2016 Sponsors and Exhibitors
American Chemistry Council
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) Plastics Division represents the leading plastics resin manufacturers in the U.S. ACC conducts research and recycling studies for plastics packaging as well as plastic bags and film. It also produces life-cycle inventories on the major virgin and recycled resins, and the group provides technical, educational and marketing assistance to state and local officials, businesses and customer groups. The Plastics Division sponsors programs that increase plastics recycling through implementation of sustainable and efficient recycling programs.
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Booth #202ARTEC, or Austrian Recycling Technology, develops and manufactures complete modular recycling and single-screw extrusion systems for the processing of post-consumer and post-industrial plastic waste of all kinds (film, fibers, flakes, PS, etc.) into granulate: feeding, cutting-compacting, extruding, degassing, filtration, pelletizing. ARTEC’s products are sold in North America exclusively through Zimmer America Recycling Solutions.
BOOTH #313Bagalong is a hands-free trash bag holder designed with inner and outer rings that latch together and keep the bag open for easy pickup. An adjustable shoulder strap and belt clip make picking up materials a cinch by eliminating fatigue in the hand and arm that stems from clutching a bag or bucket. It's great for roadside pickup, stadium and event cleanup. The bag holders are available in 12-inch and 15-inch diameter rings, and the trash bags are easily replaced in less than 30 seconds.
Buhler provides optical sorting solutions for plastic processing and recycling industry companies that demand the highest standards of purity and quality. The SORTEX range of optical sorters focuses on precision sorting, maximizing capacity, purity and yield, and delivering a consistent performance. With the all-new SORTEX E PolyVision, Buhler’s sorting capabilities can now conquer the most challenging sort of all: clear-from-clear polymer separation for the cleanest and purest PET flakes yet.
Callaway Photo / Recycled Beauty
Booth #114"Recycled Beauty" (created by Callaway Photo) is a conceptual photography studio that helps eco-conscious companies turn their sustainable activities into marketable opportunities. By glamorizing recovered materials the way a traditional ad agency might beautify a new product, Recycled Beauty visually connects the dotos of the Circular Economy on the consumer level. Recycled Beauty's award-winning campaigns are raising the bar for the recycling industry's marketing standards.
San Diego, California
Booth #103CP Group is made up of four industry-proven brands and provides the waste and recycling industry with a single source solution for materials recovery facilities and equipment needs. With over 155 years of combined experience, the CP Group has established itself as a pioneer and leader in the field of recycling equipment and waste management innovation. The company offers turnkey custom MRF Solutions for single-stream, MSW, front-end fuel preparation, construction and demolition, commercial, industrial and electronic waste.
EREMA North America, Inc.
EREMA North America distributes EREMA equipment and provides U.S.-based service, parts and technical support. With over 20 sales agents throughout North America, this allows for a continuous dialogue and exchange of ideas with new and existing customers. Over 500 EREMA Systems installed in North America produce over 1 billion pounds of recycled products every year.
Booth #107Glasdon, Inc. manufactures and sells a wide range of trash and recycling receptacles. The company is also able to customize their products to a multitude of waste streams, dependent on the requirement of the customer.
Neville Island, Pennsylvania
Gottlieb, Inc. is helping materials recovery facilities successfully divert millions of pounds of valuable aluminum away from their steel accumulation bins or landfills and into packages, which moves millions of dollars into the facilities’ revenue streams. By utilizing the company’s specialized MRF aluminum processing and melting system, Gottlieb, Inc. has helped MRFs add significant revenue to their bottom lines without requiring additional costs.
Keep America Beautiful
Booth #109Keep America Beautiful (KAB) is the nation's leading nonprofit group focused on building and sustaining vibrant communities. With a national network of community-based affiliates, KAB works with millions of volunteers, who take action in their communities to transform public spaces into beautiful places. Through the organization's programs and public-private partnerships, KAB engages individuals to take greater responsibility for improving their local environment. For more information follow @kabtweet on Twitter and like the group on Facebook.
High Point, North Carolina
Machinex offers complete engineering design, manufacturing and installation of materials recovery facilities (single-stream, MSW, C&D, WTE and more). As a leader in sorting technologies, Machinex has designed and installed over 350 turnkey facilities in partnership with leading MRFs in North America and Northern Europe. The company also offers a full range of high-quality recycling equipment such as disc screen separators, ballistic separators, balers, trommels, optical sorting devices, conveyors, and much more.
Booth #113McLanahan offers complete engineering, design and manufacturing of materials recovery facilities for the MSW, single-stream, commercial and industrial, construction and demolition, and waste-to-energy industries. The company specializes in glass recycling systems, e-scrap, trommel screens, disc screens, ballistic separators, shredders, optical sorters, density separators and more. McLanahan provides custom-engineered solutions from its locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
NRT is a recognized world leader in automated optical sorting of materials for recycling, holding more than 35 patents in the field, including a talented staff of scientists, engineers and technicians. Whether a customer is targeting PET, HDPE, mixed plastics, or even metals and organics, the company’s accurate and reliable optical sorters will help lower labor costs and improve recovery.
