Scandinavian Enviro Systems AB (Enviro) has signed an MoU with the Treadcraft Limited to establish a new recycling plant in the city of Buffalo, New York, USA. The agreement is valid for a period of 6 months and applies to a recycling plant of minimum 30,000 tonnes of end-of-life tyres per year.
The project has great support from both the State of New York and the city of Buffalo. The ambition is to start the project at the end of this year, says Thomas Sörensson, CEO Enviro.
The contracting party Treadcraft Limited, located in Wainfleet, Ontario, Canada, was incorporated in 2007, and is today active on the North American market.
Terry Gilmore, President of Treadcraft Limited, says the following:
“The collaboration will produce a full scale facility, capable of processing a minimum of 30,000 tons of scrap tire material annually, is to be located in the Buffalo, New York area, close to international transportation routes for the ease of materials transportation to and from the facility.
“Treadcraft is pleased to partner with Scandinavian Enviro Systems of Sweden and their process to produce valuable recycled carbon black for industry from this waste tire material. Treadcraft is working closely with large industrial companies, in several sectors, to introduce the economic and environmental benefits of recycled carbon black produced by the Scandinavian Enviro Systems' process.
“The project has great support from the state, regional, and local officials in the Buffalo Niagara Region (New York) who believe the Scandinavian Enviro Systems business fits with their long-term plan to reform their heavy industrial past with the new "green" industries of the future.”