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.
Franz Demmel's key to success are the right machines and the right people.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
European standards as a success model for waste management around the world
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...
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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.
Municipal waste processing centres in Norway place their trust in machines from Komptech.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Information for Komptech customers and partners on possible consequences of developments around the Corona virus
With the Topturn X5000, a machine with the ideal combination of performance and design features is now available.
Kummeling Groen en Infra offers garden and landscaping services. Since the summer of 2018 Kummeling has therefore been using a new Nemus 2700.
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 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.
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.
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.
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...
The Jan Hes company in Egmond-Bakkum, NL has committed itself entirely to sustainability and resource conservation.
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.
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.
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.
Germany-based Remondis is one of the world’s leading recycling companies, and recently opened an organic waste treatment facility in Lake Macquarie, Australia.
Bianna Recycling completes construction of pioneering waste treatment plant in Querétaro, Mexico.
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.
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.
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...
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.
In processing biomass and waste wood, it takes efficient purpose-designed machinery to get the best results from varying feedstocks.
Long-established Netherlands recycler Aalbers is making some big changes.
Award-winning Hadfield Wood Recyclers, one of the UK’s oldest and largest wood recyclers, relies on Komptech star screens.
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.”
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.
Austrian environmental technology company buys the adjacent grounds of Ludwig Brandstätter GmbH.
Green Care Mulching boosts its bottom line by replacing breakdown-prone high-speed grinders with dependable Crambos.
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.
At Swedish service provider CS Maskin, a low-speed and a high-speed shredder from Komptech are looking good at all levels.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
With the brand-new Metalfex, Komptech adds a mobile non-ferrous metal separator to its line of separating machines.
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.”
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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.
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.
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.
“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.
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...
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.
Whether excavated earth, sand, gravel, C&D waste or topsoil, Komptech drum screens can be used for these difficult materials without problems.
The Axtor 6010 is one of the most flexible machines out there for processing wood and green waste.
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.
Waste treatment association in Lubartow in eastern Poland uses dark green machine park
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.
On the other side of the world, a New Zealand composter finds Komptech a dependable partner.
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.
Komptech machines successful on the US market
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
Mobile overlenght return boosts efficiency in waste wood treatment
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...
The new Topturn X4500 brings high-end performance to the entry level category.
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.
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.
An MBT reinvents itself and becomes a national showcase project for organic waste treatment. In Gescher, Germany, efficient machines and renewable energy all add up.
When Pascal Frémin started his company Ecosys in 1993, he did so with a clear goal. He wanted business success to go hand-in-hand with responsibility for sustainability and the environment. It started with composting, and now the focus is on the...
At the KWF Conference, the world’s largest forestry demonstration fair, Komptech will show the Axtor and the Chippo, two machines that are ideal for the precision chipping of forestry residue and trunks. In addition to their outstanding performance...
Hubert Seiringer first heard about compost when he was 15 years old. When he was 20 he founded his own company, and today, 30 years later, composting is still his passion.
Since their successful launch, Crambo directs have accumulated over 100,000 operating hours.
30 years ago four young engineers decided to protect the environment. To do so, they founded the Loreki company in Itxassou in the Basque region of France.
The EcoBois Recyclage SA company run by Stefan Studer and Partners is picturesquely situated in Vétroz near Sion in the Swiss canton of Wallis, where environmental protection is a major priority.
Waste wood material reclamation is becoming more and more important. The process almost always starts with shredding. But which machine does it most efficiently? To find out, we held an in-house competition between the Axtor, Terminator and Crambo.
Danish utility FFV Energi & Miljø A/S has found the perfect match. It has fallen in love with a Terminator 5000 that helps the company in recycling waste like old sofas, carpets, mattresses and old Christmas trees, while saving money and creating new...
Lindum in Drammen, Norway and Komptech are a perfect fit. The goal of both companies is to make the world a little greener every day.
Lieven Vandendriesche is an impassioned technician and businessman. And because he also has a passion for the environment, he doesn’t just have a composting plant, he also has a wind turbine.
“Live and work with nature” is the motto of Gilles Schitter and Vita-Compost. His composting facility in Bischwiller in France’s Alsace region produces top quality compost and substrates with the help of several green Komptech machines.
The new Multistar S3 is the entry-level machine for professional star screening with the same performance features as its big brothers.
Mechielsen from Oldenhove have extended their services with the rental of machines for the treatment of green waste and waste wood. Therefore the acquisition of a Komptech Crambo 6200 shredder and a Cribus 3800 drum screen is big progress in their...
Lower Austrian Hirtenberger Group acquires majority stake in Styrian environmental tech specialist
A conversation with Heinz Leitner, CEO of the Komptech Group
Wilbert Smeets turns over a half million tonnes of biogenic waste into compost and biogas each year. As technical director of Italy's largest composting plants, he has long days - but the new Crambo direct works round the clock.