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Case Study: TASKMASTER® Multi-Stage Shredding System for Pharmaceutical Plant Security

A pharmaceutical manufacturer was faced with major waste management concerns. They urgently needed a powerful shredding system capable of quickly and efficiently reducing bulky pharmaceutical rejects, packaging and literature to an unrecognizable condition. The company had recently purchased shredding equipment to replace older units, which were failing, but soon encountered unexpected problems. Pharmaceutical material passing through the carbon steel shredders […]

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Case Study: TASKMASTER® Grinders Play Central Role in Biofuel Production

A biogas station in Poběžovice, the Czech Republic could be a prototype for what the future holds for the production of energy from renewable sources. Built by the Spin Plzeň company, the facility is located on the grounds of an agricultural farm focused on pig breeding. The station processes a combination of biodegradable waste to produce the biogas. The main […]

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Case Study: TASKMASTER® Shredder Aids Remediation

Problem: A major New Jersey consumer product company was faced with a problem. Their facility was going to be replaced. The warehouse was filled with damaged containers of detergent that needed to be remediated. The plastic half-gallon containers, in corrugated boxes, along with other miscellaneous materials, such as; wood, glass and broken pallets had to be safely disposed of before […]

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Case Study: TASKMASTER® TM8500 – Shreds Plastic With Ease

Problem: A major chemical company had a problem with safe disposal of contaminated plastic trays. The plastic trays needed to be cleaned and separated from the contaminated material and then shredded to a size that could be easily disposed of. Solution: The plastic trays were washed and separated from the hazardous material and the cleaned plastic was shredded to the required […]

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Case Study: Research Institute Cuts Waste Problem

TASKMASTER® Shredder The Southern Research Institute in Birmingham, Alabama conducts basic research for medical, environmental and engineering companies. The institute was faced with major waste management and disposal problems. The laboratories in the facility produce copious amounts of waste, much of it made of plastic and medical packaging materials. In order to be incorporated into landfills, it was necessary to reduce […]

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Case Study: TASKMASTER® Chip Destruction System Solves Black Market Problem

A major “chip” manufacturer had a security problem. Truckloads of valuable chips were exposed to pilferage. Each drum of chips was worth more than it’s weight in gold, making it a tempting target. As a result, substandard chips were showing up on the black market. A solution was needed urgently. That’s when the company turned to Franklin Miller Inc for […]

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