An award to recognise an exceptional contribution by an employee of a company within the tyre retreading or recycling sector to further the cause of their company and the industry they work in, in terms of sustainability and contribution to the Circular Economy.
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Eco Green Equipment, based in Salt Lake City, Utah in the USA, is a leading manufacturer of tyre grinders and rubber recycling equipment and offers cost-effective turnkey tyre recycling systems on a global basis. The company, which specializes in the tyre sector, is active in more than 44 countries in 4 continents.
Eldan Recycling, based in Faaborg, Denmark, is among the world’s leading suppliers of modern recycling equipment with a particular strength as a provider of solutions for the tyre sector. Throughout 60 years of existence, the company has installed more than 830 complete recycling systems and 7,100 single machines to customers in 65 countries.
Based in Ahmedabad, India is among the world’s fastest growing shredder manufacturers and produces a full range of shredding equipment for the tyre sector. The company has a strong base of customers in its own country and is now focusing on developing its client base in overseas markets.
Forrec, established in 2007, is major Italian supplier and designer of waste treatment plants with a strong presence in the tyre market. Based in Santa Giustina in Colle (PD) the company operates from 6,000 sqm premises including factory and spare parts stores. The company also runs a branch in Serbia as a majority partner that oversees part of the production, i.e. heavy metal structural work, and operates sales offices in: Brazil, North America, Thailand, Russia, Turkey, Burma, Vietnam, Dubai, Morocco, France, the UK, and the Netherlands.
The KraussMaffei Group is among the world’s leading suppliers of machinery and systems for producing and processing plastics and rubber. In the specific area of recycling equipment, relevant products include compound rework systems and extruders used in the devulcanisation process.
Jim Foughty works for Goodyear and is the Manager of Field Services Retread Systems for North America. Throughout his career, he has made significant contributions in the retread space, from selling retreads, operating retread equipment, managing plants, designing equipment/plants to overseeing Goodyear’s authorised retread network.