Whole Part and Assembly Recovery

Security Means Good PC Source

Problem / Opportunity: An investment firm acquired a compounder of Polycarbonate. The investment was made to create a platform company and grow the footprint. To achieve growth, more post-consumer content was required at acceptable prices.  PC, specifically post-consumer PC is in high demand and short supply. They contacted Butler MacDonald to buy PC. We suggested…

Consumer Returns – Ag/Flower Trays

Problem / Opportunity: A thermoformer of HIPS agricultural trays has an internal means of recycling some of the materials it collects from growers and nurseries throughout the upper mid-west. About 50% of the material they collect is too contaminated with PET, PP, Talc PP (plus other polymers), including small amounts of dirt and rocks. Due…
Window Profiles & Lineals: Metal & Mixed Plastic Are Not An Issue

Window Profiles & Lineals: Metal & Mixed Plastic Are Not An Issue

Problem / Opportunity: Window manufacturers produce scrap cutoffs and other rejects from the manufacturing of their PVC window products. The window parts can contain locks, handles, springs, weather stripping and other polymers such as nylon and PP. While some manufacturers and other recyclers will grind the material as is, they cannot recover all the PVC…