Ad Rem is a company that is specialized in the research, designing, engineering, and construction of separation equipment for the recycling-, mineral- and food-processing industry. A wide range of different technologies are used in these separation installations. The young company Ad Rem has strong roots. Ad Rem is a joint venture between Group Galloo and the Valtech Group, both being strong companies in their field of expertise. Group Galloo being one of the largest and most renowned recycling companies in Europe. The Valtech Group is a holding containing 15 niche market engineering and construction companies that are mainly active, or are closely connected, to the recycling industry.
We are a medium-sized, owner-managed group of companies in the field of mechanical and plant engineering, with over 350 employees and several locations around the world. We specialize in mechanical process technology with the following core skills.
Blancco is the industry standard in data erasure and mobile device diagnostics software. Our data erasure software provides thousands of organizations the tools they need to enable sustainable data sanitization processes across the widest array of IT assets. By focusing on erasing and reusing assets instead of physically destroying them, organizations can improve their security posture and address corporate social responsibility requirements, while also ensuring compliance with local and global data privacy requirements.
Blancco data erasure solutions have been tested, certified, approved and recommended by 15+ governing bodies and leading organizations around the world. No other data erasure software can boast this level of compliance with the rigorous requirements set by government agencies, legal authorities and independent testing laboratories. All Blancco erasures are verified and certified, resulting in a tamper-proof audit trail.
Circulor is using blockchain, IoT and AI to bring transparency to raw materials supply chains and is a recent graduate of the PnP programme in Silicon Valley. Now three years old, the business has customers like Daimler, Volvo, Boeing, LG Chem and CATL.
World’s largest innovation community in the raw materials sector
EIT RawMaterials, initiated and funded by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), a body of the European Union, is the largest consortium in the raw materials sector worldwide. Its vision is to develop raw materials into a major strength for Europe. Its mission is to enable sustainable competitiveness of the European minerals, metals and materials sector along the value chain by driving innovation, education and entrepreneurship.
EIT RawMaterials unites more than 120 core and associate partners and over 180 project partners from leading industries, universities, research and technology organisations from more than 20 EU countries.
EIT RawMaterials aims at significantly enhancing innovation in the raw materials sector by sharing knowledge, information and expertise: Entrepreneurs, Start-ups and SMEs receive funding and support through its partner’s network and collaboration activities.
EIT RawMaterials has six Innovation Hubs, called Co-Location Centers (CLCs) that represent regional ecosystems connecting business, research and education.
Crushers, shredders and bespoke recycling plant – that’s the world of ERDWICH. We are a highly-specialized engineering and manufacturing company working in recycling and shredder technology. Our core competencies are shredding machinery, turnkey systems and comprehensive services.
Whether you work in heavy industry or waste management – if the job involves shredding and recycling, ERDWICH is the one to call. Our single-, twin- or triple-shaft shredders and turnkey systems ensure efficient material breakdown, either as stand-alone shredding machines or integrated into existing shredding and recycling plant.
Our machines and plants evidencing in over 91 countries worldwide that high-class quality and superior technology pay off. They are the best for customers in all sectors. ERDWICH shredders are impressively reliable and give many years of service. Whether you need a shredder for electronic scrap or shredders for other fractions, you can rely on ERDWICH shredders – tried and tested a thousand times!
Forrec designs and realizes industrial shredders, grinders, granulators and other machines to deal with specific requests in the recycling of solid, urban and industrial waste. Our long-standing experience, knowledge of critical issues in the industry and ability to design tailor-made solutions means that we can offer turnkey deliveries, which also include specific plants for treating special waste such as refrigerators, tyres, as well as systems for producing fuel from waste and for treating waste from electric and electronic appliances. The customer is at the heart of the design process, supported by Forrec, which provides a complete consulting service that guarantees an immediately operational system.
Fortum is a European energy company with activities in more than 40 countries. We provide our customers with electricity, gas, heating and cooling as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. Fortum Battery Solutions offer innovative products and services for every stage of the battery life cycle including sustainable material production through recycling as well as efficient energy storage systems. We want to engage our customers and society to join the change for a cleaner world. With approximately 19,000 professionals and a combined balance sheet of approximately EUR 69 billion, we have the scale, competence and resources to grow and to drive the energy transition forward. Fortum’s share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki and Uniper’s share on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
JX Nippon Mining & Metals is a core company of the JXTG Group in the area of nonferrous metals, carrying out global business operations that cover the full range from resources development, smelting and refining to manufacture and sales of electronic materials, and recycling of end-of-life equipment.
The Hensel Recycling Group, based in Aschaffenburg, has been one of the world’s leading precious metal recycling companies since 1998. With more than 240 employees in nine countries, the company offers its customers a complete spectrum of services for all aspects of recycling products containing precious metals, such as electronic control units, circuit boards or other electronic components. Further information can be found at: www.hensel-recycling.com
IMAGINE seeks to enable robots to understand the structure of their environment and how it is affected by its actions. “Understanding” here means the ability of the robot to determine the applicability of an action along with parameters to achieve the desired effect, and to discern to what extent an action succeeded, and to infer possible causes of failure, and generate recovery actions.
Importantly, this scientific objective is pursued in the context of the recycling of electromechanical appliances. Current recycling practices do not automate disassembly, which exposes humans to hazardous materials, encourages illegal disposal, and creates significant threats to the environment and health, often in third countries.
IMAGINE will develop a TRL-5 prototype that can autonomously disassemble prototypical classes of devices, generate and execute disassembly actions for unseen instances of similar devices, and recover from certain failures.
