Plastics Recycling 2018 Sponsors and Exhibitors
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AAA Polymer, Inc.
AAA Polymer, Inc. has been supplying plastic liners and stretch film in the New York City area for the past 40 years. It's a family-owned and -operated company that has a reputation for providing the highest quality products and superb service to all customers. The firm provides plastic recycling services for businesses nationwide. The company started in 1974 with the intention of showing that customers come first. That vision, along with over 90 years of plastic material experience, has become the current version of AAA Polymer.
Aaron Equipment Company
Aaron Equipment has a large inventory of reconditioned, unused and used 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.
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.
ACE Plastics Inc
ACE Plastics Inc offers a complete customized recycling system and uses the latest techniques for recycling plastics. The firm’s facilities in Illinois currently handle over millions of pounds per year and provides state-of-the-art post-consumer HDPE and LDPE processing equipment.
Rolling Meadows, Illinois
Adams Plastics LP has served the plastics industry for over 40 years, both as a supplier to manufacturers and as a recycler. In both of these roles, Adams maintains a green profile, with the aim of maximizing the amount of plastic that is reused and not relegated to landfills. As the clients get to know the owner and employees of Adams, they understand the company’s devotion to its suppliers and customers.
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, agricultural or post-consumer films and distributes shredder systems which include conveying and metal detection; pellet handling systems, silos, mixing silos and inline pellet weight systems as well as automated densifiers.
AESSE Sales & 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.
Alandro Plastic Resources
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 such as 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 alternative 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 Chemistry Council
The American Chemistry Council's Plastics Division represents leading companies dedicated to providing innovative solutions to the challenges of today and tomorrow through plastics. Advances in plastics are helping Americans save energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and decrease waste. Because plastics are such a valuable resource, the Plastics Division is leading efforts to “reduce, reuse, recycle and recover,” through outreach, education and access to advances in recycling technology.
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, the Italy-based AMUT has manufactured custom-tailored solutions and turn-key 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.
ARCA World Logistics, LLC.
Long Beach, California
ARCA World Logistics is a licensed and bonded non-vessel operating common carrier, ocean freight forwarder, and logistics company offering door-to-door global shipping services. The firm’s extensive experience shipping recycled commodities allows to contract the most cost effective solutions for international and domestic transportation needs. This includes import and export services via ocean to all global destinations. ARCA offers highly personalized, comprehensive shipping services and manages every detail from bookings, pickups and insurance to documentation, customs filings and delivery.
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.
Aspen Research Corporation
Maple Grove, Minnesota
Aspen Research Corporation is an analytical services and materials manufacturing company. Aspen’s extensive work in materials research and development and trace organic analysis enables them to aid clients in risk assessments, evaluate and qualify materials and maintain product safety and quality. Aspen is ISO 17025 accredited in laboratory services.
Atradius Trade Credit Insurance, Inc. (Atradius)
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 200 million companies.
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.
West Chicago, Illinois
Avian Machinery, LLC is a world class manufacturer of size reduction machinery for the plastic, rubber and recycling industries. Avian offers a wide variety of machines: low, medium and high speed granulators, as well as pulverizers and shredders. Avian granulators and shredders are ideal for block, film, sheet, plastic and other specialized material including rubber. Currently, Avian customers include the automotive, electronic, chemical, recycling and packaging industries. Avian Machinery is an international supplier to the plastics industry.
BALCON Enterprises, Inc.
Elk Point, South Dakota
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 for less.
Crown Point, Indiana
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.
BINOVA SRL is an Italian manufacturer of recycling and compounding lines with co-rotating twin-screw extruders. The company recently developed a new line for recycling and compounding that is able to process in one single step. This process creates competition for this particular machine. Additionally, this new line is able to reduce the handling of materials inside the factory and has reduced energy consumption.
Birch Plastics Inc.
Birch Plastics’ recycling and virgin resin divisions, along with the company’s compounding facility are located in Houston Texas. Birch Plastics’ compounding division features both single and twin screw extruders capable of producing strand and underwater cut pellets. The firm also offers R&D developmental scale up compounding, small to large part grinding, high-intensity powder mixing, laboratory, lifecycle testing and more.
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.
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Blades 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. They stock knives and screens for all makes and models of granulators and have a state of the art knife sharpening center with four sharpening machines.
Borec America Inc.
South El Monte, California
Founded in 2010, Borec America Inc. is a sub-company of Goldbright Trading GmbH, located in Germany. Borec America focuses on recycling plastic purchases from U.S. domestic and export to worldwide markets. The company owns ISO and AQSIQ certificates and supplies ABS, HIPS, WEEE shredded, LDPE, PE/PP, HDPE, PMMA and more.
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.
