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Industrial recycling started about 50 years ago, but at first it was oriented essentially to those materials with added value that were already sorted (ferrous and non-ferrous metals). The development of paper and cardboard recycling in the years 1970s contributed to the development of technical packaging solutions in order to optimize the management and the transport of materials. A few experiments on the sorting of Municipal Solid Waste were made too, but without success.

Waste sorting Facilities have really emerged only in the 1990s when kerbside collection of paper, cardboard and packagings in general was introduced.

At that time, Hofmann Group decided to start an activity in the environment and recycling field, conceiving and producing first the multi-purpose balers and later some complete solutions for the selection and the treatment of waste.

Today, Hofmann offers its complete solutions of:

 •conditioning for all of thesorting plants, recycling or treatment plants, with a whole range of reliable and efficient presses.

•sorting plants for:

◦separate collections;

◦selection centers;

◦organic waste of urban source or Mechanical Biological Treatment and composting;

◦commercial and industrial waste;

◦CDR (Fuel From Waste);

◦Building and Demolition waste.

Hofmann is at side of the Customer at all stages, from design to installation and in after-sales service.


Following the development of separate collections, during the past 20 years several sorting plants were put into service in ...

C&I waste

The branch of the commercial and industrial waste has been focusing during the past decades on the good quality of the ...

Residual waste/MSW/MBT

Municipal Solid Waste (RSU) is an undoubtedly the most heterogeneous waste. They are essentially formed by domestic waste, ...

C&D waste

Construction and demolition waste can be easily found in high quantity and they are basically made of inert materials; they ...


Whatever composting process you want to use [composting plant or anaerobic digestion for the fractions that had been ...


The combustible materials destined for the production of Solid              Recovered Fuels (CDR) come from:  •Separate ...