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Past President Interview: Marty Davis

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Q & A PSI Retrospective: Marty Davis Q: Are you still active in the paper recycling business? A: Yes, I’m working full-time, at 66, as president of Midland Davis Corp. I’m over half the age of the company, which is 128 years old. But I still enjoy the business, even after 45 years in it, […]

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Myles Cohen Receives NJPRA Lifetime Award

The New Jersey Paper Recycling Association recognized Myles Cohen, Executive Vice President of Marketing for Pratt Industries and former President of Pratt Recycling, with its Lifetime Achievement Award at a Dec. 6 ceremony in Carlstadt, N.J. The NJPRA board of directors praised Cohen for his significant support, dedication, and passion for the recycling industry throughout […]

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PSI Meeting to Feature Election, Speakers

PSI Meeting to Feature Speakers From Fastmarkets RISI, PSI Elections, and NASHVILLE PARTY The PSI Chapter will meet in Nashville, Tenn., in February to elect new officers for the 2020–2022 term and hear two industry experts comment on current market trends. PSI will hold its election meeting Feb. 20 at 3 p.m. in Room 206 of Music City […]

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PSI Chapter to Award $18,000 in Scholarships

That’s how much the PSI Chapter is awarding in its 2020 academic scholarship program! PSI will select nine deserving students to each receive a $2,000 scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year.     Do you know a graduating senior who could merit a PSI scholarship? If so, encourage him or her to apply NOW!  The scholarship requirements and […]

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Profiles in Paper: Ed Tucciarone

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Q & A Interview with ED TUCCIARONE Q: When and how did you enter the paper recycling industry? A: While I  was earning my associate’s degree, I worked at a publishing house and took its scrap paper for recycling to Bruno & D’Elia in Hackensack, N.J. That company hired me to work as a scale […]

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Past President Interview: Joel Litman

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Q & A PSI Retrospective: Joel Litman Q: Are you still actively involved in the paper recycling business? A: Yes, I’m currently co-owner and president of Texas Recycling, Inc. in Dallas and manager of Action Shred of Texas, our affiliated information destruction company. Q: What keeps you interested and engaged in the industry? A: The combination of working […]

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New Podcast Features PSI President Leonard Zeid

“Pile of Scrap” Podcast PSI President Leonard Zeid talks paper recycling with John Sacco, former ISRI chair and president of Sierra International Machinery.   PSI Chapter President Leonard Zeid (above right) of Midland Davis Corp. is the featured interviewee in a recent episode of the “Pile of Scrap” podcast series, hosted by John Sacco (above […]

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PSI Announces Officer Nominations

PSI Nominates New Officers PSI’s Nominating Committee, as required by the PSI bylaws, met Nov. 11, 2019, via conference call and put forward the above officer nominations to the PSI Board of Directors. The PSI Board of Directors unanimously approved the proposed slate during its Nov. 15 conference call. The PSI Chapter’s election meeting is scheduled for Feb. […]

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Midwest Paper Retriever Joins PSI Chapter

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Midwest Paper Retriever (MPR) is a family owned and operated company that started in 2014 upon the acquisition of the Abitibi Paper Retriever program in the Chicagoland area. MPR, based in Joliet, Ill., is part of the Ward family of companies, which operates nine MRFs regionally in the Chicago, Memphis, Central Florida, and San Antonio […]

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PSI 2020 Scholarship Application Now Available

PSI Posts 2020 Scholarship Application The PSI Chapter has launched its 2020 academic scholarship program, posting the scholarship requirements and new application here. The deadline for applications is March 16, 2020, with winners announced in early June. The PSI scholarship program provides funds to select students who are dependents of employees in the recycling divisions […]

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