Bruno Folcieri Srl
Bruno Folcieri Srl has been manufacturing high quality granulators since 1947. Our hallmark is large, high capacity systems built for the most rigorous and challenging plastics in both post-consumer and post-industrial applications. We also manufacture low to medium capacity systems with the same robust quality and highest wear resistance all with the finest attention to detail. This detail allows us to build custom innovative solutions for your particular needs. We have now partnered with Innovative Recycling Solutions, LLC to act as our exclusive North American agency for sales, marketing, spare parts and service.
Bunting Magnetics Co.
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.
CADEL DEINKING, SL
San Vicente del Raspeig, Spain
CADEL DEINKING, a technical company located in Spain, was created with the goal to assist converters, printers and plastic recyclers increase competitiveness on the market. The company’s deinking technology removes the printed ink from plastic surfaces which makes it possible to obtain a high value product with the same characteristics of raw material from low value printed scrap. CADEL DEINKING owns a demonstration plant that processes material.
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 firm is committed to supplying product and services which meets both the expectations and needs of the clientele. Through extensive development capabilities, Canuck Compounders’ mission is to manufacture materials with the highest combination of performance, processing and cost efficiency.
Champion Polymer Recycling
Champion Polymer Recycling has a complete recycling network in place for efficient plastic processing. The company is one of the top users of post-industrial and post-consumer recycled plastic in the United States to meet the manufacturing needs of its 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 geosynthetic 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 connect s the plastics recycling industry with other sectors and more importantly, 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, and pulp and paper trading houses. 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 & Shredders
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.
COLLIN Lab & Pilot Solutions
COLLIN Lab & Pilot Solutions develops intelligent, modular pilot and laboratory lines for the plastics industry. They specialize in raw material production, processing, finishing and converting as well as research, development and education/training. The company supplies a broad customer base in medical, agricultural, technical/industrial, packaging, coating, finishing and recycling applications. As part of their product lines, COLLIN develops and supplies individual and tailored solutions for customers.
Common Sense Solutions, Inc.
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 bottles, PE bottles and film recycling systems. Additionally, the company designs recycling systems for more uncommon packaging.
Container Recycling Institute
Culver City, California
Container Recycling Institute's mission is to make North America a global model for the collection and quality recycling of packaging materials.
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 recycled plastic.
Cumberland / AEC
New Berlin, Wisconsin
Founded in 1939, Cumberland boasts a tradition of engineering excellence for its granulators and shredders. The company’s machines 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 pharmaceutical industries.
Custom Polymers PET
Charlotte, North Carolina
Custom 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. The firm also extrudes 30 million pounds of post-consumer resin that is LNO approved by the FDA for direct food and beverage applications. Custom Polymers PET is a proud member of APR and can ship material via truck, bulk and rail.
Custom Polymers, Inc.
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, healthcare, 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.
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.
DongGuan Armost Recycling-Tech. Co., Ltd.
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.
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. Dorstener Wire Tech 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 type of materials such as PET, HDPE natural, HDPE Color, PVC, PP, PS and more. The firm sells its machinery either directly to the end user or through a qualified systems integrator.
Eastman Chemical Company
Eastman is a global advanced materials and specialty additives company that produces a broad range of products found in everyday items. Within the specialty plastics business, the firm sells resins in pellet form that molders and extruders process into hundreds of end uses. The Eastman Embrace family of resins is extruded into shrink film used as beverage, food and personal care shrink labels. Eastman works with clients to deliver innovative products and solutions, while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in 100 countries and employs 14,000 people.
For more than ten years, ECON has been a specialist for underwater pelletizing systems. The continuous development of the ECON’s technology has made the company leaders in underwater pelletizing, especially with its patented thermal insulation technology. The firm’s mission is reflected in the successful invention, development, manufacturing and worldwide marketing of innovative solutions for screen changers and underwater pelletizing systems. Additionally, ECON’s on-site technical center provides the ideal testing environment to develop and test new products.
Pineville, North Carolina
eFACTOR3, LLC brings together a keen understanding of environmental, engineering and equipment issues. eFACTOR3 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 post consumer recycled plastics resins. The company generates high quality, clean PCR repro resin, offering injection molding grade of PP and extrusion/blow molding grades of PE. The firm is one of the largest manufacturers of LDPE PCR resin for blown film. Additionally, the company offers custom compounds and a wide of range bright colors of PP repro.
East Brunswick, New Jersey
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.
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., Mexico, and China. The varied location of offices allow the company to efficiently provide quality assured materials to a diverse manufacturing client base.
ENTEK is a US-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 distributes EREMA equipment and provides U.S. based service, parts and close technical support. With over 20 sales agents throughout North America, the company allows a continuous dialog and exchange of ideas with new and existing customers.
