has continually expanded extruder and silo storage
capacity to meet growing market demand. Today, KW is highly
regarded for its extensive capacity, commitment to quality, consistent
growth and exceptional customer service.
NGR produces machinery for the reprocessing of thermoplastics waste
back into high value raw material. NGR’s ONE-STEP technology, a
patented shredder-feeder-extruder combination, renders the
pre-shredding of plastics waste unnecessary. As a result, reprocessing
costs are low and manpower requirement reduced to a minimum. The wide
range of machines with pellet outputs between 20 and 2000 kg/hr provide
various solutions for the plastics industry as well as for
post-consumer waste applications.
National Recovery Technologies (NRT) designs and manufactures automated
sorting equipment for all recycling applications. NRT
machines use X-ray (XRT and DXRT), IR/NIR/MIR transmission and
reflection, visible light and induction sensing. These
machines have been used in recycling plants all over the world for over
20 years to sort PET, PVC, HDPE, PP, PS, PLA and many other materials
Corning – Ridgeview specializes in high pressure filter manufacturing
supporting the plastics recycling industry as well as the pulp and
paper, aerospace, food processing and waste water industries.
With its Electron Beam Drilling technology the firm specializes in high
volume small hole drilling. The technology allows drilling
1.0 millimeters (0.040”) down to 0.10 millimeters (0.004”) with an
unparalleled aspect (depth to diameter) ratio of up to 25:1.
boasts a maximum material thickness of 9.5 millimeters
without regard to material hardness.
is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than $65
billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate
more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. The company's main
businesses – Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola –
make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved
throughout the world. PepsiCo's people are united by performance with
purpose, their unique commitment to sustainable growth by investing in
a healthier future for people and the planet, which they believe also
means a more successful future for PepsiCo.
Purchase, New York
Sorema div. of Previero N. SrL
with almost 40 years of experience is a worldwide leader in the design,
construction and installation of plastic washing and recycling lines
for PET and HDPE bottles, PE and PP film, raffia, fiber and other
products or items in PE, PP, PET, PA, PS, ABS. A specialist
recycling technologies for packaging and other post-consumer materials,
Sorema offers a wide range of solutions. Among them:
wet grinding, washing, continuous agglomeration and fine
grinding. These modules can be installed in a complete Sorema
line or integrated in existing systems.
Anzano del Parco, Italy
Star Impex LLC
Impex Plastics is a closed loop recycling and environmental
company. The firm is a manufacturer of LDPE films, LLDPE
HDPE films at its plant located in India. Star Impex
films for internal consumption and specializes in processing
post-industrial and post-consumer grades of all plastics, from
petrochemical scrap to consumer scrap. The company's
division trades in plastics domestically and internationally with
emphasis on PP, supersacks, MRP, ABS, ABSPC, PVC, PS, PET, computer
housing and all other plastic grades.
Trex Company, Inc.
Company is the world’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking
and railing. Each year, Trex turns millions of pounds of
plastic film and waste wood into Trex products. These raw materials
come from recovered plastic film, grocery bags and waste
purchases approximately 200 million pounds of used polyethylene and an
equal amount of wood each year. Those materials would otherwise end up
in a landfill.
specializes in sensor system technology for the recycling and bottling
industries and industrial gas suppliers. For sorting applications, such
as in the field of PET bottle-to-bottle recycling, UNISENSOR provides a
unique, patented technology based on ultra-high-speed laser
spectroscopy, thus overcoming the limitations of conventional sorting
methods. UNISENSOR's new technology is capable of addressing sorting
issues that were once considered impossible to resolve. These issues
include the detection of silicone, PVC, blends, PLA and even black
plastics in the process stream.
ADG Solutions LLC
Solutions provides solutions for scrap to pellet systems for plastics
reclaim and recycling. The company offers reclaim extruders and systems
(Davis Standard); self-cleaning screen changers (Fimic) for
reprocessing scrap that is heavily contaminated with paper, fiber or
other materials; complete wash systems (Tecnofer) for regrind, ag or
post-consumer films; water ring pelletizers (Filtec); and shredder
systems (Weima) that include conveying and metal detection. ADG
Solutions is also a source for screws and barrels, roll slabbers,
pellet handling systems and polystyrene foam densifiers that achieve a
90:1 reduction in volume.
