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We're always on call

August 23, 2021

When a customer in Austria has a problem with a Komptech machine, he puts in a call to Frohnleiten. This romantic little town in southeastern Austria is the home of Komptech Headquarters.

Market Watch: Ghana

August 11, 2021

In 2018, Komptech has received the first order from Ghana. With five mobile household waste processing plants worth 13 million euros, a recycling rate of over 60 percent and 200 clean and safe workplaces at each additional facility should be...

Multistar L3: Outstanding in every way

July 27, 2021

With the Multistar L3 Komptech has a very high-performance 3-fraction star screen that meets every requirement. It’s flexible in all sorts of conditions, and delivers first-class output quality.

e for excellent

July 09, 2021

Our Partner Days, held from 22 to 24 June, were different this time. A small letter added to the name shows why: The Partner Days were held virtually, as e-Days.

Contaminants in organic waste

July 05, 2021

Komptech collaborates with Binder+Co in compost treatment

New sales cooperation in Poland

July 01, 2021

BAX Baumaschinen becomes Komptech sales and service partner

Tasmanian Topturn

June 16, 2021

As Dulverton Waste Management embarks on a three-stage facility upgrade, Project Manager Matthew Layton details stage one: the purchase of a Komptech Topturn X63.

Our backbone: Operations

June 01, 2021

Even the best ideas can be successful only with professional execution. Komptech bundles all the functions necessary for this in Operations.

TURNING GARBAGE INTO EX-GARBAGE

May 27, 2021

Müllex-Umwelt-Säuberung-GmbH in southeast Austria handles commercial, business and residential waste from A to Z. For stationary and mobile shredding, the company uses two Crambos and two Terminators.

Solid waste is what we’re good at

May 10, 2021

The Circular Economy action plan aims at reducing the EU’s materials footprint, including by means of higher recycling and reuse rates. This brings new challenges for the waste industry.

Komptech at eREC 2021

April 28, 2021

Persons interested in Komptech’s new technologies can learn about them conveniently and comfortably from 3 to 8 May by smartphone, tablet or PC: at eREC 2021, the digital trade fair for the recycling industry.

Responsibility for tomorrow

April 21, 2021

The world is facing great challenges. Our goal is to make a positive contribution through sustainable and responsible entrepreneurial action.

A green lion in Switzerland

April 04, 2021

Led by Martin Leuenberger, Leureko AG is a familiar name in northwestern Switzerland, where they operate four composting plants plus a fermenting plant for biogas.

Compost is our expertise

March 31, 2021

Biowaste has an important role in the EU’s recycling economy plan. Its separate collection is set in many EU countries and helps in resource conservation, climate protection and soil conservation. The increasing amount of contraries is an issue.

Komptech’s Competencies

March 24, 2021

We’re happy to share our knowledge. So we’re providing three new brochures on Composting, Waste Wood Processing and Recycling.

Primus “Black Edition”

March 17, 2021

Sturdy, strong, black: For a limited time we’re offering the Primus mobile in a special colour. This powerful entry-level screener is available as a “Black Edition” with comprehensive equipment for the campaign price of € 95,000 net.

SERVICE IS THE WINNING CARD

March 04, 2021

For 30 years GETAG Entsorgungs-Technik AG in Switzerland has been all about the more sustainable use of resources.

We’re on #Instagram now

February 15, 2021

A picture is worth a thousand words. They inspire and excite us, have a direct effect on our visual awareness and help us understand complicated things more easily.

Green likes company

February 08, 2021

Franz Demmel's key to success are the right machines and the right people.

KI Waste: Image recognition for better waste processing

January 28, 2021

In the “AI-Waste” project three well-known research institutes are investigating the use of artificial intelligence for analysing image data and image recognition in synch with time sequence data.

Green Energy with Crambo

January 19, 2021

In the biomass co-generation plant in Herbrechtingen, Germany, a Crambo e-mobile is hard at work shredding fuel. CEO Jürgen Wiedenmann explains why the semi-mobile electric Crambo is the ideal solution for him.

