News Overview
News Overview

Here you will find all the latest news from the world of UNTHA - from company news to
successfully completed projects and the latest product innovations.

News 2024
News 2024
PR Schenker Hero
June 6th 2024
One UNTHA shredder – all relevant features
May 22nd 2024
UNTHA: the highlight of IFAT 2024 in Munich

One trade fair week, countless UNTHA experiences: Premiere of the new 4-shaft shredder, presentation of MyUNTHA and numerous live demonstrations

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May 16th 2024
UNTHA unveils advanced generation four shaft shredder at IFAT

At IFAT 2024 in Munich, UNTHA presented the new generation of its 4-shaft shredders: The RS series is characterised by greater efficiency, throughput and user-friendliness.

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May 6th 2024

UNTHA expands its management team – Stefan Scheiflinger-Ehrenwerth becomes Chief Innovation Officer

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April 24th 2024
IFAT 2024: UNTHA presents new 4-shaft shredders

Premium manufacturer UNTHA shows product innovation and shredder live in operation

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April 3rd 2024
Sustainable solutions – energy-efficient shredders

Zuser Resource Management relies on innovative shredding technology from UNTHA

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March 14th 2024
IFAT 2024 − Experience UNTHA live

Exclusive insights: new generation of 4-shaft shredders, expanded customer portal MyUNTHA, XR3000RC mobil-e in the VDMA outdoor area and exclusive live demos.

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March 5th 2024
UNTHA Germany – wholly owned subsidiary

On February 1, 2024, UNTHA Deutschland GmbH became 100 percent part of the UNTHA Group. Growth of 50 percent is planned in Germany in the coming years.

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March 1st 2024
UNTHA records positive balance sheet in 2023

Record order intake of almost EUR 98 million, over 400 shredders sold, expanded infrastructure and a new subsidiary

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February 9th 2024
Grassroots Recycling elevates plastic waste management capabilities with UNTHA shredder

Grassroots Recycling, a pioneer in plastic waste management, has taken a significant leap forward in its commitment to sustainable practices, with the investment into an LRK 1400 shredder from UNTHA UK.

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January 30th 2024
Scrap tyres: shredding, recycling and disposal

ROTH International shreds scrap tyres using the UNTHA XR3000C mobil-e, which produces output for pyrolysis, recycling and alternative fuel production.

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January 16th 2024
RC cutting system: Pre-shredding of different materials

Breitsamer Entsorgung & Recycling GmbH uses the UNTHA XR3000 with the RC cutting system to shred a wide range of materials, for instance waste wood, bulky waste and construction waste.

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News 2023
News 2023
December 15th 2023
COP28: transition away from fossil fuels

Innovative companies and technologies are essential for apositive change. UNTHA’s shredders make a valuable contribution to circular economy and more alternative energy sources.

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December 5th 2023
Indian business delegation visits UNTHA

Representatives of the cement industry in India visited UNTHA to learn more about production and use of substitute fuels.

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November 2nd 2023
Growing UNTHA appoints global marketing director

Austrian-headquartered UNTHA shredding technology has appointed a new global marketing director, as the engineering specialist plans a significant growth over the next five years.

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September 12th 2023
Pulper ropes: complex waste product, precious material

Shredding pulper ropes is a pivotal step towards recycling the materials they contain. Laakirchen Papier AG uses an UNTHA XR3000C mobil-e for shredding pulper ropes.

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September 11th 2023
UNTHA partners with Heidelberg to manufacture alternative fuel in India

The world’s number one aggregates and ready-mixed concrete firm Heidelberg Materials has revealed a new single-step alternative fuel production line in India, with the help of UNTHA shredding technology.

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September 4th 2023
UNTHA e-technology: yet another milestone for UNTHA

The electrical engineering division of SW Automatisierung GmbH is now UNTHA e-technology GmbH and has thus become part of the UNTHA Group. UNTHA has thus gained even greater independence from external suppliers.

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August 23rd 2023
Strong partnership: UNTHA and Franz Müllner

"The Austrian Rock" becomes the new brand ambassador for UNTHA. The collaboration is based on shared values such as perseverance, determination, and team spirit.

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June 30th 2023
Supporting actors with a crucial role to play

LOC Holz, Upper Austria’s first cross-laminated timber plant, produces cross-laminated timber elements for modern solid-timber constructions. To shred its residual wood, the company uses two UNTHA LR1400 shredders with bespoke hoppers.

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June 28th 2023
Review of a successful trade show – LIGNA 2023

UNTHA was represented at LIGNA with a 120 m² stand. The trade fair week was filled with personal conversations, exciting discussions and new insights.

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May 9th 2023
Turning pulper rope into a valuable resource

Pulper ropes are a by-product of waste paper recycling. The materials contained in a pulper rope can be partly recycled and partly thermally recovered – given the right technology.

