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Machinex upgrades Cascades MRF in Ottawa featuring the widest optical sorter in the industry
May 25, 2016

Machinex upgrades Cascades MRF in Ottawa featuring the widest optical sorter in the industry

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Machinex has recently installed and started up a container sorting line at Cascades Recovery in Ottawa.The dual stream system, which serves the curbside program for the City of Ottawa, receives approximately 20,600 tons of containers per year. Machinex is also proud to announce the installation of the widest optical sorter on the market to date, a 3.2 meter wide MACH Hyspec®, within this system.


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May 3, 2016

Machinex announces changes in ownership and revamped managerial sales team


Machinex Group officially announced an important change regarding the company ownership. Mr. Nicolas Belanger, Co-Owner of Machinex Group, formally sold his stock in the company on Friday, April 22nd 2016, so Mr. Pierre Paré becomes the sole owner of the company. The Machinex Family would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge Mr. Belanger valuable contribution to the organization during the past 20 years and wish him great personal and professional success in any future endeavors.

During this transfer process, the company has put together a new organizational structure, with over 40 years of combined experience in the material recovery and recycling markets, to ensure our continued customer relations, guarantee our technical expertise, and oversee company development. Mr. Pierre Paré, Machinex President and CEO is proud to announce the promotion of three Machinex employees:

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March 16, 2016

Lakeshore Opens a New Single-Stream MRF

Official Opening March 16th, 2016

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Lakeshore Recycling Systems officially opened their new material recovery facility in Forest View, IL. The single stream system, in operation for only three weeks, was designed, engineered, manufactured, and installed by Machinex. Receiving 110,000 tons per year of residential and commercial material from the Chicagoland area, the company also serves all 605 Chicago public schools and eight city colleges.


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February 4, 2016

New Machinex Partnership for Glass Recycling Solution

Machinex & Krysteline introduce its Unique Glass Recycling Solution in North America

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Machinex is proud to announce its alliance with Krysteline Technologies for the introduction of their unique glass Implosion technology and associated equipment within the North American marketplace.

This strategic distributorship has been formed to provide complementary equipment to the well-established Machinex range of Material Recycling Facilities (MRF) and material handling technologies.

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February 3, 2016

Sherbrooke MRF Upgrade with Optical Sorters

Récup Estrie invest 2,6M$ to upgrade Sherbrooke MRF

The addition by Machinex of a MACH Ballistic separator, two Optical Sorters MACH Hypsec, a non ferrous magnet, in addition to discs screens and conveyors increase the recovery and material purity at Sherbrooke MRF.

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January 21, 2016

Two advanced sorting systems for Shanks Wakefield

Machinex provided two advanced sorting systems for Shanks Waste Management at Wakefield facility

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Shanks Waste Management Ltdhas recently opened its unique waste treatment facility in South Kirkby for the Wakefield Waste Management Contract, that will process up to 230,000 tonnes a year of residual waste and recycling from homes and businesses in the Wakefield District. Machinex has provided two advanced sorting systems including the latest technologies. This is one of the most sophisticated waste-to-product facilities in the UK and it will increase significantly the recycling rate of Wakefield district while diverting around 95% of the waste away from landfill.

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January 14, 2016

Innovative Glass Works Plan with EEQ

Éco Entreprises Québec reveals an innovative solution for glass recycling

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Montreal, January 14, 2016 – Following its announcement in 2015 to invest in a solution to recycle 100% of the glass in Quebec, today Éco Entreprises Quebec (ÉEQ) reveals the first three components of its Innovative Glass Works Plan. Investments representing $6.7 million will be made by ÉEQ to improve glass recovery and recycling from Quebec’s single-stream collection program through the modernization of sorting centres and the development of new market outlets. To implement the plan, a strategic partnership was concluded with Krysteline Technologies, a British manufacturer that has developed a technology to meet the challenges of mixed materials recycling, and with Machinex, a major Quebec-based equipment provider that is now the North American distributor of Krysteline Technologies.

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October 6, 2015

Pioneer in Mixed Waste Processing

Discover how Machinex can get you the best solution in mixed waste processing & recovery

Machinex's year of experience processing various material streams gives us a competitive edge to conquer any waste sorting challenge.

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September 22, 2015

Grand MRF Opening for Pratt Indutries in Georgia

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Back in 2014, Machinex Group was selected by Pratt Industries, a private, recycled corrugated packaging company, to design a system able to handle multiple material streams. Machinex Group has taken on the challenge and is proud to take part of the grand opening, on September 17th, of the brand new, state-of-the-art MRF.


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August 27, 2015

New MRF by Machinex in Newfoundland

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Central Newfoundland Waste Management (CNWM), in collaboration with the Machinex Group, officially launched its brand new state-of-the-art Material Recovery Facility (MRF) today, August 27th, marking the beginning of a new era in waste management of this Canadian island.

