The hot washing system for polyolefins is one of the product innovations presented by Herbold Meckesheim at IFAT Munich. Hot washing results in qualities of recyclates that are suitable for use in the food sector. At booth 153 in hall B5, IFAT trade fair visitors can become familiar with the machine builder’s modular systems from Monday, May 30, to Friday, June 3.Подробнее
On an area of around 34,000 square meters, 480 companies from 23 nations presented themselves at the Plastimagen in Mexico City. The industrial show is considered the flagship fair of the plastics industry in Latin America. Among a total of 13 pavilions, eleven of them country-specific, Europe in particular was strongly represented.Подробнее
The agreement is rightly called historic: Recently, the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) passed a resolution providing a global agreement to curb plastic waste. By the end of 2024, a legally binding convention is to regulate the entire life cycle of plastics. Bitterly necessary, after all, according to UN figures, around 400 million tons of plastic waste are generated worldwide every year, of which only about nine percent is recycled.Подробнее
The primary production of one metric ton of polypropylene – the world’s second most widely used plastic – requires some 5.2 metric tons of raw materials and releases 1.7 metric tons of greenhouse gases. By contrast, the use of one metric ton of polypropylene from secondary raw materials, such as plastic waste, results in only around 225 kilograms of resource consumption and just under one metric ton of greenhouse gases.Подробнее
Herbold Meckesheim supplies a plant with an input capacity of approximately 10.000 tpa for film recycling in England. It is designed for 100 percent post-industrial stretch film. A demanding application for wash lines, as it represents an extremely high surface area and low bulk density.Подробнее
Contrary to the equipment suppliers for the automotive segment, the suppliers of waste disposal and recycling technology see a real boom in incoming orders. Herbold Meckesheim has full order books for 2020 and even further projects for 2021are already being finalized. That is unusual for a market that used to have delivery times of less…Подробнее
The key to high volume application of high quality recyclates
Reliable high quality in plastic recycling, thanks to Herbold hot washing systems
April 09, 2019 – Plastics can be reasonably seen as being irreplaceable in many areas of day to day life. The challenge is to be able to do something with this universally used material after its first use is behind it.Подробнее
On the 10th September 2018 a terrible blaze at Herbold Meckesheim GmbH destroyed the central warehouse and the dispatch department.
Hardly a fortnight after the fire, the emergency plan is already being executed. From the second half of October, Herbold Meckesheim will be producing again at almost the same level as before the blaze.