STF America announces the sale of what will be the first PET bottle washing plant in the Dominican Republic

STF Group of Germany and Zimmer America Corp. announce the sale of an STF PET bottle washing plant in the Dominican Republic, the first of its kind in the country. The line will be installed at Cilpen Global Business s.r.l., a major 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.

STF Group is a leading manufacturer for plastic recycling and washing machinery, with more than 150 turnkey plants and many single recycling machines delivered worldwide. Furthermore, STF is the largest PET-recycler in Europe with more than 180,000 metric tons per year of in-house PET recycling.

STF America (a div. of Zimmer America Corp.) is the exclusive sales representative of STF Group in the Americas, located in Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

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