Earn money with baling pressesSavings of more than 100,000 euros per year, a ROI of nine months and lower labour costs
The additives and flavourings manufacturer VAN HEES GmbH is delighted with its five HSM baling presses, which are helping the company to avoid transport costs as well as optimise internal processes. The company now find themselves earning money from its waste.
Marc Wohlbold directed the company’s focus towards the issue of waste, “probably not the most fascinating subject,” he says, “but one that has huge savings potential”. Especially when dealing with as much waste as VAN HEES. The company’s 4000 products are manufactured in Walluf according to 1400 recipes, and all are packed either in Big Bags or sacks. Given the raw materials, annual waste volumes are huge: 113 tonnes of Big Bags, 90 tonnes of film, 90 tonnes of cardboard and 60 tonnes of paper. Wohlbold‘s first step in waste management was to get the company to begin separating into different categories. VAN HEES then switched to a different disposal company and immediately received money from its recyclable