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STF America announces sale of first PET bottle washing plant in Dominican Republic

0:43 min AmericaRecycling machines
Aicha v. Wald, Germany

STF Group, a manufacturer of plastic recycling and washing machinery, and Zimmer America, a full-service agency company specializing in textile and nonwoven finishing equipment, have announced the sale of a PET bottle washing plant to a business in the Dominican Republic.

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The line will be the first of its kind in the country and installed at Cilpen Global Business s.r.l., a waste and plastic recycler on the island.

The line has a capacity of 2.5 metric tons/hour (5,500 lbs/hr) output of PET flakes and features STF machinery manufactured in Germany, such as the screening trommel, label scraper, star screen, grinder, washing, drying, and flake separation machinery, as well as a complete water re-circulation system.

Installation of the line will begin in the first quarter of 2024.

The line in the Dominican Republic follows an STF installation in 2020 on the other side of the same island, in Haiti (Lavergne Group, STF PET Bottle Washing Line).

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