America Chung Nam, Inc.
its founding in 1990 in Los Angeles, California, America Chung Nam has
become the global leader in recovered paper and plastics recycling. ACN
has in-depth knowledge of market trends, and its global presence
enables the company to support a large volume of environmentally
friendly recovered plastic grades. ACN’s financial stability provides
the foundation to meet commitments to customers and suppliers around
the world, and its quality control division ensures that materials are
accurately shipped and delivered on time.
City of Industry, California
is one of the world's leading machinery manufacturing companies,
focusing on thermoplastic recycling technologies and sustainable
packaging for the extrusion and thermoforming industries. Founded in
1958, AMUT's patented recycling technology received the global Plastic
Environmental – Enabling Technology award in 2006 from the Society of
Plastics Engineers. With its new AMUT ECOTECH division, AMUT can now
supply complete handling and sorting plants for materials recovery
facilities (MRFs) and plastics recovery facilities. In 2011, AMUT
constructed its newest North American PET recycling plant for
post-consumer plastics, a bottle-to-bottle plant producing 6,000
kilograms per hour (roughly 13,200 pounds per hour) from the dirtiest
reclaimed curbside PET from MRFs. For more details on this exciting
development, contact Anthony Georges at (416) 939-4732 or
B+B America LLC
America LLC is the exclusive North American Sales and Service
Organization for B+B Anlagenbau GmbH located in Krefeld,
B+B designs, manufacture and commissions plastics recycling machines
and plants for post-consumer and post-manufacturing plastic waste of
all kinds. B+B plants start using curbside or collected,
plastic materials such as bottles and film. The scope of
machinery starts with automatic bale opening, sorting and separation,
and it continues through grinding (wet and dry), label removing, dry
intensive pre washing, air-classification (air-lutration), hot-washing,
density separation in the sink float tank, drying and final optical
sorting of washed flakes. Throughputs vary from 2000 pounds
hour up to 15,000 pounds per hour. B+B offers complete
installations including engineering and project management, as well as
Moore, South Carolina
Birch Plastics, Inc.
Plastics is a supplier of plastic raw materials to the global plastics
manufacturing industry, buying, selling and processing plastic
materials. The company has been a leading supplier of recycled content
compounds and off-grade resins since 2001 and offers compound pellets,
regrinds, resins and more. With a ready inventory of recycled content
raw material available for the small to medium-sized molder, Birch
Plastics is a low-cost alternative to virgin prime resin.
Buhler Sortex, Inc.
provides integrated sorting stations for recycled or virgin plastic
processors who demand the highest standards of purity and
quality. Buhler now offers a turnkey solution for their
range of optical sorters with a focus on precision sorting,
maximizing capacity and yield, and delivering a consistent
performance. The new SORTEX A MultiVision, which is packed
innovations, offers a wide range of options with its advanced
MultiVision inspection system and broadband LED illumination
Champion Polymer Recycling
Polymer Recycling has a complete recycling network in place for
efficient plastics processing. Located in Winchester, Kentucky,
Champion is one of the top users of post-industrial and post-consumer
recycled plastic in the United States to meet the manufacturing needs
of our parent company, Infiltrator Systems, Inc. Recycled
material streams represent 85 to 90 percent of the company's total
resin usage. Infiltrator Systems, Inc. serves the on-site
wastewater industry, manufacturing a complete line of products such as
septic tanks and accessories; leach field products, including
gravel-less chambers; and geo-synthetic aggregate products.
Clear Path Recycling
Path Recycling LLC is located in Fayetteville, North Carolina and is
one of the largest domestic processors of post-consumer PET baled
containers in North America. CPR is a joint venture between Shaw
Industries and DAK Americas and converts recycled post-consumer PET
baled containers into clean rPET flake. Each parent utilizes a portion
of the rPET flake produced, incorporating it into their respective
product offerings: residential carpet and virgin resin. For purchasing
or sales inquiries, please contact the firm at 1-87-REUSEPET.
Fayetteville, North Carolina
CMG Granulators & Shredders
a manufacturer and distributor of granulators and single-shaft
shredders. Products are impeccably designed and go through
extensive quality control to assure an excellent ROI. Established in
Italy more than 35 years ago, the company offers equipment and
solutions for the toughest regrind challenges. Equipment is
distributed worldwide, and CMG has a Michigan-based North America Tech
Center, which offers equipment demonstrations, application trial grinds
and a parts inventory. CMG has the right solution for every
application as well as local representatives and service.