SERVICE CLOSE TO THE CUSTOMER

January 14, 2021

Customers in more than 75 countries, on all seven continents – this results in 7000 service jobs per year, in which our support teams demonstrate their full customer focus and technical expertise.

The goal is 100 megawatts

January 07, 2021

Oltan-Köleoğlu Enerji entered the renewable energy market in 2014. Today the company is the Turkish biomass market leader, and operates several power plants. Crambo, Nemus and Axtor machines take care of the necessary fuel conditioning.

High job flexibility with Terminator xtron

January 04, 2021

The Terminator xtron has a newly developed V-shredding unit that is particularly versatile, and is suitable for all kinds of waste as well as wood and green cuttings.

SOS-KINDERDORF DONATION

December 17, 2020

We don’t live in a perfect world. The year 2020 showed us this very clearly. However, it also reminded us of how important it is to help each other, especially during these times.

At work in Antarctica

December 14, 2020

To help support the research efforts of the National Science Foundation in Antarctica, a new Komptech Terminator single-shaft waste shredder will be used during the modernization of facilities at McMurdo Station.

Digital to success

November 25, 2020

The waste and recycling industry is in constant flux. The products on shelves today are the recycling challenges of tomorrow, and the quantities are not always predictable.

Successful Partnership

October 30, 2020

For almost 20 years Anlagenbau Günther and Komptech have had a successful collaboration that has resulted in many innovations in screening and separation technology. It’s good reason to extend the collaboration long-term and so drive the growth of...

Compost in the capital

October 15, 2020

There is probably scarcely a company in all of Australia that knows more about composting than Corkhill Bros. After all, they’ve been processing green waste in the capital city of Canberra for over 35 years.

Rural regeneration from a sawmill

September 30, 2020

Tohsen Co., ltd., a leading Japanese sawmill company, works to make the fullest possible use of wood as a resource. It’s good for business, good for the environment, and good for the local economy.

The world is getting greener

September 23, 2020

European standards as a success model for waste management around the world

Komptech goes electromobile

September 02, 2020

The e-mobile versions of the Terminator and Crambo shredders expand Komptech’s line of mobile electric machines. They can be used indoors and outdoors, thus combining the advantages of stationary electrically operated systems, such as less noise and...

Komptech at eREC 2020

August 26, 2020

Future-ready solutions with GREEN BOOST

TOUR THE EUROPE: PART II The Axtor 4510 goes on a journey

August 05, 2020

After a successful journey of the new Axtor 4510 through Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Switzerland last year, Germany, Great Britain, France and Italy are on the plan this year. The machine is available for demonstrations.

Norway: Exemplary recycling

July 31, 2020

Municipal waste processing centres in Norway place their trust in machines from Komptech.

Maxx 518 & Nemus 620: The drum alternative

July 01, 2020

With the special Maxx 518 and Nemus 620 models, Komptech offers drum screens for users looking for cost-effective, dependable replacements for their original SM 518 and SM 620 drum screens.

Komptech Rental: All-round success

June 30, 2020

About three years ago Komptech launched Komptech Rental, and it has been a success all round. One example of this is the experience of Berlin entrepreneur Christian Büttner, who was able to get into a new line of business thanks to the programme.

Turnaround with a Terminator

June 04, 2020

After many years of struggling with high monetary losses, Billeye Rabe took over the leadership of The Prairieland Solid Waste Facility, Minnesota. She analyzed the costs and made processes more profitable with new machinery like the Terminator 6000.

New sales partner for Czechia and Slovakia – MK Waste

May 08, 2020

Czechia and Slovakia face the challenge of implementing the Europe-wide waste handling targets. With MK Waste there is a capable partner in both countries who helps with the transition to a modern circular economy, using Komptech services.

