Wednesday, 18 July 2018 09:07

ANDRITZ to supply first Caribbean recycling plant

ANDRITZ MeWa, a part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Cibao Metal Recycling CIMER Srl, a subsidiary of the YeYo Ochoa Group, Dominican Republic, for supply of a complete three-in-one recycling plant. It will be the first multi-functional and comprehensive recycling plant for metals and metal compounds in the Caribbean and Latin American region. Start-up is scheduled for the end of 2018.

2018 07 18 090331Clockwise from top left: Gabor Vidak, Fulgencio Morel Ochoa (‘Don YeYo’), Karsten Mennerich, Diego Federico Olivares Grullón “Photo: ANDRITZ”.

The scope of supply comprises a compact package solution for the processing of three different input materials: car and truck oil filters, automotive parts, and electronic scrap. The equipment supplied consists of a Universal Rotary Shear UC 1300, a Universal Granulator UG 1000H, a Universal Cross-Flow Shredder QZ 1200, and the complete materials handling and separation technology.

The plant is designed to process up to one ton per hour of oil filters, two tons per hour of electronic scrap, and approximately five tons per hour of car parts and metal sheets. The oil filters are shredded down to a particle size of less than 30 mm and separated into three basic output materials: roughly 40% metals, 20% centrifuged motor oil, and 40% ruber and paper, which comes out dry and fluffy. The design of the recycling plant is such that it can be extended at a later stage to process further materials.

The YeYo Ochoa Group, based in Santiago de Caballeros, is active in a broad range of businesses, including water treatment and oil production, construction, transportation, and truck maintenance.

ANDRITZ GROUP

ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metal working and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial segments. Other important fields of business are animal feed and biomass pelleting, as well as automation, where ANDRITZ offers a wide range of innovative products and services in the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) sector under the brand name of Metris. In addition, the international technology Group is active in power generation (steam boiler plants, biomass power plants, recovery boilers, and gasification plants) and environmental technology (flue gas cleaning plants) and offers equipment for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboard, as well as recycling plants.

A passion for innovative technology, absolute customer focus, reliability, and integrity are the central values to which ANDRITZ commits. The listed Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria. With over 160 years of experience, 25,800 employees, and more than 250 locations in over 40 countries worldwide, ANDRITZ is a reliable and competent partner and helps its customers to achieve their corporate and sustainability goals.

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