Since March 2016, HAMMEL Recyclingtechnik GmbH has a new agent for the Latin American distribution market, the MSA Group. The private corporate group is established as a global sales and service organization with subsidiaries in Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Brazil and Mexico.

The 31st edition of bauma, world's leading trade fair for construction, building material and mining machines, construction vehicles and equipment, opened from 11th to 17th April 2016 in Munich again its doors. About 3.500 exhibitors from 58 countries were represented on a record exhibition area of 605.000 square meters. About 580.000 visitors from 200 countries came over to gaze at the newest, biggest and heaviest construction machines.

On 27th of April, 2016, another DEMO DAY took place at the factory of HAMMEL Recyclingtechnik GmbH. At the factory premises in Bad Salzungen, the newest technologies and different applications of material processing were demonstrated LIVE for visitors all day long. Many customers and interested people came to watch the HAMMEL product range LIVE.

The IFAT –world’s leading trade fair for environmental technologies – attracted from 30th of May to the 3rd of June 2016, a high presence of international profiles and, compared to 2014, an even increased number of visitors. This year about 138.000 attendants from more than 170 countries visited the leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste, and raw materials management.

After the RED GIANT, camouflaged as a pretest machine, was presented at the IFAT in Munich, it had his first live operation at the KWF-Tagung in Roding. After that, the primary shredder went on for further demonstrations at different customers and prospects in whole Germany.

A new electro- and electronic equipment act, which came into force on 24.07.2016, shall help consumers to return their electronic scrap without any charge. According to the European Union such recycling has to be done in an environmentally responsible and resource-saving way.