Donico Inter Co., Ltd

The Micro-Sizer is a crushing machine for glass recycling.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Micro-Sizer is glass cullet production equipment. Micro-Sizer crushes glass into powdery glass cullet and has been adopted by various organizations including glass cullet manufacturers and local governments both in Japan and the United States. Separation of other materials is not required with Micro-Sizer. For instance, caps and labels do not have to be removed from glass bottles before they are crushed. Liquid, a smell of alcohol, sugar and salt content are also eliminated during the crushing process. Glass cullet comes in different sizes between 0.05mm and 5.00mm.

The produced glass cullet by Micro-Sizer can be used in the following applications: (1) sand-like product as an alternative to natural sand for beach areas suffering from coastal erosion; (2) auxiliary material mixed with cement for concrete construction (i.e. graphite); (3) material mixed with asphalt for road construction; (4) material to improve clay soil; (5) purifying material for hydroponics; (6) floor material for walking road in golf course; (7) material mixed with paint coating for fluorescent display for road traffic; (8) material for bricks, ceramics and blocks.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

This product is distributed in Japan and the United States, however further distribution is planned for emerging markets and developing countries.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Donico Inter Co., Ltd is the current distributer and they are  looking for business partners who can import Micro-Sizer for local sales and would provide training on how to operate the equipment.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.


Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Other technologies for recycling glass and related to this product are crushing laminated glass (FDS1250) and crushing photovoltaic glass (FDS1250PV), and glass to sand crushers such as GLS-95 and WP Glass Crusher.


SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Glass cullet manufacturers, glass-related companies as well as local governments.

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