Coperion and Herbold Meckesheim are showcasing cutting-edge components and solutions for plastics recycling and processing at NPE 2024, held from May 6-10, 2024, in Orlando, Florida, USA. At Booth W1601 in West Hall Level 2, visitors can explore advanced technologies aimed at maximizing product quality while minimizing environmental impact. With a focus on efficient plastics recycling, both companies are unveiling innovative process solutions tailored to the evolving needs of the industry.

State-of-the-Art Equipment and Solutions

Coperion and Herbold Meckesheim are unveiling an array of state-of-the-art equipment and solutions designed to revolutionize plastics recycling and compounding. Among the highlights are:

  • ZSK 58 Mc18 twin screw extruder configured for manufacturing high-quality PET using recycled materials
  • ZS-B 70 MEGAfeed side feeder for lightweight fiber and flakes recycling
  • Herbold Meckesheim HV70 plastcompactor for agglomerating various materials into high-density products
  • Schenck Process FPM MechaTron┬« Flat Bottom (FB) feeder, ideal for handling light and fluffy materials such as films and scrap

Complete Recycling Systems

The collaboration between Coperion and Herbold Meckesheim extends beyond individual components to offer complete recycling systems. From mechanical processing to compounding and pelletizing, customers can access integrated solutions for efficient plastics recycling. With a focus on product quality and throughput, these comprehensive systems set new standards in sustainability and performance.

Innovative Feeding Solutions

Coperion introduces the ZS-B 70 MEGAfeed side feeder, revolutionizing the feeding of voluminous flakes and fibers into twin screw extruders. This innovative technology enables the direct introduction of PET recyclate into the extruder, eliminating the need for pre-drying and crystallization. The result is high-quality recycled PET approved for direct contact with food by the FDA.

Advanced Compacting Technology

Herbold Meckesheim presents the HV70 plastcompactor, offering high throughput and low wear costs for agglomerating various materials into high-density products. Equipped with a fully automatic control system, the HV70 ensures precise process control with minimal personnel requirements.

Joint Forces for Enhanced Solutions

Coperion and Schenck Process FPM join forces at Booth W1181 to showcase a wide range of feeding, conveying, and bulk material handling components. By combining their complementary strengths, these industry leaders offer enhanced system solutions to meet the diverse needs of plastic processors worldwide.

Driving Innovation in Plastics Recycling

Cameron Kheradi, Head of Process Technology at Coperion USA, emphasizes the company’s commitment to driving innovation in plastics recycling. With newly developed technologies and processes, Coperion aims to make plastics recycling more efficient and sustainable, supporting the industry’s transition to a circular economy.