Common Sense Solutions, Inc.
Sense Solutions, Inc. is an engineering and consulting company
specializing in the plastics recycling industry. Many of the
known plastics recyclers have used the firm for project management,
process improvement/development, equipment evaluation/selection,
business development and operations consulting. The company
particular expertise in washing and grinding systems for PE, PET, PP
and films as well as material handling. The company has been
business since 1997.
Montclair, New Jersey
Custom Polymers PET
Polymers PET is a premier recycler of post-consumer and post-industrial
PET. The company washes 180 million pounds of PET annually through its
three wash lines and sells a clean quality bottle flake into a variety
of applications including fiber, strapping, sheet and bottle. It also
extrudes 30 million pounds of PCR Resin that is LNO approved by the FDA
for direct food and beverage applications. Custom Polymers PET can ship
material via truck, bulk and rail.
Custom Polymers, Inc.
Polymers, Inc. is one of the largest recyclers and reprocessors of all
types and forms of post-industrial and post-consumer plastic scrap in
North America. Its team of experienced professionals, solid financial
base and dedication to customer service have helped Custom Polymers
develop and maintain long-term partnerships with both buyers and
Denton Plastics, Inc.
Plastics is regarded worldwide as a leader in recycling and
sustainability, and it's also known for its proud legacy in
environmental stewardship. For 30 years, the company has been
known as an expert in developing environmentally responsible production
processes and innovative recycling solutions. It consistently provides
high-quality products – from virgin material and quality scrap to
Equipment is an industry leading manufacturer of bulk material handling
systems; providing a range of solutions for filling, unloading,
conveying and storing a variety of materials. The company's
cost-effective solutions are engineered to meet all process
requirements. From a stand-alone piece of equipment to a
automated system, our engineering team is prepared to provide you
"smart solutions to keep you moving."
Plastics is a national supplier and producer of recycled high-quality
HDPE resins. Envision Plastics is proud to offer EcoPrime,
first FDA-approved HDPE resin meeting the standards for packaging all
manner of food grade items, including milk, juice, vitamins and
personal care products. Envision Plastics' PRISMA technology provides
color-specific resins made to customers' specifications. Envision
Plastics is located on both coasts with nationwide shipping
Reidsville, North Carolina
EREMA North America
is the world's market leader in the development and production of
plastic recycling systems and components. Over 3,800 EREMA systems
around the globe now produce more than 13 million tons of plastic
pellets every year. Since 1992, customers throughout the U.S. and
Canada have relied on EREMA North America, Inc. for the company's
technical expertise, sales support and extensive spare parts inventory.
The facility, located in Ipswich, Massachusetts, includes a customer
demonstration area which is available for test runs upon request.
equipment removes metal from plastics to improve your product purity
and protect valuable equipment. Eddy current separators remove
aluminum, brass and copper from plastic delivering the highest purity
and yield. Our metal detectors and separators protect shredders and
granulators from all types of metals and remove metal from regrind.
Vibratory feeders and screeners convey and screen materials with
accuracy and quick changeovers. Eriez is also known for making the most
powerful rare earth magnetic separators.
Extrusion Control & Supply, Inc.
Control and Supply, Inc. is a complete source of MRO products for the
polymer extrusion industry. From its three North American locations,
the company successfully supports more than 1,000 customers worldwide.
Extrusion Control and Supply's focus on polymer extrusion processes and
its complete product line, including in-house extruder screen and pack
manufacturing, gives customers standard setting service levels and
Gala Industries, Inc.
is the global leader in application technology of underwater
pelletizers and centrifugal dryers for the plastics industry.
Gala’s underwater pelletizing systems can be used for
post-industriTITECH near-infrared (NIR) sorting technology makes VAN
DYK Recycling Solutions the leader in precision polymer sorting
systems. TITECH’s highly developed double sensor systems can sort a
large variety of plastics including PE, PP, PS, PVC, PET, EPS and ABS.
