Vecoplan AG is one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of machines and systems for the resources and recycling industry. It employs a workforce of around 380 spread across its locations in Germany, the United States, the UK, Spain and Poland. The company's systems and components are used, among other things, for shredding, conveying and reprocessing wood, biomass, plastics, paper and other recyclable materials such as domestic and industrial waste.

Looking to meet the needs of the wood processing industry in particular, Vecoplan has been supplying single-shaft shredders as part of its VHZ series for some time now. This range offers durable and robust solutions that feature the energy-efficient, patented ESC drive and are designed to shred a wide variety of waste wood from production in both small carpentry workshops and large-scale wood processing operations reliably and cost-effectively. Following the resounding success of the VHZ 600 and VHZ 1100 market launch, Vecoplan is raising the bar yet again with two even more powerful models - the VHZ 1300 and VHZ 1600 - which are also the first to sport a fresh, new design. In fact, one of the first things the developers did when engineering these newly optimized models was combine some of the machine's functions. For instance, the hydraulic drive and ESC drive are now located in one central position on the unit's body, which is said to make maintenance work much quicker and easier. Not only that, but the cutting unit now consists of a profiled rotor equipped with profiled counter knives, which are both easy to change and reversible. Finally, the arrangement of the cutting tips and the optimized rotor configuration promise to ensure uniform grain sizes.

Vecoplan AG (56470 Bad Marienburg, Germany)