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Recycling Industry News

  • ProfitGuard (Bingham Farms, Mich.), a provider of business credit information to the metals and manufacturing industries, has expanded its credit reporting and credit risk management services to paper and plastics recyclers with the launch of a new specialty division.
  • Aurubis (Hamburg, Germany) and TSR Recycling (Lunen, Germany) have signed a joint venture to bring their cable processing and recycling teams together to increase the volume of cable they recycle and find more solutions for the plastic insulation.
  • Chemical recycler Pyrowave (Montreal) and tire manufacturer Michelin Group (Clermont-Ferrand, France) have partnered to further develop and commercialize Pyrowave’s technology, which uses microwaves to recycle styrene from plastics found in packaging, insulation panels, and household appliances, the groups say.
  • Industrial Service Solutions (Houston) will now provide sales, service, and parts support for ZB Group’s (Errenteria, Spain) line of recycling equipment, including Thor mobile shredders and preshredders, through its recycling technologies division.

September/October 2020

  • Barging Ahead

    Barging Ahead

    Barges can move large volumes of scrap at relatively low prices, though bad weather and construction can muddy the waters.

  • EHS Spotlight: Dealing with Dust

    Dealing with Dust

    Reduce the risk of combustible dust dangers in your facility.

  • Looking at Latin America

    Looking at Latin America

    Latin America’s industrial and economic developments could open doors for recovered paper exporters, but newcomers may face barriers.

  • The Art of Shredding

    The Art of Shredding

    Shredding offers electronics recyclers one last chance to liberate valuable material from end-of-life electronics.


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