Using this innovative technology, the company's systems also sort by
size, color, weight, and shape, increasing efficiency and lowering
labor cost. There are over 3,500 TITECH sorters working successfully in
40 countries. In addition to optical sorters, VAN DYK can supply a
complete turnkey plastics sorting system, including grinders, screens,
conveyors and balers to meet your plastics recycling needs.al
recycling applications, and its centrifugal dryers are often used in
large post-consumer scrap conversion lines downstream of size-reduction
and wash/dry processes. More than an equipment manufacturer,
brings its customers the experience and process technology needed to
remain competitive in today’s business environment. The
offers unprecedented commitment to customer service before, during and
after the sale.
Eagle Rock, Virginia
Group Fiber USA Crop is the biggest PET importing end-user in
China. The company buys all kinds of PET materials and has
own AQSIQ and import license. The company pays by cash and
offers PET recycling machinery and long-term buy-back offers for the
PET produced by its machinery. Genius Group sells various
of polyester fiber, both recycled and virgin, and can finish many
orders within one week.
Flushing, New York
718-888-1512 ext 155
Gamma Meccanica North America
Meccanica North America is a leader in promoting green equipment
solutions for the recovery and reuse of a wide variety of waste
plastics. Conveniently located adjacent to the
Greenville/Spartanburg International Airport, the company offers
service, installation, spare parts and consulting for all systems
delivered to the North American market. Gamma Meccanica SpA,
Italy, is the firm's partner for supplying complete reclaim systems.
Gamma offers the best solutions for reprocessing low-bulk
density, heavily-printed and high-residual moisture material.
company has repeatedly proved the unique ability to offer custom
solutions with the highest level of flexibility for every client's
Greer, South Carolina
offers filtration technology, measurement technology and processing
technology. Gneuss’ fully automatic rotary filtration systems and
screen changers operate continuously, and they are fully automatic and
pressure constant. The company's environmentally friendly measurement
technology products include the mercury-free NTX series of pressure
transducers and temperature sensors that meet the highest requirements.
The innovative multi-rotation system extruder offers new possibilities
in devolatilization, allowing undried and uncrystallized PET bottle
flakes to be processed directly into high-quality end products.
Matthews, North Carolina
Innovations is a plastic recycling company that specializes in helping
plastic manufactures develop landfill-free production
company moves large volumes of excess scrap to ensure the greatest
preservation of land and energy. As the only provider of the
Free philosophy, Green Innovations offers the best in post-industrial
and post-consumer scrap recycling. The firm believes everyone
individual to corporation has the ability to make an effort in
contributing to a green movement in a sustainable way.
Green Line Polymers, Inc.
Green Line Polymers is a dependable resource for the disposal of high
(HDPE) plastic scrap material. Green Line Polymers purchases a variety of HDPE plastic scrap to be used in the manufacturing of N-12 MEGA GREEN products which are produced by its parent company, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. From high-molecular weight to injection grade polyethylene, Green Line Polymers offers a range of recycling options.
has more than 30 years experience purchasing, recycling, baling and
grinding loads of post-consumer and post-industrial PET, HDPE, LDPE,
PVC, polypropylene, polystyrene and cardboard. Gulfstream also accepts
soda bottles, milk jugs, films, grocery bags, plastic pallets,
strapping, slip sheets, blister packaging, purging, regrinds, trim
scrap, used packaging and more. The firm specializes in the design and
implementation of full service recycling programs for industries, such
as national grocery and retail chains, distribution centers,
manufacturers, municipalities, airports and logistics providers.
Gulfstream also sells Gaylord boxes, recycling equipment and recycling
bins for use in any recycling program.
561-922-5220 ext. 101
Meckesheim USA is a world leader in the design, manufacture
installation of a wide range of size reduction equipment for the
plastics and recycling industries. Its products are used in a variety
of applications from traditional to innovative and include:
granulators, shredders, pulverizers, plastcompactors, wash lines,
thermal dryers and fully integrated systems.
North Smithfield, Rhode
Hyperplastics S.A. de C.V.
top recycler and trader of almost any polymer (PP, LDPE, HDPE, PET, PS,
PC, PA, ABS), Hyperplastics has several grinding and baling facilities
strategically located throughout Mexico and two recycling plants where
we recycle PE, PP and PS. Hyperplastics’ material is being shipped all
over the world.
