Marimatic brings waste expertise to eco environment in Zhuhai, China

MetroTaifun automatic waste collection

Safe, effective and sustainable

MetroTaifun solves waste and pollution problems in modern cities

  • MetroTaifun, the world's most modern Automatic Waste Collection System (AWCS), conveys waste & recyclables through underground and/or above-ground pipelines. 
  • The pipeline network can extend up to 4 km (2.5 miles) from the waste collection point. 
  • MetroTaifun has been utilized in various applications; large and small, including hospitals, residential areas, industrial areas and shopping centers, sports complexes, hybrid and mobile systems.
  • In Zhuhai, MetroTaifun AWCS collects household waste from 18 high-rise buildings, 1 office tower and a pedestrian street with restaurants and shops. 
  • The solution comfortably serves the needs of 7,000 residents and additional restaurants and shops with 6 recycling stations. The volume of daily waste is huge, around 12 tons.
  • MetroTaifun solution ensures sorting for paper, cardboard and plastic. 

Considerable energy savings

50% energy savings when compared to using waste trucks and bins. 1/3 cut in energy use compared to traditional AWCS.

The new dimensions in waste collection solutions

MariMatic Oy® specializes in Automated Solid Waste Collection Systems (AWCS) and vacuum conveying systems. The Taifun® was launched in the 1980s for use in industrial applications and in the food industry. The MetroTaifun® was launched in 2010 and designed especially for subterranean conveyance of solid municipal waste, both commercial waste and household waste.
MariMatic Oy has delivered around 1,000 vacuum conveying systems in over 40 countries. The company has its headquarters in Vantaa, Finland. MariMatic Oy® is a member of the MariGroup.



Our high-tech waste collecting solutions are scalable for various customer needs: large residential areas, housing estates, hospitals and nursing homes, airports and terminals as well as food production lines, professional kitchens and marine.

Key markets

Nordics, the Netherlands, France, Spain, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, China and South Korea.

Production facilities in Finland and Estonia. Demo facility with the world’s largest R&D and demonstration Automatic Solid Waste Collection System in Finland.