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 vbratory 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 LP
Founded in 1983, Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen GmbH operates globally, with a new location in Atlanta. The company produces a complete line of continuous melt filters for the recycling, compounding, sheet, film and strapping industries. The company's ERF and ECO rotating drum melt filters are well known for their ability to remove difficult contaminants such as paper, wood, foil, PET, rubber, silicone, black specs and gels. Ettlinger also manufactures a wide range of injection molding machines for large-part molding.
Founded in 1998 by the Polychem Corporation, Evergreen Plastics is a PET bottle recycling facility that uses state of the art technology to convert baled PET bottles into flakes and food grade pellets. Since inception, the firm 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. Evergreen Plastics sits on 28 acres of which 20 of those acres are set for future expansion and are currently leased out for farming. All Evergreen Plastics products are environmentally friendly and use 100 percent recycled PET.
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Extreme Coatings is the recognized global leader of proven wear and corrosion resistant solutions for the plastics processing industry. The company’s advanced surface treatments using thermal spray technology and proprietary CarbideX ceramic/metallic formulas extend the service life of components two to five times longer. The firm protects extrusion feedscrews (single and twin), co-rotating screws, elements, continuous compounding rotors, dry-blend mixers, rotary airlock valves, tool and die components and size reduction equipment.
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 and recently acquired a plant in Green Bay, Wisc., which serves as the company's converting and recycling unit.
Federal Equipment Company
Federal Equipment Company is one of the largest suppliers of used pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, chemical, plastics, and packaging equipment. The company’s buying and selling experience, purchasing power and global marketing, coupled with a strategic relationship with Pfizer Inc. ensures the supply of quality-used process equipment.
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.
Flottweg Separation Technology, Inc.
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.
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: PET, PP, LDPE, HDPE, ABS, PS, PC, WEEE and other engineering plastics. Fosimpe SL established a relationship with most of the key players in the Asian market and has a permanent office in Shanghai.
Fukutomi Company Ltd.
Fukutomi's vision is to reduce landfill and carbon emission 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 application in order to achieve circular economy.
Gamma Meccanica North America
Greer, South Carolina
Gamma Meccanica North America is a leader in the North American recycling 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.
GDB International, Inc.
New Brunswick NJ
GDB international, Inc. differentiates itself from other trading companies by actually owning and operating fully integrated plastic scrap facilities. The company specializes in upgrading mixed and cross-contaminated streams of scrap, and all material undergoes rigorous quality inspection, followed by sorting, upgrading and baling at company-operated facilities. Additionally, GDB recently installed a 300 kilowatt solar panel at its New Jersey facility to fulfill the entire need of electrical power and a sophisticated dual-ram horizontal baler to improve production.
Gertima S.A. de C.V.
Apodaca Nuevo Leon Mexico
Gertima and MercaPET are sister companies that have been operating since the late 1980s from the firm’s headquarters in Monterrey, Mexico. Gertima is dedicated to recycling all types of plastics. The company does this through its own collection and baling sites as well as several strategically located processing facilities which sort, grind, wash and pelletize. Gertima markets and sells baled, clean washed flakes, FDA-approved PCR materials and plastic pellets in North America, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America and China. The firm primarily focuses on PET, HDPE, LDPE, PP and PS.
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 recycling industry. The company offers filtration, measurement and processing technology. Gneuss’ fully-automatic rotary filtration systems and screen changers operate continuously and are pressure constant.
GP:50 Melt Pressure
Grand Island, New York
The GP:50 Melt Pressure division manufactures quality melt pressure sensors, transducers, transmitters and instrumentation for measurement and control of plastics extrusion and injection molding. GP:50 melt pressure instruments are known for quality, high accuracy, and reliable performance.
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.
Greenovative Solutions, Inc.
Greenovative Solutions Inc. is a third-generation recycler built from a diverse team of experts in plastics and papers. With headquarters located in Montreal, Canada, the company’s network expands into Europe, South Asia and North America. The firm’s ISO 14001 certified South Asian recycling facilities are fully equipped to transform plastics as per environmental regulations.
Greenvironmental Solution Inc.
Chino Hills, California
Greenvironmental Solution Inc. is a Chinese end-user for plastic scrap. The company can combine up to 10 items per container, including: PET, HDPE, LDPE, PP, PC, PS, HIPS, GPPS, OPS, ABS, Nylon, PVC and more.
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.
hamos GmbH is a leading supplier of electrostatic separators and complete lines for recycling. Additionally, the company provides separation of mixed plastics, used cables, electronics waste, composite materials and minerals. The firm offers equipment and plant locations for removal of foreign substances from plastics, food and other materials.
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.
Hudson Color manufactures color concentrates for the plastics industry. The company offers a wide range of products that are found in agriculture, construction, consumer, home, gardens, housewares and packaging. The firm offers stock colors for immediate shipment and produces custom colors to meet the requirements of clients. Hudson colorants are resin-specific, including: acetal, acrylic, nylon, polycarbonate, polypropylene, ABS, EVA, LLDPE, PBT, PET, PVC, SAN, TPE and TPO.
Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions
Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions manufactures a wide range of machine knives and accessories used in plastics and rubber recycling, under its D&S Mfg brand name. Hyde brings 140-plus years of experience and is ISO 9001:2015 certified.
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 total recycling solutions for the industry including zero-to-landfill services.
Idealservice Soc Coop
Pasian di Prato, Italy
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 moulding.
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.
Charlotte, North Carolina
Indorama Ventures PCL is a world-class chemical company, headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand, with revenues of $7 billion in 2015. The firm is a leader in key global markets and has organized its core business in three complementary segments: PET, feedstock and fibers. The company’s global manufacturing footprint and range of products are unmatched in the industry, enabling the delivery of innovative and unique value-added solutions to clientele.
INTCO RECYCLING is the leading supplier for PS recycling solutions worldwide. For the past 10 years, the company has been committed to renewable plastic recycling. Its brand GREENMAX focuses on researching and developing environmental recycled machines, such as the screw compactor and the thermal densifier. The firm offers on-site installation and technical guidance and has been praised for its thoughtful after-sale services by customers.
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. 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 more than $116 billion annually in U.S. economic activity, the scrap recycling industry provides more than a half million good jobs in the U.S. alone.
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. Let iSustain be your Eco-LOGICAL choice in recycling.
J&L Metals Trading, Inc.
J&L Metals Trading, Inc. is looking to buy HDPE, LDPE films, ABS/PC, PMMA, EPS, and more. The firm deals in both e-waste and non-ferrous metal scrap and is looking to network and build relationships within the industry. Additionally, the company owns and operates a factory in Asia.
Terre Haute, Indiana
Jadcore is a leading Midwest post-industrial recycler offering a full range of services to plastic manufacturers across the country. Started in 1974, Jadcore has grown its manufacturing capabilities and reprocessing technology through innovation and experience. The firm is currently capable of processing over 125 million pounds annually and is continuously investing in newer and better technology to address the ever-increasing challenges presented by today's scrap streams. The company can post-blend repro in railcar quantities and has full bulk and railcar loading facilities. In addition to pelletizing, Jadcore produces blown film can liners made from 100% recycled polyethylene and operates trucking and warehousing divisions to enhance the full range of services offered.
Established in 2000, JC Plastics merchandises virgin resins, recycled post-industrial and post-consumer plastics as well as various other collection services.
Hickory, North Carolina
Jelliff is a state of the art facility that manufactures and supplies all types of extruder screen packs which are available in both plain and stainless steel. Additionally, the company provides diameter screens as single or spot weld packs and produces cylinders, aluminum and stainless bound packs.
Jet Polymer Recycling
Fort Payne, Alabama
Jet Polymer Recycling is an ISO9001 and ISO14001 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, as the Jet Polymer Recycling has multiple locations that produce recycled pellets and regrinds 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.
J.M. Rodgers Co., Inc.
Sparta, New Jersey
J.M. Rodgers Co., Inc. is comprised of full service logistics specialists. Since 1952, the company has provided customs brokerage, duty drawback and freight forwarding/management services to Fortune 500 companies.
Jordan Reduction Solutions
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.
Kal-Polymers a division of Kal-Trading Inc.
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, vacuum, positive pressure conveying systems, and railcar loading and unloading systems.
Kongskilde Industries Inc
Kongskilde Industries, Inc. is a manufacturer of equipment designed to separate and pneumatically convey recyclable plastics and paper from waste. The company processes the removal of dusts and fines, leaving recyclable material for reuse.
Krones is a world leader manufacturer for fully integrated packaging and bottling line systems. The company’s products include a comprehensive portfolio of PET bottle stretch blow molders along with leading-edge technical knowledge of PET packaging design. Sustainability is a core principle that has been the catalyst for the development of Krones PET recycling systems. The firm supplies turnkey solutions for PET recycling, bottle sortation, wash lines and bottle-to-bottle modules.
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 one billion pounds in production capacity, KW Plastics boasts the world’s largest capacities for recycling. The company purchases postconsumer rigid HDPE (including bulky), rigid and flexible PP bales throughout North America. As a postconsumer resin supplier to the personal care, automotive, agriculture, construction, pipe, paint & coatings, recreation, and flexible packaging/sheet applications industries, its quality HDPE resins and PP resins provide sustainable solutions. KW Plastics is an ISO:9001-2008 registered facility with ISO-IEC 17025:2005 accredited lab.
Lindner Recyclingtech America
Statesville, North Carolina
Lindner Recyclingtech America LLC North is a Carolina-based subsidiary of Lindner Recyclingtech GmbH that focuses on size-reduction technology for plastic, waste and paper recycling as well as complete washing lines for post-consumer plastics. Lindner’s customizable, high precision, single-shaft shredders cover a wide range of materials with capacities from 500 pounds to 100,000 pounds per hour.
