Bulk Handling Systems acquires Amsterdam-based recycling equipment maker

Bulk Handling Systems designs and builds recycling systems such as this giant in San Jose, Calif.
Courtesy Bulk Handling Systems

Bulk Handling Systems designs and builds recycling systems such as this giant in San Jose, Calif. 

Bulk Handling Systems announced Monday it acquired Nihot Recycling Technology BV, an Amsterdam-based company that makes manufactures air sorting and separation equipment for the solid waste and recycling industries.

The acquisition will boost Eugene-based Bulk Handling Systems' global footprint. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Last year, Bulk Handling System unveiled what was believed to be the world's largest material recovery system for recycling in San Jose, Calif.

“BHS and Nihot are similar in that both companies manufacture equipment to the highest levels of quality,” said Cees Duijn, director of Nihot, in a press release. “Combining our technology, product offerings, global resources and expertise will enhance every function of our business. BHS has positioned itself as the premier systems provider; Nihot is excited to be joining this team and is looking forward to a prosperous partnership.”

Nihot has its air separation technology running in more than 500 locations worldwide handling the likes of municipal solid waste , construction and demolition waste, and biomass.

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