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May 3rd 2023
Polish scrap specialist invests in UNTHA shredder to produce cement fuel

Scrap metal specialist Polcopper has invested in a new UNTHA shredder as the increasingly multifaceted business expands its production of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF).

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March 31st 2023
Reprocessing of cutting tools

Sustainable and economical: UNTHA offers comprehensive services to reduce wear costs by up to 50 percent and extend the product lifetime.

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March 29th 2023
UNTHA looks back on a successful 2022

With yet another record turnover in the region of 80 million Euro, a new subsidiary in Turkey, product innovations, great strides in digitalisation, and 50 new employees.

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March 27th 2023
LIGNA 2023: UNTHA presents customised shredding solutions

At the leading trade fair for the wood industry, UNTHA will be showing its entire product portfolio for the reliable recycling of waste wood.

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March 16th 2023
Document destruction with UNTHA at Regens-Wagner

DIN-66399-certified document destruction: Using an UNTHA RS40, the Regens-Wagner workshops based in Dillingen a. d. Donau destroys roughly 220 tonnes of documents a year in compliance with the GDPR.

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February 15th 2023
CRAVCITECH becomes new trading partner for wood shredders

UNTHA is expanding its distribution network in Eastern Europe. The new partner CRAVCITECH from Brașov/Romania distributes the wood shredders of the Austrian shredder manufacturer.

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News 2022
News 2022
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November 3rd 2022
FCC Austria has been putting its trust in UNTHA shredders for 20 years

The ZR2400 rough shredder emerged as the clear winner of the trial conducted by the waste management company: This 2-shaft shredder is particularly robust and saves up to 90,000 Euro per year in electricity costs.

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October 24th 2022
Aigner Stahlbau is now part of the UNTHA group

UNTHA shredding technology continues to grow: With Aigner Stahlbau Verkehrstechnik GmbH, based in Pöttelsdorf/Burgenland, the company has acquired a reliable partner on the procurement market.

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October 17th 2022
New wood chip transport solution

The innovative screw conveyor for the LR class is characterised by robust technology, safe handling, simple approval and lower costs.

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October 17th 2022
New wood chip transport solution

The innovative screw conveyor for the LR class is characterised by robust technology, safe handling, simple approval and lower costs.

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August 3rd 2022
UNTHA launches cutter reconditioning service

UNTHA shredding technology has launched an innovative new cutter refurbishment service, to further improve its environmental performance – and reduce customers’ wear costs by up to 50%.

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July 19th 2022
Expansion continues as UNTHA creates new Turkish operation

Industrial shredder manufacturer UNTHA is progressing its global expansion plans – this time with news that the company has now founded UNTHA Türkiye, in Istanbul.

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July 7th 2022
UNTHA keeps its promises.

With a test run on their own premises, interested companies have the opportunity of really putting the UNTHA XR and ZR shredders to the test. In a test run conducted over several days, these high-powered machines will show potential buyers what they are capable of.

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June 29th 2022
IFAT 2022 in Munich - highly positive results for UNTHA

UNTHA took the opportunity to showcase all the company’s innovations and upgrades at the IFAT 2022 and presented its extensive portfolio of machines, conducted demo runs, and told attendants about its future-orientated service packages.

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June 23rd 2022
Renova and UNTHA collaboration produces RDF in single step

Brazil’s industrial waste specialist Renova Group has advanced its alternative fuel capabilities, in a state-of-the-art collaboration with industrial shredder manufacturer UNTHA Iberica.

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June 13th 2022
UNTHA at the Holz-Handwerk 2022

UNTHA will attend the Holz-Handwerk 2022 in Nuremberg with its tried-and-tested product range for wood shredding solutions. Visitors to the UNTHA stand will be able to see live demonstrations of the compact, energy-efficient single-shaft wood shredders LR520 and LR630.

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April 29th 2022
The shredder in the pit

Kienpointner specialises in hotel interiors and complete furniture solutions. To shred its waste wood, the company required a unique solution as the unit would have to be housed in a pit. The LR1000 wood shredder proved to be the perfect answer to this challenge.

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March 31st 2022
UNTHA is growing: record result for shredder manufacturer from Salzburg

UNTHA shredding technology GmbH, Austrian premium manufacturer of industrial shredders, has increased its turnover to approx. 70 million Euro in the past financial year, setting a new record in the company’s 50-year history.

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February 9th 2022
From test run to purchasing decision

The company Rieger Entsorgung in Neumarkt am Wallersee / Austria used the opportunity of a demonstration device and tested the mobile XR shredder from UNTHA with the new RC cutting system for one month in its own company in the summer of 2021.

