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Global packaging producer Amcor, headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has joined Coca Cola, Alcoa and other industry partners as the Recycling Partnership, a collaborative, industry-funded effort designed to boost residential recycling in the U.S., officially awards its first public grant to the... Read More...
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Sennebogen LLC, the North American subsidiary of Straubing, Germany-based equipment supplier Sennebogen, recently opened its new Erich Sennebogen Museum, located in Straubing and named in honor of the company's founder. Sennebogen LLC is based in Stanley, North Carolina. At the museum, eight... Read More...
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Liebherr Construction Equipment,  based in Newport News, Virginia, has a new stocking-distribution agreement with Heavy Machines Inc. of Memphis, Tennessee, for the state of Maine, the Memphis, Tennessee, area and an expanded territory that includes Louisiana and the Shreveport, Louisiana trading... Read More...
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The Turkey-based steelmaker Tosyali has purchased a Danieli Lynxs DCR 2227 shredder for the steel company’s Oran, Algeria, facility from Danieli Centro Recycling, an equipment company headquartered in Buttrio, Italy.   According to Danieli, the sale marks the first partnership between Danieli... Read More...
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The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), Washington, D.C., has elected Mark Gardner, Sappi North America’s president and CEO, its new chairman. “I look forward to serving as chairman, and I’m honored to be among such a talented group of industry leaders,” says Gardner. “We have a... Read More...
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U.S. Steel Corp., headquartered in Pittsburgh, has announced plans to temporarily adjust operations at its Lone Star Tubular Operations in Lone Star, Texas, and at its Fairfield Tubular Operations in Fairfield, Alabama. The company’s Fairfield Works plant, the primary flat-roll supplier of rounds... Read More...
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The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has issued eight violations of state hazardous waste laws against Exide Technologies, which operates a lead battery recycling plant in Vernon, California. The violations were discovered during facility inspections DTSC conducted on Jan.... Read More...
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Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), Fresno, California, has named Allen Hershkowitz its senior sustainability advisor. Hershkowitz is the co-founder and current president of the Green Sports Alliance (GSA), an organization that encourages measurable actions that preserve natural resources,... Read More...
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Randy Gibson, director of sales and marketing for International Baler, has named EcoBale of Sweden as its dealer for northern Europe. U.S.-based International Baler is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. EcoBale has more than 20 years of experience in delivery of machinery to the recycling... Read More...
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While the use of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) has become a mainstay in aircraft production, many are unaware there is more than one type available. Airbus, Toulouse, France, is working to take maximum benefit of thermoplastic CFRP material—which holds several key advantages over the... Read More...
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Two U.K. companies, Environmental Recycling Technologies plc (ERT) and Axion Polymers, have received the first order for Axplas, the formulated recycled polymers tailored to ERT’s Powder Impression Moulding (PIM) technology. The contract follows the commercial collaboration agreement between ERT... Read More...
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The consulting firm RRS, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has announced that Michael Timpane has joined the company as affiliate vice president, effective immediately. Timpane joins RRS from Waste Management Inc. where he served as director of municipal recycling and diversion. In that position,... Read More...
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Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), Fresno, California, hosted and helped train guests from around the world last week as part of the “Person in Port” program. The United Nations University (UNU), the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Basel Convention Coordination... Read More...
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The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have reached a tentative agreement on chassis maintenance and repair at West Coast ports. The issue has been a key sticking point between the two parties, which have been negotiating on a new contract... Read More...
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The ALBA Group, an environmental services and recycling firm headquartered in Berlin, Germany, has sold its facility in Aschaffenburg, Germany, to the metals recycling group Bernhard Westarp GmbH & Co. The Aschaffenburg facility was part of the company’s Alba Metall Süd Rhein-Main GmbH division... Read More...
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Scholz Holding GmbH, an Essingen, Germany-based metals recycling company, has named Dr. Kay Oppat its new chief operations officer, effective Jan. 26, 2015. Oppat’s area of management will include production, purchasing, logistics, product development, service and technology. Scholz COO Kay Oppat... Read More...
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The Oslo, Norway-based forest products company Norsk Skog has nominated Jon-Aksel Torgersen as its new chairman for its board of directors. He will replace Jarle Roth, who has informed the committee that he will not stand for an additional term as chairman of Norsk Skog’s board. In announcing that... Read More...
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Innovative electronics recycling strategies, challenging market conditions and scrap exports were among the top discussion points at the International Electronics Recycling Congress (IERC) held in Salzburg, Austria, 21-23 January.    According to the Switzerland-based event organizer ICM, 500... Read More...
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The metals recycling company Industrial Services of America Inc. (ISA), Louisville, Kentucky, has named Tony Alvis business unit manager for its Waste Equipment Sales and Service Co. (WESSCO) and Computerized Waste Systems (CWS) divisions. Alvis replaces Ron Meyer, who is retiring from ISA. ISA... Read More...
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Nucor Corp. has filed a lawsuit seeking to halt construction of the Big River Steel (BRS) electric-arc-furnace steel mill, which is being built in Mississippi County, Arkansas, in the city of Osceola, which is also the site of the company's headquarters. The steel company, headquartered in... Read More...

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