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Volume Reduction Technology

Volume reduction technology is key in processing and measuring recyclable materials. Equipment such as compactors and balers compress materials, reducing their size for easier handling, storage, and transportation. This technology streamlines processing and enhances efficiency, ensuring optimal utilization of recyclable materials while facilitating accurate measurements in recycling operations.


Screw compactors
Screw presses
Pelleting Presses
Double screw presses
Briquetting presses
Open-end auto tie balers

Recommended manufacturers

American Baler

American Baler
American Baler is one of the oldest and most respected baler manufacturers in the world. We manufacture a complete line of balers so that we can provide solutions to customers in a wide range of industries. These products include manual-tie and auto-tie single ram horizontal balers and two ram auto-tie balers for both low-volume and high-production applications.

Bollegraaf Group

Bollegraaf Recycling Solutions
Bollegraaf Group is a world-leading expert and innovator in the waste sorting and recycling sector. Furthermore, our reputation is based on the unique quality of equipment in terms of separation performance, robustness, and ease of maintenance. A premium quality complemented by our engineering expertise allows delivering the best solutions to the specific challenges of each of our customers.

HSM GmbH + Co. KG

HSM - RecyclingInside
Are you looking for exactly the right baling press for your tasks? At HSM, you are sure to find the best solution and profit from many other valuable benefits. As the only manufacturer to offer you the entire range of powerful and economic baling presses – vertical, horizontal and fully automatic.  In addition to quality baling presses ”Made in Germany“, HSM also offers full customer service.

M&J Recycling

M&J Recycling
M&J Recycling – the former Metso Waste Recycling – specialize in the design and manufacturing of industrial waste shredders to reduce the size of waste materials effectively and reliably. With more than 1,000 installations worldwide and with our continued focus on R&D innovation, we are one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrial waste shredders for the recycling industry.

Presona AB

Presona AB
Designed and built in Sweden where the focus is on efficiency, quality, safety and sustainability, Presona balers are the personification of Swedish precision engineering. They are reliable, consistent and efficient. They are also designed to cope with rugged manufacturing, recycling and waste management environments.

WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH

WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH
More than 37,000 machines sold worldwide! WEIMA has been manufacturing robust shredders and briquetting presses for the disposal and processing of all types of waste since 1980. Our machines include single-shaft shredders, four-shaft shredders, granulators and briquette, packaging and draining presses. The popular orange machines are used in the wood, plastics, paper, metal and waste-to-energy industries.

Other manufacturers

Al-jon Manufacturing
Allegheny Shredders, Inc.
Ameri-Shred Corp.
Anis Trend d.o.o.
Argus Maszyny Sp. z o.o.
ATM Recyclingsystems GmbH
AVERMANN Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG
Bakers Waste Equipment Inc.
Beckmann Technik and Service KG
Bergmann Direct Limited
Bijlsma Hercules BV
BOA Recycling Solutions BV
Bramidan A/S
C&G Scrap processing Machines and Solutions S.R.L.
C.F. Nielsen A/S
Capital Compactors & Balers
CASE Construction
CK International
Container Essentials
Costruzioni Nazzareno
CRAM-A-LOT / J.V. Manufacturing, Inc.
CSO Technik
Danieli Centro Recycling
DeHart Recycling Equipment Inc.
Di Più srl
Dicom Limited
Entsorgungstechnik Bavaria GmbH
EREMA Engineering Recycling Maschinen und Anlagen Ges.m.b.H.
Europress Group Oy
Europress Umwelttechnik GmbH
Excel Manufacturing
Fercell Engineering Limited
FTM Machinery
G.P.S. Scrap Processing Solutions
Gemidan Ecogi
GENSCO Equipment, Inc.
Granutech-Saturn Systems
Greenbank Compactors LLP
GROSS Apparatebau GmbH
Guidetti Recycling Srl
HABA Group Oy
Harmony Enterprises, Inc.
Harris Equipment
Heger GmbH + Co. KG
Henrich Gruppe
Herbold Meckesheim GmbH
Höcker Polytechnik GmbH
Hoecker Polytechnik GmbH
Hofmann Group S.r.l.
Idromec Spa
Impact Air Systems
Inciner8 Limited
INTCO Recycling
International Baler Corporation
Kadant PAAL GmbH
Ken Mills Engineering Ltd
Kernic Systems, Inc.
Komar Industries, Inc.
Lift Waste & Recycling
Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH
Ludden & Mennekes Entsorgungs-Systeme GmbH
Lyndex Recycling
MAAG Group
Machinex Industries Inc.
MacPresse Europa
Marathon Equipment
Mardon Recycling Machinery Ltd
Maren Engineering, Inc.
MAX-PAK / Waste Processing Equipment, Inc.
Metal Press
Metbud-Gończyce Sp. z o.o.
MHM Recycling Equipment
Middleton Engineering
Middleton Engineering Limited
MISTRA s.r.o.
Moovmor Engineering Ltd
MOROS Industrias Hidraulicas S.A
Nedland Industries, Inc.
Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH
Pakawaste Ltd
PEL Waste Reduction Equipment
Plåt & Spiralteknik i Torsås AB (PST)
PRM Waste Systems Limited
PTR Baler and Compactor Company
QCR Recycling Equipment
QCR Recycling Equipment
Recuperma GmbH
Recycling Equipment Inc
Reinbold Entsorgungstechnik GmbH
Rewald GmbH
Riverside Waste Machinery
Roither Austropressen GmbH
Royal Dutch Kusters Engineering
Ruf Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG
Sebright Products Inc
Sherbrooke OEM
Sierra International Machinery, LLC.
Sikoplast Maschinenbau Heinrich Koch GmbH
Simex s.r.l.
SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.
Steele Solutions, Inc.
Strautmann Umwelttechnik GmbH
Sutco RecyclingTechnik GmbH
Tecnofer Ecoimpianti srl
Terra Compactor Wheel
unoTech® GmbH
Valvan nv
VAN DYK Recycling Solutions
Vincent Corporation
Virtus Equipment
Wastech Engineering
Wastequip, LLC
Whitham Mills Engineering Limited
Wrights Recycling Machinery Limited

