FCC MEDIO AMBIENTE
LIFE PLASMIX COORDINATOR
The FCC group, a world leader in environmental services, water management and infrastructure, has been providing services to cities for more than 115 years and is present in more than 30 countries, with 58,000 people and a turnover of 6 billion euros.
FCC Medioambiente provides environmental services to 60 million people in almost 5,000 municipalities. From waste management and recycling to all municipal services, it processes 24.5 million tons of waste annually in about 200 sustainable facilities, recovering 3.5 million tons of recyclable materials and 360 MW of non-fossil energy.
Innovation is in the DNA of FCC Medioambiente, committed to achieving the sustainable development goals of the UN 2030 Agenda through the development of electronic mobility and the drive of society to transform towards a Circular Economy model.
FCC is coordinator in the projects:
- LIFE PLASMIX (LIFE18 ENV / ES / 000045): recovery of plastic mix and recycling of PP & PS from undifferentiated collection.
- LIFE 4FILM (LIFE17 ENV / ES / 000229): recycling of plastic post-consumer film from undifferentiated collection.
- LIFE LANDFILL BIOFUEL (LIFE18 ENV / ES / 000256): Comprehensive management of landfill biogas for use as vehicular fuel.
- INSECTUM (CIEN CDTI: IDI-20181075): Recovery of biological waste through its conversion with insects into new high value-added by-products for strategic sectors.
PARTNER PROYECT LIFE4FILM
Stadler, is a company that has a long experience and extensive specialized knowledge in equipment for waste treatment. It is characterized by its quality, reliability and customer satisfaction orientation. With more than 300 qualified employees and manufacturing of highly technological equipment guarantee a satisfactory development of each project.
Offering a fully adapted full service, whether in the conception, planning, manufacturing, modernization, optimization, assembly, commissioning, reform, disassembly, maintenance and repair of components and complete plants of waste recycling and classification.
THE UNIVERSITY OF GRANADA
The University of Granada, almost five times centenary, since its founding in 1531, has been growing in close symbiosis with society, to become today a reference for the quality of its teaching and research and for its university extension activities with special emphasis in cooperation and development actions.
The different campuses, scattered throughout the geography of the city, to which the heritage and historical buildings scattered in the most unique neighborhoods of Granada are attached, give it vitality. In addition, the University has centers located in the autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla that, decisively, complete the varied panorama of the University.
The institution unites the rich experience of its long tradition with the dynamism and youth of its almost 60,000 undergraduate students, who join with those who study postgraduate and complementary education and raise the number to 80,000 students.
SPANISH ASSOCIATION OF INDUSTRIAL SECTOR OF PLASTICS
ANAIP is the “Spanish Association of Industrial sector of Plastics”. It is a Spanish a non-profit profesional association of plastic converters with almost 60 years of experience representing and defending the interests of the sector with regard to public administrations and other national, european and international organisms.
It is recognized by the Spanish public administration and other national bodies as “representative and interlocutor of plastic transforming sector”.
The Spanish plastic transforming sector is integrated by over 3.500 companies employing more tan 67.000 people and having an income higher than 14.000 million €. ANAIP defends the interests of the mentioned sector at national, European and international level.
The association also promotes networking and collaborative forums by market, sector and territory boosting the plastics transformers’ competitiveness and promoting the economical and environmental sustainability of its industrial activity.
ANAIP has participated in several important European projects related to the plastic transforming sector.
The most recent one is “HiPerDry” project funded by the European Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under the grant agreement n°606425.
PLASTIC TECHNOLOGY CENTER
Andaltec is a technological center with about 140 employees (PhDs, engineers, chemists & technicians) experts in material science, processes & products development, as well as, physicochemical & mechanical characterizations. The center works in close collaboration with the industry, especially with automotive and food packaging sectors offering technological services and support in R&D projects. A large part of Andaltec’s R&D activity is focused on the recycling and evaluation of post-comsumed plastics, in order to reduce the environmental problems associated to the plastic waste management.
Andaltec has large experience in the development of new products based on recycled polymers, with properties adapted to specific industrial sector, such as automotive, agriculture, etc. Andaltec has a fully equipped process laboratory, where new recycled materials can be developed, produced at laboratory scale, and processed by injection/extrusion process to obtain prototypes, which can be tested and validated in the laboratories.
The center has a wide experience participating in European projects like:
ID766437 (H2020-FOF-2017)- Electrical Steel Structuring, Insulating and Assembling by means of the Laser technologies (ESSIAL) – Total Budget: 5.003.100€.
ID4126 (M-ERANET-2016) – Active Graphene based Food Packaging Systems for a Modern Society (GRAFOOD) – Total Budget: 762.634 €.
ID309993 (FP7-NMP-2012-SMALL-6) – Development of a Direct Laser Joining of hybrid Plastic-Metal components for industrial applications (PMJOIN) – Total Budget: 3.881.927€.
ID296014 (FP7-ENERGY-2011-2) – Novel CPV system fit for mass production, for electricity costs beyond grid parity and for applications in B2B, industrial and residential areas (CPV4ALL) – Total Budget: 12.606.895,60€.
ID: 289829 (FP7-KBBE-2011-5) – Smart and Sustainable Food Packaging Utilizing Flexible Printed Intelligence and Materials Technologies (SusFoflex) – Total Budget: 3.946.639,25 €.
The LINDNER Group has been offering innovative, tried-and-tested shredding and recycling solutions for decades. From planning, development, design and production to service, everything comes from a single source. At its production facilities in Spittal/Drau and Feistritz/Drau in Austria, LINDNER manufactures machines and system components. In addition to stationary and mobile shredders for waste processing, the portfolio also includes complete systems for plastics recycling, SRF and waste wood processing.
The shredders can be used for municipal solid waste, commercial and industrial waste, waste wood, plastics, packaging material, paper and light scrap.
The daughter company LINDNER WASHTECH GMBH offers leading washing technology for the recycling of all types of plastic waste. With several patents and innovative key components LINDNER WASHTECH customers are able to produce high quality granules in order to close the loop in a circular economy.
The complete range of products includes shredders prewashing and separation, granulation, classification, washing & drying for plastic both hard plastic and plastic film. In the last couple of years, the company sold complete washing lines with among other to Argentina, Brasil, Mexico, United States, Canada, Indonesia, Australia and all over Europe.
PELLENC SELECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
Pellenc ST develops optical sorting machines for household and industrial wastes. The technologies used to sort these materials are near infrared (NIR), middle infrared, vision & induction technologies. Thanks to Pellenc ST, sorting solutions are highly valuable in the recycling industries.
The company is actively developing new sorting solutions for the single stream recycling. Renowned references in more than 40 countries all around the world have installed Pellenc ST machines. With over 1.500 machines installed worldwide, the company is a recognised leader in this industry. Pellenc ST employs over 150 people and has a turnover of more than 20 million Euros. Pellenc ST gives support to customers and partners in the development of robust, innovative, high-performance solutions for new projects and the enhancement of performances at existing sorting and recycling centers.
The company’s employees worldwide bear witness every day to the commitment to the stakeholders in the recycling industry. They are recognised key experts in their various lines of business. PELLENC ST’s industrial and commercial partners are also actively involved in the development of the company. All materials can have a second life if they are suitably sorted and recycled. PELLENC ST is therefore a key player in developing and strengthening the circular economy in France and worldwide.