EFFICIENCY WITH A RIPPLE EFFECT

April 21, 2020

Michigan is the land of long winters, long shorelines, and a long tradition of hard work. And hard work goes far in commercial mulch processing, especially for Michigan Wood Fibers, who produces 20 to 25 kinds of mulch in many different colors.

LONGDISTANCE RELATIONSHIP WITH OZ

March 24, 2020

It’s not just the product, it’s the complete package of machine, expert advice, dependable service and reliable spare parts availability that success is built on. For 10 years ELB Equipment has met and exceeded these requirements.

Measures and consequences of the current situation

March 17, 2020

Information for Komptech customers and partners on possible consequences of developments around the Corona virus

TOPTURN FAMILY GETS A NEW MEMBER

January 21, 2020

With the Topturn X5000, a machine with the ideal combination of performance and design features is now available.

Higher capacity with the Nemus 2700

January 09, 2020

Kummeling Groen en Infra offers garden and landscaping services. Since the summer of 2018 Kummeling has therefore been using a new Nemus 2700.

Education for a better environment

December 18, 2019

Everyone has the right to education and fortunately, in Austria we can take this for granted. But that doesn’t apply to the whole world, although education is the cornerstone for a better future.

GREEN WASTE & ORGANICS: COLLECTED SEPARATELY

December 11, 2019

Green waste and organics – ever since these material streams have been collected separately in Germany, AKG Achauer has been an important player and frequently a development pioneer.

NORWAY: Compost for green roofs

November 28, 2019

Norwegian waste and recycling service provider Avfall Sør AS in Kristiansand sets standards in composting. An important part of this is the machines and systems that let this company get top results in screening and separating.

Recycling AKTIV: Sophisticated shredders

September 04, 2019

From 5 to 7 September 2019 the double trade fair RecyclingAKTIV and TiefbauLIVE will again be held in Karlsruhe. Visit us at booth F324 and experience the Terminator and Axtor in daily demonstrations.

The new little “two in one” Axtor

August 10, 2019

With the new Axtor 4510 Komptech is offering an all-purpose wood chipper that is the smallest in the Axtor series, but like its bigger brothers is perfect for both chipping and shredding. It’s the perfect entry-level machine for small to medium-sized...

"Green thinking" in perfection

August 08, 2019

The Jan Hes company in Egmond-Bakkum, NL has committed itself entirely to sustainability and resource conservation.

New processing plant: Major leap in quality & effectiveness

July 22, 2019

In 1882, farmers from the West of England set off eastwards together with their cows, sheep and horses. Due to the agricultural recession caused by cheap products, farmers were needed in rural areas. That was the birth of the The Woodhorn Group.

GREEN BOOST: Our solution for your success

July 09, 2019

From the 24th to the 25th of June the Technology Days took place. The program for our customers and partners included demonstrations of the latest machine technology as well as the exchange of experiences and ideas.

IN THE FAR NORTH

April 16, 2019

Ronny Edefall has run Ro Svets & Rep. AB in Kiruna in Sweden since 1992. It’s his job to keep the heat on when the mercury falls, here above the Arctic Circle.

ALL EYES ON AWABA

April 04, 2019

Germany-based Remondis is one of the world’s leading recycling companies, and recently opened an organic waste treatment facility in Lake Macquarie, Australia.

A MODEL FOR OTHERS TO FOLLOW

April 01, 2019

Bianna Recycling completes construction of pioneering waste treatment plant in Querétaro, Mexico.

IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

March 19, 2019

The Axtor series has always stood for versatility. The new Axtor 4510 remains true to this principle. Whether green cuttings, trunks or waste wood, it always turns out the ideal product.

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

March 06, 2019

Flexibility – that’s what the new Nemus means for the Willi Ostermaier earthmoving company in Dorfen, Germany. It’s Felix Ostermaier’s first drum screen, and his expectations are high.

TERMINATOR GOES SMART

February 13, 2019

Industry 4.0 is making inroads into the waste industry. The goal is intelligently networked machines and systems that boost waste recycling efficiency. The ReWaste4.0 research project is looking ahead, and experimenting on processes that will be...

