Press releases

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IFAT 2020: Optimally equipped for the future – Eggersmann presents pioneering solutions for the worldwide reduction of CO2-emissions

With Eggersmann Fuel, the Eggersmann Group has developed a trailblazing complete system for the production of RDF which is especially suited for those countries with the highest population densities and the largest open-surface areas with simultaneously high average temperatures. Eggersmann Fuel significantly reduces landfill masses, leachate and CO2-emissions while at the same time protecting natural resources. At the heart of the system is the BACKHUS CON 100, which is currently the largest compost turner in the world, with a working width of 10 m.



BRT HARTNER presents: Customised Hopper Solutions for Plastics Processing

Under the brand name of BRT HARTNER, the Eggersmann GmbH offers specialised hopper solutions for plastics recyclers. It is a proven alternative to tower silos.



For the enhancement of the composting process: Pre-treatment of digestates with the Digestate Dryer BRT HARTNER DCD

A water content that is too high can slow down the composting process and reduce the quality of the final product. The Digestate Dryer of the Eggersmann brand BRT HARTNER homogenizes, loosens and dries digestates and fermentation residue. At the same time, ammonia is driven out of the material by pressure ventilation.



For less wear: BRT HARTNER optimizes tool coating of its proven and well-established Bag Opener BO

Under the brand name of BRT HARTNER, the Eggersmann GmbH sells Dosing, Sorting and Opening Systems. One of the most sought-after products in the portfolio is the Bag Opener BRT HARTNER BO. Worldwide, almost 600 of these machines are already in operation and open hundreds of thousands of plastic bags daily.



Eggersmann sells innovative drying system to Iraq with the worlds’ largest turner

A newly developed system by Eggersmann for drying of Municipal Solid Waste is being put into service for the first time at a Mechanical- Biological Waste Treatment plant (MBT) in Iraq. Contracts were signed with the client, the Faruk Group, in December 2018 at Suleymaniyah, Iraq.



IFAT 2018: Eggersmann presents new biological drying and composting machine for the international market as well as expert lectures by renowned experts on the topic of RDF production

In recent years, the Eggersmann Group greatly broadened its range of products and services by acquiring various companies and brands. On some 750 m² of exhibition space (stand no. B5.427/526 plus exterior space between halls B5 and B6), visitors of this year’s IFAT will experience a myriad of solutions in the field of mechanical and biological waste processing as well as mobile and stationary product innovations in the area of shredding, screening, separating, turning and bag opening. A designated series of lectures focussing on RDF production, the premiere of the BACKHUS CON – a machine for biological drying and composting – as well as interactive virtual reality applications round off Eggersmann’s presence at this year’s IFAT.



Generating Energy from Biomass

BEKON presents both an efficient and cost effective approach to the innovative generation of energy from organic waste with its BEKON MINI dry fermentation system. BEKON has recently added a new fermentation plant of this type to the existing composting and transfer station of KOMPOTEC Kompostierungsanlagen GmbH at Enger, Germany. The phased commissioning has already been completed.



Screening und shredding technology from Eggersmann for processing wood and bio-waste

The Eggersmann Group has a wide-reaching product portfolio of high-performance shredders, screening machines and windsifters at its disposal to treat all kinds of materials. To process wood and bio-waste the company offers multiple solutions of well-known brands.



Start-up of the 500th BRT HARTNER Bag Opener

BRT HARTNER is the expert for development and sales of equipment for sorting and recycling plants. In April 2017, the 500th Bag Opener was installed and commissioned at AGR-DAR in Herten, Germany.



The Eggersmann Group is expanding its product portfolio by acquiring the biological drying technology of CONVAERO GmbH

Bio-Dry™, the internationally well-established biological drying technology of CONVAERO, is being integrated via an asset deal into the portfolio of the Eggersmann Group with immediate effect. The contracts on the future cooperation were signed on 2nd March 2017.



FORUS pre-shredder replaces machine from the competition in MBT plant in the Polish town of Marszów, near Zary

Since November of this year, the SE 450 – a pre-shredder of the Eggersmann Group’s FORUS brand – has been found in use in a mechanical-biological treatment plant in Marszów. The MBT realized by the Eggersmann group of companies has been in operation since January 2015 and was to a large degree provided using their own product portfolio.



Eggersmann Group acquires BEKON

BEKON Holding AG, the technology leader for building batch-biogas plants, has been sold with retroactive effect from July 1st, 2016 to Eggersmann Group GmbH & Co. KG. The contracts about the future cooperation were signed at the BEKON headquarters in Unterfoehring on July 28th, 2016.



IFAT 2016

Eggersmann Group's representation at this year's IFAT included a whopping three trade fair stands as well as two outside areas. Apart from innovative concepts regarding recycling plants and methods, this year's big topics are the new products from the field of mobile and stationary key machines presented by the companies BACKHUS, Terra Select, FORUS and BRT Hartner. Eggersmann furthermore presents its own brand's first shredder.



One of the world's largest RDF plants will go into operation in Israel at end of the year

Eggersmann Plant (EAB) has constructed a new RDF plant in Tel Aviv. The assembly work has been in progress since the beginning of this year, and the scheduled commissioning will go ahead as planned at the end of 2015.



Eggersmann – with foresight and dedication to success

On 3 July 2015, the chief executives of the Eggersmann Group, Karlgünter Eggersmann and Thomas Hein, welcomed invited journalists from the trade and daily press to a press conference at the Lind Hotel Rietberg. On the agenda were the significant growth of the Eggersmann Group as well as impressive large-scale projects from the plant construction field.



BACKHUS unveils its new A Series

Eggersmann Anlagenbau BACKHUS GmbH launches the A Series – a new line of windrow turners