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Blake Brown named the Southeast Regional Sales Manager

Blake Brown has been named the Southeast Regional Sales Manager for The Harris Waste Management Group, Inc. Brown’s territory includes the states of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Southern Illinois, Southern Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico.  Brown was formerly in sales and marketing at OmniSource, Fitzgerald, Ga. While at […]

Mary Johnson named General Manager

Mary Johnson has been named General Manager, Baxley (Ga.) Operation for The Harris Waste Management Group, Inc. Ms. Johnson has been an employee of Harris for 22 years and has worked for Harris in a number of capacities such as Inside Sales Manager, Shipping Manager, and National Accounts Sales Manager.

Doug Sebastian Announces Retirement

Doug Sebastian’s retirement from Harris Waste Management Group, Inc., effective July 17, 2015. Doug will remain Vice President of Sales and Marketing until his retirement, after which he will serve as Consultant to the company for an indefinite period of time. As a consultant Doug will work on specific projects assigned by Avis. Sebastian began […]

Case Atchison named as Western Regional Sales Manager

Harris Waste Management Group, Inc., Baxley and Cordele, Georgia, has hired Case Atchicon as Western Regional Sales Manager as of June 15, 2015. In his new position, Mr. Atchison will be responsible for leading all Harris sales efforts in support of product and market development for Harris’ non-ferrous and ferrous equipment as well as Harris […]

Glenn Godwin named as Director of Quality and Safety

Harris Waste Management Group, Inc., Baxley and Cordele, Georgia, has hired Glenn Godwin as Director of Quality and Safety as of April 20, 2015. Previously Godwin was Operational Excellence Manager at an Imerys mining and processing facility in Andersonville, Georgia, where he was responsible for 5S implementation, achieving cost reductions and facilitating continuous quality improvement. […]

Dave Beshear Field Service Manager for Harris Waste Management Group

Dave Beshear has joined Harris Waste Management Group, Inc., where he will serve as a Field Service Manager, the company announced. In his new position, Mr. Beshear will be responsible for leading all Harris Field Service efforts in Cordele Ga. “We are happy to welcome Dave to the Harris/IPS family. Mr. Beshear most recently served […]

New Integrated Recycling Systems Division

Mark Haire has been named Vice President of Integrated Recycling Systems for Harris Waste Management Group, Inc.  Integrated Recycling Systems’ main focus will be engineered projects not only for the Harris family of products, but also ferrous and non-ferrous processing systems design and supply.   This specialized group is comprised of experienced material handling and […]

Harris Waste Management Group announces the retirement of Mr. George Elkins

Harris Waste Management Group announces the retirement of Mr. George Elkins. George has been the general manager of the Baxley, Georgia facility since December 2003. Prior to that George was purchasing manager at the Cordele, Georgia facility since Ocrober 1995. Everyone at Harris appreciates the many years of service that George contributed to the organization […]

Avis Industrial Corporation acquires IPS Balers from CP Manufacturing

Avis Industrial Corporation, a privately-held company with ten subsidiaries throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, announces the acquisition of IPS Balers, Inc. in Baxley, Georgia. IPS Balers, Inc. is a manufacturer of ferrous, non-ferrous, plastics, and mixed fiber balers. IPS has been providing balers and conveyors to the recycling industry for nearly two decades. […]