2017 Sponsors included:
Machinex offers complete engineering design, manufacturing and installation of Material Recovery Facilities. As a leader in sorting technologies, we provide turnkey systems: Single-Stream, Mixed Waste Processing, Front-end processing for Waste-to-Energy, Construction & Demolition, Commercial & Industrial, Scrap Metal Recycling, Plastics and Glass recycling. The company also offers a full range of high quality sorting equipment such as Disc Screens Separators, Ballistic Separator, Optical Sorters, Balers, Trommels, Conveyors and much more. Over the years, Machinex experts have designed and installed over 350 turnkey facilities in partnership with leading MRFs in North America and Northern Europe.
Hotel Keycard Sponsor
Sierra International Machinery is a leading manufacturer for recycling equipment. Sierra is also an equipment integrator for all type of processing systems, such as baling and wrapping equipment for the recycling, solid waste and WTE industries. RDF is a growing sector in North America and Sierra offers both two ram and single ram horizontal balers for the best possible solution. Our REB series of two ram balers are the first designed by recyclers for recyclers to handle non-ferrous materials, OCC, paper, plastics, aluminum and other materials. The Macpresse series of MSW and RDF balers have a proven reputation for uptime reliability in processing facilities around the world. Sierra, working in partnership to provide the best possible solutions, designed to fit your needs.
Elevator Graphics Sponsor
Vecoplan designs, engineers, manufactures, installs, and provides start-up training on, as well as ongoing parts and service for, complete paper recycling systems. In addition to the paper recycling market, we have extensive experience with printer’s waste and in the document, product and e-scrap destruction industry. Vecoplan shredders deliver crosscut consistency in one pass and allow you to modify particle size through inexpensive screens that are quickly and easily changed. Vecoplan offers both plant based systems and shred trucks, including their new Non-CDL “VST 32 Shorty”, with Vecoplan’s hopper fed, low RPM, high volume, one-step, ultra-secure shredders.
Thursday Lunch Sponsor
International Baler has been a leader in design and manufacture of commercial and industrial recycling equipment since 1946. We also offer expertise in systems engineering, customer support services and application consultation. As a single source manufacturer, IBC is committed to providing leading edge technology, unsurpassed quality, and commitment to competitive prices, service and parts. We offer over 200 different standard models of Vertical Balers, Closed-Door Horizontals, Open-End Auto-ties, and Two-ram Balers. We also custom configure units to fit applications with special requirements, allowing us to stay at the forefront of baler technology and on top of new and emerging markets.
Wednesday Keynote Sponsor
VAN DYK Recycling Solutions is North America’s leading designer and system supplier of world-class recycling and recovery technology, and the exclusive distributor of Bollegraaf, Lubo, and TITECH machinery. We specialize in proven technology in the fields of sizing, sorting, recovery, and baling of recyclables. Our systems provide solutions for single stream, commercial waste, C&D, MSW, waste-to-energy/fuel, presorted plastics, and e-waste markets. Technologies in our arsenal include high-capacity pre-press flap balers, sensor based sorters, PaperMagnets®, StarScreens®, PaperSpikes®, density separators, air systems, and trommel screens. Boasting 2,400 profitable plants, our turnkey service fully equips with design, installation, training, and superior, lifelong support.
America Chung Nam (ACN) is a global leader in supplying recovered paper and plastic to Asia. We are the primary fiber supplier to our affiliated mill, Nine Dragons Paper, the largest containerboard mill in Asia. We will be shipping nearly 11 million tons of recovered paper and plastic this year. Journal of Commerce has ranked ACN as the No. 1 containerized shipper in U.S. for more than a decade. ACN works with suppliers around the world from our headquarters in Southern California and offices in U.S., Europe and Asia.
BHS has united premium brands to develop some of the world’s most advanced and highest performing materials recovery facilities (MRFs). Our in-line disc technology, featuring the patented BHS Tri-Disc, is at the foundation of our screening solutions. This unique disc shape and configuration creates precise openings, minimal material wrapping, and superior wavelike agitation, providing the industry’s most accurate and efficient screens.
With more than 750 reference sites, Nihot is the proven market leader when it comes to air separation technology. Nihot systems offer superior reliability and performance in a variety of applications.
NRT’s In-Flight Sorting technology sets it apart, providing the highest signal-to-noise ratio available. NRT has long led the recycling industry in technology and performance, holding more than 30 patents in the field. Whether you’re targeting PET, HDPE, mixed plastics or even metals, glass or paper, NRT’s fast, precise and reliable sorters will help lower labor costs and boost recovery.