Mexico D.F, Mexico
Ventures PCL (IVL), listed in Thailand (IVL.TB), is a leader in
polyester manufacturing with a global footprint across Asia, Africa,
Europe and North America. Its PET resin and polyester fiber products
are used in many applications such as food, beverage, medical and
pharmaceutical packaging as well as engineering resins and textiles and
yarns. IVL also manufactures PTA and ethylene oxide.
Charlotte, North Carolina
state-of-the-art facility, located in Hickory, North Carolina,
manufactures and supplies all types of extruder pack screens used by
the plastics recycling industry. These screens are available in both
plain steel and stainless steel alloys. Jelliff can supply various
diameter screens as single or spot-weld packs. The company also
produces all types of wire cloth cylinders and aluminum bound packs,
made to customer specifications.
Hickory, North Carolina
Jordan Reduction Solutions
Reduction Solutions, OEM successor to Mitts and Merrill, leads the way
as one of the oldest established manufacturers of industrial shredders,
grinders and granulators in the U.S. With more than 150 years of
continuous service, JRS has supplied quality size reduction equipment
to various facilities processing plastic, rubber, paper, metals and
other diverse materials. Contact the company today and let it show you
how a JRS-designed system can meet your most demanding material
Environmental Consulting has been assisting organizations nationally
for more than a decade in obtaining and maintaining compliance to their
certifications. JT Environmental can perform compliance
downstream vendor audits, internal audits, OSHA and EPA mitigation
assistance, as well as assist to gain the following certifications:
e-Stewards, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001, OHSAS 18001, RIOS and
R2. The firm's professional and qualified consultants provide
top-notch consultation, and the company's experience spans the fields
of auditing, data security, energy, environmental, engineering,
e-scrap, food safety, green building, materials, quality, safety,
security and more.
is a large recycler and compounder as well as a distributor of plastic
raw materials. The company offers cost effective solutions
recycled, compounded and virgin materials. Consistency in
quality, supplies and customised solutions are central to the company,
and it offers contractual annual agreements to reduce costs of material
disposal. For compounding needs, the firm's buy list includes
plastic scrap, lumps, regrind, and spruce and runners. The
works to develop long-term relationships with suppliers and customers.
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Industries, Inc. manufactures a complete line of bulk handling
equipment, including Kice Multi-Aspirators for separating dust, fines,
labels, angel hair and snakeskins from virgin and regrind plastics,
such as PVC, PET bottle flake, ABS, HIPS and PE. The Kice
Multi-Aspirator will dedust all types of plastic regrind and pellets.
Other Kice equipment includes granulator evacuation systems, dust
control equipment, vacuum, positive pressure conveying systems and
railcar loading and unloading systems.
MCS Industries, Inc.
is a vertically integrated North American manufacturer of consumer
products. MCS purchases EPS in small and large quantities as a primary
material. It also purchases various other scrap styrene materials. The
company seeks to facilitate a network of plastic scrap suppliers who
will collect and densify EPS at their local facilities and enter into
equipment leases and supply agreements with MCS. The company is the
largest producer of picture frames, decorative framed mirrors and
architectural moldings in the world. MCS' customer base includes some
of the largest retailers in North America: Walmart, Target, Michaels,
Lowe's and Home Depot.
Modern Dispersions, Inc.
Modern Dispersions Incorporated, is a leading
and compounder of quality black masterbatch and specialty compounds for
the thermoplastics industry. The company's products are used
manufacture articles in many markets and provide end-use functionality
in areas such as UV protection, static dissipation and extending
product lifetime. MDI products can be found in extrusion,
FDA packaging, wire and cable, geotextiles, fibers, pipe, and
automotive applications and compounding.
Mohawk Industries, Inc.
Industries, Inc., the world's largest floor covering company, is also
the largest domestic PET recycler in the U.S. Mohawk purchases more
than 200 million pounds of recycled PET containers per year from
curbside programs and turns them into EverStrand carpet fiber.
