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BHS Chosen for CarbonLite Plastics Recycling Facility

CarbonLite has selected Bulk Handling Systems (BHS), NRT and Nihot to provide the front-end recycling system for its new 200,000 square foot Plastics Recycling Facility. Equipment provided includes: BHS Debris Roll Screen®, Nihot Windshifters (3), NRT SpydIR® (5), NRT ColorPlus™ (4), an Eddy Current Separator, Magnets, and Conveyors, Structure and Platforms See CarbonLite release below:  Los Angeles, Calif., June 6, 2014—CarbonLITE Recycling…   
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Republic Celebrates Grand Opening in North Carolina

Single-Stream Facility Greatly Expands the Area’s Recycling Capacity CONOVER, N.C. – June 5, 2014 – Republic Services today dedicated the Conover Recycling Facility in Catawba County, which will introduce or expand single-stream recycling capabilities throughout Alamance, Catawba, Guildford, Montgomery, Richmond, and Stanly counties. The expanded, highly-advanced facility – designed, manufactured and installed by Bulk Handling…   
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Recology CleanScapes Opens MRF in Seattle

Seattle, WA – May 22, 2014 – In front of elected officials and community members, Recology CleanScapes opened a 75,000-square-foot Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in South Seattle today. The facility will process commercial and residential commingled recyclable materials. Recology CleanScapes has already hired 25 employees to operate this facility. The state-of-the-art MRF system was designed,…   
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Nihot Unveils SDS 650-i and SDS 800-i

New line extension offers numerous improvements AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – April 22, 2014 – - Amsterdam-based Nihot Recycling Technology has announced an update to its Single Drum Separator (SDS) product line by releasing the i-Series. It will initially be available in two sizes, the SDS 650-i and SDS 800-i. Both are self-contained, plug-and-play units that use negative…   
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Montgomery Celebrates Opening of Innovative Materials Recovery Facility

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – April 14th, 2014 –Residential recycling is coming to the citizens of Montgomery in a big way thanks to innovative technology, a progressive collection model and a partnership between the city and Infinitus Energy. The Advanced Mixed Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), known as IREP at Montgomery, is the most advanced recycling facility in…   
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BHS Names Tim Horkay International Business Development Manager

Horkay will support international agent network EUGENE, Ore. – April 10th, 2014 – Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has named Tim Horkay to the position of International Business Development Manager. In this new position, Horkay will be responsible for driving international sales growth in markets outside of The United States and Europe. He will work closely…   
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Metropolitan Recycling Opens Materials Recovery Facility

Will process commercial and single stream recyclables from Bakersfield and Kern County  BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – April  10, 2014 – Metropolitan Recycling, LLC (MRC), a joint venture formed by five privately held local recycling companies, has opened a new state-of-the-art 50,000 square-foot recycling facility.  The materials recovery facility (MRF) is located at the Mt. Vernon Recycling…   
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Recycling Today: Ask the Expert

The following article was featured in Recycling Today’s April, 2014 issue. Q: “Will mixed-waste processing facilities be the future of residential recycling?” It will certainly play a significant role in domestic recycling efforts. This opinion may be somewhat controversial, but then again the idea that single-steam recycling would become the norm was once laughed at. Now…   
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BHS Names Richard Sweet Systems Optimization Manager

BHS veteran will oversee ongoing system performance                         EUGENE, Ore – March 26, 2014 — Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has named Richard Sweet Systems Optimization Manager, a new position developed to reinforce BHS’ commitment to providing world-class customer service.  Richard and his team will oversee…   
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BHS Names Spence Bowen Southeast Regional Sales Manager

  Brings more than 13 years of sales experience in capital equipment and heavy machinery    EUGENE, Ore – December 31, 2013 — Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has named Spence Bowen to the position of Regional Sales Manager. He will oversee BHS, Nihot and NRT product sales in the Southeastern United States. Bowen has more…   
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E.L. Harvey & Sons Opens New Recycling Facility

