The Sutco RecyclingTechnik GmbH is one of the worldwide largest manufacturers of treatment systems for different waste flows. With more than 480 reference plants worldwide, the company has been established itself successfully during its company history for 35 years.
Together with its 5 affiliates, the Sutco Polska in Poland, Sutco UK in the United Kingdom, Sutco Iberica in Spain, Sutco Brasil in South America and Sutco Singapore in Southeast Asia, the Sutco plant manufacturer has been committed worldwide to efficient waste management by efficient recycling. All from one company as a turnkey solution.
In 1985 Sutco is founded as Sutco Maschinenbau GmbH and expands in Poland in 1991 with the Sutco Polska and in 1993 with Sutco Inzynierskie. In 2003 the company is renamed Sutco Recycling Technik GmbH & Co. KG under the umbrella of the LM-GROUP.
Then, the development makes quick progress: Sutco Polska moves to Katowice, and Sutco Iberica is founded in Barcelona in 2006. In 2011 Sutco purchases the remaining shares of the OKLM joint venture and founds the Sutco UK in Great Britain.
Sutco RecyclingTechnik GmbH has secured its position in the international market with an agency in Singapore and since 2013 with an own company in Brasil, the Sutco Brasil.
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Poland is a large expanding market outside the Eurozone where the supply of Sutco Polska and the existing demand match perfectly. Other success factors of the Polish Sutco affiliates are the high degree of popularity of the company, the long-standing experience within the industry as well as the large number of operating reference plants which the plant manufacturer can refer to.
STRIDINGS TO THE EAST
Six years after the foundation of Sutco Recycling Technik GmbH & Co. KG in 1985, the Sutco Polska production plant was founded at Sosnowiec, Poland, in 1991. In 1993 the Sutco engineering office was founded in Kraków. After 15 successful years at Sosnowiec, Sutco Polska moved together with the Buiro Inzynierskie to the newly acquired site to Katowice in 2006.
Today, Sutco Polska is the distribution center for the Polish market with respect to plant engineering. Together with its approx. 260 staff members, Sutco Polska develops, designs and manufactures machine and plant concepts as well as extensive steel structures for Germany and the international market.
Sutco Polska has the extensive qualification certificate (großer Eignungsnachweis) for steel structures according to DIN 18800-7, E 111 and MAG 135 of the material groups S 235, S 275,S 355 according to DIN EN 10025 and other certifications and/or approvals.
Purley, Surrey, Great Britain
Recycling is a relatively young issue in Great Britain - 20 years ago, the country’s recycling rate was almost zero. But the awareness has radically changed, and the Sutco UK seized its opportunity at the right time. To date, the company Sutco has constructed 23 recycling plants which are already in operation in the United Kingdom.
GERMAN TECHNOLOGY FROM A BRITISH COMPANY
In 2001 the joint venture OKLM Recycling Technology Ltd. was founded. With its 50% of participation in the L&M Entsorgungs-Systeme GmbH and 50% of participation in O.Kay Engineering Services Ltd., a British company, OKLM has successfully and profitably operated over seven years in the United Kingdom.
Based on the positive assessment of the British market and a mutual agreement, the takeover by L&M took place at the beginning of 2011. In a next step the Sutco RecyclingTechnik GmbH acquired the shares of L&M. At the same time OKLM was renamed Sutco UK. To this day, the Sutco UK has been a 100% affiliate of Sutco RecyclingTechnik GmbH.
Recycling and disposal management in Spain has considerably gained importance during the past 20 years. Despite of decreasing waste volumes, Spain will remain a growth market. Impetus is provided by the EU directives and the national legislation as well as the growing ecological awareness in the country.
EXPLOITATION OF RECYCLABLES IS A MAJOR ISSUE IN SPAIN
Using its agency in Barcelona, Sutco has tapped the Iberian market since 2009. For municipal and private waste management Sutco can provide a wide range of varied recycling solutions. The group of all companies combines mechanical and specialized plant engineering.
Having approximately 200 million inhabitants, Brasil is the most densely populated country in South America and the fifth biggest country of the world by area. With its mineral and natural resources, the developing nation is one of the fasted growing economies worldwide. Within the past 12 years both the government and the population have dramatically changed their opinion about the treatment of waste.
"THE IDEA IS TO WALK TOGETHER IN A PARTNERSHIP TO DEVELOP THE BRASILIAN MARKET".
The entire South and Latin American market is explored from the Sutco Brasil base. The most important issue of Sutco Brasil for 2013 is to develop suitable waste management concepts. As far as waste and in particular the closure of disposal sites in favour of recycling is concerned, the social aspect must be considered. The people, and in particular the poorest classes of society living mainly on waste have to be involved in the restructuring processes without any exceptions. The experienced Sutco engineers and experts on the country adapt the processes as proven in Europe to the local standards and needs.
Singapore, Southeast Asia
With advancing industrialization, constant population growth and the increasing amount of household waste, waste disposal and treatment is becoming a central issue in Southeast Asia.
The island and city state of Singapore alone has a population of around 5.6 million and produces an average of 0.86 kilograms of waste per capita. In addition, international plastic exports have far-reaching consequences for all Southeast Asian countries - waste from all over the world is shipped to the Asian continent and already causes existing recycling concepts to fail in terms of quantity.
Sutco Singapore accepts this challenge and, in close cooperation with local politicians and local experts, develops waste management and recycling concepts that take regional characteristics into account. In addition to environmental and climate protection, the plant manufacturer is primarily concerned with conserving natural resources and protecting the health of the population.