Plexus Recycling Technologies
Booth #108/110Plexus Recycling Technologies uses advanced recycling technologies from around the world in systems that solve entrenched problems. It's not enough to just be the best solution today – Plexus looks toward the future.
The Recycling Partnership
Falls Church, Virginia
The Recycling Partnership is an industry-funded nonprofit partnership aimed at transforming the U.S. curbside recycling system. The organization understands the importance of robust curbside recycling to feed domestic end markets and is designed to grow participation in curbside recycling programs nationwide by engaging all public and private recycling stakeholders.
REDWAVE Solutions US LLC
BOOTH #314REDWAVE was founded in 2004, and since then, the company has provided turnkey solutions for materials sorting plants and waste treatment plants. The company's sensor-based sorting technology allows operations to better handle a wide range of materials, including glass, paper, metal, plastics, e-scrap, wood, organics and more. REDWAVE is an experienced and reliable partner for complete sorting plants and high-performing, sensor-based sorting machines.
Rehrig Pacific Company
Los Angeles, California
Booth #210Rehrig Pacific Company creates value by making municipal and private collection programs smarter and more profitable. In partnership with clients, the company develops cost-effective and sustainable solutions that improve asset management, enhance collection safety and efficiency, reduce costs and build better relationships with the customer. From the collection of waste at the curb to the collection and disposal of regulated medical waste from a health-care facility, Rehrig Pacific designs innovative, ergonomic and sustainable solutions that minimize the risk of injury, improve collection safety and reduce operational costs.
Resource Recycling, Inc.
Resource Recycling, Inc. is the publisher of Resource Recycling, E-Scrap News and Plastics Recycling Update. The company is also the primary sponsor of the Resource Recycling Conference, the E-Scrap Conference and the Plastics Recycling Conference.
Trusted by over 25,000 organizations, Re-TRAC Connect is the number one provider of recycling software and services for municipal, county and state governments in North America. For over a decade, the company's software has helped clients collect reliable data, raise awareness, and promote responsible waste management in their communities. Re-TRAC enhances clients' programs by delivering customized solutions that go above and beyond expectations, and by providing powerful tools and resources that support sustainable materials management.
St. Martin, Minnesota
Booth #302Rotochopper manufactures industrial grinding equipment that turns waste materials into engineered fiber products such as colored landscape mulch, animal bedding and compost.
Samuel Strapping Systems
Booth #308/310Samuel Strapping Systems has long been the leader in the packaging business. Now, using time-tested technology, the company is working toward leadership in the bale packaging industry. Samuel uses 100 percent post-consumer PET strapping to effectively unitize bales of various recyclable and solid waste products on two-ram balers. The company's sales and service are well known in the packaging industry and Samuel representatives continually strive to provide the best solutions to the needs of customers.
Sesotec is one of the world's leading manufacturers and developers of inspection, separation and sorting systems. Sesotec systems are used in process, packaging and production lines throughout the industry and in the specialized preparation of materials for recycling.
Established in 1999, Shivnet, Inc. is a Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher. The company refurbishes and resells personal computers, laptops and tablets. It is also a wholesaler and distributor for IT parts, CCTV, Batteries, AC chargers and various other accessories.
Southeast Machinery Co. Inc.
Booth #104Southeast Machinery Company’s products leverage the leading technologies in the size-reduction and recycling industries while keeping customers competitive with lower investment costs. Specializing in extruders, pelletizers, granulators, shredders and customized engineered systems, the company also offers installation, consulting services and maintenance programs. It has locations in Dayton, Ohio and Kyle, Texas.
Southeast Recycling Conference & Trade Show
Booth #214The Southeast Recycling Conference & Trade Show (SERC) is a four-day recycling industry networking event, linking 500 to 600 key professionals and offering focused educational sessions, as well as the latest recycling products, equipment and services all at an economical rate. SERC 2017 will be held on March 12-15, 2017 in Destin, Florida.
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Booth #204STF Group engineers and manufactures complete plastic sorting and washing plants. The company's machines are developed and tested in STF's own recycling plant in Germany. Understanding the issues recyclers face, the company designs the best technology solutions and machinery for the plastic recycling industry.
VAN DYK Recycling Solutions
Booth #208VAN DYK Recycling Solutions is the exclusive distributor of Bollegraaf, Lubo and TITECH machinery. The company specializes in proven technology in the fields of sizing, sorting, recovery and baling of recyclables. Boasting relationships with over 2,400 efficient and profitable plants in North America, VAN DYK's turnkey service fully equips with design, installation, training and lifelong support.
Zimmer America Recycling Solutions
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Zimmer America Recycling Solutions (ZARS) is a technology and machinery solutions provider for plastic recycling machinery and turnkey plants, providing sales, installation, after-sales service and spare parts. ZARS is the exclusive full-service sales representative for Germany-based STF Group (rPET-bottle-to-bottle installations, complete plastic sorting and washing lines for all types of plastic, dry label removal, dry/wet grinders, float-sink tanks, air-elutriation and hot washers) and Austrian-based ARTEC (modular extrusion systems for plastic film, fiber, flakes into granulate, cutting-compacting, extruding, degassing, filtration and pelletizing).