HOPKINTON, Mass. – November 12, 2013 – E.L. Harvey & Sons has opened a new state-of-the-art single stream recycling facility to serve residents in the Hopkinton, Westborough and surrounding areas. The materials recovery facility (MRF) was designed, manufactured and installed by Eugene, Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS). The system is housed in a new 80,000…   
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BHS Names Rich Reardon Regional Sales Manager

Brings more than six years of MRF sales management experience to the field EUGENE, Ore – October 11, 2013 — Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has named Rich Reardon to the position of Regional Sales Manager. He will oversee BHS, Nihot and NRT product sales in the United States Southwest through Texas, as well as Western…   
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ReCommunity Opens 35th Recycling Facility

BHS designed, manufactured and installed MRF caps $15 million investment WILMINGTON, Del. – August 29, 2013 – With the grand opening of ReCommunity’s 35th materials recovery facility (MRF), the largest pure-play recycling company in the United States launches into a 20-year agreement with the Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) to operate a state-of-the-art automated recycling facility…   
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Montgomery Celebrates Groundbreaking of New MRF

Mayor Todd Strange on Hand for Ceremony MONTGOMERY, Ala – July 17, 2013 — Ground broke today on an integrated Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) that will allow the Montgomery, Alabama community to divert up to 85 percent of waste from the City’s landfill. Infinitus Energy will own and operate the facility, known as the Infinitus…   
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Guest Column: Call it a ‘dirty MRF’ or not, a single-bin system can work

The below article, written by BHS’ Sales Operations and Marketing Manager Brian Wells, was originally posted to Waste and Recycling News’ website on June 2, 2013.  Two recent editions of this publication have provided a spirited debate about the merits of Houston’s plan to move to a single-bin collection system for waste generated in the…   
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Friedman Recycling Opens Albuquerque Facility

30-tph single stream Materials Recovery Facility serves 177,000 residents  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 02, 2012 – With some help from Mayor Richard J. Berry, Friedman Recycling has officially opened its new 30-tph single stream materials recovery facility (MRF) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The recycling system was designed, manufactured and installed by Eugene, Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems…   
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Commercial Break

How San Jose, Calif., successfully confronted lagging commercial  recycling as part of its overall waste diversion efforts. Source: waste360.com; April 29, 2013  Last year San Jose, Calif., was looking at a goal of 100-percent waste diversion from landfills by 2022. But with a commercial recycling rate at the time of just 22 percent, city officials knew something had to give.…   
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NRT Unveils New Look

Optical sorting specialist releases new logos for NRT and In-Flight Sorting brands Nashville, TN – May 16, 2013 – Optical sorting equipment provider NRT has released new corporate brand imaging, including new logos for the NRT and In-Flight Sorting brands. The updated look reflects the growth and modernization of the company. NRT has pioneered many technologies that are widely used throughout the world,…   
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BHS Names John Warne President, Bryce Malone Director of Sales and Marketing

Warne will oversee company-wide sales and operations Eugene, OR – April 17, 2013 —  Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has named John Warne to the position of President, effective immediately. Warne, who joined the company in November, 2012 as Director of Sales and Marketing, will report directly to CEO Steve Miller. Concurrently, BHS is pleased to…   
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BHS Names Alan Hoskins Director of Product Delivery & Support

Will oversee global customer relationship management, project management, and service.  Eugene, OR – April 5, 2013 —  Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has named Alan Hoskins as Director of Product Delivery and Support, a new executive position that is responsible for all customer relationship management from project inception through start-up and ongoing support. More specifically, Hoskins…   
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BHS Announces European Headquarters

BHS Europe formation follows January’s Nihot acquisition Amsterdam, NL – March 27, 2013—Following Bulk Handling Systems’ (BHS) January acquisition of Amersterdam- based Nihot Recycling Technology BV (Nihot), the company has announced the formation of BHS Europe to be based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Longtime industry veteran and Director of Development at Nihot, Cees Duijn, will…   
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BHS Names Eric Olson Service Manager