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News 2021
News 2021
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December 17th 2021
Keitel Haus uses UNTHA shredding technology for thermal recovery

During the production of prefab houses at Keitel Haus in Brettheim/Germany, wood waste of various sizes is generated. Two UNTHA wood shredders are in continuous operation for the shredding of the waste wood and the production of high-grade wood chips for thermal recovery.

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November 24th 2021
UNTHA XR shredder transforms hazardous waste possibilities for Carmona in Portugal

An UNTHA XR2000C shredder now lies at the heart of a € 16m hazardous waste treatment plant in Setúbal, Portugal – the country’s only facility of its kind to offer a closed loop solution for tricky materials such as solvents, used oils and fuels.

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November 22nd 2021
UNTHA XR fuels ETM’s Waste to Energy plans

Bristol-based recycling specialist ETM has integrated a new UNTHA XR3000 mobil-e shredder into its state-of-the-art waste transfer station, as the ambitious family-run firm pushes for zero waste to landfill in the South West.

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October 19th 2021
Energy costs reduced by up to 70,000 Euro a year

The Schaufler recycling company in Lower Austria was looking for a pre-shredding solution for NF and FE scraps. With UNTHA’s ZR2400W, the company chose the 2-shaft shredder with the lowest lifecycle costing (LCC) in its class.

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October 4th 2021
UNTHA continues expansion into Japan

Austrian-headquartered industrial shredder manufacturer UNTHA is continuing its global expansion with an exclusive distributor agreement with Axia, in Japan.

The partnership reflects growing demand from the nation’s Waste to Energy market, with alternative fuel manufactured from plasticised material currently proving particularly popular.

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September 7th 2021
UNTHA unveils new ZR two shaft shredder

With the ZR class, UNTHA has developed the most cost-effective 2-shaft shredder with the lowest lifecycle costing (LCC) in its class. The high-performance pre-shredder comes with two cutting systems and is available as a stationary or mobile version.

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August 5th 2021
Shredder power “5 times 4” for Weinberger Holz

No fewer than five of UNTHA’s four-shaft RS shredders are in operation at Weinberger Holz, where they are used for the shredding of cap pieces. Reliability, a high level of availability and low noise emissions were the most important criteria in favour of the UNTHA shredding solution.

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June 30th 2021
Geocycle doubles co-processing capabilities with UNTHA shredder

Global waste management specialist Geocycle has doubled the capacity of its co-processing facility in Costa Rica, following the investment in an UNTHA waste shredder.

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June 9th 2021
Industry partnership sees UNTHA’s expansion in Russia

Two world-renowned UNTHA XR waste shredders are now in operation in Russia, following a collaboration between the Austrian-headquartered engineering firm and Kaluzhskiy Zavod Kommunalnih Mashin (KZKM).

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June 8th 2021
The UNTHA service inspection gets Saubermacher plant back in shape

At the Saubermacher site in Vienna, an XR3000C shredder by UNTHA has been in use since 2017. Most recently, a large-scale service including a rotor exchange was completed by the experts of the UNTHA service team.

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May 5th 2021
AMAG Ranshofen relies on UNTHA’s expertise for recycling aluminium

The aluminium recycling branch of the AMAG Group, was looking for a flexible, robust single-shaft shredding solution to add to its existing machinery. In the UNTHA XR3000C mobil-e shredder, the company has found its ideal partner.

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April 11th 2021
UNTHA launches new website

UNTHA has revamped its online presence with a cutting-edge design for its website and added emphasis on user-friendliness and information content. The company has thus taken an important step towards user-focused content management.

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February 10th 2021
The high-performance shredder for material recycling

UNTHA has developed a particularly powerful package for recycling plastics and for shredding residual wood. The shredder of the CR class is resilient and ideal for difficult requirements and extreme conditions.

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January 20th 2021
Energy from waste wood

The company Rohrmoser, based in Salzburg, appreciates the quality of the UNTHA LR700 shredder. Waste wood from the company’s production as well as building sites is processed by the compact shredder into high-grade fuel for a wood-chip heating system.

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RS50 for the shredding of conductor boards

Morphosis, a French company, has been processing electronic scrap since 2008. Since December 2020, the company has been using an RS50 shredder from Austrian premium manufacturer UNTHA for the efficient shredding of conductor boards.

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News 2020
News 2020
With UNTHA, Metran gets the best out of plastics compounds

Among other things, Metran Aufbereitungsges.m.b.H. in Kematen an der Ybbs/Lower Austria specialises in the processing of rigid plastics, a fairly new waste collection category. In the XR3000C shredder by UNTHA, the company has found the perfect solution for single-phase shredding.

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The extremely robust RC cutting system for the XR series

With the RC cutting system for the XR series, UNTHA has developed an innovative cutter geometry with improved infeed characteristics that enables a high throughput and a highly homogeneous output material.

