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Recycling Industry News

  • Volvo Construction Equipment & Services (Bakersfield, Calif.) is now the exclusive distributor of C.W. Machine Worx (Carroll, Ohio) dust suppression products in California, C.W Machine Worx reports.
  • A cross-functional team of employees at Volvo Construction Equipment’s Shippensburg, Pa., campus prototyped, produced, and delivered more than 1,600 face shields and ear guards to health care providers in Shippensburg and the surrounding region, and they plan to produce more in coming weeks, the company says.
  • The American Chemistry Council (Washington, D.C.) and More Recycling (Sonoma, Calif.) have launched a new online hub, the Recycling Market Development Platform, intended to strengthen the development of end markets for plastics, the groups say.
  • Brightmark Energy (San Francisco) has rebranded itself as Brightmark to better reflect its mission—“to build a world without waste”—and its products and services, including chemical recycling of plastic Nos. 1-7 and ocean plastics.

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.