Herbold

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Herbold Meckesheim GmbH
Founded 1884
Founder Adam Herbold
Headquarters Meckesheim, Germany
Number of employees
120 (2015)
Website www.herbold.com

Company Profile

Herbold Meckesheim, Germany, specializes in the manufacture of machines and lines for the treatment of plastic waste from the plastics processing industry, the treatment of used, mixed and contaminated plastics, the pulverization of plastic granulates and waste and numerous other applications of their machines in waste treatment, raw materials recovery and material preparation for various industrial processes.

The company offers service and spare parts for their own machines as well as for many other similar machines of competitive makes.

Herbold products related to PET recycling comprise technologies for bottle-to-bottle, bottle-to-flake and bottle-to-granulate applications: PET granulators, agglomerators, shredders, complete PET washing and recycling lines.

Facts and Figures

Employees: 120

Customer locations: Germany, Europe, North America, North Africa, Middle and Far East

Annual turnover: € 30 million.

Production plant: 4,500m²

Technology

  • fine grinding machines
  • shredding machines
  • washing, separating and drying machines
  • plastcompactors

History

  • 1884 - Company set up by Adam Herbold as a millwrighting shop
  • 1921 - Company taken over by Georg Herbold
  • 1956 - Company’s activities continued by Oskar Herbold
  • 1978 - Brothers Karlheinz and Werner Herbold have been running the company since 1978

References

PETplanet Insider Articles

Issue 06 / 2019: Herbold Meckesheim starts rebuilding the site destroyed by a devasting blaze
Issue 10 / 2017: Dust becomes valuable
Issue 03 / 2017: Bottle-to-bottle flakes with FDA approval
Issue 04 / 2017: Forced feed granulators
Issue 10 / 2016: The five pillars of plastics recycling
Issue 10 / 2015: Saving costs in recycling
Issue 09 / 2015: Granulator for PET
Issue 07 / 2015: Quiet compact Herbold Meckesheim granulator supplied to French mineral water producer
Issue 10 / 2014: No more foreign bodies Avoiding breakdowns in recycling
Issue 06 / 2014: Flaked bunch
Issue 09 / 2013: Washing, drying and agglomeration
Issue 07 / 2013: Screw-fed granulators
Issue 06 / 2013: Label remover upgrade
Issue 12 / 2011: Removing full-wrap labels before recycling
Issue 04 / 2011: Label removing machine
Issue 03 / 2011: Pre-reduction label remover from Herbold
Issue 09 / 2010: K-Show 2010 – Granulators, shredders and recycling
Issue 06 / 2009: Recycling – new solutions save money
Issue 05 / 2009: Horizontally-fed recycling granulators for improved efficiency
Issue 10 / 2008: PET shredding/washing line in Kaskhstan

External links

Herbold Website