To oversee parts, service, training and overall customer satisfaction.  Eugene, OR – Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has recently hired Eric Olson as its new Parts & Service Manager. Eric manages the Priority Support Team and coordinates with all departments to ensure BHS’ global customers have everything needed to keep their systems running at the consistently…   
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BHS Acquires Nihot Recycling Technology BV

Addition of Dutch supplier bolsters BHS’ offerings and global presence  Amsterdam, NL – January 28, 2013– Eugene, Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has acquired Nihot Recycling Technology BV (Nihot), an Amsterdam- based company that designs and manufactures air sorting and separation equipment for the solid waste and recycling industries, among others. “We are very excited…   
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Midwest Exchange Selects NRT for Expansion

Chooses technology leader to purify plastic to FDA food-grade level for bottle-to-bottle production. Gurnee, IL – December 13, 2012 – Midwest Exchange Enterprises Inc. has selected Nashville, Tennessee-based National Recovery Technologies (NRT) to manufacture and install five optical sorting units to enhance the company’s PET (polyethelene terephthalate) recycling plant in Gurnee, Illinois. The facility provides…   
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BHS Names John Warne Director of Sales and Marketing

Will lead domestic and international sales and marketing operations.    Eugene, OR – November 28, 2012–  Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has named John Warne as its Director of Sales and Marketing. Warne will be based at the company’s Eugene, Oregon headquarters and report directly to CEO Steve Miller. He will oversee BHS’ global sales and marketing…   
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NRT Continues Expansion into China

Technology and sorting leader opens demo center, wins excellence award. Suzhou, China – November 20, 2012 – National Recovery Technologies (NRT), based out of Nashville, TN, has opened a 202 square-meter demo center in the Boji Science Park of Suzhou, China. NRT continues to be active in China, and this investment represents a commitment to…   
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Tim Griffing joins BHS Sales Team

Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has recently named Tim Griffing as a Northeast Sales Manager. He will be based out of Maine and serve the northern United States and parts of Canada. He will represent BHS’ complete product offering including equipment from BHS, NRT and Nihot. Griffing has more than 20 years of  experience in commercial…   
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ReCommunity Adds BHS to Delaware MRF Project

Wilmington, Del.–October 09, 2012–ReCommunity announced today that it has selected Eugene, Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to design, manufacture and install a new materials recovery system for its ReCommunity Delaware facility. The materials recovery facility (MRF) is expected to be fully operational by July 2013, with system installation scheduled to begin February 2013. “ReCommunity won…   
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BHS Wins Business of the Year Award

Source: Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce   Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce Announces2012 Business of the Year and Emerald Award Finalists When: Tuesday, October 2nd, 7:30 -9:00am Where: Hilton Eugene & Conference Center What: The 9th Annual Emerald Awards The Emerald Awards highlight businesses that are doing great things in our community such as adding jobs,…   
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Balcones Celebrates Grand Opening in Austin

Significant Step Toward Meeting City’s Zero-Waste Goal AUSTIN, TEXAS – September 26, 2012 – Balcones Resources Inc. (Balcones), the largest independent recycling company in the southwest United States, will celebrate the opening of its new Material Recovery Facility (MRF) on Wednesday, September 26, at 4:00 p.m. The facility is located at 9301 Johnny Morris Road,…   
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Trade Shows: RWM

  Make sure the stop by our booth at RWM! September 11-13 RWM Exhibition Birmingham, UK Booth # 18L19-K18   Here are some other upcoming trade shows where you can find us:   October 15-17 Green Middle East Sharjah, UAE Booth # 348   October 23-25 Paper Recycling Conference Chicago, IL Booth # 4, 5…   
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Republic Services Opens World’s Largest Material Recovery Facility

The Newby Island MRF will recover 80 percent of San José’s commercial waste. SAN JOSÉ, CA – August 9, 2012 –  Today Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) celebrates the grand opening of the world’s largest material recovery facility (MRF) at the Newby Island Resource Recovery Park. The 110 tons-per-hour (tph) multi-stream system –  designed, manufactured, and…   
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BALCONES IS UP AND RUNNING!

