Recycling Conference 2019
SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS
Aaron Equipment Company
Aaron Equipment has a large inventory of reconditioned, unused and used models of plastics equipment. Aaron's plastic machinery includes blow molding, cast film, compounding, dryers, down-stream, single and twin screw extruders, mixers, pelletizers, shredders, winding and other types of plastics equipment.
Aaron Industries Corp. has become a leader in recycled plastic
innovation and is one of the largest recycled resin compounders in the
Northeast. The company prides itself on formulating to customer
specifications with 200 various grades of PS, PE and PP to choose from.
Aceretech Machinery Co., Ltd.
ACERETECH is a creative company, focusing on the technology R&D of
plastics recycling and providing the equipment and solutions for
plastics recycling, washing and re-granulation. ACERETECH's Plastics
recycling technology mainly applies to the field of waste plastics
regrinding, washing and re-granuling.
ADG Solutions Inc.
ADG Solutions provides systems for scrap-to-pellet plastics recycling and other technologically advanced equipment for plastics reclaim, both post-consumer and industrial. ADG offers Davis-Standard ram and wide-mouth recycling extruders. In the United States, the company manufactures the CFO filter, a self-cleaning filter for heavily contaminated materials. Additionally, ADG has complete wash systems for regrind or films (both agricultural or post-consumer films). It also distributes shredder systems that include conveying and metal detection, and the company provides pellet handling systems, silos, mixing silos and inline pellet weight systems as well as automated densifiers.
Rolling Meadows, Illinois
Adams Plastics is an industrial plastic recycling facility, offering grinding, sorting and a variety of other services to vendors and customers. More than that, the company offers simple solutions to the complex problems that businesses face. Stop by the company's booth to find a solution for you.
AESSE Sales and Distribution
AESSE S&D is the sales, distribution and corporate development arm of the parent company AESSE Investments, Ltd. The company distributes materials manufactured in the U.S. and abroad that are used in the plastics industry. AESSE’s supplier partners include FineBlend, Javachem, SACO AEI, Suli and Sundow. The company’s products include additives and resins used for impact modification, chemically coupling and compatibilization, surface enhancement, flame retardancy and other performance enhancements.
Agricultural Plastics Recycling
The Agricultural Plastics Recycling Conference (APRC) is a recycling
industry networking forum, bringing plastic recyclers, brokers,
farmers, nurseries, agricultural plastic manufacturers and government
officials together to discuss the solutions to the landfilling and open
burning of waste agricultural plastics. The next conference (the sixth
iteration of the event) will take place on Aug. 19-21, 2020 at the
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina in San Diego, Calif.
AGS Technology Inc.
AGS Technology offers injection molding and compounding of recycled plastics. It services the automotive, construction, industrial and consumer products industries.
Alandro Plastic Resources LLC
Alandro Plastic Resources is a full-service recycling company. The firm has developed a reputable business with state-of-the art equipment that provides suppliers and customers with the ability to purchase, collect, process, convert and resale recycled plastic. All regrinds and pellets, including PC, PC/ABS, ABS, Nylon, PBT, HPDE, PP, PVC, and TPO, are all tested and sold with guaranteed properties. Alandro has an ongoing inventory of resins that offers low-cost alternatives to end users.
American Baler Company is one of the oldest and most
respected baler manufacturers in the world. The company manufactures a
complete line of balers, enabling them to provide solutions to
customers in a wide range of industries. These products include
manual-tie and auto-tie single ram horizontal balers and two ram
auto-tie balers for both low-volume and high-production applications.
American Baler Company specializes in highly efficient balers that are
designed to keep energy costs and baling wire consumption to a minimum.
American Cutting Edge, A Division
of CB Mfg.
American Cutting Edge manufactures knives and blades used in a wide
variety of industries from converting and packaging to primary plastics
production and recycling. If a product needs to be cut during the
manufacturing process, their technical expertise and manufacturing
capacity can provide the cutting edge to do the job. The company’s goal
is to produce knives specifically for application that perform at the
highest levels considering the specified needs of the process. Whether
the requirement is sharpness, toughness, long life or other unique
features, American Cutting Edge can help to specifically craft a knife
or blade that meets production needs.
Since 1958, Italy-based AMUT has manufactured custom-tailored solutions
and turnkey plants in its four machinery and technology divisions:
extrusion, thermoforming, recycling/printing and converting. AMUT Group
is present in North America, Brazil and Southeast Asia. The company
offers on-site service and a faster response to meet local demands. A
highly specialized division is dedicated to the construction of
recycling plants for PET/HDPE/PP bottles/containers and PE film.
AMVT LLC supplies optical color sorters for plastic application
including color separation and material separation. The company has a
wide range of sorters for a variety of throughput requirements and
different type of materials (regrind, flake, pellet). AMVT will have an
operational sorter at its PRC booth for live demonstration.
AR Recycling, LLC
Laceys Spring, Alabama
AR Recycling is a solutions provider with a team of environmental specialists and enthusiasts working together to help reduce carbon footprint and increase awareness in industrial and consumer waste segments. With a combined experience of over 20 years in the field of recycling, the group deals in plastics, paper, metals, used clothing and industrial/consumer converted products. Started as primarily a North American trading company, the group ventured into warehousing and processing of materials in Alabama, and it is capable of collection, baling, shredding and grinding of materials, targeting the local industrial units and recycling centers. The group plans on multidimensional expansion within the recycling field and allied industries in the coming years.
ASSOCIATION OF PLASTIC RECYCLERS
The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) is the “voice of plastics recycling.” As the international trade association representing the plastics recycling industry, membership includes independent recycling companies of all sizes, processing numerous resins, as well as consumer product companies, equipment manufacturers, testing laboratories, organizations and others committed to the success of plastics recycling. APR advocates the recycling of all plastics.
Atradius Trade Credit Insurance,
Hunt Valley, Maryland
Atradius provides trade credit insurance and collections services worldwide. The company’s services protect companies from payment risks associated with selling products and services on trade credit. Atradius forms part of Groupo Catalana Occidente (GCO.MC), one of the leading insurers in Spain and worldwide in credit insurance. Atradius has access to credit information on more than 240 million companies worldwide.
Avangard Innovative is a premier sustainable solutions provider headquartered in Houston, Texas, with branch offices and operating plants located around the world. As one of the largest recyclers in North America and Latin America, the company offers full-service recycling solutions at all levels of the process. Its Natura Program assists clients in reaching zero waste initiatives, while providing the firm with a stream of raw material feedstock to process and market to clients for manufacturing purposes.
Helluva Container, a Balcon Enterprises company, is one of the largest
providers of FIBC Bulk Bags and used Gaylord Boxes in the United
States. The firm also buys used Gaylord boxes. The company has
distribution locations across the country and is able to ship products
Elk Point, South Dakota
Balemaster manufactures heavy-duty horizontal balers for the recycling
industry. The company’s balers are designed to bale all forms of
recyclable materials, including OCC, ONP, aluminum cans and plastic
bottles. All of the firm’s balers include various advanced features to
provide maximum throughput capacity.
Crown Point, Indiana
Berlyn ECM, Inc.
Berlyn ECM designs, engineers, and manufactures plastic processing equipment. Its product line consists of extruders, low bulk density feeders, screen changers, continuous filters, dies, water baths, air strippers, diverter valves, pelletizers, extrusion systems, reclaim systems, parts and service, screws and barrels for all brands, and rebuild/refurbish services. The Berlyn product line has been made in the United States since 1962. Known throughout the world, the Berlyn equipment is notably superior in quality and construction, attracting the attention of many leading manufacturers of sheet/film, elastomer, pipe, profile, and tubing, foam, wire and cable, compounding and reclaim looking for more from their investment.