Thursday Reception Sponsor
Fire Rover portable fire detection and suppression systems prevent fire 24/7,365. Fire Rover is equipped with the FLIR A310F thermal camera, live-video surveillance system and a powerful foam dispensing unit containing industries only dual UL listed fire suppressing agent. Fire Rover is the only solution proven to end the threat of fires at recycling facilities.
GP Harmon Recycling is a recycling industry leader that provides programs that strengthen our customers’ recycling platforms. We are the exclusive supplier of wastepaper to Georgia-Pacific tissue, containerboard and gypsum mills. As a global marketer, we annually ship in excess of 7 million tons of wastepaper, post-industrial plastics and other recyclables with over 40 years of experience.
Moore & Associates is an international consulting firm engaged in providing a range of market research and strategic services to the global paper recycling industry. The company has served over 300 clients on more than 500 projects in it nineteen-year existence. Moore & Associates knowledge base includes all aspects of the worldwide supply and demand of recovered paper.
Ralison International Inc. is a leading exporter of recovered paper in the U.S., mainly purchasing OCC, ONP, SOP and mixed paper for Lee & Man Paper Manufacture in China. With more than 13 years’ experience in the recovered paper export business, we have earned our reputation with strong financial background and excellent logistic service. We purchase paper from the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Central America with more than 2 million tons annual export volume, or 8,000 40-foot containers each month.
With successful installations in over 51 countries spanning all 7 continents, SSI Shredding Systems, Inc. designs and manufactures powerful, proven size reduction solutions for the paper and plastics recycling industries. Using patented features and low-speed, high-torque technologies, SSI produces quality one-, two-, and four-shaft shredders, primary reducers and robust pre-load/transfer station compactors. Fully integrated controls and material handling systems complement SSI’s individual equipment or plant based systems.
Thursday Morning Session Sponsor
STADLER is a world-leader in designing, manufacturing and installing Material Recycling Facilities (MRFs). Sorting, screening and complete Material Recovery Solutions for MSW, co-mingled & single-stream, paper & OCC, lightweight packaging, plastic bottles, C&I, C&D, RDF. STADLER has installed more than 200 complete turn-key recycling plants and over 700 ballistic separators worldwide. STADLER’s Ballistic Separator is the most efficient and versatile waste separation screen for paper (2D), containers (3D), and fines in the industry, with extremely low maintenance and operating costs. STADLER’s high quality engineering and manufacturing is based in Germany. STADLER America is located in Spartanburg, SC, guaranteeing reliable spare-parts supply and after-sales service.
Tote Bag Sponsor
As your partner in recycling since 1983, Western Pacific is the premier scrap recycling company that turns your waste into wealth. Western Pacific operates three full-service recycling centers in California and Nevada. Our recycling forte extends to recovering plastics and metals for both processing and direct brokerage. We also provide comprehensive transloading services in all of our plants that include preinspections, storage and transportation as well as port and rail services.
Afternoon Break Sponsor
Allan Company was founded in 1963 by current president Stephen Young. Allan Company has since grown to become one of the largest independently owned broker, packer, and exporter of recovered fiber in the Western United States. We currently handle over one million tons of recovered fiber annually both domestically and overseas. Our broad base of supply and sales outlets allows us to capitalize and respond quickly to global supply shortages. In addition, this global market leverage insures consistent flow of local materials at preferred market pricing levels.
Pocket Guide Sponsor
With more than 70 years of experience, VIRTUS is one of the leading manufacturers of high quality size reduction machinery. From the small A Series slow speed granulators to the versatile H Series heavy duty granulators, our product line includes compact granulators with integrated blower and soundproofing. Specialized machines are also available. The GSP pipe and profile granulators and VIRTUS PM disc pulverizer systems are used for fine grinding applications. Adding to this is a complete line of shredders, starting with light shredders for wood applications, up to large heavy duty shredders. VIRTUS recycling machines range in drive power from 2.2 kW up to 200 kW and cover the whole spectrum of plastic size reduction applications.
merQbiz®, a joint venture between Voith and BCG Digital Ventures, is an online marketplace designed to improve the way buyers and sellers of recovered paper do business. The platform offers our customers a powerful tool that places control of the market in their hands through transactional efficiency and transparency. Buyers and sellers can connect directly, expand their network, and take advantage of fully transparent pricing. The merQbiz marketplace provides a robust end-to-end solution that allows our customers to easily find, buy, sell, ship, and invoice all in one place, 24/7. Join the future of buying and selling recovered paper.