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Process equipment manufacturer The Witte Co., Washington, New Jersey, has named Tyson Witte president.

Promoted after 10 years of service in engineering and in other roles, Tyson represents the fourth generation of leadership for the family-owned manufacturer of vibrating fluid bed dryers, coolers, pellet classifiers, dewaterers and other vibrating processing equipment. In his new role, Tyson is responsible for the strategic direction, growth and overall business results for the company founded by his great grandfather in 1938. Tyson plans to continue the company’s success as a global supplier while looking for ways to expand the current product line and scouting new markets.

Tyson Witte succeeds Richard Witte, now chairman, who, as president, successfully guided the company for 30 years during a tenure marked by consistent, steady growth and a reputation for delivering the highest quality equipment on the market.

Published in the October 2016 Edition of American Recycler News

The YouTube channel BigShredder run by industrial shredder and compactor manufacturer SSI Shredding Systems, Inc. has recently reached over 100,000 subscribers. YouTube has recognized this accomplishment and awarded the channel with their Silver Play Button plaque.

BigShredder originally launched on September 25, 2006 with their Shred of the Month series. From that series they had several viral successes including their most popular video, The Hippie Bug Shredding, which currently has over 5,000,000 views.

The channel has seen a recent explosion of growth due to changes in branding and aesthetic.

Concentrating on user-based suggestions and popular trends the channel grew from around 24,000 subscribers in 2014 to over 107,000 subscribers and counting today. At the same time they also nearly doubled their total channel views to over 48,000,000.

Published in the October 2016 Edition of American Recycler News

Vecoplan LLC welcomed Luke James as their newest sales manager. The primary responsibility of his new position is sales and business development of shred trucks for the document destruction and paper recycling industries.

James will also act as a liaison between customers and Vecoplan’s research and development engineering team, in their ongoing shred truck innovations and improvements program. James will collaborate with Vecoplan’s marketing department to introduce these advances to the marketplace.

Prior to joining Vecoplan, James was a senior technical recruiter with Synerfac Technical Staffing in North Carolina. While earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from East Carolina University Luke worked two summer internships at Vecoplan in both manufacturing and marketing.

Published in the October 2016 Edition of American Recycler News

Blue Sphere Corporation, a clean-tech independent power producer, welcomed Lyron Bentovim as a new member of the Blue Sphere board of directors.

Bentovim currently serves as president and chief executive officer of the Glimpse Group and as a managing partner at Darklight Partners in New York, New York. Darklight Partners is a strategic advisor to small and mid-size public and private companies. From August 2009 until July 2012, Bentovim served as the chief operating officer and the chief financial officer of Sunrise Telecom, Inc., a leader in test and measurement solutions for telecom, wireless and cable networks. Prior to joining Sunrise Telecom Inc., Bentovim was a portfolio manager for Skiritai Capital LLC, an investment advisor based in San Francisco.

Bentovim has over 20 years of management experience, including his experience as a member of the board of directors at Manhattan Bridge Capital, RTW Inc., Ault, Inc., Top Image Systems, Three-Five Systems Inc., Sunrise Telecom, Inc., and Argonaut Technologies Inc. Prior to his position in Skiritai Capital LLC, Bentovim served as the president and co-founder of WebBrix, Inc.

Published in the October 2016 Edition of American Recycler News

Fuchs expanded its North American distribution network with the appointment of Thoesen Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc. as an authorized distributor of Fuchs material handlers in northern Illinois, including the greater Chicago market area.

Headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Lynwood, the service-focused Thoesen Tractor has sales and service team members blanketing this territory to offer unsurpassed sales, rental, parts and service support for the full Fuchs equipment line, purpose-built to increase operating efficiencies for the scrap, recycling, waste, portside and logging markets.

Thoesen Tractor’s headquarters is located at on E. Lincoln Highway in Lynwood, Illinois.

Published in the October 2016 Edition of American Recycler News

Advanced Disposal, an integrated environmental services company, has hired Wesley A. Salmons, certified director of safety (CDS) as the new corporate director of safety and compliance.

Salmons has more than 15 years of experience in a variety of transportation companies and in the solid waste sector. Salmons joins Advanced Disposal from Team Drive-Away as their director of safety and recruiting. From 2007 to 2013, Salmons worked for Veolia Environmental Services. Salmons was also a route supervisor with Allied Waste in Kansas City, Kansas for over two years, before joining the U.S. Air Force.

Published in the October 2016 Edition of American Recycler News