Electronics recycler names
new executive team
In an effort to takes its electronics waste
solutions services national by 2012, All Green Electronics Recycling
announced the appointment of a new executive management team,
including new controller, director of sales and marketing, director
of IT asset management, director of transportation, and business
development manager. Each of these executives will report directly
to All Green Electronics Recycling CEO Arman Sadeghi.
The appointments of industry veterans Linda Kennedy as controller,
Craig Faczan as director of sales and marketing, Randy Lewis
as director of IT asset management, Kevin Crofton as director
of transportation, and Craig Diamond as business development
manager were recently announced.
ALL Family of Companies
adds branch in Louisiana
The ALL Erection & Crane Rental Corp.
announced the opening of ALL Crane Rental of Louisiana, the newest
branch of the ALL Family of Companies. Located centrally between
Baton Rouge and New Orleans in Geismar, Louisiana, the company’s
31st yard will fulfill the strong demand for heavy lift equipment
in the Gulf region.
The new full-service yard in Louisiana will serve the region
around Baton Rouge and New Orleans, including Gulfport, Louisiana
and Biloxi and Jackson, Mississippi. The general manager and
other key appointments are pending.
Tubelite expands into South
Carolina and Texas
As part of a planned market expansion, Tubelite
Inc. has opened two offices in South Carolina and Texas and added
six experienced personnel to its team.
Both locations are fully operational to support clients’ needs
for storefront, curtainwall, entrance and daylight control systems.
These offices also extend support for the markets Tubelite already
serves through increased sales representation in Virginia, the
Carolinas and Georgia, as well as South Texas.
Atlas Copco acquires
Atlas Copco SAE has acquired Grupo Electrógenos
GESAN S.A. of Spain, a manufacturer of diesel and petrol generators
sold through a global distributor network. The deal strengthens
Atlas Copco’s product portfolio, especially for customers in
Gesan employs about 160 people and is based in Zaragoza, Spain,
where it has a production and assembly facility. Its generators
are used for primary power supply and for standby purposes. The
distributor network reaches more than 85 countries, with Europe,
Africa and Russia as the most important markets.
Atlas Copco will keep the Gesan brand in line with its brand
portfolio strategy. The group also sells generators under the
Atlas Copco and Chicago Pneumatic brands. Atlas Copco’s generator
business operates within the portable energy division (formerly
Hirschmann makes employee
Hirschmann Automation and Control (PAT) Chambersburg,
Pennsylvania has promoted Tim Martin to inside sales representative
for the Mobile Machine Control Solutions (MCS) Division. In his
new position, Martin is responsible for managing the system and
part sales for Hirschmann’s house accounts. Martin has been employed
by Hirschmann since 2007 as a customer service representative
for the MCS Division.
Rick Bowlby joins Hirschmann as applications engineer for the
MCS Division. Bowlby will be responsible for and hardware support
and software development. Bowlby brings 15 years of experience
as an electrical engineer for contracting companies with the
Department of Defense.
Hirschmann recently hired Lucille Runyon as customer service
representative. Runyon’s responsibilities include processing
orders and providing customer support for the MCS Division. Previously,
Runyon was employed at Ingersoll Rand/Volvo for almost 24 years.
US Shredder hires new
The US Shredder and Castings Group has added
Joel Nix as a project manager to support its shredder and castings
In his new role, Nix will not only be involved in sales but also
assist the company in project management and castings support.
Nix will be located at the company’s Trussville, Alabama office.
Call2Recycle partners with
Media General has joined forces with Call2Recycle,
a free rechargeable battery and cell phone collection program.
By joining Call2Recycle, Media General is making recycling rechargeable
batteries simple and convenient for all associates. Collection
boxes will be placed throughout the Southeast in more than 45
Media General locations. Rechargeable batteries are a long-lasting,
eco-friendly power source for many electronic devices, including
laptop computers, cell phones, portable scanners and printers,
power tools and PDAs.
Safety-Kleen appoints new chief marketing
Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc., has appointed
Curtis C. Knapp as chief marketing officer and senior vice president.
