Besides the trade in used flexo & converting machinery, Galred is also offering recycling machinery and used machine parts f.e a Siemens masterdrive from a flexo printer destined to be scrapped. Keeping in mind the circular economy, those parts can have a second life. It is a win-win situation, the former owner of the machine gets a plus, the new owner of the recycled parts does not have to purchase new equipment and of course no raw materials or energy are used for producing new parts. In this way the Product Life Cycle can be extended in a profitable way and Galred can be of help to sell your surplus of machine parts.
According to the article of Agronomy Research 18(S1), 923–930, 2020 by V. Mitrofanovs* , I. Boiko and Ē. Geriņš, manufacturers of materials and parts can also do their bit to lengthen the product life cycle by integrating the right specifications for reuse from the beginning of the design.