Plastic film converting equipment manufacturer Precision AirConvey (PAC) and pressure sensitive label rollstock supplier Channeled Resources Group have formed a joint venture offering a service to companies that generate label matrix waste, diverting this scrap away from the waste stream and to energy conversion facilities.
|An automated system from Precision AirConvey captures label waste and conveys it to a baler for collection and transport to a waste-to-energy facility.|
The joint venture is to operate without government subsidies, with fees paid by the waste generators for the service, which the two companies say will cost substantially less than the recurring disposal fees. "The logistics involved in collecting and hauling waste is usually what prevents recycling and waste-to-energy programs from being cost-efficient," says Precision AirConvey CEO Tom Embley. "Our systems corral the waste in one place and Channeled Resources knows how to streamline logistics on a global scale so we're very confident in the future of this partnership."