As the company’s first chief marketing officer, Knapp will be
responsible for all aspects of Safety-Kleen’s marketing, corporate
image and brand initiatives.
Knapp will lead development of the company’s overall marketing
and branding strategy, ensuring that Safety-Kleen’s products
and services are aligned with the company’s strategic plans and
with its customers’ needs in the oil re-refining, parts cleaning
and environmental solutions markets.
Knapp joined Safety-Kleen in December 2008 as vice president
of channel marketing, responsible for development of new products
and distribution channels.
Appliance Recycling Centers adds to board
Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc.
has appointed Stanley Goldberg and Steven Lowenthal to newly
created positions on ARCA’s board of directors, expanding the
board from five to seven directors. Goldberg currently serves
as CEO of Vanguard Graphics International while Lowenthal is
Co-CEO and shareholder of Spectrum Commercial Services Company.
Goldberg and Lowenthal will initially serve until the next election
of directors, which will be held at the company’s annual meeting
of shareholders in May 2012. They join current directors Duane
S. Carlson, Glynnis A. Jones, Dean R. Pickerell, Morgan J. Wolf
and Edward R. (Jack) Cameron, ARCA’s president and CEO, to compose
the seven-member board. In addition to being independent members
of the board of directors, Goldberg will serve on the compensation
and benefits committee and Lowenthal will serve on the audit
Scrap Metal opens new Oakville location
Peel Scrap Metal Recycling Ltd. has opened
a new facility in Oakville, Ontario.
Consistent with its approach in Mississauga, the new Oakville
facility will be streamlined and efficient with the material
sorting and processing being done inside the warehouse. It will
not scrap automobiles or trucks.
Peel Scrap Metal Recycling Ltd. is family owned and processes
ferrous and nonferrous metals.
appointed sales rep for Atlas Copco
Atlas Copco has appointed Tom Hewitt to the
position of sales representative – capital equipment for the
Rocky Mountain Region. In his new position, he is based out of
the Atlas Copco store in Denver. In his new role, Hewitt will
report directly to Keith Engelman, store manager at the Rocky
Hewitt has been serving as capital equipment manager for Atlas
Copco since 2008. He started as a service analyst for the aftermarket
service group in 2007.
Shredding - Ben Weitsman names new VP
Joel Root, former commercial manager for Sims
Metal Management, has been named vice president of Upstate Shredding
- Ben Weitsman, headquartered in Owego, New York.
As vice president of the company, Root will make decisions impacting
11 corporate facilities, including 2 mega-shredders. He will
replace current vice president Steve Green, who is being promoted
to the position of president of the company.
He began his scrap metal career in 1987 as a buyer for Wooster
Iron and Metal in Wooster, Ohio. He moved to New Jersey in 1992
to work as a buyer in Jersey City for Prolerized Schiabo Neu.
He continued with that company through all mergers, eventually
rising to the position of commercial manager for Sims Metal Management.
names sales vice president
Wastequip has promoted Shawn King to vice
president of sales.
King previously served as vice president of marketing for Wastequip
and was named vice president of sales, assuming leadership of
the Wastequip outside sales team. During her career, King has
held various marketing, sales and product management leadership
positions for manufacturers within the building products, industrial/automotive,
chemicals and textile industries. King holds a master of business
administration degree from the University of North Carolina at
Wilmington and was recently named one of Charlotte’s 50 Most
Influential Women by the Mecklenburg Times.
Magnetics names new chief financial officer
Bunting Magnetics Co. announced the addition
of Jana L. Davis as the company’s new chief financial officer.
Davis will be responsible for all the financial operations for
both Bunting Magnetics and its’ wholly owned subsidiary Magnet
Applications Group Ltd.
Davis has over 19 years of experience in business and financial
management in the aerospace, printing, media and manufacturing
industries. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified
Management Accountant. Previously, Davis was the CFO for McCormick-Armstrong,
a printing company, located in Wichita, Kansas.