CHICAGO (May 8, 9:50 a.m. EDT) — With raw materials costs rising as oil and natural gas prices skyrocket, recyclers will be in full force at NPE 2006 in Chicago to showcase their capabilities and present themselves as cost-effective alternatives to purchasing virgin materials.
B+B Anlagenbau GmbH (Booth N5898): The recycling processor and consultant will introduce to the North American market its PET Hot Wash continuous washing system and its system to dry clean dirty flakes, which reduces water use by 90 percent. It also will unveil its approach for building plastics recycling plants with throughputs of less than 550 pounds an hour.
Butler-MacDonald Inc. (Booth E9035): Offers a variety of plastics recycling services that enable recovery of high-quality polymers from plastics or parts that have been contaminated or that many companies would consider unusable.
Chemnet S.R.L. (Booth N7130): Buys and sells plastics scrap of any type, and sells engineering polymers in granule form and in any color.
Domino Plastics Co. Inc. (Booth S424): Plastics broker and scrap plastics buyer.
Enviroplast Inc. (Booth N5880): Plastics recycling services.
Lanxess Corp. (Booth E9233): Manufacturer of performance rubber, engineering plastics and chemicals.
Maine Plastics Inc. (Booths N4130, N4445): Scrap recycler that offers One-Solution Recycling program for plastics, metals, paper and surplus components. The official recycler of NPE 2006.
Nicos Polymers and Grinding Inc. (E10435): Provides custom toll processing, size reduction and manufacturing, pulverizing, grinding, blending, fiber separation and auxiliary services.
O.K. Industries Inc. (E10358): Scrap plastics recycling.
Phoenix Technologies International LLC (S923): Processes and sells post-consumer PET resins. Toll processing services for PET regrind.
Plastic Recycling Technology Inc. (E10265): Scrap reclamation. Capabilities include densifying, grinding, shredding, pelletizing, blending and compounding.
Plastics Group of America: (S1258): Supplier and manufacturer of thermoplastics resins. Offers custom compounding, recycling and toll processing.
Shuman Plastics Inc. (S1370): Buys and sells thermoplastic raw materials.