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Experts for Volume Reduction Technology

Ankit Kalola, the General Manager of Fornnax Technology Pvt. Ltd, who has been an integral part of our team since May 2013, is an expert of shredding equipment and complete recycling solutions. Ankit’s academic excellence shines through his first-class B.Tech degree from Rajasthan Technical University. He possesses a wide range of skills including exceptional communication, Technical Knowledge in Shredding Field, Sales Strategies, Sales planning, Analytical process, CRM, Goal identification, Performance Management and Teamwork. His valuable assistance has propelled our business to new heights of achievement, particularly through the successful introduction of Fornnax’s recycling and shredding solutions in domestic and foreign markets. You can contact Mr. Ankit by phone +91-9033077711 or via email: for further questions.
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Charles Daridon is the Director Global Sales of the Bollegraaf Group. Charles was born in Bretagne but has been living in the Netherlands for several years now (since 2018). After a BSC in Chemistry, Charles attended a business school INSEEC in Paris. For more than 25 years, Charles has worked in the waste industry (soil remediation engineering, landfills, wastewater treatment, biogas plant) and, in the last 15 years, he became an expert in waste sorting solutions. His environmental commitment is not only professional but also personal.
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Angelo Minoldi is working in the environmental technology sector for almost 25 years, 20 years of that in the baling presses sector. His experience ranges from machinery development to project manager and head of the technical department. He is specialised in baling presses, shredders and recycling solid waste sorting plants. Since 2014 he is part of the project engineering team at HSM Germany and creates customized solution for the waste recycling area all over the world.
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Stefan Lewandowski is an expert in all matters regarding heavy duty horizontal balers for a wide range of industrial applications. Stefan has travelled all over the world for the last 10 years sharing his knowledge in volume reduction technology in general and pre-press horizontal balers in specific.
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Maximilian Gutmayr, international sales manager at Erdwich Zerkleinerungs-Systeme GmbH since 2017, is an expert for shredding systems, hammer mills as well as complete recycling solutions. After studying Economics at University of Augsburg and different stations abroad, e.g. Japan, Switzerland, etc. he joined the company Erdwich Zerkleinerungs-Systeme GmbH and is now responsible for worldwide projects and the constant business development. The company Erdwich Zerkleinerungs-Systeme GmbH has experience in the recycling branch since more than 40 years and delivers shredding solutions and turn-key recycling plants to customers all over the world, e.g. electronic scrap treatment plants, refrigerator recycling plants, solutions for metal swarf treatment, cardboard processing, and many more applications. The worldwide demand for recycling solutions in the environmental branch and of course the changing material mixtures increased over the last years drastically especially in Asian countries where Mr. Gutmayr is an expert in. You can contact Mr. Gutmayr by phone +49(0) 8191965240 or via email: for further questions.
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WEIMA Sales Director Patrick Henzler is a proud and experienced member of the WEIMA family since 2007, after he graduated from the University of Essen, Germany as B.A in Economics three years earlier. Patrick is a business expert for all kinds of shredding and recycling solutions, especially for the plastics and waste markets. One of his latest responsibilities is the development of the Indian recycling market where WEIMA founded a joint venture with the regional partner company Kiron in 2019. In the last decades, Patrick has worked with a variety of well-known customers worldwide – e.g. Plastika Kritis, Jindal Polyfilms, CEDO, Geocycle.
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