MAY 2012


Routeware hires Malone as new president and CEO

The board of directors of Routeware, Inc. has selected Tom Malone as the new president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the company.

Malone comes to Routeware with more than 27 years of technology executive experience in telecom and software companies, including Accero Inc., SRC Software, GST Telecom, and Cable and Wireless USA. Prior to joining Routeware, Malone has served as a management consultant to public and private companies in a variety of acquisition and leadership capacities.

According to Routeware chairman Pat Terrell, Malone will replace Robert DeKoning, who served the company for more than five years.

Skelly joins Roll-Rite as transfer trailer specialist

John Skelly has joined Roll-Rite, LLC, as regional sales manager, transfer trailer market specialist.

Skelly will be responsible for Roll-Rite’s automated tarp system sales for transfer trailers, plus regional sales in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin. His assignment includes assisting distributors with sales and training, building relationships with current customers and creating new opportunities.

Skelly has over 21 years of experience throughout the U.S. and Canada with transfer and dump trailers, having served in sales management for four trailer manufacturers, and as a sales rep for a trailer distributor.

Riverside Products appoints new president

Riverside Products has appointed Larry Hotaling the new president of the company.

Hotaling holds 25 years of executive level experience managing manufacturing companies on an international level to include serving as executive vice president of Flextronics Enclosure Systems, a $30 billion company, division CEO and officer of Scotsman Industries, and executive vice president of international operations for Foster Refrigerator, as well as the division president of the Australian and Canadian Operations.

Dirksen joins Vecoplan as senior engineer

Vecoplan LLC announced a major ramp-up of manufacturing capabilities at their High Point, North Carolina facility. As part of the initial stage of this process, Eduard Dirksen has joined Vecoplan LLC as a senior manufacturing engineer.

Transferred from Vecoplan AG, in Bad Marienberg Germany, Dirksen’s new responsibilities will include overseeing the manufacturing cycle of products, serving as an interface between the production and procurement departments with respect to the purchase of materials and manufacturing schedules, auditing manufacturing capacities and overseeing product specifications. He will also supervise the installation and start up of new machinery and lean production cells being added to Vecoplan LLC’s facility.

Water Rescue Services set for mobile recycling

Water Rescue Services Holdings, LLC, a Fort Worth, Texas-based provider of water treatment and recycling technology to the oil and gas industry, has received approval from the Railroad Commission of Texas to operate a mobile recycling system for the purpose of recycling produced and flow-back water created through hydraulic fracturing process during oil and gas operations.

“We believe our customers with active Texas drilling operations will enjoy a significant market advantage when utilizing Water Rescue’s mobile treatment technology to recycle water on site, thus lowering costs and saving time through this recycling process,” said Williams.

Bandit Industries adds Chicagoland distributor

Bandit Industries welcomed Atlas Bobcat as a Bandit authorized dealer. Atlas Bobcat is a full service dealer with five locations, serving Bandit customers in Chicago as well as all of northern Illinois and extreme northwest Indiana. They will provide sales, parts and service for Bandit’s full line of hand-fed chippers and stump grinders.

Atlas Bobcat opened its doors in 1965, making it one of the oldest Bobcat dealers in the country. Over the years the company has opened five locations through Chicagoland, including Yorkville, Wauconda, Mokena, West Chicago and the corporate headquarters in Schiller Park.

ARCA names new VP of accounting and finance

Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. reported that the company has promoted Jeffrey Cammerrer to the position of vice president of accounting and finance. Cammerrer had served as ARCA’s corporate controller since June 2008. In his new position, Cammerrer is responsible for the company’s accounting and financial operations, as well as corporate compliance.

Prior to joining ARCA, Cammerrer held the position of director of finance for Milestone AV Technologies. He has also held several accounting management positions, including vice president of accounting at Eschelon Telecom, Inc.

E-Waste Systems completes acquisition

E-Waste Systems, Inc. has reached agreement with the stockholders of Tech Disposal, Inc. on the final earnout payment due in connection with EWSI’s acquisition of Tech Disposal, Inc., an electronic waste recycler and asset recovery specialist based in Columbus, Ohio, now named E-Waste Systems (Ohio), Inc.

The agreement includes a finalization of the amount of earnout payment and an agreement to convert the shares of preferred stock issued at the closing into common stock and a termination of the consulting agreement executed at the closing.

Liberal becomes new transportation manager

Marco Liberal, former transportation manager for Sims Metal Management, has been named transportation manager of Upstate Shredding – Ben Weitsman, headquartered in Owego, New York.

As transportation manager of the company, he will manage all inbound and outbound scrap loads, fleet and fleet maintenance, and DOT regulations for all 11 locations.

A New Jersey native, Liberal began his scrap metal career with Sims in 2001 as a weigh master in Newark, New Jersey. In March 2006, Liberal became transportation manager for Sims. Over his 6 years in that position, he has been responsible for inbound and outbound truck freight from 14 intercompany locations in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

New Holland celebrates 40 years of skid steer business

New Holland Construction is celebrating 40 years of manufacturing skid steer loaders. The company’s leadership in the skid steer loader category began in 1972.

Today, New Holland skid steer loaders are sold in 120 countries around the world through New Holland Construction and New Holland Agriculture dealer channels.

Since the introduction of the L35, New Holland Construction has produced more than 200,000 skid steer loaders for customers in the construction, landscaping and agricultural markets.

A special 40th anniversary logo has been created to commemorate this industry milestone. The logo will be prominently displayed at industry events in which New Holland Construction is participating this year.

Franz Sunkler joins Untha as applications engineer

Untha shredding technology America, Inc. promoted Franz Sunkler to be the company’s application engineer and customer service manager, working from their United States’ offices in Hampton, New Hampshire. Untha America is a division of the Austrian-based Untha shredding technology GmbH.

Sunkler, who joined Untha in 2008, previously held the position of customer service manager at their corporate headquarters. He holds degrees in mechanical engineering and business, and has extensive experience providing customer service to clients around the globe, including Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa.

In his U.S. position, Sunkler will continue to provide maintenance support, technical support and assistance with upgrades and servicing, but as applications engineer, will also work closely with the sales team.

SMART elects new leadership at conference

Lou Buty is the newly elected president of the Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART). Buty and the other officers of the Association were elected to one year terms at SMART’s annual member’s conference held recently in San Diego, California.

Newly elected as SMART’s vice president for 2012 is Jeff Pearl; Eric Stubin will serve as second vice president and Elliot Sheftel is the association’s treasurer.

Newly elected members of the board of directors serving two year terms are Sandy Woyke, Joy Fenton and Elaine Birks-Mitchell. Larry Groipen remains on the board as immediate past president.