5/10/2012 - 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 Miller, CEO of BHS.
“BHS and NRT have a history of innovation, and are currently working together to install the largest and most sophisticated recycling systems in the world,” Miller went on to say. “NRT is at a very exciting yet equally critical juncture as a company, and Matthias has the vision, leadership and successful track record to implement our strategy and take advantage of current market opportunities.”
Erdmannsdoerfer echoed Miller’s optimistic outlook. “I am very excited to be joining the BHS and NRT team,” he said. “NRT is one of the leading suppliers of optical sorting equipment in the world and has some of the brightest individuals in the industry. It will be fun to see how the two companies will create their joint future and I am certain it will be a prosperous one.”
In conjunction with the above addition, Dr. Edward Sommer has accepted a position as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the company. Dr. Sommer is a widely recognized world expert in the optical sorting field; he is responsible for a number of groundbreaking technologies in the industry, and holds 29 related patents.
Mr. Erdmannsdoerfer joins the group with more than 15 years of executive leadership experience in the material handling and capital equipment industries. He has most recently served as President and CEO of BEUMER Corporation and as President of Eisenmann Corporation.
For more information, visit us at bulkhandlingsystems.com, or contact Peter Raschio via email at peterr(at)bhsequip(dot)com or by telephone at 541-485-0999. BHS is on Facebook at facebook.com/bulkhandlingsystems and Twitter at twitter.com/bhs_equip
Bulk Handling Systems (BHS), headquartered in Eugene, OR, is a worldwide leader in the innovative design, engineering, manufacturing and installation of sorting systems and components for the solid waste, recycling, waste-to-energy, and construction and demolition industries. Clients around the globe choose BHS because of its experience, dedication to cutting-edge technology, quality construction and durability, and unmatched customer service. BHS has built some of the largest and most durable MRFs in the world – and they are achieving the highest throughput, recovery, and purity rates in the industry.
National Recovery Technologies (NRT) is a recognized world leader in automated industrial inspection systems, materials handling, and process control, particularly in processing of materials for recycling. National Recovery Technologies Inc. was founded in 1981 as a developer, manufacturer and supplier of high performance systems in the field of on-line industrial inspection and sorting of materials for recycling. NRT values technology innovation, quality of manufacturing and a strong commitment to customer support.