Huntington, New York
BlackBridge Investments is a recycling brokerage with a unique focus: to change the way the industry works. The company is generating new efficiencies, cost savings and opportunities that offer new possibilities for the entire industry. BlackBridge specializes in buying and selling post-consumer plastic, paper and polyurethane foam scrap. The firm buys and sells worldwide and is seeking long-term relationships.
Blades Machinery Co.
Machinery buys and sells all types of plastics processing equipment
with a specialty in size reduction equipment. The company’s inventory
consists of over 750 used granulators and shredders along with new
Cumberland granulators and Vecoplan shredders. Blades Machinery is the
largest granulator service center in the U.S. and can rebuild any make
or model granulator. The company stocks knives and screens for all
makes and models of granulators and have a state of the art knife
sharpening center with four sharpening machines.
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
BritAS Recycling-Anlagen GmbH
BritAS GmbH manufactures the ABMF series, an automatic belt melt filter. This machine enables regranulate quality to remain constantly high while the contamination is discharged out with a very low loss of melt. By an intermediate container for the melt, the upstream extruder is permanently running. The ABMF is automated, clean and has a high filtration fineness up to 50 micrometers.
Bühler provides optical sorting solutions for plastic processing and recycling companies that demand the highest standards of purity and quality. The SORTEX range of optical sorters focuses on precision sorting, maximizing capacity and yield, and delivering a consistent performance. The SORTEX range meets individual requirements and is suitable for small, medium and large-scale processing. It is able to sort a variety of plastics; PET flakes, HDPE flakes, uPVC window regrind (off-cuts and post consumer), WEEE/ELV residue (wire recovery), PVB, PP, ABS, PS and plastic pellets, as well as color grouping to further maximize product value.
Bunting Magnetics Co. is a one stop source for recycling equipment used
in plastics recycling facilities. For shredder, grinder or granulator
OEM companies that are preparing a system to provide customers a more
complete or turnkey system, Bunting Magnetics Co. can contribute the
separation equipment needed to complete the job. Additionally, the
company’s engineering team produces the models and drawings to drop
into systems to ensure a smooth project completion.
Canuck Compounders Inc.
Canuck Compounders Inc. has over 35 years of custom compounding
experience, and its current manufacturing capacity exceeds 40 million
pounds annually. The company is committed to supplying product and
services that meet both the expectations and needs of customers.
Through extensive development capabilities, Canuck Compounders’ mission
is to manufacture materials with the highest combination of
performance, processing and cost efficiency.
Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson is one of the world's largest
third-party logistics providers, with gross revenues of $13.1 billion
in 2016. The firm provides freight transportation and logistics,
outsource solutions, produce sourcing and information services to
110,000 customers through a network of offices in North America, South
America, Europe and Asia. To meet customers’ freight needs, C.H.
Robinson provides access to 68,000 transportation providers worldwide,
including contract motor carriers, railroads, air freight carriers and
Champion Polymer Recycling
Champion Polymer Recycling has a complete recycling network in place for efficient plastic 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 Water Technologies, LLC. Recycled material streams represents 85 to 90 percent of the company’s total resin usage. Infiltrator Water Technologies, LLC manufactures a complete line of products for the onsite wastewater industry such as septic tanks and accessories, leach field products including gravelless chambers and geo-synthetic aggregate products.
China Scrap Plastics Association
CSPA is a nonprofit organization representing the plastics recycling industry in China. CSPA has significant influence in bridging the gap in communications between the industry and the Chinese government. Apart from serving as a platform for facilitating communications amongst its members and members with overseas enterprises, CSPA also connects the plastics recycling industry with other sectors and with the government. Its main activity is the Oversea Market Tour and ChinaReplas. ChinaReplas is the largest and most professional conference and exhibition covering the plastics recycling industry in China.
CieTrade Systems, Inc.
CieTrade is a global provider of business and financial software for recycling companies, scrap and commodity traders. The company offers desktop and cloud-based solutions that help clientele increase competitiveness by successfully integrating best practices and industry-specific knowledge with innovative technologies and methods. CieTrade’s worldwide customer base ranges from small recycling plants and scrap brokers to large multinational trading houses and top exporters.
Circular Polymers converts post-consumer carpet into fiber and pellet.
The company also produces post-consumer calcium carbonate in different
grades. The firm offers PET, PP and Nylon 66.
Clear Path Recycling
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Clear Path Recycling recycles post-consumer PET bottles to produce recycled PET (RPET) flake and byproducts.
CMG Granulators &
CMG is a manufacturer and distributor of granulators and single-shaft shredders which are impeccably designed and quality controlled to assure an excellent return of investment. CMG offers equipment and solutions for tough regrind challenges. The company distributes worldwide and has a North American tech center in Michigan. The tech center offers equipment demonstrations, application trial grinds, part inventory and granulator-shredder stock.
Common Sense Solutions,
Montclair, New Jersey
Common Sense Solutions, Inc. provides engineering and consulting services to the plastics recycling industry, including: new and used equipment specification and selection, process design and improvement and complete project management. The firm has particular expertise in PET, HDPE, film and EPS recycling systems. Additionally, the company designs recycling systems for more uncommon packaging.
Container Recycling Institute's mission is to make North America a
global model for the collection and quality recycling of packaging
Culver City, California
Converge Engineering LLC
Converge Engineering LLC. is a leader in providing conveyors and
complete processing equipment solutions for plastics, metals, waste and
electronics recycling. Converge Engineering’s diverse array of talents
include consulting, system integration, 3D-point cloud scanning, 3D
drafting, mechanical engineering, electrical and controls design, UL
Listed control panel manufacturing, metal fabrication and project
management to offer a single point of accountability with deep
CTC Plastics is a minority-owned ISO certified company. The company
specializes in custom compounding of commodity grade recycled certified
automotive resins and general purpose resins. Additionally, CTC’s wide
range of capabilities include compression and injection molding. The
company is one of the largest manufacturers of strong, lightweight
thermoplastic composite pallets, offering both heavy duty reusable and
lightweight export single use plastic pallets made from 100 percent
Cumberland / AEC
Founded in 1939, Cumberland boasts a tradition of engineering
excellence for its granulators and shredders. Cumberland Granulators
and Shredders deliver efficient and reliable size reduction solutions
for a wide range of industries. AEC’s roots date back to 1957, and has
established itself as the go-to solutions provider supplying
temperature control, process cooling, blending, drying, conveying and
size reduction applications in the plastic processing, food and
New Berlin, Wisconsin
Charlotte, North Carolina
Custom 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. A team of experienced professionals, a solid financial base and a dedication to customer service have helped Custom Polymers, Inc. develop and maintain long-term partnerships with both buyers and suppliers worldwide. The firm is a proud member of the Association of Plastic Recyclers.
Davis‐Standard is a global leader in the design, development and
distribution of extrusion and converting technology. The firm’s systems
include more than 10 product lines to support manufacturing
applications and customers within every major industry. This includes
the agriculture, automotive, construction, health care, energy,
electronics, food and beverage packaging, and retail industries, among
others. With more than 950 employees worldwide, the company is
committed to engineering and manufacturing equipment that is
cost-effective, environmentally friendly and offers a high ROI.