LLA Instruments GmbH & Co. KG
For more than 20 years, LLA Instruments GmbH (LLA) has developed and manufactured analytical technology for chemical imaging in both process and laboratory usage. The company’s portfolio includes NIR and UV-VIS hyperspectral cameras as well as multiplexed NIR spectrometers. The firm’s NIR spectrometers are utilized worldwide for the analysis and sorting of material streams e.g. waste separation in recycling. LLA technology enables the identification of PVC in PET-flakes sorting or identification of extraneous material in paper recycling at maximum efficiency. Based on the firm’s longtime experience, further applications can be developed and customised for new sensor-based sorting applications.
Lyrba USA LLC
The Woodlands TX
Lyrba USA is a trading company that specializes in high volume, 100 percent green plastic and serves the global recycling market. Lyrba USA relies on the support of Lyrba Mexico, a leading company in collecting, processing and recycling PET plastic material with 25 years of experience. Lyrba offers world-class quality since their brother company handles the process of recollecting, separating, cleaning, washing and blending materials. Careful supervision of the complete process assures that the final flake products are 100 percent pollution-free.
Eagle Rock, Virginia
Maag Automatik, Gala Industries and Reduction Engineering Scheer have joined forces to provide breakthrough innovative products and superior customer service in North and South America. Maag Americas’ products include polymer and extrusion melt pumps, industrial melt pumps, screen changers, strand and underwater pelletizers, centrifugal dryers, water systems, pellet processing solution systems and pulverizers. These systems are designed and used 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. The firm is proud to be a women-owned business and WBENC certified. The WBENC certification has helped its customers reach its minority spending goals. Marglen has been a member of APR for over 20 years.
North Canton, Ohio
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.
MCS Industries, Inc.
MCS Industries, Inc. is a premier manufacturer and distributor of home decor products.
Mega Green Solution
Mega Green Solution Ltd. offers recycling services to help isolate valuable plastics from mixed material streams with metal, paper and other contaminants. The company provides sorting and paint-removing services and is a supplier of cost-effective equipment with spare parts and technical support. Additionally, the firm offers consulting for recycling solutions.
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.
Merlin Plastics Supply Inc.
Delta, British Columbia
Merlin Plastics is a processor of post-consumer and post-industrial plastics. The company processes rigid plastics such as post-consumer blow molding high density polyethylene and polypropylene, PET, PE film scrap and more. The company’s mission is to recycle discarded packaging in an environmentally sound, economically efficient and socially responsible fashion.
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.
Modern Dispersions Inc.
Modern Dispersions is a leading manufacturer and compounder of quality black masterbatch and specialty compounds for the thermoplastics industry. The company’s products are used to 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, films, FDA packaging, wire and cable, geotextiles, fibers, pipe, and automotive applications and compounding.
With nearly 20 years of research and consulting experience in the recycling of postconsumer materials, More Recycling is able to offer a deep understanding of the complex and ever-changing lifecycle of plastic packaging. The company serves as a liaison between industry, public agencies and NGO’s and 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.
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.
Founded in 1987, the National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) is the trade association for the PET plastic packaging industry in the United States, Canada and Mexico. NAPCOR is dedicated to promoting the PET package; to overcoming hurdles to the successful recycling of PET; and to communicating the attributes of the PET container as a sustainable package.
National Recovery Technologies (NRT)
Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, NRT is a global leader in the design, manufacture and installation of optical sorting solutions. NRT is a member of Bulk Handling Systems (BHS), a worldwide leading provider of automated sorting systems to the waste processing and recycling industries. BHS and NRT exclusively offer Max-AI technology, a breakthrough artificial intelligence that identifies materials, makes intelligent decisions and directs equipment such as robotic sorters. The company currently holds more than 35 U.S. and international patents.
New River Polymers
New River Polymers has over seventeen years of experience in the recycling marketplace. The company specializes in post-industrial recycling. The firm buys and processes recyclable plastic both domestically and internationally. Additionally, the company consults manufacturing facilities on waste reduction through recycling by finding ways to identify measures that can be taken to reduce the amount of waste each organization generates.
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
Next Generation Recycling Machines (NGR) builds both plastics recycling machines and provides equipment which turns plastics waste into high-quality pellets. The company stays on the cutting edge of technology by continuously developing and improving plastics processing and machine components. NGR has an office in the United States, a tightly woven network of distribution partners and provides excellent customer service.
Ni-Met Polymers Inc.
