Conrad Verplancke - Sales and Project engineer, Valvan Baling Systems
Valvan Baling Systems will participate for the first time at Save the Planet. Please tell us more about your company.
Valvan Baling Systems is a Belgian machine building company active in three important main markets. For the man-made fiber market we are producing high quality baling presses with high capacity and high level of automation. We install these machines worldwide and among our customer base for this type of machinery we are proud to include the biggest names in the man –made fiber business.
A second important product range is complete sorting lines and specialized baling presses for the used clothing sector. In this sector we are the reference for handling high capacity streams of materials, from original goods reception to sorted and baled products for worldwide export and sales in second hand stores.
The general recycling business is our third large sector of activity. With our state of the art fully automatic horizontal baling presses forming the hart of our recycling machinery business, we are extending our knowledge and know-how towards helping the recycling of all kinds of materials. Our baling presses together with our complementary machinery such as guillotine shears, material transport conveyors, pneumatic transport systems and separation techniques, etc. allow us to serve the growing recycling market with top quality machinery and innovative ideas.
Next to the three mentioned markets, Valvan and our sister companies within the Valtech group can deliver a wide range of turnkey solutions bringing easy of mind and financial gain to our customers in many other sectors such as agriculture , non-woven and hygiene production , treatment of end of life vehicles and water treatment solutions .
Which new products will you present at the exhibition and what areas do your solutions find application in?
Valvan Baling Systems will mainly focus on our Recycling solutions such as our machinery for the used clothing market and our range of horizontal baling presses.
What is your competitive advantage as a manufacturer and do you have some realized projects in South-Eastern Europe?
Our fully automatic baling presses are top quality at a competitive price level compared to other brands. As we have huge experience in the textile market our baling presses have special features incorporated to be able to bale even the most difficult materials such as foam waste, plastics and fibrous materials with high retentive characteristics. Although our activity in South-Eastern Region has not been huge, we have been able to build several sorting installations for used clothing in Hungary and Poland and some baling presses running in projects in Romania, Greece and Turkey. In Turkey itself we have a lot of fiber baling projects. In the niche nuclear market we are currently working on a project at Bulgaria’s Kozloduy Nuclear Powerplant, designed to reduce low level radioactive waste. We do however recognize the growing potential and see a growing interest in our machinery and knowhow coming from this region.
Which are your potential customers you would like to meet at your stand?
We are looking to meet interested direct customers, possible integrators and partners for cooperation and experienced agents to assist in the growth of our company and increase our activities in Bulgaria and generally in South – European market.