Davis-Standard’s reclaim technologies include Merritt Davis, Sterling
Extruder, Hartig, Egan, Gloucester and Black-Clawson.
DMS Recycling LLC specializes in post-industrial plastic brokering,
re-processing and recycling. Their processing and warehouse facility is
located in Ohio, where they offer a wide variety of value-added
services for industrial plastics, including shredding, grinding,
labor-intensive separations and material baling. They also provide
storage service on request. The company is able to analyze customers'
plastic waste material stream or locate a quality ongoing recycled
content stream for product needs. Their main products include plastic
regrind ABS, PP, HDPE, NYLON, PMMA, PET, PC, PS, LDPE FILM and
Aluminum, Brass, etc. Their brokering and direct sales contacts
include both domestic and overseas opportunities.
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Dock 7 Materials Group,
Red Bank, New Jersey
Dock 7 Materials Group, LLC is a global business dealing in plastic scrap, e-scrap and commodities. The company’s primary materials include agricultural, post-consumer and post-industrial plastics. Dock 7 is proud to have clients around the world, in addition to processing capabilities in Southeast Asia. The company has technical expertise in the materials sold and arranges both small and large shipments. Additionally, the firm specializes in the agricultural plastics sector and deals in all types used for farming, irrigation, transport and packing. Dock 7 is seeking potential partners for new recycling projects dealing with these materials in North America.
DongGuan Armost Recycling-Tech.
DongGuan Armost Recycling-Tech. Co., Ltd. was founded in 2013, focusing on plastics recycling solutions. Integrating the whole system, the company offers innovation for dust removal, washing, and silicon and rubber separation. It also specializes in the electrostatic separation process. The company was a winner of Ringier Technology Innovation Awards in 2016 and 2017.
Dongguan Haibao Machinery
Technology Co., LTD.
Dongguan Haibao Machinery Technology is a factory in China, and it specializes in plastics separation equipment. The electrostatic plastics separator can separate ABS/PS/PP, HDPE/PP, PC/PA, PC/PMMA, PET/PVC and more. In addition, the company's rubber separator can sort silicone/rubber from hard plastics.
Dongguan Wandful Green-Tech Co.,
Wandful supplies electrostatic separation systems for WEEE plastic. The company has several years of experience and has expertise in providing solutions to sort e-scrap plastics via electric static and elastic particle removal. Thanks to the equipment's robust design and excellent quality, the system has been well-received in China and Southeast Asia. The company has also sold systems to buyers in European countries, Japan and elsewhere.
Dorstener Wire Tech
Dorstener Wire Tech (DWT) specializes in high performance polymer filtration components and extruder screens for many applications. DWT helps design and engineer filtration products that enhance throughput and reduce process cost without sacrificing quality. DWT has a vast manufacturing profile and a full range of production capabilities in Houston as well as sister companies in Europe and Asia. It produces all types of polymer filters, including but not limited to: simple extruder screens, spot weld packs, frame packs, cylindrical elements, pleated candle elements, auto-screen belts and other continuous melt filtration products.
Eagle Vizion, founded in 2006, had the vision of making optical sorting
accessible to all sectors of the waste and post-consumer industry. The
company’s purpose is to make machines that are flexible and adaptable
to customer’s needs. Eagle Vizion’s NIR optical sorters are designed to
detect and separate different types of materials such as PET, HDPE
natural, HDPE Color, PVC, PP, PS and more. Eagle Vizion sells machinery
either directly to the end user or through a qualified systems
Eastman Chemical Company
Eastman is a global advanced materials and specialty additives company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. Within its specialty plastics business, Eastman sells resins in pellet form that molders and extruders process into literally hundreds of end uses. The Eastman Embrace family of resin is extruded into shrink film used as beverage, food, and personal care shrink labels. Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions, while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and employs approximately 14,000 people.
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Ecopuro is a research and development company focused on advanced materials technology development. The company’s goal is licensing Ecopuro’s breakthrough technologies with leading companies in each industry in a defined geographical region, giving our partners a significant advantage over their competition.
Pineville, North Carolina
North Carolina-based eFACTOR3, LLC brings together a keen understanding of environmental, engineering and equipment issues. The company offers a variety of pre-shredding, shredding and granulating equipment along with conveying and separation equipment systems. Whatever is intended to be recycled or turned into an alternative fuel, eFACTOR3 provides custom solutions to meet any need.
EFS-Plastics is a leading manufacturer of 100% post-consumer recycled
(PCR) resins, with manufacturing plants in Listowel, Ontario and
Hazleton, Pa. They offer high quality 100 percent PCR LDPE for blown
film extrusion, PP for injection molding, HDPE for blow molding and
extrusion. All of their resins are certified for 100 percent PCR
Elkem Silicones is one of the world's leading fully integrated silicone
manufacturers. With over 50 years of experience, the company offers a
wide variety of silicone products. Elkem Silicones has introduced a new
line of SILCOLAPSE brand foam control additives that provides broad
utility at various temperatures and pH levels for plastics recycling
applications. These products are domestically-produced and deliver
excellent performance at competitive prices.
East Brunswick, New Jersey
Emerald Pacific Resources
Emerald Pacific is a high-volume, full-service supplier of recycled plastic resins. The firm has offices, warehouses and processing facilities in the U.S. and Mexico. The varied location of offices allows the company to efficiently provide quality assured materials to a diverse manufacturing client base.
ENTEK is a U.S.-based manufacturer of turnkey production extrusion systems, twin-screw extruders, and components. The company is a leading supplier of extrusion technology for natural fiber-plastic composites, pelletizing, custom compounding, specialty sheet lines, food and medical applications. ENTEK’s highly trained engineering department helps companies optimize production and the company’s turnkey expertise helps customers establish complete plant-wide operations, often from the ground up.
EREMA North America, Inc.
EREMA North America, Inc. is a subsidiary of EREMA GmbH, the leading global manufacturer of plastic recycling systems and components. The North American arm offers a U.S.-based spare parts inventory, technical support and a state-of-the-art demonstration facility featuring the latest technology and innovations.
Eriez manufactures equipment that removes metal from plastics to improve product purity, protect valuable equipment and increase production uptime. The company's eddy current separators remove aluminum, brass and copper from plastic, delivering the highest purity and yield. In addition, its metal detectors and separators protect shredders and granulators from all types of metals and remove metal from regrind. Eriez vibratory feeders and screeners convey and screen materials with accuracy and quick changeovers, and the company's PolyMag process enables the separation of mixed resin regrind for post-industrial recycling. Eriez is known for making the most powerful rare earth magnetic separators, which are produced in 12 plant locations worldwide.
Ettlinger North America
Ettlinger North America LP offers a unique line of continuous melt filters to recyclers, compounders, and sheet, fiber and strapping processors in North America. The company's ERF melt filters are the industry standard for processing materials with large amounts of contamination such as paper, wood, aluminum, silicone, rubber and high melt polymers. Ettlinger's ECO melt filters, with capability to 60 microns, are perfect for PET sheet, fiber, strapping and even fines. With all sales, service and spare parts located in Atlanta, the company is dedicated to its North American clients.
Evergreen Plastics was founded in 1998 by Polychem Corporation and is a PET bottle recycling facility that uses state of the art technology to convert baled PET bottles into food grade flakes and pellets. Since its inception, Evergreen Plastics has used curbside baled PET as the main source of raw material; diverting millions of pounds of material from the landfills monthly and converting it to flakes, pellets and strapping for the packaging industry. All Evergreen Plastics products are environmentally friendly as they are made using 100 percent recycled PET.