In 2015, Ni-Met Polymers celebrated their 25th anniversary in North America. The company has offices located in the U.S., Canada, India, China and Mexico. The firm is ISO registered, members of ISRI, BIR, CARI and are AQSIQ holders. Additionally, the Ni-Met offers extensive sourcing, logistics and warehousing options to service client’s needs. The company is available as industry partners in the realms of PET, R-PET, HDPE, LDPE PVC, Nylon, ABS and many more.
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.
Moon Township, Pennsylvania
NOVA Chemicals is a polyethylene resin supplier. The company develops and manufactures materials for customers worldwide that produce consumer, industrial and packaging products.
Omya is a leading global producer of ground and precipitated calcium carbonate and a worldwide distributor of specialty resins, pigments, and 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.
Port Washington, New York
Pall Corporation is a global leader in filtration and separation technologies and offers a full range of products and services for the plastics recycling industry. With over 45 years of experience and 4,000-plus filter systems, the company’s broad knowledge spans commodity, engineered and specialty polymers. Pall Corporation offers a wide range of metal media and filters for specific melt filtration applications.
Pellenc ST America
Pellenc ST develops, produces and markets optical machines for high-speed, contact-free detection of sorting waste material, such as plastics, cardboard, wood, metals and minerals. The products come from the packaging, industrial, electronics, computer, automotive and construction sectors. The technologies used to sort these materials are near-infrared spectrometry, visible spectrometry, induction, x-ray and thermal imaging technologies. More than 1,400 machines are already installed in more than 40 countries and 70 percent of the turnover comes from export.
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 uses 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.
PerkinElmer is a global company focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment. The firm touches the lives of millions of people every day by providing medical insights and more effective therapies to cleaner water and safer homes. The company’s environmental health business develops analytical instrumentation, illumination and detection technologies as well as support services to protect the quality and sustainability of the environment and the security of people within their surroundings.
Perry Videx, LLC
Hainesport, New Jersey
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, New Jersey.
Plasmaq, a Portuguese company founded in 1992, specializes in washing equipment for the recycling industry. The firm’s comprehensive portfolio includes solutions for recycling and recovery. Plasmaq is present in 3 continents.
Reidsville, North Carolina
Plastic Revolutions is a full service plastic recycler located in a 300,000 square foot facility. The company recycles all forms and grades of plastic scrap, specializing in high molecular weight plastics, such as drums, IBC totes, sheet and other dunnage materials. The firm also processes post consumer plastic bottles from used detergent, milk jugs and other consumer products. Plastic Revolutions provides tolling and consulting services and is managed by an eco-friendly staff of professionals with many years experience in recycling.
Plastics Machinery Group
Bedford Heights, Ohio
Plastics Machinery Group is a leader in the industry, specializing in plastics processing equipment. The company attends various trade shows and conferences throughout the year to grow and maintain its contact base.
Since 1998, PlastiCycle Corporation has been serving the plastic recycling needs of manufacturers, compounders and converters. With over 75,000 square feet of manufacturing space in Nashville, TN and warehouses throughout the United States, PlastiCycle is equipped to provide high quality recycled products and exceptional service. This commitment to quality and service has made PlastiCycle an industry leader and created long-term relationships with some of the top manufacturing companies in the country.
Founded in 1992, Plastrec is a leading North American manufacturer of food grade recycled PET resin (from post-consumer materials). Well known for its sense of innovation and devotion to customer satisfaction, Plastrec's high-precision technology provides its customers in all PET applications consistent, quality food grade resin, enabling them to use up to 100 percent recycled content in their products. Plastrec purchases post-consumer PET bottles from municipal curbside programs in Quebec, Ontario and the U.S.
Polymer Recovery Systems, Inc.
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Polymer Recovery Systems provides customized solutions for plastic recyclers. The company offers systems for wash, density separation, (float and sink tanks), air separation and drying. the company designs products to meet specific customer needs. Additionally, the firm supplies turnkey systems or individual components that can be integrated into existing components.
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.
Since opening 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 good long-term buyer and supplier relationships. Polywin also believes in a “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 those who are interested in the realm of plastics.
Wilmington, North Carolina
PQ Recycling is a recycler of PET bottles and a manufacturer of clean rPET bottle flake. As a processor of deposit feedstocks, the company’s rPET bottle flake offers a very high quality level and is suitable for multiple end applications including sheet, fiber and strapping. Additionally, PQ Recycling’s rPET flake maintains approvals for direct food contact in multiple applications.
Purolator Advanced Filtration
Shelby, North Carolina
Purolator EFP is the world’s largest manufacturer of wire mesh extruder screens with manufacturing facilities in Houston; Shelby, N.C.; and Quzhou, China. The company offers local EFP polymer filtration specialists to solve customers’ toughest filtration problem backed by quality, dependability and on-time delivery. Purolator can provide customized solutions for specific applications, including improved filtration efficiency, longer on-stream life, lower unit cost, gel removal, regional manufacturing and stocking for immediate delivery.
