The EREMA Group's review of K 2022 in Düsseldorf is positive all round. And that applies to the interest shown by visitors as well as to the number of plants sold. With all the group's companies together on one trade fair stand, the EREMA Group presented its entire range of products and services more comprehensively than ever before. Together with partners from the plastics industry, they made recycling and the circular economy a tangible experience for visitors to the Circonomic Centre.
The daily live recycling demonstrations and the exhibition with around 70 products made from recyclate attracted huge numbers of visitors to the EREMA Circonomc Centre at this year's K
The absolute trade fair highlights included the INTAREMA® TVEplus® DuaFil® Compact double filtration machine, which EREMA presented for the first time, and the EcoGentle® plasticising unit. Both extrusion innovations achieve effective benefits for the quality of melt, recycled pellets, and final product, and set the benchmark in terms of energy efficiency for their post consumer and PET recycling applications. "We have already received the first orders for these two technologies, which confirms that we are meeting customer needs very well," says Hackl. This also applies to the READYMAC recycling machine made to stock by UMAC, which is an impressive, quickly-available all-rounder for standard applications, as well as to the new ALPHA XS edge trim recycling machine for the inhouse recycling segment made by PLASMAC. UMAC and PLASMAC are both EREMA Group companies.
One of EREMA's recycling extrusion innovations: INTAREMA® TVEplus® DuaFil® Compact dual filtration machine
It was not only the EREMA Group's trade fair stand that attracted visitors; the EREMA Circonomic Centre in the outdoor area also proved to be extremely popular. Twice a day, a total of twelve plastics streams of different degrees of contamination and bulk density were recycled live using an INTAREMA® TVEplus® machine. These live demonstrations, as well as the exhibition of around 70 products made from recyclate, were very well attended. The aim of the recycling machine manufacturer in the Circonomic Centre, together with many well-known brand partners from the value chain, was to draw attention to what is technologically possible in terms of recycling and the Circular Economy, and in many cases has already been successfully implemented in commercial terms. That is because plastics with one hundred percent recycled pellet content can now be found in children's toys as well as in food packaging. "This really opened the eyes of many visitors, and will help us implement new circular economy projects even more quickly in future," says Manfred Hackl.