Kiwi ingenuity

February 11, 2019

25 years ago four young men decided that they would do waste treatment on a large scale. Today Living Earth is this country’s largest composter.

Crambo and Multistar One: The ideal combination

February 04, 2019

In processing biomass and waste wood, it takes efficient purpose-designed machinery to get the best results from varying feedstocks.

Expansion ahead

January 15, 2019

Long-established Netherlands recycler Aalbers is making some big changes.

Stars in alignment

January 08, 2019

Award-winning Hadfield Wood Recyclers, one of the UK’s oldest and largest wood recyclers, relies on Komptech star screens.

Simply the best technology

December 19, 2018

The following two examples show that a Komptech drum screen like the Nemus can also be an asset for mineral screening, despite or perhaps because of its “greenness.”

SOS Children’s Villages donation

December 07, 2018

We do our utmost for our own children. We give them love and affection, and invest in a good education to give them the best possible prospects for their lives.

 

Komptech expands Frohnleiten headquarters

November 20, 2018

Austrian environmental technology company buys the adjacent grounds of Ludwig Brandstätter GmbH.

Out of the shop and into the black

November 12, 2018

Green Care Mulching boosts its bottom line by replacing breakdown-prone high-speed grinders with dependable Crambos.

System Engineering: A customized process

October 25, 2018

In March 2015 the waste treatment authority Symevad and the Hantsch company began construction of a new organic waste treatment facility in Vitry en Atrois (Northern France) for 32,000 tonnes of green waste per year.

Flexibility above all

October 09, 2018

At Swedish service provider CS Maskin, a low-speed and a high-speed shredder from Komptech are looking good at all levels.

It started out small ...

September 19, 2018

Bühlmann Recycling AG in Münchenwiler near Bern, Switzerland, can look back on some dramatic changes. It has grown from a family farm into a major regional disposal firm in just over 30 years.

New organics processing machines

September 06, 2018

The right machinery is more and more important in the demanding field of organics preparation. Here, Komptech brings long experience to bear to deliver the ideal solutions. Now these solutions have been further refined and upgraded.

Relationship Status: Green for go!

August 16, 2018

Our monitoring and communication technology "Connect!" makes it much easier for users to keep tabs on their machines. Stefan Blümel is one of the first to use Connect! and he is very happy with the “longdistance relationship.”

Turning trash into gold

July 16, 2018

An on-site look at Hammond Farms in Lansing: What started in 1982 as a modest farm has become one of Michigan’s largest suppliers of compost and mulch.

New Metalfex gets every metal out

July 03, 2018

With the brand-new Metalfex, Komptech adds a mobile non-ferrous metal separator to its line of separating machines.

IFAT 2018 Review: The right solution for any business model

May 21, 2018

At this year’s IFAT in Munich, Komptech didn’t just show new machines, but also presented solutions for almost any business model under the motto “GreenBoost your business.”

Configure your dream machine!

May 11, 2018

The fast route to your Komptech machine.

Mega-project in Africa: Ghana

April 17, 2018

In Ghana, Austrian environmental technology provider Komptech has received the largest order in its history. Over the next twelve months, 25 machines will be shipped to Ghana.

IFAT 2018: Terminator “V” for Versatile

April 09, 2018

With the new Terminator Type V, the Terminator family has become even more flexible and versatile, in terms of application areas as well as machine features. In future, it can be configured for any user need.

IFAT 2018: A new windrow turner shows how it’s done

March 14, 2018

With the Topturn X5000 self-propelled windrow turner Komptech is expanding its Topturn X-series and presenting a very advanced machine that meets today’s needs. As always with Komptech, design and performance come together in the ideal balance.

A boost in more ways than one!

February 20, 2018

“Green Boost your business” is the motto under which Komptech is presenting its communications technology Connect! at IFAT, along with all-new and updated machines for shredding, screening and turning.