ImpulsTec GmbH is a high-tech company based in Radebeul engaged in the construction and marketing of pulsed-power systems and components for high-voltage pulse technology. The core business of ImpulsTec is the construction and sales of industrial shock-wave systems for material fragmentation and recycling. In addition to the construction of shock wave fragmentation systems, ImpulsTec offers its customers a range of support services for these systems, such as process development or the application of the fragmentation technology on special materials. ImpulsTec works together with different national and international partners in the fields of high-voltage technology, mechanical process and processing technology, and is embedded into a network of corresponding companies and research institutes in this area.
Kuusakoski is a customer-focused, technologically pioneering and environmentally responsible provider of recycling services with an international track record. Our passion for a deeper understanding of materials and recycling drives our innovations and helps us continuously develop more efficient recycling solutions. We strive to be unconditionally ethical and transparent in everything that we do, and this makes us a reliable partner. Kuusakoski is a family-owned company and was established in Finland in 1914, more than a hundred years ago. Currently, we offer electronics recycling services in Finland, Sweden, Estonia, UK and the USA.
Award-winning plastics recycler MGG Polymers based in Austria is processing over 50.000 tons of WEEE plastics in a high-tech recycling process which results in REACH and RoHS compliant Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) Plastics that are used for “green” high-tech products such as electronic appliances. The plastic types produced by MGG Polymers are ABS, PS, PP and PC-ABS, that can be used as drop-in replacement of virgin plastics.
Established in 1979 with first patent registered in 1978, MRT System AB has been business leader and driver of development in Mercury Recovery Technology over four decades. With more than 300 successful installations worldwide MRT System AB is present on all continents. Through a dedicated specialist network of representatives MRT System AB is Locally Global with a very high level of Service and Presence.
Founded in 1991 by Carlo Ferrero, Osai AS operates in the automation of industrial processes. In addition to the Italian headquarters, Osai has 3 foreign branches, located in Germany, China and the United States of America. The offices are flanked by over 40 commercial partners for resale and assistance, able to guarantee rapid and efficient global support.
The solutions offered by Osai are based on standard systems or special machines for the assembly and testing of highly technological components for the semiconductor industry, the automotive industry and the electronics manufacturing industry. Each system is created ad hoc based on customer requests and equipped with the latest technologies, such as, for example, Laser technology.
Today the company consists of 170 employees, 6,500 square meters of production areas and more than 90% of exports.
OUSEI imports scrap from overseas as the smelters’ agent, such as noble metal (waste boards and mobiles, etc), to Asia and Europe, while providing customers with outstanding and brand-new services for long-term business. The company also trades non-ferrous scraps, depending on world market needs, and contributes to the world’s recycling-oriented society.
Sims Lifecycle Services (SLS) specializes in providing resourceful solutions to recognize value in end-of-life electronic assets, components and precious metals. SLS plays a key role in helping national and global companies navigate ongoing technology shifts by securely and responsibly managing the disposition of IT equipment and recycling electronic products. SLS works with enterprises and major cloud providers to provide decommissioning of corporate IT assets and data center equipment
The IT asset disposition (ITAD) and electronics recycling services offered at SLS ensure clients of data security, brand protection and maximum IT value recovery, while optimizing material reuse and supporting the circular economy. As a responsible corporate citizen, we continuously seek new ways to broaden our contributions to reducing dependency on virgin materials.
STEINERT GmbH provides innovative solutions for the separation of valuable materials, increasing customer profitability through higher recovery and reducing operational costs. In the areas of treatment of secondary and primary raw materials, the company operates in both the resource recovery and mining sectors.
Here STEINERT is a global leader in consulting, manufacturing, installation and services in innovative sensor sorting and traditional magnetic separation technology.
Based in Cologne for 130 years, and with around 300 employees worldwide, STEINERT provides a global network to support its customers with local contacts and local expertise.
UrbanGold is the first and one-stop contact when planning a metallurgical e-waste recycling facility. Our services include project development, feasibility studies & business plan development, as well as process & facility design. As an independent solution and service provider, we support your through all project stages – from pre-feasibility, via plant design until start-up and long-term operation.
Our vision is to set a new standard in metallurgical recycling technologies in the field of electronic scrap, as well as complex valuable and precious metals containing materials. Therefore, we can offer our own smelting technology in addition to conventional solutions. The UrbanGold Technology provides a solution for proper metallurgical treatment of all nonferrous qualities of e-waste – including the lowest ones. In combination with UrbanGold’s HENRI smelter, this represents a new state-of-the-art for metallurgical e-waste processing.
URT Umwelt- und Recyclingtechnik GmbH has been established in 1995 by the owners and managing directors, Peter Heßler and Thomas Gundersdorf.
The business content of URT comprises the engineering, sale and service of recycling plants for electric and electronic scrap (WEEE) and for the disposal of waste refrigerators (CFC). The European regulation WEEE (Waste of Electric and Electronic Equipment) is the basis and guideline for this equipment. For more than 20 years URT has been manufacturing systems for the disposal of cooling units. The recovery and liquefaction of the propellants and refrigerants in the disposal plants have become established processes in Europe during this period. Now plants are also being set up in Asia and South and North America. Frequently these countries do not have suitable plants for the destruction of CFC and the quantities generated during disposal have even had to be transported across continents. This was the reason for URT to develop a new system.
URT can refer to reference plants worldwide on the following continents – Europe – South-America – North- America – Asia – Middle East
with representatives in Turkey, Spain, France, Brazil, North-America and Asia.
URT offers solutions for the following fractions:
– cooling devices – small domestic appliances – IT-appliances – CRT and LCD dismantling – toner cartridges – printed circuit boards -plastics from WEEE
The relation with our customers is a partnership in which both parties benefit from each other.
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