North Chesterfield, Virginia
Evonik is a world leader in developing and supplying specialty chemicals for many industries, working closely with customers to develop innovative products that solve real world issues. In the plastics industry, Evonik's driving force is to add value to polymers. Evonik’s TEGO Sorb product line features several odor-absorbing chemistries that are effective at controlling a wide range of odors in recycled materials, polyolefins and rubber compounds.
Exxel Polymers Inc.
Exxel Polymers is a recycler, compounder and distributor of plastic raw
material. The company processes post-industrial regrind and reprocessed
pellets. Additionally, the firm buys and sells PP, PE, PS, PC and ABS.
Falcon Papers & Plastics
Avenel, New Jersey
Falcon Papers and Plastics specializes in recycling and converting quality post-industrial and post-consumer material. The company has grown to serve paper and plastic recycling needs on a global scale, becoming one of the dominant recycling companies in North America. It recently acquired a plant in Green Bay, Wisc., which serves as the company's converting and recycling unit.
Federal Equipment Company
Federal Equipment Company, the trusted name in used processing
equipment, provides reliable used industrial and process equipment at
competitive prices for pharmaceutical, packaging, chemical, plastics
and rubber, food and beverage, and similar processing industries. From
its headquarters in Cleveland, Federal Equipment Company delivers
reliable machinery at a fraction of the cost and lead time of new
Felplast Inc is a post-industrial plastics recycling business operating in Dalton, Ga. since 2006. The company is committed to repurpose waste back into the original products and oftentimes into unrelated products, contributing to the improvement of the environment through recycling. In time, Felplast Inc has created solid relationships with industry leading manufacturers and also temporary relationships with smaller companies for individual projects. In addition to suppliers and customers throughout the United States, the company’s years of international business experience has opened doors to a global marketplace that includes Mexico, Italy, China and India to name a few.
Carmignano di Brenta, Italy
Fimic is dedicated to the production of machineries for melt filtration in the plastic recycling field. The firm offers three types of automatic and continuous filters for a screening process without the need of an operator. Fimic entered the plastic recycling field during the production of guillotines, which the company still produces with an offer of highly customized equipment.
Firstar Fiber, Inc.
First Star Recycling, in its 21st year of business, operates Nebraska’s largest MRF in Omaha and a baling plant in Lincoln. Between the two and its brokerage service, First Star processes and markets over 100,000 tons annually drawn from residential and commercial generators from throughout the Midwest. In October 2016 Omaha and surrounding communities and First Star became the country’s first to permanently adopt the Hefty EnergyBag program to divert hard-to-recycle plastics from landfills. Residential and commercial generators participate in the program by purchasing the special orange bags to collect a wide range of not-readily recyclable plastics, e.g., chip and snack bags. This program has enabled First Star to divert these hard-to-recycle plastics from landfill, by instead sending the filled orange bags to be used as a feedstock for plastic lumber or as an alternative fuel source, and as a heat source for making cement.
Flottweg Separation Technology,
Flottweg Separation Technology, Inc. is a manufacturer of decanter
centrifuges, separators, belt presses and processing systems. The
company has more than 60 years of experience building mechanical
solid-liquid separation equipment, and has installed over 10,000
machines worldwide. The firm’s patented Flottweg Sorticanter ensures
economical recycling by separating different types of plastic on the
basis of different densities. Numerous Flottweg Sorticanter machines
are used all over the world in various applications.
Valverde del Majano, Spain
Since 2005, Fosimpe SL has been one of the leading collectors and suppliers of recycled plastics in Spain, America, Asia and various other European countries. The firm has the highest quality standards and received ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and AQSIQ. The company’s main products include ABS, HDPE, LDPE, PC, PET, PP, PS, WEEE and other engineering plastics. Fosimpe SL has established a relationship with most of the key players in the Asian market and has a permanent office in Shanghai.
Fukutomi Recycling Ltd
Kwai Chung, N.T., Hong Kong
Fukutomi's vision is to reduce landfilling and carbon emissions through recycling of post-consumer and agricultural plastic scrap waste. The company’s ultimate goal is to reprocess scrap waste to recycled materials for different industrial applications in order to achieve a circular economy.
Gamma Meccanica North America
Gamma Meccanica SpA is a leader in the recycling extrusion equipment
market, promoting green equipment solutions for reprocessing low-bulk
density, heavily printed and high-residual-moisture plastic materials
using turnkey, force-feed, cutter-compactor and conventional reclaim
systems. The company offers sales, service, installation, spare parts
and consulting for North America with it's exclusive sales agency,
Innovative Recycling Solutions, LLC.
Greer, South Carolina
Global Polymers LLC
With over 17 years of experience in plastics recycling, Global Polymers
has the knowledge and expertise to help customers meet their goals in
the area of social and environmental responsibility, carbon footprint
reduction, and closed loop recycling. Global Polymers recycles
thousands of tons of material each year, creating new markets and
saving valuable resources. The company's mission is to provide
sustainable solutions for clients. As a leader in formulation and
manufacturing of recycled plastic resin and regrind, the management
system of Global Polymers has been registered to ISO 9001.
Matthews, North Carolina
With more than 30 years of experience and over 60 patents, Gneuss has made a name for itself as a supplier of innovative solutions for the plastics industry. The company offers filtration Technology, measurement technology and processing technology. Its fully automatic rotary filtration systems and screen changers operate continuously, fully automatic and pressure constant. Its environmentally friendly measurement technology products include the mercury-free NTX series of pressure transducers and temperature sensors that meet highest requirements. The innovative multi-rotation system extruder MRS offers new possibilities in devolatilization, allowing the processing of undried and uncrystallized PET bottle flakes directly into high quality end products.
Green Line Polymers
Green Line Polymers is a dependable resource for the disposal of high density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic scrap material. The company 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.
Boca Raton, Florida
Specializing in plastics, Gulfstream is a full service recycling and environmental company with over 30 years of industry experience. The company designs and implements recycling programs for a number of national retail and distribution chains as well as countless national, regional and local municipal, paper, metal and plastics recyclers around the country. Beyond handling all grades and forms of plastics, Gulfstream also sells recycling equipment.
HC International Industry Inc.
Little Neck, New York
HC International is a collector and distributor of recycled plastic materials that was established in April 2014 in New York City. The company aims to create a green, productive environment, and the team has more than 10 years of experience working in the recycled plastic distribution sector. It also operates a warehouse in China, where the firm has a great deal of experience and a good reputation. HC International has a professional material analysis and marketing team to support the company. It sells all kinds of LDPE film, off-grade pellet, POM unfilled regrind, nylon6/66 unfilled or GF regrind, airbags and even nylon parts. It also handles PMMA extrusion; HDPE drums, pipes or other blowing and injection model; PET bottle grade material, trays, strapping, purge and more; ABS regrind, especially material rejected from domestic deals; PP supersacks, trays and regrind; PS trays, regrind and EPS; PC sheet, water bottles, regrind and powder; PMMA sheet, regrind; PVC; and much more.
North Smithfield, Rhode Island
Herbold USA is a world leader in the design, manufacturing and installation of size reduction equipment for the plastics and recycling industries. The company’s products are used in both traditional and innovative applications, including: granulators, shredders, pulverizers, plastcompactors, wash lines, thermal dryers and fully integrated systems.
