Startup of Narbonne Commercial and Industrial Waste Sorting Facility

A new sorting line for Commercial and Industrial waste, Furniture waste and bulky household waste was started up on Monday, 13th November. The line includes an RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel) preparation module, and can treat up to 60 000 tonnes yearly. Designed and produced by Ar-Val for Suez at the Eco-pôle de Lambert for Narbonne […]

The foundation stone is laid for the future Materials Recovery Facility at Paris XVII

Construction of the SYCTOM de Paris’ new Materials Recovery Facility at Paris XVII has stared on Friday 10th November, with the placing of the foundation stone in Clichy-Batignolles Eco-District. The ceremony was attended by Sébastien Lecornu, State secretary for the Minister of the Environment, by Jacques Gautier, President of the SYCTOM, the agency for waste […]

1er ZenRobotics Recycler installé en France

Ar-Val has just installed the first ZenRobotics Recycler in France

We will have to get used to it: robotics and high tech equipment will occupy our non-hazardous commercial and industrial waste sorting plants. With ZenRobotics Recycler, we are at the very beginning, and Robocop will have to stay out of trouble in our sorting plants. With its ZenRobotics Smart Gripper arm, this cute robot from […]


SMEDAR Materials Recovery Facility, modernized by Ar-Val, was unveiled on 27th June 2017. A pilot plant for the extension of plastic sorting, the Materials Recovery Facility currently sorts 13 tonnes / hour, or 35 000 tonnes / year of source-separated municipal solid waste. Entirely automated, this highly mechanized plant includes six optical sorters and meets […]