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CMG took part at PRS Europe 2022

On June 22 and 23, 2022, CMG Granulators took part at Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2022 in Amsterdam, an event for plastics recycling. On this occasion, the manufacturer from Budrio (Bologna) presented the new Evoluzione series, in particular the EV916 and EV616 models, solutions suitable for the most critical operating conditions...

Previero-Sorema plant for the Mexican bottle-to-bottle

A turnkey plant manufactured by Previero-Sorema was recently delivered to the Mexican recycler Envases Universales México in order to increase its production capacity of rPET flakes for food use. This plant produces up to 9,000 kg per hour of washed and reground PET flakes obtained from the...

Starlinger recycling technology for Australia largest PET recycling plant

The recently opened Circular Plastics Australia PET recycling facility in Albury-Wodonga, New South Wales, is equipped with a recoStar PET 215 HC iV+ PET bottle-to-bottle recycling line from Starlinger that produces 2.5 tons of rPET per hour. Circular Plastics Australia (PET) is a joint venture partnership between...

CMG brings the efficiency in recycling at Greenplast

CMG will exhibit its most recent innovations for the recycling at the Greenplast 2022 exhibition-conference, scheduled at Fiera Milano from May 3 to 6, where its general manager, Giorgio Santella, will also take part at Tech Talks on May 4, organized as part of the Packaging Speaks Green conference, which...

Piovan Group brings recycling and circular economy solutions to Greenplast

From May 3 to 6, 2022, Greenplast, the first edition of the fair dedicated to environmental sustainability, energy efficiency and circular economy in plastics and rubber industry, will take place at Fiera Milano in Milan. Piovan Group, with its brands Piovan and Energys, will be there to present its complete range of innovative systems for...

The largest plastic recycling plant in the UK is made by Amut

In 2020 Amut was selected by UK-based Viridor as the supplier of a new-generation polymer recycling facility. Viridor is actively committed to increasing recycling and achieving net zero emissions. The new UK’s largest multi-polymer plastic recycling plant in Avonmouth, reflects the company’s continuous drive to build a...

Doors open to recycling at Plasmac

Joint venture between the Italian Syncro and the Austrian Erema, Plasmac manufactures machinery and equipment for the recovery of industrial plastic waste. The company is opening its doors to recycling technology at its headquarters in Busto Arsizio (Varese, Italy) from March 22 to 24...

Deodorizing recycled granules

“Recycled plastic is not waste for your nose” reads the corporate slogan of Main Tech. The company recently added a new system to its product portfolio for the deodorisation of materials leaving the dies of post-consumer plastics recycling lines. The new device (patent pending) not only reduces odours, but also...

Turning polyurethane waste into useful products

Based on a chemical and mechanical process, with zero pollution impact, Repur is a technology to transform powders deriving from the processing of polyurethane, chipboard MDF and other recycled materials into a workable material with remarkable properties. Thanks to customized formulations of binders...

Australian largest PE and PP recycling plant chooses Amut

The Ecotech division of Amut has been awarded a contract to design and manufacture a plant destined to the largest Australian centre for post-consumer plastics recycling. The turnkey project includes two washing lines and a post-consumer polyethylene and polypropylene recovery facility within the framework of the...

Shredder for household waste and mixed plastics

The Polish company FBSerwis needed a reliable shredder to crush municipal solid waste with particle sizes greater than 80 mm and process mixtures of plastics. Vecoplan replaced an old machine in the company’s existing line with an energy-efficient VVZ 2500 pre-shredder, which is designed for a throughput of roughly 42 tonnes per hour...

From post-consumer PET bottles directly to rPET food packaging

Recently, the strategic partnership between Amut and Erema has led to the installation and commissioning at the Alto Plastic Packaging site in Albany, New Zealand, of an extrusion line to process 100% washed post-consumer flakes into food-grade PET sheets. This is the first line ever installed in New Zealand for this special application...

Efficient and clean grinding in blow moulding

Many are the innovative and unique attributes of the new series of grinding system solutions by CMG Granulators for application with blow molding machines, and all of them contribute to obtaining the highest degree of productivity, regrind quality (homogeneous particle dimensions and absence of dust), efficiency of operation...

The flexibility in granulation on display

At ArabPlast 2021 (Dubai, November 15-18) CMG Granulators proposes the new G17 range of granulators for the use beside the machines. They feature innovative characteristics that allow to obtain high productivity, regrind quality (dimensional homogeneity of the particles and absence of dust), operating...

Two new granulators exhibited by CMG at two trade fairs in a few days

At Plastics Recycling Technology 2021 (Vienna, October 20-21) and Ecomondo 2021 (Rimini, Italy, October 26-29), CMG Granulators will be exhibiting the EV916 and EV616 granulator models from the new Evoluzione range. These solutions are suitable for the most critical operating conditions, for wet or...

CMG at Plastics Recycling World Expo 2021 with new granulators

On September 29 and 30, CMG Granulators participates at Plastics Recycling World Expo 2021 in Essen (Germany), where presents EV916 and EV 616 models belonging to its news Evoluzione granulators range. They are solutions suitable for the most critical operating conditions in the wet or dry granulation, when...

Tomra celebrates opening a new flake sorting Test Center in Italy

On September 22, 2021, Tomra Recycling officially opened its new flake sorting Test Center in Italy, where the company will develop new applications and solutions in the fields of PO and PET flake sorting while simultaneously expanding its service offering. Under the theme of “Testing is believing”...

CMG at Equiplast with new granulators for injection moulding and blow moulding

At Equiplast 2021, scheduled in Barcelona from September 14 to 17, CMG granulators launches the new SL series of low-speed screen-less granulators for the use in the field of highly technical injection moulding. The new series includes four models, with capacities ranging from 5 up to 30 kg/h and all with...

Perfect allies for a more sustainable PVC supply chain

PVC represents a first choice material, promoting transition to a circular economy. In fact, PVC can be recycled even more than height times thanks to its polymeric structure, while maintaining the same performance levels. In that sense, granulation is one of the best processes to transform end-of-life PVC products or residues resulting from...