Hosokawa Polymer Systems
Hosokawa Polymer Systems manufacturers granulators, film/fiber
recovery, dedusting/separation and recycling systems. The company
offers granulators from 3 to 600 HP, covering injection and blow
molding, extrusion, film and more. Additionally, the firm offers
dedusting systems and air separators which are used for fines removal,
fiber separation and other applications. Through standard or custom
configurations, Hosokawa Polymer Systems' granulators and systems can
handle production requirements from the routine to the most challenging.
Howard Alloy Inc.
Howard Alloy Inc. specializes in hard-facing materials and cemented
carbide inserts, including shredder cutters. It serves customers with
timely delivery and consistent quality in North America.
ICE Recycling, LLC
Lake City, South Carolina
Industrial Conservation Engineering (ICE) re-processes post-industrial textile and plastic polymers, cardboard, paper and metals for companies throughout North America. The company provides customized on-site waste stream management, off-site reprocessing, waste reporting, product destruction, vendor consolidation and consulting services. ICE engineers turnkey recycling solutions for the industry, including zero-to-landfill services.
Idealservice Soc Coop
For 25 years, Idealservice has been a leader in the development and
management of waste collection and sorting plants. Idealservice is able
to recycle over 42,000 tons per year of residual mixed plastics after
the sorting process. Specifically, it produces Blupolymer Granule, a
blend of thermoplastic polyolefins obtained by the extrusion process.
The main components are polyethylene and polypropylene and can be used
as a bitumen modifier for waterproof membrane or road paving as well as
material in either the extrusion process or injection molding.
Pasian di Prato, Italy
IHS Markit offers regional and global analysis that deliver a
comprehensive view of world markets for plastics and polymers, from
upstream feedstocks to downstream applications. Manufacturers,
purchasers, strategic planners, traders, financial analysts and
end-users gain the essential insight and information needed to optimize
resources, maximize profits and make sound business decisions.
Institute of Scrap Recycling
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is the "Voice of the Recycling Industry." ISRI and its 21 chapters represent approximately 1,300 companies operating in nearly 4,000 locations in the U.S. and 34 countries worldwide that process, broker, and consume scrap commodities, including metals, paper, plastics, glass, rubber, electronics, and textiles. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., ISRI provides education, advocacy, safety and compliance training, and promotes public awareness of the vital role recycling plays in the U.S. economy, global trade, the environment and sustainable development. Generating $117 billion annually in U.S. economic activity, the scrap recycling industry provides more than half a million Americans with good jobs.
Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
iSustain Recycling’s main focus is to provide sustainable solutions for clientele. The company understands that to be successful in this industry, it must remain versatile, agile and multifaceted at all times. iSustain recycles all grades and forms of plastics, paper, textiles and metal. Additionally, the company offers solutions for organic waste, traditional waste and waste-to-energy. The firm is driven by a passion to increase recycling rates and to succeed for customers in areas where others may have failed in the past. iSustain is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.
James Brinkley Company
The James Brinkley Company has been a leading manufacturer of material handling equipment for the pulp and paper industry for almost 80 years, with 15 years experience in the plastics recycling industry. The company specializes in building guillotines to cut or break up a bale of plastic scrap, along with bale wire coilers that accumulate and form manageable coils of bale wire.
Tlajomulco, Jalisco Mexico
Established in 2000, JC Plastics merchandises virgin resins, recycled post-industrial and post-consumer plastics, and various other collection services.
Jet Polymer Recycling,
Jet Polymer Recycling is an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified company.
The firm has been in the industry for over 50 years, offering
integrated waste management, recycling and raw material solutions. This
includes thermoplastic recycling. Jet Polymer Recycling has multiple
locations that produce custom compounds as well as recycled pellets
suitable for injection molding, extrusion and compounding. The company
creates measurable value and drives sustainable growth with a tailored
suite of services, equipment and products.
Fort Payne, Alabama
Jordan Reduction Solution
Jordan Reduction Solutions leads the way as one of the oldest
established manufacturers of industrial shredders, grinders and
granulators in the United States. With over 160 years of continuous
service, the company has supplied quality size reduction equipment to
facilities processing plastic, rubber, paper, metals, composites and
other diverse materials.
JW Industrial Polymers LLC
JW Industrial Polymers LLC specializes in procuring, sorting and
grinding industrial scrap plastic, including PA, PMMA, ABS, POM, PC, MS
and more. This includes raw materials such as PC/ABS, flame retardant
ABS, reinforced nylon and modified granulation distribution. The
company's production line specializes in plastic and metal separation,
and it utilizes twin-screw extruders at its plants in China and
Thailand. JW runs a complete chain for procuring and processing for the
Chinese market, relying on a skilled team team that has experience in
the production and modification sectors as well as in automotive
engineering plastics. The company is looking to purchase a recycling
plant mainly in automotive engineering grade.
Villa Rica, Georgia
Kal-Polymers a Division of
Kal-Polymers, a division of Kal-Trading Inc., is a large custom compounder of recycled resins. The company processes scrap into reusable regrind and reprocessed pellets. The firm buys post-industrial plastic scrap through long term scrap management programs, spot purchases for compounding needs and offers cost saving solutions in the form of compounded pellets/regrinds. Kal-Polymers also has the capability to process pellets from scrap auto parts, films, sheets, skeletons, trims, fluff, fines/powder, purge and drools with paint, print, barrier, lamination, co-extruded and coated.
Kice Industries, Inc. manufactures a complete line of bulk handling equipment, including Kice Multi-Aspirators for separating dust, fines, labels, angel hair and snake skin from virgin and regrind plastics. The Kice Multi-Aspirator will de-dust all types of plastic regrind and pellets. Other Kice equipment includes granulator evacuation systems, dust control equipment, vacuums, positive pressure conveying systems, and railcar loading and unloading systems.
is a leading global manufacturer for fully integrated packaging and
bottling line systems, as well as plastics recycling systems. The
company’s products include a comprehensive portfolio of PET bottle
stretch blow molders, labelers, fillers and conveying systems. It also
offers leading-edge technical knowledge of PET packaging design.
Sustainability is a core principle that has been the catalyst for the
development of Krones plastics recycling systems. The firm supplies
turnkey solutions for PET recycling, bottle sortation, wash lines and
solid stating bottle-to-bottle modules, as well as polyolefin washing
KTI is a non-asset based domestic and international transportation broker. The company specializes in arranging truckload, less than truckload, drayage, rail, and intermodal shipments throughout its large network of contracted carriers.
Kuraray is a global leader in the production of EVOH (ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer) resins. An EVAL barrier layer helps food producers and packaging converters make packaging more efficient by decreasing waste while conserving energy and resources.
KW Plastics Recycling
KW Plastics is the international leader for HDPE and PP recycled resins. With over 100 million pounds in silo and storage equipment and 1 billion pounds in production capacity, KW Plastics boasts the world’s largest capacities for recycling. The company purchases post-consumer rigid HDPE (including bulky) as well as rigid and flexible PP bales throughout North America. As a post-consumer resin supplier to the personal care, automotive, agriculture, construction, pipe, paint and coatings, recreation, and flexible packaging/sheet applications industries, KW Plastics' quality HDPE resins and PP resins provide sustainable solutions. The company operates an ISO:9001-2008 registered facility with an ISO-IEC 17025:2005 accredited lab.
