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WASTE EXPO 2008 May 6 - 8, 2008

May 15, 2008

Prominent Austrian presence at Waste Expo in Chicago

The three companies AE&E/Von Roll , ATM Maschinenbau and Millcell Foam Glass presented their technologies at the Austrian information booth at Waste Expo 2008 , which is the leading US waste and recycling trade show.
Millcell Foam Glass was represented by CEO Mr. Michael Viol at the Austrian Trade Commission booth. Mr. Viol was extremely pleased with the huge interest shown in his recycling foam glass technology.
Apart from the information booth organized by the Austrian Trade Commission in Chicago , there were other Austrian companies and affiliates of Austrian companies exhibiting individually. These included: Komptech , the Styrian specialist for the treatment of solid waste and biomass, the shredding technology expert Untha Shredding and the Palfinger company which manufactures timber and recycling cranes. Komptech und Untha have already achieved success on the US market and are currently expanding their sales network.

Waste Expo is the leading trade show for the U.S. solid waste industry and was held in Chicago, May 6 - 8 of this year. With approximately 500 exhibitors this year’s show was a great success. Exhibitors were from the public sector and also included small, medium and large private sector companies in waste management, as well as manufacturers and suppliers from all over the world. Due to rising concern about climate change, visitors to the expo were very open to innovative solutions for recycling and energy saving.

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