Renovanz plastic recycling has been in operation for seventeen years and has five locations, four in the North 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. Republic Machine is dedicated to its clientele and the ever-changing demands within the marketplace.
Resource Recycling, Inc.
For over three decades, Resource Recycling, Inc. has been the leader in providing news, analysis and connections to the recycling industry. The company publishes Resource Recycling, Plastics Recycling Update and E-Scrap News, all of which take form as print publications and weekly e-newsletters that deliver the best reporting and industry insight to materials recovery leaders. In addition, Resource Recycling, Inc. produces the Resource Recycling Conference, the Plastics Recycling Conference and the E-Scrap Conference. These marquee events bring together thousands of stakeholder representatives annually for critical conversations and business networking opportunities that open fresh pathways to recycling's growth and evolution.
ReVital Polymers is a processor of post-consumer plastic, creating materials for high-value, re-manufactured plastic products for the consumer, industrial and automotive industries.
RIOS™ - Certified Electronics Recycler
The Recycling Industry Operating Standard (RIOS) is the recycling industry's management system standard for quality, environment and health and safety (QEH&S). Specifically designed for the recycling industry, RIOS integrates the key operational elements found in other standards, such as ISO (Q), ISO (E), and OHSAS (H&S), bringing them together into one streamlined management system.
RUNI Recycling Machinery, Inc.
RUNI, Inc. is the US-based company for RUNI A/S the Danish, family-owned manufacturer of screw compactors, which was founded in 1973. RUNI's machines are used to increase the value of several different materials by making them suitable as recycled materials or by minimizing transportation costs, disposal or energy consumption. The company’s years of experience and development leads to improved results and new fields of application. By building each individual machine themselves, the company is able to adapt to customer specifications. RUNI is a global provider of compaction and dewatering solutions across a spectrum of industrial, trade and retail sectors.
Lackawanna, New York
Sampla Belting North America is a leading manufacturer, fabricator and distributor of lightweight thermoplastic conveyor belting and flat power transmission belting. The company offers complete conveyor belt fabrication services out of various locations. Sampla’s belts are a mainstay in the recycling industry, found on eddy current separators, optical sorters, magnetic separators and general conveyors.
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 Vision System's Operation 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.
SC Johnson is a 131-year-old family company dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the Racine, Wisconsin, the company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care, as well as professional products. It markets such well-known brands as GLADE®, KIWI®, OFF!®, PLEDGE®, RAID®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX® and ZIPLOC® and employs approximately 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world.
Schupan Recycling, a division of 50-year-old, Kalamazoo-based Schupan and Sons, Inc., is the largest independently owned marketer and handler of used beverage containers in the country. Founded in 1986 to provide solutions for Michigan’s beer wholesalers’ handling of deposit aluminum cans, Schupan Recycling has since grown to service all distributors’ deposit containers and recyclables including aluminum cans, PET and glass bottles, redemption bags, cardboard, etc. The company has two state-of-the-art processing facilities in Michigan, a materials trading office in Chicago and conducts business throughout all of North America.
SDS Logistics offers nationwide services, including: full truckload, less than load (LTL) and container drayage to and from all U.S. ports. The company is able to cover all logistics needs coast-to-coast.
Sealink International, Inc.
Sealink International, Inc. works with a large global network of carriers. The company provides air, ocean or land transport and has the most up-to-date competitive rates. The firm’s strong relationships with both domestic and international carriers allow Sealink to offer the best routing and pricing options.
Secondary Materials Pricing.com
Ogdensburg, New York
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.
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.
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 srL
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.
Crystal River, Florida
Southeast Machinery offers low-cost solutions to meet the needs for extrusion and recycling equipment, without compromising quality or reliability. In today’s market, finding low-cost equipment that is dependable is key to sustaining market share and profitability.
SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.
For over 35 years, SSI's innovation, improvement, and engineering has created an evolution of the most versatile industrial shredders and size reduction systems on the present-day market. Using patented features and low-speed, high-torque technologies, SSI Shredding Systems produces quality 1, 2 and 4-shaft shredders, primary waste reducers and robust pre-load transfer station and scrap compactors.
Stadler America, LLC
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.
Millwood, 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. 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.
Struktol Co. of America
Struktol is a leading manufacturer of lubricants and processing additives for all major polymers including PE, PP, PVC, ABS, PC, Nylon and more. These additives are particularly useful in highly filled systems where good flow, surface and properties are difficult to obtain. The company offers unique process additives for both reclaimed/recycled plastics and polymer compounds that contain recycled content.
Sukano Polymers Corporation
Duncan, South Carolina
Sukano is a world leader in the development and production of additive and color masterbatches and compounds for polyester and specialty resins. The company develops innovative products and services for oil and bio-based polymers for applications such as thin and thick films, bottles and containers, fibers, filaments, and sheets. Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Switzerland, Sukano has a global distribution network and three production facilities strategically located across the world.
