Recycling Machinery Firm Zimmer America Launches

Allan Gerlat, News Editor

December 11, 2014

1 Min Read
Recycling Machinery Firm Zimmer America Launches

Zimmer America has formed a new company for recycling machinery, Zimmer America Recycling Solutions.

"The growing demand for our recycling machinery and the distinctiveness of the recycling industry made it vital to form this new company," said Roland Zimmer, CEO of ZARS-USA LLC, of which Zimmer America is a division. The company is based in Spartanburg, S.C.

Zimmer America Recycling Solutions provides technology solutions for material recovery facilities (MRFs), polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle washing and sorting, and extrusion machinery. The company is the exclusive North American sales representative for Stadler, STF Group (both located in Germany), ARTEC (Austria), Cofit (Italy) and DB Technologies (the Netherlands).

Zimmer America provides comprehensive project support, sources the proper machinery, provides turn-key installation and start-up, as well as after-sales services and spare parts.

About the Author(s)

Allan Gerlat

News Editor, Waste360

Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.

Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.

Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.

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