Lindner Recyclingtech America
Statesville, North Carolina
Lindner Recyclingtech America LLC is a top supplier of single-shaft shredders, granulators and wash lines for the plastics industry. With over 60 years of experience in size reduction technology the company can offer customized solution for capacities from 500 pounds up to 40,000 pounds per hour, as well as wash and processing systems according to customer needs.
Eagle Rock, Virginia
Maag Automatik, Gala Industries, Reduction Engineering Scheer and Ettlinger have joined forces in the Americas to provide breakthrough innovative products and superior customer service. Maag Americas offers customers in many polymer industries unmatched benefits, value and local sales and service support through a consolidated network. The firm's products include underwater pelletizers, polymer, extrusion and industrial pumps, screen changers, dry-cut and wet-cut strand pelletizers, pulverizers, centrifugal dryers and pellet production solutions designed for multiple polymer compounding and recycling applications.
MacDermid Enthone provides global experience in PET recycling and has
the knowledge to adapt its systems to a variety of operations. The
company’s products are optimized to synergistically clean, control foam
and ensure the separation of plastics with different densities. The
firm follows environmental compliance for its products and is one of
the most trusted suppliers of PET recycling systems.
Marglen Industries is a leading PET recycler and manufacturer of polyester staple fiber, recycled PET resin and recycled PET flake. Marglen services many markets, including bottle, sheet, thermoforms, strapping, fiber, spinning, non-wovens and fiber fill. Marglen has been in business for over 45 years and in the PET fiber and recycling business for over 25 years. Marglen has been a member of APR for over 20 years. Marglen is proud to be a women-owned Business and is WBENC certified. The WBENC certification has helped our customers reach their minority spend goals. Marglen services customers all over the world.
McCann Plastics offers engineered solutions to clients by applying
in-depth knowledge of thermoplastic compounding, materials and end-use
processing. This approach equips the firm with the benefit of serving
various markets including automotive, electrical/electronics,
packaging, film, consumer goods and more.
North Canton, Ohio
Mega Recycling and Compounding Services, LLC purchases any regrind and scrap thermoplastic resin and converts it back into reprocessed black pellets. The company stocks over 50 different standard grades of reprocessed black thermoplastic materials. In addition, with over 35 years of thermoplastic compounding experience, Mega Recycling is more than capable of producing custom-made specialty formulations that fit the exact application requirements.
Mettle Filtration Products
Mettle Filtration Products specializes in custom manufacturing wire
mesh extruder screens. The family-owned company maintains a large
inventory of wire cloth to provide clients with precision filters that
meet their specific needs. Mettle Filtration can also help customers
engineer an economic filtration solution. Most importantly, the company
will make and hold stock for immediate delivery.
Milliken & Company
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Milliken has been solving everyday problems with innovative solutions for more than 150 years. An unwavering commitment to ethics guides their research, design, and manufacturing expertise to redefine how they add strength and protection to products, infuse vibrancy and color into their surroundings, and care for the environment. For the company, success is when discoveries made within Milliken help them all have more meaningful connections with the world.
Mohisa Colorplast LLC
South Plainfield, New Jersey
Mohisa Coloplast LLC is a buyer of all kind of plastic scrap, regrinds and repro. They also manufacture all kinds of color concentrate masterbatch products.
With nearly 20 years of research and consulting experience in the
recycling of post-consumer materials, More Recycling is able to offer a
deep understanding of the complex and ever-changing life cycle of
plastic packaging. The company serves as a liaison between industry,
public agencies and NGOs, and it prioritizes accurate information and
neutrality in the marketplace. One of More Recycling’s key services is
facilitating a lean concentration of appropriate stakeholders to
research and address a pivotal challenge or opportunity in sustainable
materials management. The company values working with thought leaders
in the industry and believes collaboration and partnership are
essential to positive progress and achieving measurable results. More
Recycling also offers a variety of technology-driven tools and
resources, such as plasticsmarkets.org, to support plastic recycling
efforts throughout the value chain.
MSS designs and manufactures optical sorting equipment for plastic
bottles and flakes, as well as durable plastics in e-scrap
applications. The MSS CIRRUS NIR + Color sorter provides the industry's
best sorting performance for sleeved PET bottles and is used for bottle
and flake sorting around the world.
Newport CH International, LLC
Newport CH International, LLC is one of the leading international trading companies in the world. The company began as a fiber and steel trading company and has successfully expanded into a leading marketer of plastic scrap, shipping nearly 300 million pounds annually. The company offers a wide variety of plastic grades including post-consumer and post-industrial scrap plastic.
Next Generation Recycling Machines
Nordson Polymer Processing Systems
Nordson Polymer Processing Systems provides engineered components to melt, homogenize, filter, meter and give shape to plastic and fluid coating materials. Nordson Corporation leverages the collective plastics industry experience from a series of strategic acquisitions to offer a uniquely broad portfolio of industry-leading technologies. The company delivers a full range of precision melt stream products, including screws and barrels for extrusion and injection molding, filtration systems, pumps and valves as well as dies and pelletizing systems.
Novek, LLC is a supplier and trader of recycled plastic materials.
Moon Township, Pennsylvania
The leaders of NOVA Chemicals believe high-performance plastics and sustainability go hand-in-hand. The company has the specialty polyethylene resins, applications know-how and capabilities to help customers develop and implement the cost-effective, recyclable flexible packaging that brand owners and consumers are demanding.
Omya is a leading global producer of ground and precipitated calcium
carbonate and worldwide distributor of specialty resins,
additives. The company provides a wealth of product solutions for
clientele in industries such as: construction, coatings, inks, paper,
polymers, packaging, food, home care, pharmaceuticals, agriculture,
forestry, water and energy.
Pellenc 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 and industrial, electronics, computer, automotive and construction sectors. The technologies used to sort these materials are near infrared, middle infrared, vision, induction and X-ray technologies.
Pelletron provides dedusting and pneumatic conveying solutions for the plastics recycling industry. The firm’s DeDuster product removes dust and contaminants from regrind and can be used with a grinder, IMM, dryer or under a silo. DeDusters are available in various sizes for capacities from 10 to 200,000 pounds per hour. The company’s pneumatic conveying systems use the pellcon3 conveying process, which involves STRANDPHASE, Pellbow pipe bend and DeDuster technology. The process also relies on specially designed rotary valves for regrind conveying.
Perry Videx is one of the world's leading suppliers of quality used
plastic processing machinery. The company maintains a vast quantity of
recycling equipment in stock at its headquarters in New Jersey. The
company features equipment including extrusion lines, shredders,
granulators , mixers and film/fiber densifiers. each of which can be
inspected in Hainesport, N.J.
Hainseport, New Jersey
Plastics Machinery Group
Bedford Heights, Ohio
Plastics Machinery Group specializes in new and used machinery sales as well as mergers, acquisitions, plant liquidations and appraisals. PMG is the trusted source for quality plastic injection molding, thermoforming, blow molding, extrusion and recycling equipment. Its team of certified machinery and equipment appraisers know the value of plastics equipment and utilize over 80,000 contacts worldwide for fast turnaround. Processors that are upgrading, replacing or selling their primary or auxiliary equipment can contact Plastics Machinery Group at 440-498-4000 or visit the company's website.
Plastics Recycling Update, published by Resource Recycling, Inc., is the leader in providing news and analysis for plastics recovery stakeholders. The publication appears as a quarterly print magazine as well as a weekly e-newsletter, and both feature the latest on resin markets, processing advancements, recycled content usage and much more. Go to resource-recycling.com/plastics/subscribe to subscribe for free.