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August 26, 2015

Major MRF Upgrade for Alpine Waste & Recycling

Featuring the Most Recent Developments from Machinex

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When it came time to modernize their existing recovery facility, Alpine Waste & Recycling, a private waste and recycling hauling company, selected Machinex Technologies, Inc. In 2007, Machinex was an instrumental partner in helping Alpine improve recycling in Denver, Colorado, by utilizing a combination of reconditioned and new machinery to process up to 10 tph of single stream recyclables. Machinex was very proud to attend August 18th 2015, the Grand Re-Opening of this upgraded, summer-commissioned, modern-day system.


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June 9, 2015

Renew Bahamas Opens Country's First Recycling Plant


Company Receives International Endorsement

NASSAU, Bahamas (June 2nd, 2015) Renew Bahamas officially launched its brand new state-of-the-art Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) Thursday May 28th, marking the beginning of a new era in waste management in The Bahamas.

Prime Minister The Rt. Hon. Perry Christie officially commissioned the new facility - the first of its kind for the country.

The new MRF and associated infrastructure was constructed at a total cost of seven million dollars.

The multi-faceted, 125,000 sq. ft. plant will process up to 80 tonnes per hour of residential and commercial waste; showcasing the Bahamas as a regional leader in the field of waste management.



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May 11, 2015

Machinex Introduces its Optical Sorting Machine


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Machinex Group is proud to introduce its new optical sorting machine, the MACH HyspecTM. Machinex has been a leader in advanced sorting technologies for over 30 years, and now, with this new and powerful optical sorting machine, Machinex can offer all sorting solutions under one roof.

Using a technology made more efficient by a high speed, short wave infra-red (SWIR) hyperspectral detection system, the MACH HyspecTM was developed by a specialized work cell of the Machinex Research & Development department. The different models available can detect different material types, such as plastics (PET, HDPE, PVC’ LDPE’ PP PS, etc.), and also fiber products, including carton containers detection, wood product recognition, and wood by grade (natural versus painted). In addition, the optical sorter can have the option of color recognition and a metal detector. The MACH HyspecTM can be used in different types of material recovery facilities, such as single-stream, construction & demolition, municipal solid waste, and other applications.


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March 27, 2015

Machinex will provide a fuel preparation plant in Scotland

Machinex was selected to provide a first-of-kind fuel preparation plant in Scotland

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Machinex has been appointed by the global construction company M+W Group to provide a Material Recovery Facility (MRF) for the Energy from Waste (EFW) project of Levenseat Renewable Energy Limited in Lanark, Scotland. This first-of-kind facility, which is due to be operational in 2017, will make a significant contribution towards Scotland’s ‘zero waste plan’.

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February 13, 2015

ST. Lucie County Opens New Single-Stream MRF

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When St. Lucie County made the decision to switch from dual residential recycling to single-stream recycling, the decision was made to construct its own Material Recovery Facility (MRF) for the collection and processing of its own materials. In May of 2014, St. Lucie County, Florida began collection of single-stream recycling for its residents and in September, the MRF was constructed. Machinex was the only manufacturer that got a near 100% positive response from their respective customers.

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September 30, 2014

Machinex doubles capacity at Quebec City MRF

In operation since spring 2014, the sorting center of the City of Québec has been significantly modernized in order to meet growing volumes of material to be processed. A close collaboration of stakeholders of the City of Quebec, of the operator Société VIA, and of the equipment manufacturer Machinex, has enabled implantation of a very optimal sorting center that allows a superior effectiveness and thus, highest profitability.


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August 5, 2014

Machinex Introduces the ECO MRF

The Material Recovery Facility for up to 12 tons per hour




Economical  Compact  Optimal    

For less money than you might think, you can enjoy the rewards of a lucrative business opportunity.

Machinex has created the ECO MRF for smaller recycling needs of 5 to 12 tons per hour of residential single stream. Whether you are from the private or public sector, you can benefit socially and monetarily from the recycling in your area. Recycling is not just a trend; it’s a responsible manner to manage natural resources for future generations.



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March 28, 2014

Norse selects Machinex for major MRF upgrade



Norse has selected Machinex Industries Inc. to provide a major upgrade for its subsidiary company Norfolk Environmental Waste Services (NEWS) Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Norwich, Norfolk. The existing 10-year old plant processes 15 tonnes per hours of single-stream recyclables (excluding glass) and, following the installation, the upgraded plant will be able process single-stream recyclables (including glass and plastic pots, tubs and trays) at 35 tonnes per hour. The upgraded system will be fully operational by 1st October 2014.


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February 21, 2014

Machinex teamed up with Swindon for their RDF/SRF Plant

Swindon RDF/SRF Plant Grand Opening

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20 February 2014 - The ribbon was cut at the official opening of Swindon Commercial Services' (SCS) solid municipal waste plant, developed by the Canadian equipment manufacturer Machinex.

The facility, which will treat 48,000 tonnes of Swindon's household, commercial and industrial waste per annum, will separate materials and produce refuse-derived fuel (RDF) and solid recovered fuel (SRF) at its site at Cheney Manor Industrial Estate.

Machinex successfully tendered to supply the custom-made sorting technology in May last year, following planning permission in February and Swindon borough council's decision to offer an eight-year loan to SCS to develop the plant, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the council.

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