Sutco says "Thank you"! Strong together against COVID-19.


Bergisch Gladbach. The virus has had a firm grip on us for many months and is influencing our lives in both business and private life.

Automated Bunker Management

Bunker management increases the overall efficiency of sorting facilities.


With its automated bunker management Sutco is sustainably developing the recycling process chain.

Video: LWP system in Sweden sorting 20 tons of plastic hourly


Bergisch Gladbach/Motala. The fully automated LWP sorting system in Motala, Sweden, designed and implemented by Sutco RecyclingTechnik GmbH achieves record-breaking recycling rates.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden visits the Sutco LWP plant in Motala


Together with the Governor of the Östergötland district, Mr. Carl Fredrik Graf, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden last week visited the LWP sorting plant at Motala, built by Sutco RecyclingTechnik GmbH, which is currently Europe's largest and most advanced sorting system for plastic packagings.

Michael Ludden übernimmt erneut Vorsitz des VDMA Abfall- und Recyclingtechnik



The general meeting of the VDMA association elected Mr. Michael Ludden, CEO  of the LM-GROUP, as the new chairman of the VDMA Waste and Recycling Technology for the 4 years to come.

Sutco sorting plant in Motala, Sweden

Sweden relies on sutco quality with respect to plastics sorting


After a construction period of only one and a half year and in presence of approx. 250 invited guests from the whole of Europe, the official commissioning of the largest  Swedish sorting system for plastics was celebrated in Motala in the Östergötland province.

Professor Dr. Michael Nelles from the university in Rostock and Dipl. Ing. Michael Ludden as a speaker at IEexpo China in Shanghai.

Michael Ludden for Sutco as a guest in China


As a German expert of “Waste to Energy",  Michael Ludden, managing partner of the Sutco RecyclingTechnik GmbH, reported at the IEexpo China in Shanghai on 15 April 2019.

PRESS: Umwelt Magazin


Europe's most modern sorting plant for packaging waste in Gernsheim sets standards in terms of sorting depth and variety purity with its state of the art technology. The system designed and realized by Sutco® RecyclingTechnik GmbH also fulfills the requirements of the new packaging ordinance with regard to the required quotas and an adaptation to new sorting fractions.

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Ludden & Mennekes takes over location in Dörpen


The Ludden & Mennekes Entsorgungs-Systeme GmbH from Meppen in the Emsland will take over the site of the Hackling Stahl- und Metallbau GmbH Dörpen with effect from 30 December 2017. In the future, stationary systems and machines for waste management will be produced on this site as well. Together with the current manufacturing focuses and the employees, which will be taken over completely, there will be an excellent basis for further growth.

Sutco UK: Commissioning MPT in Hull, UK


The internationally experienced specialist recycling plant builder Sutco UK (part of the LM-GROUP) started installation in November 2016 as part of the contract to design, manufacture and build the new mechanical pre-treatment (MPT) plant and fuel conveying system in Hull receiving RDF prepared by others from municipal and C&I waste. The MPT plant will deliver high quality fuel to the new state-of-the-art gasification facility, which will be owned and operated by the newly formed enterprise Energy Works (Hull) ltd.