Plastics Recycling World
Plastics Recycling World is a monthly magazine specifically written for
all companies involved in the conversion of plastics waste to recycled
polymers. Covering key technical developments, market trends, strategic
business issues, company profiles and new product launches, Plastics
Recycling World is 100 percent focused on the specific information
needs of the plastics recycling supply chain.
Bristol, United Kingdom
Hammonton, New Jersey
Polyvel is a plastics compounder committed to the development and marketing of specialty thermoplastic additive masterbatches. The company offers a wide array of standard products combined with a rapid response to the development of customized solutions for customer applications. In addition to the firm’s custom capability, Polyvel has a large number of products that serve and help improve the profitability of companies in the plastic recycling industry.
PolyVisions is a premier specialized custom compounder. They utilize reactive compounding technology to solve customer material issues. The company is pleased to present PolyVisions DuraPET PCR PET materials. DuraPET PCR is a graft modified high-impact PET material. It is produced using up to 92 percent post-consumer bottle-grade PET. The grafting technique makes the DuraPET PCR a truly recycled-content engineering grade material. DuraPET PCR can help customers meet their sustainability goals while giving them the engineered properties they may need in a material. DuraPET PCR is highly durable material with outstanding mechanical properties. It can withstand harsh environmental conditions, such as extreme outdoor temperatures and high chemical resistance. It is easily processed using conventional plastics processing techniques.
Rancho Dominguez, California
Since opening their doors in 1991, Polywin Corporation has become one of the most solidified plastic companies in the industry. As a family-owned business, Polywin's philosophy is embedded in trust. Over the years, the company has sustained long-term buyer and supplier relationships, built on Polywin's "customer-oriented" plan. The past success of the company is reflected in each customer. With the experience of Polywin's staff, and its stability in the industry, the company can assist anyone who is interested in the realm of plastics.
Renovanz plastic recycling has been in operation for 17 years and has
five locations, four in north Mexico and one in central Mexico. The
company separates incoming post-consumer and post-industrial plastic
materials. Renovanz works with clients to understand the requirements
needed and offers product-specific options.
Republic Machine, Inc.
Republic Machine is a world-class manufacturer of single-shaft shredders. The company continues to innovate and push the industry in difficult-to-process materials and recycling applications, including all plastics, rubber, fiber and carpet. Republic Machine is dedicated to its clientele and the ever-changing demands within the marketplace and boasts the only "guaranteed for life" rotor warranty in the industry.
Satake USA, Inc.
Satake USA offers a comprehensive range of advanced color sorting systems that incorporate CCD, UV, RGB and IR vision technologies. These technologies are used to remove defective product from the stream. The Satake Corporation is involved in the development, manufacturing and marketing of sophisticated optical sorting equipment for shipment to customers around the world. The company is considered a leader in optical inspection systems incorporating CCD, UV, RGB and IR vision technologies capable of removing defective products from the product stream.
SDS Logistics Services
SDS Logistics offers nationwide logistics services, including: full truckload, less than truckload (LTL) and container drayage to and from all U.S. ports. Searching for a trucking solution? You found one! SDS Logistics Services: ahead by miles... nationwide!
Secondary Materials Pricing.com
Secondary Materials Pricing.com is the online commodity pricing service
that lists current prices for post-consumer recyclable plastics, paper,
glass, metal and aluminum cans. Plastics pricing includes PET, HDPE,
PP, EPS, film, rigids and commingled materials for eight major regions
across North America. Additionally, 15 PSI paper grades are listed
under the secondary fiber pricing window. All paid members have online
access to over 12 years of historical data.
Odensburg, New York
Sesotec is one of the world's leading manufacturers and developers of inspection, separation and sorting systems. Sesotec systems are used in process, packaging and production lines throughout industries and in the specialized preparation of materials for recycling. The company has developed a range of products unequaled in versatility and quality, each project is given individual attention to ensure the best possible solution.
Sierra International Machinery
Sierra International Machinery is a worldwide leader in the sale and support of processing equipment to the scrap, recycling and waste industries. Sierra’s full range of equipment is built to meet the demands of today’s processing facilities and is backed by the best service and support in the industry.
Sigma Recycling, Inc.
Sigma Recycling, Inc. provides solutions to recyclers for complicated goods that cannot be easily recycled. Sigma sources, distributes and trades material on both the local and global scale. The company provides associates in 20-plus locations worldwide and offers financial arrangements such as long-term contracts.
Soleno Recycling reduces HDPE waste by crushing, washing and purifying. The raw material is trucked to Soleno’s manufacturing plants and transformed into useful pipes with long life spans. These products allow the capture and conveyance of stormwater, while complying with the principles of sustainable development in the implementation of stormwater infrastructure.
Sorema div of Previero N
Anzano del Parco, Italy
With almost 40 years of experience, Sorema has become a point of reference in the design, manufacturing and installation of plastic recycling plants for PET/HDPE bottles, PE/PP film and raffia as well as other products in PE, PP, PET, PA, PS, ABS and fiber. Sorema is a leader in the recycling of packaging and post-consumer materials and offers a wide range of solutions for various systems. Upon request, the company offers modules for upgrading existing plants.
Founded in 2007 in San Jose, Calif., Sprint USA is dedicated to keeping
the Earth green and does its part in making sure materials are recycled
and turned into materials that can be reused. The company works
diligently and humanely with its plastic factory in Thailand and
non-ferrous metals warehouse in Southern China to create reusable
material. The company's focus and original mission is to provide
long-term partnerships and solutions to a global issue with mutual
trust and sustainable goals.
SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.
With successful installations in over 51 countries spanning all seven
continents, SSI Shredding Systems, Inc. designs and manufactures
powerful and proven size-reduction solutions for the plastics recycling
industries. Using patented features and low-speed, high-torque
technologies, SSI produces quality one-, two-, and four-shaft
shredders, primary reducers and robust pre-load/transfer station
compactors. Fully integrated controls and material handling systems
complement SSI’s individual equipment or plant-based systems.
Stadler America, LLC
Colfax, North Carolina
Stadler America, LLC is one of the most successful recycling equipment providers and integrators in the world. The inventor of the ballistic separator, Stadler is now one of the leading MRF and recycling-systems-integration companies in the world. The company has installed over 250 turnkey systems for MSW/RDF, single-stream and plastics processing. Additionally, the firm has sold nearly 800 ballistic separators worldwide, including more than 25 in North America. With a new and highly experienced North American presence, including over $1.3 million in parts and a dedicated service staff, Stadler can now also provide comprehensive after-sale support for projects in North America.
Star Plastics, Inc.
Ravenswood, West Virginia
Star Plastics, Inc. is a dependable compounder of engineering grade thermoplastics. With an accomplished full service laboratory to develop, test, and process materials, the company offers high quality custom color compounding (known for lot-to-lot consistency), plus sourcing, supplying and tolling polymers. Star’s PolymerVault division is a key source for the most reliable, high-quality value-added materials in all forms, with our greatest strength in engineering grade plastics, paired with styrenics and commodity. The team at Star Plastics is responsive to customer requirements with a high level of technical aptitude and strong product knowledge.
STARLINGER & CO. GES.M.B.H.
Starlinger recycling technology and Starlinger Viscotec supplies machinery solutions for recycling and refining plastics such as: PE, PP, PA, PS, BOPP and PET. Starlinger PET recycling systems produces food-safe rPET and is approved for use in food applications by brand owners and national/international authorities. Additionally, the company supplies technology for the decontamination of PET, PP and HDPE flakes and viscosity increase of PET flakes and pellets. The firm's processes comply with FDA/EFSA standards and guarantees excellent cleansing efficiency.
