New roles at Axion Polymers’ ELV recycling plant

Axion Polymers has made two new senior appointments at its advanced automotive shredder waste processing plant (SWAPP) in Trafford Park.

Mike Bennett is promoted to Technical Manager with wider responsibility for longer-term large-scale development projects at Axion.

The SWAPP facility already delivers the 2015 EU ELV 95% recycling and recovery target. It produces recycled plastics, including Axpoly r-PP51 that goes back into new automotive components, materials for the construction industry and high calorific solid recovered fuel.

Mike says: “We’re focusing on both efficiency improvements and development of new completely new processing operations as part of our investment plans over the coming years.”

Peter Eastham has joined as SWAPP Operations Manager, looking after the day-to-day operations, as well as the introduction of further efficiency and engineering improvements. He brings a wealth of experience from the recycling and coal processing industries to his new role.

Axion Director Roger Morton adds: “These two key appointments are part of a strategic approach to investment which will ensure the future development and success of our business.”

Axion Polymers is part of the Axion Group that develops and operates innovative resource recovery and processing solutions for recycling waste materials. The Group works with a wide range of clients within the recycling and process industries on the practical development of new processing and collection methods.

For more information, contact Axion Polymers on 161 737 6124 or visit the website -; @axionpolymers.

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