Solid Waste and Recyclable Material Management: Machinex is Now Pellenc Partner in North America
16th December, 2005
Machinex, leader in the field of machinery design and manufacturing for material recycling facility, announces today the finding of an exclusive distribution agreement with Pellenc Selective Technologies (ST) in North America. Pellenc is a recognized european manufacturer of optical recognition equipment for recycling facility. "This genuine association with Pellenc ST contributes to the leadership of Machinex as integrator of mechanical and optical technologies for recycling facilities in North America. Our unique designing, manufacturing and integration process now constitutes a valuable asset for our clientele who faces new challenges regarding productivity improvement and enhanced complex human resources management in our sector", says Mr. Pierre Pare, President of Machinex.
The major equipments involved in this agreement are Mistral, Sirocco and Zephyr Pellenc ST models. These equipments enable mechanical separation to 3 categories of plastic at once as well as several other recyclable materials, from optical recognition mechanism according to their composition spectrum or their colour. Highly advanced, these equipments provide a efficiency rate up to 95 %. Finally, starting-up, full-power operation and regular maintenance require minimum intervention.
Along with today's announcement, Machinex offers operator training, technical support and part sales as well as the implementation of an active demonstration site of plastic material separation at it's Plessisville facility, statement of the seriousness of the approach towards offering this new technology to the clientele of North America.
Founded in 1970, Machinex became the first company in Canada to design machinery for material recycling facility in the early 80's. Leader in designing profitable and quality MRF technology, Machinex now hires more than 100 employees working in facilities with more than 60 000 square feet. Based in Plessiville (Quebec, Canada), Machinex has a sales office in Chicago (Illinois, Unites States) and a branch in Pickering (Ontario, Canada). The company is deploying it's distributor network in North America in order to enhance it's presence towards new municipal and industrial customers already present on this market.
About Pellenc ST
Originating from Pellenc SA european equipment maker, Pellenc ST was founded in 2001. Hiring 48 people of which 25% work in R&D, the company supplies 70% of recycling facilities in Europe that chose mechanical separation of household and industrial wastes. With a growth rate of 50% per year since its creation and a rate of exportation sales of 60%, Pellenc ST is in full expansion world over