Posted on December 28th, 2011 No comments
Recovered fiber and plastic scrap recycling company River Valley Paper Co., Akron, Ohio, is relocating its headquarters location from 210,000-square-feet of leased space in the city to a 132,000-square-foot building the company has purchased in Akron. John Sharp, owner and president of River Valley Paper, says he hopes to complete the relocation by June 2012. While the company is moving into a smaller space, Sharp points out its current space, with narrow hallways and lower ceilings, was not conducive to the company’s operations
WCA Waste Corp., headquartered in Houston, has entered into an agreement and plan of merger with the private equity firm Macquarie Infrastructure Partners II (MIP II).
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Investment Fund Agrees to Acquire WCA Waste
The Japanese steel company Kobe Steel Ltd. has signed a joint venture deal with the Chinese aluminum rolled products company Jiangsu ALCHA Aluminium Co
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Kobe Steel to Form Aluminum JV in China
The Chicago-based steel company Evraz North America has announced the promotion of John Zanieski to the position of president of Evraz Recycling and Jacob Lubbe to the position of senior vice president, manufacturing development and supply chain. As president of Evraz Recycling, Zanieski will manage the company’s scrap procurement and recycling operations.
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Evraz North America Expands Leadership Staff
According to the Baltimore Sun , RG Steel’s Sparrows Point, Md., steel mill has shut down suddenly as the company struggles to pay its bills and win back customers. Bette Kovach, a spokeswoman for Sparrows Point owner RG Steel, did not return several calls to confirm shuttering of the mill, which employs more than 2,200 workers
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Sparrows Point Steel Mill Shuts Down Suddenly
Empire Recycling Corp.,( www.empirerecycling.com , Utica, N.Y.), has announced the acquisition of Lightning Fast Freight, a company described as a full service transportation firm specializing in intermodal freight. According to Empire, the deal will strengthen its ability to provide recycling services to more locations, according to a news release from the company.
The Coalition for American Electronics Recycling (CAER) has announced that Sims Recycling Solutions, (SRS) with North American headquarters in Chicago, has joined the industry effort to support federal legislation designed to restrict export of toxic electronic scrap from the United States and to create jobs through the expansion of the domestic recycling industry. In the House of Representatives, 13 co-sponsors have announced support for the bill. With the addition of SRS, CAER’s membership includes 34 U.S.
Sims Recycling Solutions Joins CAER
Posted on December 22nd, 2011 No comments
International Baler Corp. (IBC) , Jacksonville, Fla., and Randy Gibson, it’s director of sales and marketing, have announced Freedmans as the company’s dealer for the United Kingdom. “Freedmans offers many years of industry knowledge, service capability, and the willingness to take care of the customer—the exact same philosophy adhered to by International Baler,” says Gibson
International Baler Adds Dealer in the UK
Posted on December 21st, 2011 No comments
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has announced Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP), headquartered in Winchester, Va., will invest $67.25 million to expand its Winchester operations and establish a distribution operation in Frederick County, Va.
Posted on December 20th, 2011 No comments
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Agilyx Obtains $25 Million Series C Financing