Braidy Industries names president of Braidy Atlas
Braidy Industries Inc., headquartered in Ashland, Kentucky, has named Thomas Modrowski president of
Modrowski, who has served as executive vice president of construction for
Modrowski says, “I am honored to step into the opportunity to shepherd the Braidy Atlas mill into its next phase as the nation’s leading low-cost producer of aluminum sheet for the automotive industry. I serve alongside an incredible team of co-invested managers working toward a common goal of quality customer service as we bring first-class advanced manufacturing to Appalachia.”
Scrap recycler elected to Minnesota Senate presidency
Minnesota State Sen. Jeremy Miller has been sworn in as the youngest Minnesota Senate president in the state’s current format, with the state senator—who also is a scrap recycler—having begun his term Jan. 2. Miller is part of the Winona, Minnesota-based Wm. Miller Scrap Iron & Metal Co. business. The company was profiled in the November 2016 edition of Recycling Today magazine.
Miller says of his new
Minnesota’s lieutenant governor formerly served as the
Miller also will be on the
BACE expands sales staff
Charlotte, North Carolina-based BACE LLC has hired Steve Martz, a recycling equipment industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience in the recycling and waste sector.
“Steve has a unique background that covers technical service, manufacturing, equipment repairs, preventive maintenance programs
Frederick Waite, BACE CEO, says, “We exceeded our growth expectations in 2018, and I am confident 2019 will be another banner year for BACE. Significant growth requires the right leadership components, and Steve fulfills an important role for BACE. We are excited to welcome him to the BACE family.”
American Baler hires
American Baler Co., Bellevue, Ohio, has appointed Sean Gertsch as a key account sales representative.
In his new position, Gertsch is responsible for developing national and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) accounts. Prior to this position, Gertsch served as a sales representative for Hoosier Machinery Solutions, where he specialized in sales of capital equipment for recycling and material recovery facilities.
American Baler manufactures recycling balers used in distribution centers, manufacturing and recycling centers worldwide
Steinert US adds business development manager
Sorting and separation technology provider Steinert US, Walton, Kentucky, has added Scott Jable as its new business development manager, waste materials. He has 25 years of experience in the global recycling and material handling industries, focusing on capital equipment consulting and system engineering and design.
Prior to joining Steinert, Jable’s career included key roles at some of the top recycling, waste
Sonoco names chief financial officer
Sonoco, a diversified global packaging company based in Hartville, South Carolina, has appointed Julie Albrecht as its vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective March 1, 2019.
The company’s previous Senior Vice President and CFO Barry Saunders announced that he would retire in March, a company news release states. Albrecht will assume CFO duties for the company’s 2019 financial year and will report to Rob Tiede, president
Saunders stepped up as Sonoco’s CFO in May 2011, leading the company’s financial and accounting operations on a global basis and then taking over leadership of the company’s business technology function.
Albrecht joined Sonoco in March 2017 and has served as its corporate vice president, treasurer