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CMG Granulators goes Carbon Neutral

CMG Granulators goes Carbon Neutral
18 Jun 2021  |
CMG provides technologies and solutions designed for the recycling industry, all certified for Industry 4.0 compliancy. CMG's solutions include granulators, shredders, integrated conveyor belts, regrind evacuation and conveying systems, dedusting, dust management and air filtration. CMG's installed base is considerable: over 30,000 units supplied to its customers in the company's 42 years of activity.

Zero emission power generation

All equipment produced at the CMG facilities and all tests performed for customers at the CMG Tech Center is 100% compliant with the Circular Economy guidelines, as the power supply is produced at the site with solar panels. The extra capacity from the 2 GW installation supports the local community’s transition to decarbonization.

Permanent favourable conditions

Every new development at CMG is entertained with the objective of providing the industry with nature-enhancing solutions. The many science-based targets, being outlined in the Next Generation EU Plan aimed at reducing the environmental damage, to tackle climate change and fuel transformation, are possible with “Intelligent Design” based solutions. CMG is very active on this front and is launching new innovative technologies.

Biodegradable plastics recycling: Bio-Gran

The new Bio-Gran technology by CMG Granulators was designed to accomplish the objective of allowing recycling and reintroduction of the production reject at the production site, by performing adequate size reduction and consequential storage/handling/processing so as not to compromise the integrity of the polymer. The reject rate, predominantly deriving by post-production finishing phases of the product, can be of a few percentage points up to tens of percentage points. The Bio-Gran technology was designed to handle from small to large quantities of biodegradable polymer effectively and dependably, preserving all physical and mechanical characteristics of the polymer itself. Bio-Gran is a new patent-pending technology and a 100% proprietary development of CMG Granulators.

Operating efficiency at the highest level: Adaptive Motor Power

All CMG solutions for medium to high capacity applications, from 200 kg/h to over 5,000 kg/h, feature the Adaptive Motor Power (AMP) function, unique in the size reduction industry. The granulator is able to autonomously establish which power level to adopt to carry out its work, depending on the quantity of material to be ground, shape, weight, thickness, type of plastic, the temperature of the piece. The AMP allows to optimize the quality of the regrind to the highest degree (homogeneity of the particle and absence of dust) and to minimize the use of electricity. From 20 to 25 Wh/kg is the small amount of energy that a CMG granulator uses, compared to over 40 Wh/kg that a conventional unit consumes. The return on investment for the AMP is less than 12 months.

Service 4.0:

With Headquarters, Production Site, and Technical Center in Italy, and the largest distribution network in the plastics industry, CMG is active all over the world with localized technical service, spare parts, and sales centers. Find the nearest CMG service center at the following link:

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CMG Granulators was established in 1979 in Budrio, Italy. The company designs and produces solutions for the recycling industry, represented by granulators, shredders, integral feed conveyors, regrind evacuation and conveying systems and powder separation executions....