Hyster Joins Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
Sept. 9, 2014 (Press Release) - Hyster Company today announced that it has joined the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) international trade association. As the “Voice of the Recycling Industry,” the ISRI provides safety, education, advocacy and compliance training, and promotes the vital role that recycling plays in the U.S. economy, global trade, the environment and sustainable development.
"As a manufacturer of lift trucks for heavy duty industries, including metal and scrap handling applications, we look forward to the many benefits and insights our ISRI membership will provide, in addition to adding our voice to the industry's trade association," said Len Lawrence, industry manager of metals for Hyster Company. "It's exciting to be a part of an organization that does so much for the recycling industry."
The ISRI membership will provide Hyster with access to state-of-the-art education and training ranging from operations and facility management to safety guidance, to the most up-to-date information on regulatory matters, market trends and industry news. Additionally, advocacy tools to promote responsible recycling initiatives at the federal, state and local levels and community outreach materials will also be available for use.
"Through the ISRI, Hyster will have an active role in a growing industry that is responsible for nearly half a million American jobs and contributes nearly $90 billion to the U.S. economy each year,” said Robin Wiener, president of the ISRI. “Recyclers protect valuable natural resources by processing more than 135 million metric tons of materials annually. We look forward to working with Hyster and providing them with many great benefits to help with the success of their business."
Based in Greenville, N.C., Hyster Company (www.hyster.com) is a leading worldwide lift truck designer and manufacturer. To learn more about Hyster, please visit: www.hyster.com.
SOURCE: Hyster Company