GAIKER-IK4 Technological Centre, located in the
Technological Park of Bizkaia, is devoted to the up-take of own knowledge and to
the development of new technologies that are later transferred to customers
coming from sectors such as the Pharmaceutical Industry, Chemical Industry,
Human and Animal Health, Engineering and Consultancy Firms, Public
Administrations, Automotive Industries, Construction, Packing and Packaging, and
Home Appliances, amongst others.
From 1985, the Centre has carried out close to 1500 R&D Projects related to its
Knowledge Areas: Biotechnology, Environment and Recycling and Plastics and
Composites. Besides its activity in R&D, GAIKER-IK4 offers to its customers
Advanced Technological Services, Analysis and Tests and Technological
GAIKER-IK4, which at present counts on more than 130 employees, was awarded in
2008 by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) with the “Prize
Winner” for the best European organisation in “Management for Process and Facts”.
The quality of its management based on the EFQM model has also meant other
recognitions for the Centre which places it as a reference point on this matter.
GAIKER-IK4 also has other certifications such as ISO 9001 or ISO 14001, which
show its strong commitment with quality and continuous improvement.
RTT STEINERT GmbH
RTT was founded in 1990 after the German
reunification and is located in Zittau near the Polish border. There are 27
employees in the Headquarter in Zittau. RTT as an SME is an equipment
manufacturing company and provides sorting solutions to the waste and recycling
industries. RTT also provides the European automotive industry with customised
solutions in the field of special machinery and equipments. In 1995, RTT
introduced the first UniSort®, a Sorting Module for plastic bottles and other
recyclable materials. From the very beginning, RTT has invested substantial
resources in developing customer-oriented sorting technologies.
Cutting-Edge Technologies based on a highly selective NIR UniSort® Sensor
enabled RTT to develop original and powerful analytic measurement tools to
detect recyclable materials.
CORDOPLAS collect plastics waste materials,
mainly HDPE and LDPE both industrial and post-consumer origins, and produces
recycled plastic pellets. The production process is a complex sequence of
operations that includes: selection and sorting, granulation, washing and
cleaning, extrusion, palletising, packaging and storage. Applications for LDPE
are irrigation pipes and films, for HDPE blow moulding, injection moulding and
corrugated pipes and for PP injection moulding. The products are verified
according to customer specifications. Company is a certified as authorised
ECOEMBES recycler, hazardous waste manager, ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 and
the silver eco-label from the Municipality of Córdoba (Spain).
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