Recycling equipment manufacturer Eriez Europe has opened a new 326-square-metre production facility in Caerphilly, south Wales, for rotor manufacturing as well as light fabrication and additional product line assembly.
The company, recognised for its knowledge in separation technologies, celebrates this year its 50 years of European manufacturing, headquartered in Caerphilly.
The investment includes a high-speed balancing machine and a filament winding machine to manufacture Eriez' range of Eddy Current Separators. The separators are designed to recover non-ferrous metals from a wide variety of waste streams, including plastics.
The new facility will increase production capacity of Eriez's globally Eddy Current Separator rotors per year by over 30% and complements other production sites in North America and Asia.
Eriez Global Manufacturing Co chief executive Tim Shuttleworth officially opened the new facility on 4 Oct.