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XR3000C mobil-e is in operation at Korn Recycling

Korn Recycling operates one of the world’s most advanced commercial waste sorting and alternative fuel processing plants in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. For more than two years, this specialist waste management plant has been using UNTHA’s XR3000C mobil-e for the recycling of residual wood and tyres.

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Klaus Timber is investing in the powerful LR1400

Klaus Timber a.s. is one of the largest manufacturers of wooden pallets in the Czech Republic. Following an expansion of its production, the company has invested in the wood shredder from UNTHA. The LR1400 is used to recycle the company’s residual solid wood.

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LR1000 can cope even with large profiles of residual wood

Holzbau Gerstenmayer is a timber construction company based in Lower Austria. Business has grown steadily in recent years, as have the company’s residual wood volumes. For this reason, the company has invested in an LR1000 shredder by UNTHA shredding technology.

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UNTHA develops intelligent shredder monitoring tools

With UNTHA GENIUS, customers are given an innovative tool for monitoring the condition of their shredders on an ongoing basis. Using reliable sensor technology, this system processes all data in real time and sends decision support directly to a smartphone, tablet or PC.

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The high-performance professional when it comes to metal shredding

In the XR series, UNTHA has developed an energy-efficient, high-performance, wear-resistant and maintenance-friendly shredding system for a wide range of applications. An ideal area of use for the XR series is the single-phase shredding of metals.

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Otto-Rüdiger Schulze relies on quality by UNTHA

The waste management company based in Neuendorf near Berlin focuses on the preparation of alternative fuels, supplying more than 80,000 tonnes of them each year, mostly to the cement industry. The XR3000C shredder by UNTHA is a key partner in the company's day-to-day business.

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Ragg invests in mobile shredder to boost recycling across multiple sites

Recycling specialist Ragg GmbH has invested in a new mobile shredder from UNTHA, as the experienced waste management firm seeks to boost material throughput across its Austrian sites.

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Austrian metals recycling specialist invests in new UNTHA XR

UNTHA increasingly leverages the performance and efficiency of its XR series for material recycling. Numerous shredders of this series are already being used for this particular purpose. The latest example is Schaufler, based in Ybbs an der Donau, with the XR3000C.

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News 2019
News 2019
SPEEDMASTER opts for wood shredder LR1400

For SPEEDMASTER in Upper Austria first-class technical solutions and an intelligent machine pool are fundamentals for providing customised solutions in record time. When it comes to shredding chipboard panels, the LR1400 by UNTHA lives up to all the requirements.

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Mobile shredder transforms Crapper & Sons’ biomass operation

Long-standing waste management firm Crapper & Sons has further strengthened its resource agenda, having invested in a new shredding system to transform wood waste into a biomass fuel.

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Geocycle takes delivery of first waste shredder in Ecuador

Global shredding brand UNTHA has shipped its first waste shredder to Ecuador, as worldwide waste management firm Geocycle prepares to deliver new co-processing solutions for clients in the South American country.

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UNTHA XR3000C mobil-e replaces two-stage processing line at Stipits Entsorgung GmbH

Stipits, a full-range supplier based in Rechnitz, Burgenland, has opted for a mobile electromechanical shredding solution from UNTHA for the recycling of commercial and industrial waste. The decision was made for the XR3000C.

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News 2018
News 2018
UNTHA’s latest engineering feat creates waves in Europe

The newest engineering development released by UNTHA Shredding Technology has started to take Europe by storm, with 10 units of sales recorded in less than six months.

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New energy-efficient wood shredders for Altola AG

The major Swiss waste management firm Altola AG, which provides economical and ecological waste disposal solutions, has opted for UNTHA’s XR3000C wood shredder. The technological excellence of the system and a tailored test option in the pre-sales phase were decisive factors in choosing UNTHA.

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UNTHA XR shredders aid closed loop recycled paper production

Two UNTHA XR shredders are now in operation for VPK Packaging Group in continental Europe, shredding pulped ropes as part of a closed loop paper production process.

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LR1400 wood shredder completes closed-loop materials management at EGGER

At the Wörgl site, the LR1400 wood shredder by UNTHA fulfils all the requirements for environmentally robust and efficient closed-loop materials management. The unit was installed in 2018 and is running to the customer's satisfaction.

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Energy efficient waste shredder for Saubermacher Dienstleistungs AG

Saubermacher Dienstleistungs AG, based in Feldkirchen, Graz has opted for a solution provided by UNTHA. The international waste disposal and recycling company is confident that the XR3000C will be fully able to meet its requirements.

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June 17th 2018
French SRF manufacturer boosts capacity with UNTHA shredder investment

Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) manufacturer Environnement 48 has increased the capacity of its waste processing facility in South West France, having invested in its second UNTHA shredder.

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