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Eriez® Sells Innovative ProSort Metal Sorter to wTe® Recycling Corporation

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Eriez® Sells Innovative ProSort Metal Sorter to wTe® Recycling Corporation

Press release date: May 14, 2008

ProSort's Advanced Design Will Improve and Streamline wTe's Processes Eriez® announces that Greenfield, Massachusetts-based wTe® Recycling Corporation has placed an order for a 90-inch wide Eriez ProSort Metal Sorter. The equipment will be utilized by wTe's Metals Division, which processes both municipal and traditional ferrous and nonferrous metals using state-of-the-art equipment and methodologies. "We are confident that the addition of the ProSort Metal Sorter to wTe's operations will increase efficiency and provide a significant return on investment," said Al Gedgaudus, Eriez Recycling Product Manager. Gedgaudus explains that with ProSort's electromagnetic "Six Pack" paddle system, scrap handlers save up to 75 percent of the cost of running a typical 125 HP air compressor plant. About the Equipment ProSort improves metal separation while functioning at a fraction of the cost of air power metal sorters. Two furthermore benefits include the reduction in monitoring compared to air sorters and an improvement in plant air quality with less dust creation. Ideal for the scrap metals market, the U.S. patent-pending ProSort airless metal recovery system uses high sensitivity metal sensors aligned with low energy electromagnetically driven paddles to separate valuable metals from waste material. (A patent has already been issued in Germany for ProSort. Patent is pending in the United States.) ProSort's unique modular design and alignment of sensors, paddles and controls allows the components to operate in different modes during a single cycle. Dual mode segregates waste material, ferrous metals, nonferrous and stainless steel in a single operation. Eriez Global Presence Through innovation, organization and diversification, Eriez has evolved into a technologically advanced, financially sound, international company with manufacturing facilities in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Europe, India, Japan, Mexico and South Africa, as well as its Erie, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. headquarters. Eriez has sales offices across the United States and some 80 international markets on six continents. Customers are assured of consistent product quality and fast response from whichever plant is closest to them. Eriez sales engineers and service teams throughout the world reflect the same customer-oriented philosophy. Eriez is recognized as world authority in advanced technology for magnetic, vibratory and inspection applications. The company's magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, x-ray, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment have application in the process, metalworking, packaging, recycling, mining, aggregate and textile industries. Eriez manufactures and markets these products through eleven international facilities located on six continents. For more information, call toll-free (888) 300-ERIEZ (3743) within the U.S. and Canada. For online users, visit www.eriez.com or send e-mail to eriez@eriez.com. Eriez World Headquarters is located at 2200 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506 Contact: Ed Stevens, Stevens Baron Communications estevens@stevensbaron.com Keith Jones, Eriez kjones@eriez.com

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