Product Watch: Erema upgrades plastics recycling lines with ecoSAVE additions


Recycling of plastics already has a nice sustainable ring to it, and Erema's machines see use in the recycling of a wide variety of thermoplastics to include even printed films and equipment for bottle-to-bottle recycling for beverage packaging. Now the Austrian manufacturer of plastics recycling machinery has developed is ecoSAVE package as a means for its customers to reduce CO2 emissions, power consumption and, as a result, production costs.

As we reported here, ecoSAVE was commercially introduced last year, and now the manufacturer can report on some of the savings realized in the field. Among the measures included in the ecoSAVE package is the use of energy-saving components such as high-performance motors, with the end result of the measures a reduction in energy consumption of up to 10%.
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