Canusa Hershman Expands Management Staff

John Carpenter, formerly with RockTenn, named assistant manager of plant operations and procurement.

November 14, 2012
Recycling Today Staff

Canusa Hershman Recycling Co. (CHRC), based in Branford, Conn., has announced that John Carpenter has joined the company as assistant manager of plant operations and procurement at its secondary materials facility in St. Albans, Vt.

Carpenter joins the company from RockTenn, where he worked as fiber procurement manager for the company’s mills in Shawville, Vt., and Stroudsburg, Pa. Carpenter worked for Canusa Corp. as a broker from 1988 to 1996 before joining RockTenn.

“I am excited to be here,” says Carpenter. “I enjoyed my time here before joining RockTenn and am excited to be back in this position.”

Carpenter describes his new position as a “jack-of-all-trades.” He will work to source and secure tonnage, to broker material and to provide internal support for Canusa Hershman customers.

CHRC was formed in 2002 through the merger of the fiber group of Canusa Corp. and Hershman Recycling Inc. CHRC staff has more than 135 years of experience in materials processing and commodities trading. CHRC and its affiliates market more than 2.5 million tons of recyclables per year, including more than 15 million pounds per month of postindustrial plastic.