Steinert is the global leader in separation technology solutions for the plastics, waste, mining and scrap industries. Manufacturing a complete line of magnetic and sensor-sorting equipment, the company provides extensive solutions to the plastics recycling sector. Using hyper-spectral imaging, near-infrared and color sorting, Steinert US takes plastic recycling to a new level by separating by color including black plastic and material type, creating greater purity and higher values.
STF Group/Zimmer America Recycling
STF Group manufactures complete plastic sorting and washing lines for
all polymer types (PET, PE, PP, PS, film, mixed plastics),
RPET-bottle-to-bottle installations, wet and dry granulators, label
removal, ballistic separation, hot wash, friction cleaner, sink/float
separation, vertical screw conveyor systems, zero liquid discharge
waste water recycling systems. Zimmer America Recycling Solutions
(ZARS-USA, LLC) is the exclusive sales and service representative for
STF Group in North America. Zimmer provides machinery solutions for the
plastic and waste recycling industries as well as components and
turnkey plants for both post-industrial and post-consumer applications.
The business offers planning, sales, installation, after-sales service,
and overnight spare parts supply.
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Struktol Company of America
Struktol is a leading manufacturer of lubricants and processing additives for all major polymers, including PE, PP, PVC, ABS, PC, nylon and others. These additives are particularly useful in highly filled systems where good flow, good surface and properties are difficult to obtain. Unique process additives for reclaimed/recycled plastics and for polymer compounds that contain recycled content are also available. Useful in a variety of different resin systems from polyolefins to engineered plastics, these products offer greater processing efficiency and enhanced performance. They are targeted for compounds containing 100 percent recycled material or materials with varying levels of post-consumer or post-industrial recycled content.
A leading supplier of custom compounded commodity, engineering and post-consumer resin, Talco Plastics maintains the largest and most versatile inventory of quality recycled plastics in the western United States.
Tecnova specializes in producing extrusion lines for plastic recycling. With more than 30 years of experience, the company provides green solutions for reprocessing various plastics.
TOMRA Sorting Inc.
TOMRA Sorting Recycling is established in almost 80 global markets and
offers a broad range of different sorting applications to separate a
large variety of valuable fractions including plastics, metals and
paper from waste. The company’s sorting systems recover clean material
fractions, delivering significantly higher yields and increased value
from the input material.
West Sacramento, California
North Miami, Florida
Tradepro Inc., established in 1989, is a long-trusted and reliable plastics recycler and supplier of plastic raw materials. The firm manages every aspect of the process for clients, making the choice to go green easy, convenient and cost-effective for companies of all sizes. With almost three decades of experience and an annual turnover exceeding 50,000 metric tons of material, Tradepro, Inc. specializes in recycling, sales and shipping of plastic raw materials. The corporation has global offices in the U.S., Colombia and Chile to serve the international market.
UNISENSOR USA, Inc.
With almost 30 years of experience in sensor system technology, UNISENSOR provides cutting edge sorting solutions to the recycling industry. The company’s unique and patented POWERSORT technology, based on high-speed laser spectroscopy, separates different types of plastic, regardless of their color. The revolutionary machine design of UNISENSOR’s new POWERSORT 360 allows the processing of black and mixed plastic shredder fractions with an exceptionally high throughput of up to 10 tons per hour.
UNTHA Shredding Technology
Hampton, New Hampshire
For nearly 40 years, UNTHA has been building some of the world’s best shredders. Now UNTHA once again raises the bar with the QR class of plastics shredders. Unique features make the QR class shredders cost effective, reliable and sustainable. With both single-shaft and shear shredders ranging from 35 to nearly 500 horsepower, UNTHA shredders can exactly meet the customer’s specific needs.
Useon (Nanjing) Extrusion
Machinery Co., Ltd.
Established in 2006, Useon has been focusing on polymer extrusion equipment, process technology and providing the total solutions. In plastic recycling, the company offers a PET recycling and pelletizing line that relies on undried technology to produce granules from PET flakes and get good color and lowest IV drop. In addition, the company's new type of co-rotating conical twin screw extruder offers more output and high performance products. Useon also offers a PET sheet/strap production line that relies on ene extruder to produce four straps at same time. Finally, the EPS/XPS foam waste recycling line features an efficient feeding system with a new type of tandem extruder to get more output.
US Plastics Recovery
US Plastics Recovery (USPR) purchases plastic scrap from manufacturing
facilities, molders, compounders, thermoformers, color houses, and
national waste management firms. Specialties include PP, HDPE, LDPE,
HIPS, ABS, PC/ABS, nylons (PA) and flexible PVC. The firm removes
contaminants and talc via elutriation, sink-float, and size screeners.
USPR toll shreds, grinds, separates and cleans certain polymers. The
company serves the entirety of North America.
High Point, North Carolina
Vecoplan is a worldwide leader in size reduction technologies. The company designs, engineers, manufactures, installs, and provides ongoing training for a comprehensive range of shredders, granulators and grinders used to recycle all types of plastics. As good as the firm’s machines are, the expertise it has gleaned from decades of practical experience in the field is where Vecoplan really shines.
Established in 1931, Vincent Corporation manufactures and engineers
screw presses that are used in over 200 different applications. For
over 20 years, plastics recyclers have used its equipment to de-water
wash tank sludge to reduce hauling and landfill costs. The company's
presses are also used to de-water washed HDPE, typically in front of a
dryer. Vincent offers a unique trial and rental program that enables
customers to verify savings and machine reliability before any
commitment is made.
Established in 1931, Vincent Corporation manufactures and engineers
screw presses that are used in over 200 different applications. For
over 20 years, plastics recyclers have used its equipment to de-water
wash tank sludge to reduce hauling and landfill costs. The company's
presses are also used to de-water washed HDPE, typically in front of a
dryer. Vincent offers a unique trial and rental program that enables
customers to verify savings and machine reliability before any
commitment is made.
Melville, New York
Waste Management currently handles 10 million tons of commodities annually through a nationwide network of recycling facilities. The company purchases virtually any type of recyclable commodity: office paper, newspaper, cardboard, electronics, metals, plastics (post- consumer and post-industrial) as well as the most challenging materials.
Waste Processing Equipment, Inc.
Since 1976, Waste Processing Equipment, Inc. has manufactured Max-Pak balers, compactors and conveyors. Max-Pak places a major emphasis on the quality, performance, safety and efficiency of its waste and recycling equipment. The company strives to create the best quality components that are used in construction of their products. Each product meets or exceeds ANSI and OSHA standards for safe operation. A standard product line is available along with custom engineered equipment for unique or specific applications.
WEIMA America, Inc.
Fort Mill, South Carolina
WEIMA offers a comprehensive range of plastic shredders and granulators that can handle such plastics as PE, PP, PVC, PS, PU and PET among others. Our machines can process blow molded pieces, pipes and profiles, purge or other production waste such as bottles, fibers or carpet. With the range of equipment and a variety of rotor types, rotor geometries and cutting tools, WEIMA machinery can increase a processing operation's ROI while decreasing a company's environmental footprint.
Yupo Corporation America
YUPO is the 100 percent recyclable, waterproof, tree-free synthetic paper with attributes and properties that make it the perfect solution for a variety of marketing, design, packaging and labeling needs.