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Recycling Industry News

  • Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (Hastings, Minn.) will make the final version of the revised R2 standard, R2v3, available July 1.
  • Encina (The Woodlands, Texas) has hired Worley (Houston) to provide engineering, procurement, and construction services for a chemical recycling plant it’s building in Gillette, Wyo.
  • Butler-MacDonald (Indianapolis) is installing a new extrusion system from EREMA North America (Ipswich, Mass.) in an effort to reduce turn time and future costs.
  • The Association of Plastic Recyclers (Washington, D.C.) announced seven new members of its Recycling Demand Champions campaign in June: Fraser Plastics (Maple Ridge, British Columbia), Fusion Packaging (Dallas), Intertape Polymer Group (Montreal), rPlanet Earth (Vernon, Calif.), Sabert (Sayreville, N.J.), Silgan Dispensing (Richmond, Va.), and Westfall Technik (Las Vegas).

May/June 2020


Equipment Spotlight

  • Shear blades made with nickel

    Shear blades made with nickel

    The NiCore blades for mobile and stationary shears consist of a specialized high-alloy material with 4% nickel content that is designed to last 60% to 80% longer per edge than average standard blades, BladeCore (Superior, Wis.) says.