Maes Containers to Start the Robotic Revolution of Sustainable Recycling With ZenRobotics Recycler
HELSINKI, July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
Containers Maes the Belgian experts in sustainable recycling are to install the now
globally available ZenRobotics Recycler(TM)
[http://zenrobotics.com/english/product/index.html ], the world’s first robotic recycling
system. The Maes facility near the corporate headquarters in Tessenderlo, Belgium, will
take delivery of the first international installation of ZenRobotics Recycler within the
last quarter of 2012. The complete value of the order exceeds EUR 1 million.
The ZenRobotics Recycler system consists of a powerful conveyor belt feeding system, a
specialized sensors package, the robotic picking cell, the recovered fractions container
bays, and ZenRobotics Brain(TM) [http://zenrobotics.com/english/technology/index.html ]
the artificial intelligence- powered control system. Together the technology enables the
sorting of wood, stone, and metal fractions from the incoming construction and demolition
waste stream. What is more, the sustainable recycling experts Containers Maes is to run
the system on solar power, a world first.
“We want to change the game. The future of recycling lies in innovative technologies
and the efficiency gains they bring. ZenRobotics Recycler is certainly the best available
technology in the field, so it is a no-brainer to go with it!” grins Werner Willemoons,
Environmental Director of Containers Maes.
“We are thrilled to start the ZenRobotics Recycler revolution in such a highly
competitive, central market as Belgium. Containers Maes is an exemplary, futuristic
recycling company ready to embrace the future,” beams Juho Malmberg, CEO, ZenRobotics
Ltd., to add, “The joy of, say, 10 PhDs leaping and shouting intermittent-concurrently is
a sight to behold, too!”
Containers Maes is a fast growing waste management company. One of Belgium’s largest
container and waste logistics operators, the company specializes in sustainable recycling.
Maes is based in Tessenderlo, Belgium.
ZenRobotics Ltd [http://zenrobotics.com/english/company/index.html ]. is a Finnish
high-end cleantech company, based in Helsinki. In the 24-strong company one in three
employees hold a PhD. The company’s main product is ZenRobotics Recycler, an AI-controlled
robotic recycling system, which reclaims valuable raw materials from waste streams. The
system is marketed globally, through a reseller network in place in 49 countries.
SOURCE ZenRobotics Ltd