Tanjung Majujaya SDN. BHD.
TANJUNG MAJUJAYA SDN. BHD., is a Malaysian joint venture by a U.S. and Chinese company that specializes in PE scrap pelletizing. The firm’s purchasing scrap grades include: drip tapes/tubes, cotton wrap, black/white silage film, pesticide bottles, LDPE/LLDPE film A,B,C, color grade, pond liners, recycled LDPE/HDPE/LLDPE resins and off grade resins. The company has purchasing offices in New York City and California, which arranges the booking and payment domestically.
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.
West Sacramento, California
TOMRA Sorting Recycling is established in more than 50 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.
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.
Trex Company is the nation’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing with more than 20 years of product experience. The firm turns millions of post-consumer polyethylene film in Trex products and purchases approximately 300 million pounds of used polyethylene film each year, materials that would normally end up in the landfill. Trex Company also manufacturers LLDPE pellet from 100 percent post-consumer material. These pellets can be used to manufacture blown film, tubing and profile extrusion and molding.
Tristar Packaging Inc.
TriStar Packaging, Inc. has a full division for recycled plastic that buys, sells, exports, and processes plastic material. Tristar specializes in regrinding all grades of HDPE, HMW, PP and offers in-house pelletizing for LDPE and LLDPE films. The firm also handles various types of resin starting from off-grade and compounded material. Tristar has a full exporting division with expert staff and ships to all far East and South American countries.
Unifi Manufacturing, Inc
Greensboro, North Carolina
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Unifi, Inc. is a world leader in producing high-quality recycled fiber, PET resin and other premium value-added technologies. This includes REPREVE, the company’s flagship brand of fibers and PET resin made from recycled plastic bottles. Since 2007, Unifi has been a global leader in offering transparent and certifiable recycled products, recycling more than 10 billion plastic bottles to date. The company sorts and processes PET bottles into recycled PET flake at their facility in Reidsville, N.C. and further processes flake into food-grade recycled PET resin at their Yadkinville, N.C. recycling center. Unifi's fibers and RPET are readily found in the products of major brands in the packaging, apparel, hosiery, automotive and home furnishings industries.
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.
US Plastics Recovery
US Plastics Recovery 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.
Van Dyk Recycling Solutions
Van Dyk Recycling Solutions is North America’s leader in developing turnkey sorting systems for single stream, e-waste, MSW processing, construction/demolition, and plastics recycling. The company has installed over 2,400 recycling systems and built the largest MRFs in North America, including 17 mega MRFs that process 50-plus tons per hour. Company customers include all of the leaders in the recycling industry.
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.
Vexor Technology provides end of life solutions for difficult to recycle plastics, paper and cardboard. The company processes select varieties of materials into an engineered fuel used by large industrial kilns and furnaces as a clean burning alternative to coal. Materials handled by Vexor include thin films and bags, flexible packaging, pressure sensitive labels, purges, laminates, plastic rolls, waxy cardboard, automotive fibers and more. Vexor helps support customers' sustainability needs by offering landfill avoidance, secure destruction and liability protection. The company operates facilities near Cleveland and Chicago.
Established in 1931, Vincent Corporation manufactures and engineers screw presses that are used in over 200 different applications. For over twenty 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.
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.
Wealth Resource Company
Wealth Resource Company is a plastic recycler and trader with nearly 30 years of experience. The firm started as a small, privately owned-company and has grown to become a reputable pioneer in the recycling industry. Wealth Resource Company is equipped with over 20,000 plants and imports over 60,000 tons annually.
WEIMA America, Inc.
Fort Mill, South Carolina
WEIMA offers a comprehensive range of plastic shredders and granulators that can handle a variety of plastics, such as PE, PP, PVC, PS, PU, PET and more. The company’s machines 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 increases the operation's ROI while decreasing the environmental footprint.
Zenith Cutter, Inc.
Loves Park, Illinois
Zenith Cutter manufactures industrial machine knives and cutters for the recycling industry, with special emphasis on granulator knives, pelletizer knives, shredder blocks, and screens for all makes and models of equipment. Please visit their booth to discuss how Zenith Cutter can make your recycling operation more profitable!
Zimmer America Recycling Solutions (ZARS-USA, LLC)
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Zimmer America Recycling Solutions (ZARS-USA, LLC) is a machinery solutions provider for plastic and waste recycling machinery, components and turn-key plants, post-industrial and post-consumer: 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/dry granulators, label removal, ballistic separation, hot wash, friction cleaner, sink/float separation. Automatic continuous self-cleaning melt filters. Magnetic and eddy-current separators, waste screens, vibratory screens. The company also manufactures vertical mixing/blending, batching and storing silos, and conveying screws for flakes, granulate, powder.