Late last year the HAMMEL Recyclingtechnik GmbH has sponsored a complete set of track suits to the soccer youth team of FSV Eintracht Eisenach. The FSV Eisenach was founded in 1990 and is one of the largest and most versatile sports clubs in the Wartburg region.

Our rubric ‘‘shredding in extraordinary places in the world ‘‘leads us this time to the Azores. The green islands of the Azores are located 1369 km west of the European mainland and 4382 km east of North America. They consist of 9 larger islands and a couple of smaller ones. Summarized they do represent an autonomous region of Portugal.

Something big usually starts as something small. The same is true for HAMMEL Recyclingtechnik GmbH. With only 3 employees, a small production hall, but a lot of commitment, the company was established at the site in Bad Salzungen, Germany on February 15th, 1996. Now, company HAMMEL can proudly look back on 20 years.

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.

HAMMEL was represented, in the first half of the year 2016, at two important trade faires in Las Vegas, NV USA. From 4th to 6th April 2016 the international trade fair ISRI took place in Las Vegas, NV organized by US-American Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc.

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.