Prospects for Recycling Plastics
Robert Binder, Director of Sales, Erema (Austria):
- Since its establishment in 1983, the Austrian company Erema has specialized in designing and manufacturing systems and technologies for recycling plastics. We service firms in the U.S., China and Japan, with about 50 offices worldwide. Currently, more than 2000 Erema systems globally process several million tons of waste plastics annually into a high-quality secondary raw material (pellets).
I am very optimistic about our business development in Azerbaijan. Despite this being my first visit to Azerbaijan, I know already that I will return. My first impression of Baku and the local population is very positive. I hope that this exhibition will help us to find potential customers and partners. We look forward to strengthening our position in the region, and I see a big market in Azerbaijan for the processing of used plastic bottles.
With the Vacurema recycling system it is now possible to produce packaging and food containers from 100% recycled polyethylene. Erema is a leader in this industry and its Vacurema system for plastic processing has been certified by the Quality Control Office of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as suitable for use with food products. Various studies and tests were conducted by two independent institutes (Fraunhofer and Keller & Heckman) in order to expand the scope of use of the system.