Dillingen / Saar, 16 March 2021 - Pyrum Innovations AG, a pioneering company that recycles waste tyres 100% sustainably with its globally patented, unique pyrolysis technology, won the Best Tyre Recycling Innovation category at the inaugural Recircle Awards last night. The event is a new global tyre industry initiative aimed at recognizing companies and individuals within the tyre industry who are making a significant contribution within the tyre retreading and recycling industry and whose work focuses on achieving a circular economy. The shortlist of nominated companies was determined by a selection committee made up of international industry experts. The winners were announced last night at a live-streamed awards ceremony.
Pascal Klein, CEO of Pyrum Innovations AG: "We are very proud of winning this award. We were already very pleased to be included on the list of nominees, as this is an industry award and our successes are recognized by proven experts. The fact that we have now even won the Recircle Award encourages us in our way to contribute our part to a circular economy by enabling 100% sustainable recycling of waste tyres with our pyrolysis technology. And this on an industrial scale: our plant has been running since May 2020."
About Pyrum Innovations AG
With its patented pyrolysis technology, Pyrum Innovations AG is active in the attractive recycling market for waste tyres, which currently has a volume of 39 billion euros that can be addressed by Pyrum. Pyrum's pyrolysis plants are completely energy self-sufficient, produce no CO2 emissions and create new raw materials from the waste used as input materials. In this way, Pyrum closes the recyclable material cycle and pursues a 100% sustainable business model. As a pioneer, Pyrum Innovations AG was the first company in the waste tyre recycling sector to receive REACH certification from the EU for the produced pyrolysis oil. This means that the oil is recognised as an official raw material. In addition, Pyrum is continuously researching new input materials as well as new raw materials to be produced, such as the successful ongoing tests for the extraction of hydrogen from the gas obtained by means of the patented technology.