Stadler acquires majority share in Swiss e-scrap tech provider

Plastics recycling technology expert Stadler has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in weeeSwiss Technology AG, which specialises in the design, construction and operation of turn-key electronics recycling solutions.

‘A perfect fit,’ states Stadler’s ceo Willi Stadler. ‘Through this partnership we are extending our product line to include electronic waste, which is set to become an increasingly important sector in the recycling industry.’

Worldwide e-scrap and e-scrap plastics form the fastest growing waste stream, currently amounting to an annual 50 million tonnes. Boosted by legislation, demand for electronics recycling solutions is on the rise.