July 30, 2012 – Austin, TX – Balcones Resources has started processing material at its  new material recovery facility (MRF) located in Austin, Texas. Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) designed, manufactured and installed the 20 ton-per-hour (TPH) single stream system. The official grand opening will be held in September. Balcones was awarded a 20-year contract with…   
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RethinkWaste Wins Top Recycling Award

The Shoreway Environmental Center, featuring a BHS dual-line single-stream recycling system, receives SWANA’s top honor.  SAN CARLOS, CA – June 20, 2012 –  Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) congratulates RethinkWaste on its selection by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) to receive the 2012 Gold Excellence Award for Recycling Systems, the top national award…   
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SITA UK Chooses BHS to Build Four MRFs

May 15, 2012 – Eugene, OR – Eugene, Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) is pleased to announce that SITA UK, a recycling and resource management company headquartered in Maidenhead, UK, has selected BHS to design, manufacture and install four material recovery facilities in the UK. The facilities – located in Avonmouth, Birmingham, Darwen and South London…   
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Matthias Erdmannsdoerfer Named President of National Recovery Technologies (NRT)

Nashville, TN – Following Oregon based Bulk Handling Systems’ (BHS) acquisition of Tennessee based National Recovery Technologies (NRT), BHS has announced that Matthias W. Erdmannsdoerfer has been named President of NRT, effective immediately. “We are fortunate to have someone of Matthias’ caliber and experience to step up and lead NRT during this transition,” said Steve…   
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Bulk Handling Systems Acquires National Recovery Technologies

Eugene, OR – Eugene, Oregon based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has acquired National Recovery Technologies (NRT), a Nashville, Tennessee based company that designs and manufactures optical sorting equipment for the solid waste and recycling industries, among others. “We’re pleased to add NRT to the BHS family,” says BHS CEO Steve Miller. “NRT was founded by…   
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Republic Services Celebrates the Dedication of New Single Stream Recycling System

ANAHEIM, California –February 29, 2012 – Today Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG), a leading provider of recycling and solid waste collection services, welcomed more than 200 guests, including many elected representatives from throughout Southern California, to celebrate the dedication of its newly modernized Recycling Complex. The enhancements include a new Eco Center and one of the…   
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BHS Begins Installation of 110 tph Multi-Line Processing System

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Installation has begun on what is considered to be the largest and most extensive multi-material processing system in the world at the Newby Island Material Recovery Facility (MRF) and Composting Operation in San Jose, California, owned by Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) Republic Services, one of the nation’s top companies in the solid waste…   
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BHS featured on front page of the Register Guard

Our hometown paper, The Register Guard, recently featured BHS on the front page of its December 12 issue, lauding the company’s growth and economic contribution to the local economy. http://www.registerguard.com/web/updates/27265186-46/bulk-handling-systems-waste-miller.html.csp

Casepak Celebrates Grand Opening of New UK Recycling Facility

EUGENE, OR—Casepak celebrated the official launch of its $33 million Materials RecoveryFacility (MRF) in Leicester, UK on January 16 with presentations and tours of the facility that features a custom-designed sorting system engineered, manufactured and installed by Bulk Handling Systems (BHS). Environment Minister Lord Taylor of Holbeach attended the event as guest of honor. “I’m…   
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BHS Selected to Build Multi-Stream System at New Facility in Austin

AUSTIN, TX–Balcones Resources has chosen Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to manufacture and install a custom-designed 25 ton per hour Multi-Stream processing system for its new Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Austin, Texas. The company broke ground on its new 10-acre corporate campus and MRF on August 3rd. Balcones was recently awarded a 20-year contract with…   
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