BoomerangImage: (L-R) Mike Jordan, Boomerang Managing Director, Christopher Pincher MP and Dan Jordan, Commercial Manager at Boomerang Plastics, inspect the recyclate that comes from the waste material behind them
Boomerang Plastics, the pilot recycling line of Tamworth-based Summit Systems, recently welcomed local MP, Christopher Pincher, to its facility to demonstrate its bespoke machinery for the recycling of food-contaminated plastic.
Machinery at the Boomerang site is used for recycling yoghurt pots and tubs, before the resulting granulate is sold to plastics processors in the UK for moulding into new products.
The team at Boomerang said Mr. Pincher was impressed by the recycling line, which is individually designed and manufactured to cope with specific issues arising from the type of feedstock used.
"I was really pleased to visit Boomerang, which uses innovative technology to recycle plastic waste into valuable new products, Mr. Pincher commented. “Science, developed by local Tamworth entrepreneurs, means old yoghurt pots can quickly become coat hangers which is good for the environment and good for business."
Mr. Pincher said he was pleased to see jobs creation at the site, adding:"Boomerang can be another Tamworth success story offering jobs and skills to local people. I hope it continues to grow and I will do what I can to support it, and other local businesses like it."