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Business Brokers News: Industrial Shredding Business Sold To Newcastle Engineering Group

Garry Stephensen

Article Author: Garry Stephensen
Position: Managing Director
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Industrial Shredding business sold to Newcastle Engineering Group

Waste Initiatives - to - Private Investment Group



Waste Initiatives is an Australian owned business which has the benefit of over 38 years experience supplying high quality industrial shredding equipment and total systems. Their range extends to well over 100 different models with various cutter designs, chamber lengths and motor sizes to suit numerous applications. They supply businesses Australia wide and internationaly. Waste Initiatives boasts over four decades of expertise in supplying reliable, high quality waste management equipment. 

These shedders represent the latest in shredding technologies available in the world today and are backed by extensive research and development, practical experience and reliable maintenance, parts and service.

Waste Initiatives

A strong focus of the business is to provide a total shredding solution so that a variety of types of shredders can be used in all aspects of their customers needs. Their comprehensive product range represents the latest waste technology available worldwide.  Their products include:

  • VERTICAL & HORIZONTAL BALERS - Most often used for the compaction of material to facilitate handling, storage and transport.

  • SHREDDERS (FIXED AND MOBILE)  - Heavy duty equipment designed to efficiently process a wide range of materials for industrial applications.

  • GRANULATORS - Designed for volume reduction and sizing of various materials.

  • COMPACTORS  - An effective method of reducing waste costs and the quantity of bins on premises.

  • DRUM CRUSHERS - Robustly built units with great functionality to ensure easy and rapid crushing of your steel drums.

  • GLASS CRUSHERS - Reduce glass to cullet, safe-handling glass or all the way down to sand.

  • SORTING EQUIPMENT - solutions from low-throughput sorting lines through to high-volume MRFs and downstream processors.

  • CONVEYORS - From small infeed / discharge conveyors through to heavy duty waste sorting conveyors for high-throughput MRFs.


Waste Initiativeshas built a reputation in the industry for their extensive portfolio and established supply network -  regarded as a provider of all-inclusive waste solution company. Their equipment is unrivalled in the Australian industry – boasting the most comprehensive and diverse range of waste management equipment possible.  They offer solutions for materials such as cardboard, plastic and glass as well as more high-risk waste such as classified files and clinical waste, explosive and reactive materials that require special processing.

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The sale of the business was conducted by our Managing Director Mr Garry Stephensen using Lloyds Tender Process in conjunction with the application of Lloyds Target Marketing produced some spirited offers which resulted in a highly successful Sale.

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