Auger Compaction Systems & De-Watering Solutions

Kernic Systems offers cost effective auger compaction and de-watering products to integrate with your existing waste & recycling systems.

EPS Compactors or “Densifiers” are designed to handle low to high volumes of foam waste generated in various packaging applications. Whether you are dealing with EPS, EPP, XPS, or EPE, Kernic Systems has a solution available for you.

The same style of auger compaction is also effectively utilized in de-watering and product destruction applications. Contact Kernic Systems today to find out more!

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Our screw compactor solutions for foam densification and dewatering save valuable time and money for your operation


Auger compaction systems are excellent at destroying damaged or expired products, draining liquids while preparing containers for recycling.


An exceptional ROI from low equipment cost, high value of recycled material, combined with labor savings = $$$ in your pocket.

Densifiers & De-Watering Compaction Solutions

Kernic Systems offers a full range of cost-effective densifier and de-watering solutions to suit the needs of your business.

Compaction & Dewatering solutions offered by Kernic Systems are of the highest quality; they deliver long life, superior reliability, and quality compaction. Our equipment meets current safety levels and delivers the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO).

Compacting Solutions for All Applications

Densifying waste packaging materials like EPS or EPP not only diverts it from landfill, but it also proves quite valuable in block format. Densifier systems offer an exceptional return on investment (ROI) as it streamlines the logistical costs behind transporting waste packaging material with an impressive 50:1 compactiong ratio. Densifiers are commonly used in distribution centers (specifically in furniture and appliance distributors), grocery stores, MRF’s, and more!

  • Heavy-duty Pre-Crusher for improved throughput & processing.
  • cUL Listed Electronics
  • Safe & easy operation with sensors for automatic start and stop of the machine.
  • Small footprint
  • Optional Block Divider
  • Reduce cost for warehouse, transport and disposal

Common Applications

  • Distribution Centers

  • Grocery Stores

  • Retail Stores

  • Manufacturing

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Kernic Systems offers LDPE drying solutions for plastics recycling facilities. LDPE, commonly used as shrink wrap is washed and dried before it can be remade into extruded pellets for reforming. The auger system from RUNI dries LDPE with compression instead of centrifugal force, requiring considerably less energy.


EPS a.k.a styrofoam is notoriously challenging to recycle when the correct equipment is not available. No longer. The EPS foam densifiers from RUNI utilize pre-crushers and auger screws to condense EPS foam into easy to handle and transport blocks to continue their journey to reuse and recycle instead of the landfill.


The perfect solution for beverage manufacturers who generate quantities of make-ready waste and reject products. Draining these beverages can be time consuming and sending them to the landfill is expensive. The RUNI de-watering auger compaction systems remove liquid and process containers to be ready for recycling.



The SK120 from RUNI A/S takes EPS foam and makes it into manageable blocks for further recycling. It has a max daily throughput of  80 kg of EPS (18-20kg/hour) making it the perfect small volume EPS foam densifier for:

  • Retailers
  • Manufacturing Facilities
  • Recycling Centers



The SK240 from RUNI A/S takes various designations of foam, mostly commonly EPS, and makes it into manageable blocks for further recycling.It has a capacity of approx. 75 kg of EPS/hour.

It has a recommended annual throughput of 30-50 tonnes,  making it the perfect medium volume EPS foam densifier for:

  • Large Retailers
  • Small/Medium Distribution Centers
  • Manufacturing Facilities
  • Recycling Centers


The SK240 dewatering system from RUNI A/S takes beverage and product destruction to the next level. The auger screw and compaction force crushes the products (bottles, cans, etc.), draining the liquid into a reservoir underneath to be pumped away, while the reject material is deposited into bins for further recycling.

It has an hourly capacity of 7,000 alu cans, 5,000 Tetra-Pak, or 5,000 PET bottles making it the perfect medium volume dewatering/product destruction solution for:

  • Beverage Packagers
  • Grocery Distributors
  • Recycling Centers


The SK370 from RUNI A/S takes various designations of foam, mostly commonly EPS, and makes it into manageable blocks for further recycling.It has a capacity of approx. 200 kg of EPS/EPP/EPE/PUR or XPS per hour.

The SK370 has multiple recommended options and is the go-to machine for large foam packaging recycling. It is the perfect large volume foam densifier for:

  • Large Retailers
  • Large Distribution Centers
  • Appliance Delivery Stores & Centers
  • Recycling Centers

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