PSC Metals Earns Industry Recognition and Promotes Executives

Company says promotions are part of its efforts to improve its nonferrous business.

October 14, 2011

PSC Metals, a scrap metal recycling firm based in Cleveland, has announced the promotion and rehiring of three executives in its nonferrous operations.

Gary Rittenhouse was appointed vice president, Southern Non-Ferrous Trading, with responsibility for PSC Metals’ East Tennessee nonferrous operations. Rittenhouse, a former PSC Metals employee, rejoined the company from Alcoa Recycling. He will be based at the company’s Knoxville, Tenn., location.

Brian Carlone was appointed vice president, Northern Non-Ferrous Trading. Carlone joined PSC Metals in 2010 after having worked for Metalico Annaco. He has more than 20 years of experience in the industry and is based at PSC Metals’ Barberton, Ohio, facility. Carlone also serves as vice president of the Northern Ohio Chapter of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. (ISRI).

Frank Savena rejoined PSC Metals in May 2011 as director of export sales and copper. Savena, based at PSC Metals’ Wooster, Ohio, location, had been with Cronimet Trading.

Mark Shapiro, executive vice president PSC Metals, Non-Ferrous, says the senior personnel moves reflect “the company’s ongoing commitment to improve all aspects of our non-ferrous business.”

In recognizing the company’s nonferrous operations, Alcoa’s rolling mill plant in Davenport, Iowa, honored PSC Metals as a top ten supplier for fall 2011.

In September, PSC Metals, through its acquisition of the assets of Shapiro Brothers, expanded its operations in Missouri, Illinois and Arkansas. It was the fourth acquisition the company made in 2011.

PSC Metals is, with 41 locations through the Southeast and Midwest, is involved in ferrous and nonferrous recycling operations, brokerage, secondary plate and secondary pipe. The company also has a dedicated logistics and transportation department to help the company execute supply chain management via rail, highway, barge and other vessels.