Germany: Circular Economy MBA Polymers Purchases Recycling Plant for Electronic Equipment Waste
MBA Polymers took over a new production site in Mauna near Dresden. It will be the company's 5th recycling facility using a patented process producing post-consumer plastic. The site in Germany is held by the subsidiary MBA Polymers Germany
Mauna/Germany —With a new facility MBA Polymers makes use of the growing quantities of WEEE in Germany and Europe and the global demand for post-consumer plastics. The company plans to hire initially 20 specialists in the field of material flow and quality management.
From January 2020 onwards 17.500 metric tons of WEEE will be processed in Mauna annually. The new site covers an area of 16.000 m2, of which 5.500 m2 is production space. In the high-tech plant, post-consumer plastics (ABS, HIPS, PP and PC/ABS) are extracted from WEEE. The material is further separated and processed into high-quality plastics in exceptionally complex and in-house developed processes. The company announced that it is aiming to further expand its production activities in Germany.