Promeco Solutions for Waste and Industrial Waste Recycling

Detail of the Promeco plastic pre-treatment line


Promeco was founded in September 1996 when Maastricht Treaty set the safeguard of the environment among the basic aims of the European Community.
The main mission has always been to develop efficient and effective technologies for waste and of industrial waste recycling so that they can be turned to resources.
At that time people was looking at Promeco as it just arrived from Mars. Therefore, Promeco keeps on developing recycling plants in terms of supply of single machinery or turn-key plants.

Promeco R&D has been constantly growing and, thanks to a strong attitude towards self-analysis, to the interaction with suppliers and clients and above all, thanks to the capability of a long-time, cohesive, highly skilled team, Promeco has increased its offer with customized, highly technological solutions over time.
Promeco structure is simple but organized to be able to match the dynamism of its market promptly. This opposes the relationship the Company has with its stakeholders as clients, suppliers, employees and participants, with which the relation is in the spirit of a long-term mutual trust.
The governance is based on the core values of the Company, that are transparency, trust, integrity and innovation.

Promeco strategy is focused on all the parts involved in the Company activities that are considered as the main resources of the Company itself. This is the principle that promotes a highly inclusive work environment without any discrimination, being aware that diversity and inclusion, along with merit-based criteria and continuous learning are the keys of success of every business, both in terms of profitability and global sustainability. Following these principles, Promeco is able to offer to its clients efficient technological and profitable solutions, supporting them in achieving their goals of effective, efficient, equal and sustainable results: passion, know-how, technological research in the name of sustainability and of circular economy with client’s profit.

Detail of the matrix for LDPE densification with Promeco technology


Several plants solutions can be found on Promeco corporate website
In the field of plastics, besides the more conventional plants of plastic recycling, above all post-consumer, mixed and heterogeneous waste, of primary interest is the Promeco Chemical Recycling plant, that allows the production of hydrocarbon feedstocks as naphtha which are materials that the chemical industry can re- use to re-manufacture new plastic materials saving fossil resources. This process uses the mixed plastic waste that are difficult to recycle through the usual mechanical recycling methods.

This process has been defined as the “missing gap” among the 360° plastic recycle.
This solution has been developed over 10 years ago by Promeco and the plants have been sold in Singapore and it is based on the thought that plastic is not a material to be demonized.
Of high interest, is the 3rd plant for fishing nets (PA6) recycling that is currently under installation in Ljubliana, Slovenia for a leading Italian group.
This line includes the high-efficient combination of the well-known Densifier Promeco Extruder System “PES” with a special single shaft extruder: they are directly connected to optimize the energy consumption and degassing, maximizing the production. A continuous melt filter can also be added to remove all the impurities from the output product.

This special combination, called combo, is also well known and used for a better degassing of special inked plastics or deodorizing of the post-consumer plastics.
Among the latest environment friendly processing lines in polymers processing, we must mention the DRY CLEANING OF PLASTICS system that has been developed in order to avoid water consumption and to cut down the investment and maintenance costs: this is a sustainable solution to produce pellet from post-industrial LDPE film for injection moulding.

Detail of the PES-PE Combination

The Deodorising system: the odour is typical from the post-consumer HDPE plastics and with our exclusive continuous process we can remove 95% of the volatile high molecules. The system keeps the material at the desired temperature for an adequate retention time inside the reactor. It allows the vacuum system to extract the odoriferous molecules that are deeply impregnated inside the pellets. Promeco solutions allow to diversify the sources of energy and grant a sustainable growth. Taking into consideration the 17 goals of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, as well as the European Directives about the Green Deal, Promeco is projected towards the future combining its activity of developing highly technological recycling activitie
with a personal program of sustainable development in the name of a circular economy to reach sustainability principles in terms of consumption and production.

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