Mayo company to feature on Late Late show tonight

Posted in Invest on January 23, 2015.

Tommy Griffith with Baby Jaws-23 January 2015 1 (2)

PEL Waste Reduction Equipment based in Balla Co Mayo, features on tonight’s Enterprise & Innovation 2015 edition of The Late late show this evening. The show features companies who are bringing innovative products to the market.

PEL Waste Reduction Equipment Ireland is a leading manufacturer in the waste management business serving a global customer base via offices in Ireland, UK and in Cleveland, USA.

Tommy Griffith a Mechanical Engineer by profession is the founder & CEO of PEL Waste Reduction Equipment. Tommy founded PEL in 2005 after he spotted  a gap in the recycling market to create a product for reducing bottle volume and still have the glass recyclable. Tommy and PEL Waste Reduction Equipment were nominated for Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2009, since than the company has grown with offices in both the UK and US inside of ten years.

The Mayo based company has become internationally recognized as leading innovator in waste reduction bringing many novel solutions to the market including the patented ‘Jaws’ range of bottle crushers. The company has three main product lines; glass bottle crushers spanning the ‘Baby Jaws’ under-the-counter machine with a capacity of 95 bottles per tote to the volume fed ‘Mega Jaws’ machine capable of crushing 680 bottles in 10 minutes.

The “Baby Jaws” is the product featured tonight on the show, An innovative under-the-counter bottle crusher that reduces waste glass volume by up to 80% making significant cost saving and efficiencies for Bars, Hotels, Restaurants or other businesses who generate waste glass bottles in the course of their business operations . The “Baby Jaws” has already some high profile customer including “The Porterhouse” group and Lili Bordello’s night club in Dublin and “The Shard” (Europe’s Tallest Building) in London.  The Late late show gives PEL the chance to show wide range of innovative product range to domestic and global audience.


There are four machines in the PEL Waste Reduction Equipment portfolio of balers which reduce waste volumes by 80%. The PEL 200 baler is the smallest machine producing a 25kg bale and is suitable for cardboard and plastic wastes. The other balers in the family produce bales of increasing weight with the PEL 5500 Mill Sized Baler being the largest with an output bale weight of 400-500Kg dependent on the material being baled.

There are three products within the PEL Bin Compactor range each capable of compressing bin waste by a factor of 3:1. The machines are suitable for 240 litre, 660 litre and 1100 litre bin sizes and save customers money by reducing the number of waste bins required to manage their wastes, cut the handling costs associated with those bins, allow smaller, cleaner and tidier waste storage areas, contribute to a lower carbon footprint through reduced traffic associated with waste collections and generate the potential to create a revenue stream from the waste being produced. All PEL Waste Reduction Equipment products are designed, developed and manufactured in Ireland, are compliant with the ISO9001 Quality Standard and are CE Certified.

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