Newport CH International LLC
2003, Newport CH International LLC has grown to be one of the largest
recycled material exporters in the United States. The company
an international trading company focused on the purchasing and direct
export sale of recycled paper, plastics and metals to China and other
parts of Asia. For the past five years, the U.S. Journal of
Commerce has consistently ranked Newport CH as one of the top three
exporters of recyclable material. The company is currently
brokers to represent the plastics division in regional areas around the
Nexus Resin Group LLC
Resin Group (NRG) is a diversified full-service resin distribution
company for prime, off grade, compounded and reprocessed
materials. Partnered with 10 North American petrochemical
producers, NRG specializes in PE, PP, PS, PET and engineering
materials, and it features 12 major warehouse distribution points in
North America. NRG has a state-of-the-art facility in Orange,
Texas for scrap handling, recycling, reprocessing, blending and
packaging, which gives the company the ability to create products in
demand for the global marketplace. Dedicated to the highest
standards, NRG has a multitude of products and capabilities for the
Nordson Corp. Polymer Processing Systems
Corp. Polymer Processing Systems, a line of business within Nordson
Corporation, provides customers with a uniquely broad range of
technologies for melting, conditioning, dispensing and shaping
plastics. Nordson manufactures precision melt stream
starting with screws and barrels for extrusion and injection molding
and then proceeding downstream to dies for film, sheet, coating and
pellet production. In between are a diversity of critical
components, such as filtration systems, pumps and valves.
Pellenc ST America,
ST develops, produces and markets optical machines for high-speed,
contact-free detection for sorting many different types of waste
material: plastics, cardboard, wood, metals and minerals. The products
sorted come from the packaging industry as well as the industrial,
electronics, computer, automotive and construction sectors. The
technologies used to sort these materials are near infrared, middle
infrared, vision and induction technologies. More than 700 machines are
already installed in more than 40 countries, and 70 percent of the
turnover comes from export.
Fort Mill, South
is a leading manufacturer of analytical instrumentation for identifying
and testing plastics. These tests can assist in the sorting
identification of materials from a variety of plastics (sheets,
pellets, bottles and more). Additionally, testing can be performed to
determine blends, fillers, additives and moisture content.
these tests will enhance your ability to quickly determine what can be
done with material.
Perpetual Recycling Solutions is a high-quality manufacturer of post-consumer recycled PET (rPET) resin, and the company currently serves the plastic packaging industry from its Richmond, Indiana location. The company opened a landmark, state-of-the-art facility in January 2013, and it has capacity to produce 100 million pounds annually of rPET flake for food grade and non-food grade applications. As a result, the company partners with industry to create sustainable packaging that is suitable for direct-contact plastic food packaging. Perpetual Recycling Solutions offers high-quality, innovative, sustainable products and is committed to improving the community and environment long term.
Plastic Technologies, Inc.
more than 25 years, Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI) has been an
independent, comprehensive, consulting partner to the global plastics,
packaging and recycling industry. Our all-in-one approach ensures rapid
and accurate results. We can assist you in determining the
recyclability of a resin, flake, additive, colorant, label or
thermoform. We can perform testing protocols from Bottle-to-Bottle to
Thermoform Recycling applications. The company's results provide the
critical information on the performance attributes of recycled-content
Plastics Forming Enterprise
PFE is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2014, marking its time as a
leading independent laboratory providing consultation for the
recyclability of plastics, rigid packaging and bioplastics. Consumer
product companies worldwide rely on PFE's range of services. Utilizing
our analytical laboratory and pilot facility, we have the capability to
perform test protocols for PET and various other non-PET materials for
post-consumer evaluations. PFE plays a key role in upgrading existing
facilities and developing new technologies. The firm's goal is to
deliver practical answers and provide clients with the knowledge, tools
and technologies they need to make sound business decisions.
Amherst, New Hampshire
was founded in 1992 and is located in Joliette, Québec. The company is
ranked among the largest PET reclaimers in North America, recycling
more than 80 million pounds of PET bottles annually. In
to making a food grade recycled resin (post-consumer), Plastrec
continues to provide washed PET flake. Plastrec mainly
post-consumer bottles from municipal curbside programs in
Ontario and the U.S. By staying up to speed with today’s
and new consumer products, we ensure that their components do not
interfere with quality. The company’s high precision,
personalized technology permits it to make a food grade recycled resin
that meets the toughest applications.
Polyvel is a plastics
compounder committed to the development and marketing of specialty
Hammonton, New Jersey
thermoplastic additive masterbatches. Polyvel offers a wide array of standard products combined with rapid response to the development of customized solutions for each customer application. In addition to its custom capability, the company has a large number of standard products that serve the recycling industry. Polyvel works with nearly all grades of thermoplastics, including PLA and other biopolymers.