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ERI invests in second robotic sorter ‘SAM’

US recycler ERI has installed its second e-scrap sorting robot called SAM at the company’s plant in Indiana. The innovative…

Smart data portal reveals the power of sorting

Tomra Sorting Recycling has launched a cloud-based data platform called Tomra Insight. It ‘unlocks valuable new opportunities for sorting equipment…

Finland presents eye-opener in black plastics sorting

More than one million tonnes of black plastic scrap are wasted in Europe every year due to the lack of…

Hunter instinct: sorting system ‘traps’ waste materials

Researchers at two leading US universities have created a unique recycling robot inspired by nature. They say it has a…

Partnership boosts sorting technology experts’ quality mission

Eclipse Magnetics has become the official UK sales representative for contamination detection and materials sorting technology provider Sesotec. In addition…

US battery consortium pumps US$1.8 million into lithium-ion project

The US Advanced Battery Consortium has awarded US$1.8 million to the Worcester Polytechnic Institute to advance its research regarding lithium-ion battery…

Bright future for multi-billion optical sorting market

The worldwide optical sorter market will be worth at least US$ 3 billion (EUR 2.6 billion) by 2024, according to Global…

Cimbria presents ‘colour sorting revolution’ for plastic scrap

Sorting technology specialist Cimbria has created a state-of-the-art solution for plastics recyclers. The new SEA CHROMEX Full-Colour RGB sorter deals…

Sorting tech zooms in on five ‘alloys of interest’

The extraction of purified higher-value alloy streams from non-ferrous metal waste remains a ‘challenging task’ owing to the diversity of…

Powerful magnetic separator by ASGCO further enhances continuous sorting

US firm ASGCO has created the Complete Conveyor Solutions Magnetic Separator which it describes as an overhead magnet and ‘powerful…

Artificial intelligence sorter by Machinex arrives in Illinois

US company Lakeshore Recycling Systems has installed the new Machinex SamurAI waste sorter at its Heartland Recycling Center. It is…

Share your shear stories and win a GoPro!

It’s safe to say that scrap shears are the pillars of the recycling industry. But which configurations are the future? Take part in our tech survey and get a shot at winning a cool GoPro camera!

Thousands of scrap shears are driving recycling businesses all over the world. When it comes to different types, an operator may opt for maximum tonnage or flexibility, such as a mobile set-up. An integrated baling system is also gaining popularity. Ultimately, there is no wrong or right shear; it comes down to how you’re going to use it.

Our survey is meant to map the wants and needs of today’s dynamic recycling industry. Voice your opinion here and, who knows, you may be able to capture your recycling facility in action in HD.

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