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.
New Berlin, Wisconsin
The ACS Group designs, manufactures, markets and supports one of the most comprehensive lines of auxiliary products for the plastics processing industry. Formed through a series of acquisitions, the ACS Group maintains an expansive product line, which includes size reduction equipment, material conveying equipment, metering and blending devices, heat exchangers, drying systems and presses. These products are marketed under such recognizable brand names as AEC, Sterling, Sterlco, Cumberland, Wabash and Carver. By providing stellar customer service, customers can be confident that any after-sale needs such as parts, technical support, on-site service and training will be quickly and accurately met.
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 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.
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.
BALCON ENTERPRISES, INC.
Elk Point, South Dakota
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 is a supplier of plastic raw materials to the global plastics manufacturing industry, buying, selling and processing plastic materials. The company has been a leading supplier of recycled content compounds and off-grade resins since 2001 and offers compound pellets, regrinds, resins and more. With a ready inventory of recycled content raw material available for the small to medium-sized molder, Birch Plastics is a low-cost alternative to virgin prime resin.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
iSustain recycles all grades and forms of plastics, paper, textiles and metal. The company also provides solutions for both organic/traditional waste and waste-to-energy. iSustain is driven by a passion to increase recycling rates and is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. iSustain Recycling’s main focus is to provide sustainable solutions to clientele.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MCS Industries, Inc.
MCS Industries, Inc. is a premier manufacturer and distributor of home decor products.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Reidsville, North Carolina
Plastic Revolutions processes HDPE as well as grinds, washes, and cleans flakes and pellets. The company specializes in post-consumer and post-industrial HDPE, FM mixed color and HMW.
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.
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.
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.
Lackawanna, New York
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.
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.
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.
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 compounding (known for lot-to-lot consistency), tolling services and material marketing. From e-waste to post-consumer products of post-industrial products, Star Plastics can process nearly any plastic in the market today.
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.
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.
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.
Unifi Manufacturing, Inc
Greensboro, North Carolina
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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.
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.
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, components and turn-key plants and post-industrial and post-consumer. STF Group manufactures complete plastic sorting and washing lines for all polymer types, rPET-bottle-to-bottle installations, wet/dry granulators, label removal, ballistic separation, hot wash, friction cleaner and sink/float separation.