Harris to Sell Direct in United Kingdom and Ireland

March 21, 2018- Cordele, GA USA – Harris Waste Management, is pleased to announce we are selling our equipment direct in the United Kingdom and Ireland, for the recycling and waste services industry,

Effective immediately, all sales will be handled by the company’s long-established and experienced Parts and Service operation based in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire.

According to Harris, the company will now handle the sales process entirely in-house, from the quotation to the order, shipping, installation and commissioning and the all-important parts and service support.

Harris’ President Greg King comments ‘We believe our customers in the United Kingdom and Ireland, will welcome a move that enables them to deal directly with the manufacturer which offers a seamless process from sale to installation and on-going product support.

Harris is regarded as the market leader in the supply of two-ram balers, capable of handling waste and recyclables including plastics, cardboard, aluminum and paper. These are complemented by comprehensive ranges of open- and closed-end horizontal balers, as well as shears, balers and shredders for ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Parts for all Harris machines are held at the company’s Tewkesbury premises. Fully-mobile and experienced engineers are on hand to assist with all aspects of installation, servicing and trouble-shooting.

Further information available from:

Peter Coates

General Manager Harris Waste Management UK Ltd

Tel: + 44 (0) 1684 254980

Mobile: + 44 (0) 7801 239860

email: peter.coates@harrisequip.com uksales@harrisequip.com

Harris UK Relocates

Harris have relocated their UK/European parts and service operation to new, custom-built premises in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Located within just two minutes of the motorway network, the new location gives easy access both to UK customers and to international airports, for swift despatch of Harris parts across the UK, Europe and farther afield.

Harris UK is contactable on + 44 (0) 1684 254980, peter.coates@harrisequip.com

Harris Adding A New Distributor

Harris Proudly Announces Appointment of New

Distributor

Plum Creek Environmental Technologies

 

March 28, 2017 – Cordele, GA – Harris Waste Management Group, Inc. is pleased to announce Plum Creek Environmental Technologies, LLC as its distributor for the states of Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. This distributorship includes sales, parts and service of all Harris vertical, horizontal, and Two Ram balers, including Centurion/HRB brand balers.

President and CEO, Jim Wamble stated “Our staff at Plum Creek is delighted to partner with Harris Waste Management to bring the acknowledged premier recycling machinery manufacturer to our southern states customer base. Our dynamic growth is predicated on providing the finest and most productive equipment on the market, and Harris certainly fills that bill.” We invite former and current Harris customers to contact us on any recycling equipment needs. we are excited to have the knowledge and expertise of the Plum Creek Environmental’ team”  said Jeff Ham, Director of Sales for the US & Canada, Harris, “their commitment, capabilities and excellent reputation will bring added value to our current and future customer base in the region.

Plum Creek Environmental Technologies has recently relocated its corporate headquarters to West Point, MS., and can be contacted at (662) 327-4183 or  sales@PlumCreekET.com  or visit their website www.PlumCreekET.com

Harris is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and support of scrap processing, recycling and waste handling equipment and offers the most experienced, highly skilled team of scrap processing professionals and system design engineers in North America.   Please contact us at 1-800-468-5657,  229-273-2500  or info@harrisequip.com,  www.harrisequip.com

 

Harris Proudly Announces Appointment of New Dealer

 

Ely Enterprises, Inc

January 10, 2017 – Cordele, GA – Harris Waste Management Group, Inc. is pleased to announce Ely Enterprises, Inc. as the new distributor for the states of Ohio, SE Michigan, Kentucky, Western Pennsylvania & Western New York.  Ely Enterprises is based in Lorain, OH. This distributorship includes sales, parts and service of all Harris vertical, horizontal, and Two Ram balers, including Cenuturion/HRB brand balers

Ely Enterprises had been involved with recycling equipment industry since 1981. “The leadership of Harris looked closely at its domestic dealer network last fall and determined some changes were needed, we are excited to have the knowledge and expertise of the Ely Enterprises’ team” said Jeff Ham, Director of Sales for the US & Canada, Harris, “their commitment, capabilities and excellent reputation will bring added value to our current and future customer base in the region.

 

King Named President Of The Harris Waste Management Group, Inc.

Greg King has been named President of The Harris Waste Management Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Avis Industrial Corporation.  King will be responsible for all aspects of the operation and management of Harris, as well as its global product and service offerings.

King joins Harris following a 27-year career with WestRock, formerly known as RockTenn, with executive leadership experience in operations, supply chain, and finance. Most recently King served as WestRock’s Senior Vice President of Recycling.  Leland Boren, Chairman and CEO of Avis commented, “We are pleased to have someone with such a solid background in the recycling industry join the Avis team and lead the charge at Harris. King was one of our customers while at WestRock, and he understands the scrap and recyclables industry and the needs of the processors.”

King holds a BS from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Georgia.  He resides in Suwanee, Georgia with his wife Stephanie, daughter Samantha, and son Landon.

The Harris Waste Management Group, Inc., has been a leader in the recycling industry for over 100 years and manufactures both ferrous and nonferrous processing equipment.  Harris’ products include a diverse line of balers, compactors, shears and shredders that are sold worldwide.  Manufacturing facilities for Harris are located in Baxley and Cordele, Georgia, with an additional office in Wiltshire, United Kingdom.

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 OmniSource, he was responsible for marketing, procurement, and customer relations. Prior to that Brown was general manager of Shapiro Metals, located in Fitzgerald, Ga.

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.

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 and we wish him a happy, healthy retirement.

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. Since 2008, IPS was a part of the CP Group of Companies, an international manufacturer of material recovery facilities and equipment including disc screens, trommels, optical sorters and other material separation and recovery equipment.

With this acquisition, IPS becomes the third baler company in the Avis Industrial holdings and joins The American Baler Co. and The Harris Waste Management Group, Inc.  Avis subject companies manufacture and sell shears, shredders, and compactors among other products in the recycling industry.

Leland Boren, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Avis Industrial states, “We are pleased to add IPS to our baler manufacturing companies. The features that are exclusive to IPS machines, including the pre-compression lids, hinge sides, and bale-tie two rams, are innovative and allow us to meet the requirements of even more customers in the recycling industry.”

In conjunction with this sale, Avis Industrial is pleased to announce the naming of CP as a strategic international distributor, authorizing CP to sell all of the Avis lines of balers.

“Six years ago, CP acquired IPS to offer customers a complete package to our sort systems. Now, as a distributor for Avis, we will be able to offer our customers even more baler solutions. CP looks forward to a long and mutually beneficial business relationship with Avis,” says CP President, Terry Schneider.

Avis says in turn, they will have direct access to CP sorting systems, including industry-leading disc screens and optical sorters, among other MRF equipment components. Boren concludes, “We are excited about future opportunities with CP, leveraging their MRF equipment and design solutions within our network.”

Schneider and Boren jointly stated they believe the global recycling industry is in its infancy.  The requirements and interest in sustainability and finding solutions to reduce waste and landfills have increased enormously.

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