Customer Success Stories
This whole month, Harmony is featuring customer success stories of businesses who are succeeding in their industries, while saving money on waste handling and recycling with Harmony Enterprises’ equipment. These innovative businesses are also making a positive impact on the global environment.
Although we have featured a few new customer success stories, we don’t want to neglect any of our past customers. Here is a list of customer testimonials from the past five years with a short description of what they do and the Harmony equipment they use.
We hope you take the time to read each one, as they are great examples of what can be done in business, and for environmental sustainability. Harmony appreciates the opportunity to earn the business of every customer and is excited to build new and lasting relationships long into the future.
Read Their Amazing Customer Success Stories!
Invema (Honduras) – M30HD Balers and T60XDRC Automatic Balers
Invema is a Honduras based recycling company that collects PET bottles from local recyclers and grinds it into flakes and extrudes it to Food Grade Recycle PET Sheet. These PET plastic flakes and Sheet are then sold to companies who use them in recycling and extrusion processes to recreate usable packaging containers and other desired products.
Kids In Need (Roseville, MN) – M60CB Cardboard Baler
This company helps provide needed school supplies to both students and teachers throughout Minnesota. Producing an average about 1.3 tons of cardboard biweekly, volunteers had to break it down and store it in a minimum of 12 gaylords before it was collected by a local recycler. With their M60CB they not only save this volunteer time, they are able to recycle it for additional revenue!
Wayne County (PA) Recycling – T60XDRC Automatic Baler
Located in the Northern Pocono Mountains, The Wayne County Recycling Center was among the first recycling centers constructed in Pennsylvania. It serves communities that participate regularly in voluntary, not mandated, recycling programs. With their baler, they are able to bale magazines, news print, and steel cans at a high rate of efficiency. While most other brands of balers last a decade at best, Harmony’s T60’s are lasting generations.
Community Recycling Center (Morehead, KY) – T60XDRC Automatic Baler
One example of these progressive modern recycling centers is the Community Recycling Center in Morehead, KY. Their mission is to “offer recycling services to the community in an effort to return usable materials to the marketplace and to lessen the amount of waste buried in our landfill.”
University of California Irvine – SmartPack Automatic Trash Compactor
The University of California Irvine has always been synonymous with a progressive and innovative culture and recognized as a “green” college. With the help of Harmony’s SmartPacks, UC Irvine has been able to empty solid waste and recycling just once a week from their building location. This saves them both time and money, while reducing the carbon footprint created by the overall trash hauling from this central hub on campus.
Watauga Opportunities, Inc. (Boone, North Carolina) – M30HD Baler
Watauga Opportunities, Inc. (WOI) is a manufacturing company with a mission to enable self-reliance and enhance independence through the provision of vocational, residential, and community opportunities to individuals with disabilities as well as barriers to employment and community involvement. WOI utilizes an aluminum recycling program as a way to help subsidize the programs and services they offer.
French Open Tournament (Paris, France) – SmartPack Automatic Trash Compactor
The annual event at Roland Garros features nearly three weeks of tennis competition, vendors, food, beverages, and unique experiences for fans of all ages. With these opportunities come waste logistics on a scale rarely seen in other venues. Read how the implementation of SmartPacks and Insite monitoring technology generated massive savings for the major tournament.
Dallas-Forth Worth Airport – SmartPack Automatic Trash Compactor
DFW is one of many U.S. airports installing SmartPack compactors equipped with Insite technology as a way to improve the customer experience!
Floodwood Services (Floodwood, MN) – M60STD Vertical 60″ Baler
Floodwood Services and Training (FST) is a Floodwood, Minnesota based organization that began in 1977 in response to community members desiring a place for their children with disabilities to enrich their lives. They recycle donations of plastics for revenue to achieve their goals.
Laos Recycling Baler – M30HD Baler
Mouang Khong Environmental recycles large quantities of cardboard, PET bottles, mixed plastics, aluminum cans, and various metals. Harmony Enterprises worked with the company to find a Vertical Baler that has exceeded their expectations.
Echo Food Shelf (North Mankato, MN) – M60MD Vertical Low Profile Baler
Echo Food Shelf has been providing healthy food products for those in need since its inception as a basement food pantry serving 10 families a month in 1981. The non-profit center is open five days a week and accepts food donations from the greater community.
Cash Wise Foods (Hutchinson, MN) – M60CB Cardboard Baler
The employee-owned Cash Wise stores specialize in being able to provide a wide variety of quality products on a large scale. They sell everything from food to pharmaceuticals, and baby products to floral goods. They successfully employ a clean, safe and friendly shopping experience complimented with everyday low prices. Cash Wise has also strategically invested in recycling equipment, such as cardboard balers that generate additional revenue.
Indianapolis Airport (Indianapolis, IN) – SmartPack Automatic Trash Compactor
The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is actively supporting environmental sustainability efforts as a member of the global aviation community. The IAA is “committed to engaging in environmentally responsible, sustainable operations, and minimizing any adverse environmental impacts.” Read how six SmartPacks in their food court area are helping in this goal.
Surly Brewing Company, Minneapolis, MN – ExtractPack Vertical Liquid Extraction Baler
The ExtractPack Baler has been successfully deployed in many bottling plants, redemption centers, dairies, supermarkets, retail chains, restaurants, scrap metal yards, and breweries. Surly Brewery Co. in Minneapolis, MN, has utilized the benefits of this beverage extraction baler for several years.
Northridge Residence (Ortonville, MN) – 450SS Indoor Stainless Steel Compactor
Northridge Residence is an adult nursing home in Ortonville, Minnesota and part of Ortonville Area Health Services. They have a 450SS Stainless Steel Compactor in their garage where all the departments in the nursing home dispose of their trash.
Bardesonno Hotel & Spa – Solar Powered Baler and Compactor
In Napa Valley, California, the Bardessono Hotel and Spa is bringing their waste management and recycling “off the grid”. Bay Area Trash Compactor installed the P4FL trash compactor and M42BC compactor by Harmony Enterprises, Inc. at this LEED Platinum Certified Hotel earlier this summer.
Cardboard Baler Success Stories – Multiple Recycling Baler Models
When a person thinks about the equipment that a business needs to be successful and efficient, a cardboard baler is usually not one of the first things that comes to mind. Often tucked away in the back room and hidden from customers, a cardboard baler helps to keep a business’ stock room clean of bulky boxes that can take up precious space. Here are three organizations who are currently using a vertical baler for cardboard recycling.
Grocery Stores & Restaurants – Balers and Compactors
Every week, we hear about innovative ways that our customers are using recycling and waste management equipment at their business. We want to share a few success stories from grocery stores and quick serve restaurants who are being proactive with their recycling and waste management initiatives.
Tell Us Your Success Story!
If you have a customer success story to share with us about your business or your waste handling and recycling efforts with Harmony equipment, we would love to hear from you! If you would like a free quote on any of our balers or compactors, or no-obligation site review, please call us at (507) 886-6666, or Contact Us today!