Connect! Well-connected, and more

February 15, 2018

Starting in January 2018 Komptech is offering an innovative communications technology called Connect! that makes it much easier for users to monitor and keep tabs on their machines. The fact that this also improves efficiency makes it even more...

IFAT 2018 - Here you'll find us!

February 14, 2018

From the 14th to the 18th of May there is the IFAT 2018 in Munich, the worlds largest fair about the GreenTech-Business. 18 halls, 260.000 m² exhibition space and over 3.100 exhibitors - this year's IFAT will be the largest since its inception.

 

Komptech screening machines Ideal for minerals

January 31, 2018

Whether excavated earth, sand, gravel, C&D waste or topsoil, Komptech drum screens can be used for these difficult materials without problems.

Five reasons you’ll love the Axtor 6010!

November 27, 2017

The Axtor 6010 is one of the most flexible machines out there for processing wood and green waste.

Norwegian benchmark

November 10, 2017

Norweian company “Geminor waste to energy” in the Haugesund region treats about 150,000 tonnes of waste every year. They used to use almost exclusively high-speed shredders. But not any more.

Polish luck

September 18, 2017

Waste treatment association in Lubartow in eastern Poland uses dark green machine park

Old and familiar, redefined

August 25, 2017

Shredding and screening are the key processing steps needed to turn waste into the desired raw material. As familiar as they may be, Komptech can always find ways to give them a new spin.

Unexpected benefits

May 03, 2017

On the other side of the world, a New Zealand composter finds Komptech a dependable partner.

Tradition and modernity

March 06, 2017

This year Komptech is celebrating its 25th anniversary. "There is no antidote to constant innovation” as Komptech founder Josef Heissenberger said, and this leitmotiv continues to guide the company’s development.

Efficiency beats size

February 14, 2017

Komptech machines successful on the US market

The right technology at the right place

January 09, 2017

Whether for organics, biomass or compost, Komptech offers the right processing technology for both recycling and energy extraction. The company is impressively showing what its machines can do at the Waste and Bioenergy Forum in Kassel and the...

Biomass: Systematic processing

January 08, 2017

The economical and effective processing of biomass will not become less important in future. Quite the contrary, in a highly competitive market it is more vital than ever. Komptech offers a complete line of processing machinery.

Getting the most from used wood

January 05, 2017

In a challenging waste wood market climate, the targeted and effective processing of used wood is more important than ever. For the past few years Komptech has devoted much effort to developing machines for this purpose, and so can offer economically...

All screening is not alike

January 04, 2017

As demand for high-quality products rises, screening is gaining in importance. But “all screening is not alike” and Komptech is proving it in 2017 with its extensive range of sophisticated screening machines, including the new Multistar One.

A new direction in Switzerland

January 03, 2017

Declining margins in the used wood business require a rethink of the most efficient processing methods. Low-speed preshredding followed by star screening is high on the list. Holz- und Stockrecycling AG in Otelfingen is testing the advantages of the...

The new Multistar One Mobile overlength return

December 21, 2016

Mobile overlenght return boosts efficiency in waste wood treatment

Efficient endurance runner

December 12, 2016

Top performance isn’t always everything - endurance and efficiency are also needed for screening difficult materials. And that’s why BSR Bodensanierung Recycling GmbH chose a new Cribus 3800. It’s actually BSR’s second Cribus, which makes the story...

Topturn X4500 - a new entry

October 09, 2016

The new Topturn X4500 brings high-end performance to the entry level category.

Testing for cleanliness

September 22, 2016

Testing is currently underway at a composting facility in Warngau, Germany. The DUT - Device Under Test - is a new Multistar S3, and the objective is to get cleanly screened compost.

With the power of the sun

August 07, 2016

At a composting facility in Bavaria, a mobile Crambo runs on the electricty produced on-site by a photovoltaic system. “It’s a perfect solution,” says Peter Meier, who runs a small but sophisticated greenwaste composting operation with his family.