At Fakuma 2023 (17-21 October 2023, Friedrichshafen, Germany) Coperion and Herbold Meckesheim will present innovative product and process solutions that make both the compounding and the recycling of plastics markedly more efficient and increase the product quality achieved.
Herbold Meckesheim is reporting an excellent order situation for PET and film washing lines towards the end of the current fiscal year. Towards the end of the US fiscal year, because since last summer Herbold belongs to the US group Hillenbrand Inc. Last October, a separate Recycling Business Unit was set up under the umbrella of Hillenbrand with the machinery building company Coperion to cover the entire process chain of plastics processing. This gives the Meckesheim-based plant manufacturer an even stronger basis and more impetus for its steady growth.
After 40-plus years of dedicated service, Werner Herbold, Managing Director, has entered a planned retirement. Mr. Herbold served as managing director and co-owner of Herbold Meckesheim, a recycling company that specializes in equipment and systems for the plastics industry.
At this year’s Chinaplas (April 17-20, 2023, Shenzhen, P.R. China) Coperion GmbH, Stuttgart/Germany will be presenting itself as a technology provider for a wide range of forward-looking applications in the processing of plastics. With an extensive installed base, Coperion is considered an expert in the recycling of plastics as well as in the production of bioplastics.
At Plastindia 2023 (February 1-5, 2023, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India), Coperion – technology leader in extrusion and compounding, bulk material handling and feeding systems – will present innovative solutions and new developments at Booth 7H-FP-C-3 to greatly increase the efficiency of polyolefin manufacturing and engineering plastics compounding.
Together with machine manufacturer Herbold Meckesheim – recently merged with Coperion – various processes and plant solutions for reclaiming plastics of all kinds will be on display. These complete systems for mechanical and chemical plastics recycling stand out for their high levels of automation, conscientious use of resources, and the extremely high product quality they achieve.
Herbold Meckesheim sealed a major contract for the recycling of post-consumer films directly at the K 2022: Olivier Vilcot, General Manager of the Plastics Recycling Division of SUEZ, and Werner Herbold, Managing Director of the correspondent company, signed a contract for the installation of two washing lines at the booth of the Meckesheim-based special machinery manufacturer. The recycling lines will be built in Landemont, between Angers and Nantes in western France.
Herbold Meckesheim is thoroughly satisfied with the results of K 2022. The fact that the leading trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry focused on the circular economy naturally played into the order books of the manufacturer of recycling systems and machines. In addition, Herbold Meckesheim has formed together with the Stuttgart-based machine manufacturer Coperion a new Recycling Business Unit in October, which offers complete solutions for plastics processing, as it continues to develop. This has been received with great interest by the market.
Complete systems for industrial-scale plastics recycling from a single source – the recently completed merger between Coperion and machine manufacturer Herbold Meckesheim makes it possible. Coperion, technology leader in extrusion and compounding, bulk material handling and feeding systems, brings its own expertise in the field of recycling together with that of Herbold Meckesheim, specialist in the mechanical recycling of plastic and plastic waste, forming a new Recycling Business Unit.
Stuttgart, September 2022 –The acquisition of the engineering company Herbold Meckesheim, has formally been completed. Herbold Meckesheim will be integrated with Coperion’s recycling product lines into its new Recycling Business Unit that plans to offer complete solutions for plastics recycling processing.
It is the largest single-line recycling plant that Herbold Meckesheim has set up to date: In Düzce, Turkey, a PET washing plant designed for the Futurapet company and built last year has now gone into operation.