ECS Refining Announces Its Selection to the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal Fast Private 2011 Honoree Award

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ECS Refining, leader in electronics recycling and ITAD Asset Management Solutions, is added to the list of the most rapidly growing private Silicon Valley companies

Its really just providing a solution to a need,” said Jim Taggart, chief executive officer, ECS Refining. “We as a society are building more and more throw-away products. Most of them aren’t built to be repaired.

ECS Refining, the industry leader in electronic recycling and end-of-life services, is proud to announce that it has been selected as an honoree for the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Fast Private 2011. James MacGregor, Publisher of the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal stated that “about half of the companies on this year’s list more than doubled their revenue between those years (2008-2010), and all of the companies …had growth of more than 25 percent.”

Fifty-one companies were selected for this prestigious list. ECS Refining, which ranked at 31, has an extensive portfolio of services including electronics waste recycling, end-of-life (EOL), IT Equipment disposition (ITAD) asset management/resale and more. ECS Refining had many other notable successes this year including the following:

  •     Launch of ecollective where consumers in California can easily drop off their e-waste at nearby collector locations which are within 10 miles of their location
  •     The opening of our Stockton, CA “state-of-art” electronics recycling facility
  •     e-Stewards Certification® at both the Stockton, CA and Terrell, TX facilities
  •     Addition to the Inc. 5000 2011 Fastest Growing Private Company List

ECS Refining is also profiled in the October 14 Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal feature insert. In regards to electronic waste recycling “it’s really just providing a solution to a need,” said Jim Taggart, chief executive officer, ECS Refining. “We as a society are building more and more throw-away products. Most of them aren’t built to be repaired.” Other fast growing companies on the list include LinkedIn, Marketo Inc., and PureMatter.

Another fast growing segment for ECS Refining is working with well-known enterprise companies. “Large enterprises as well as major recycling companies need to dispose of equipment such as IT assets or other waste,” said Mark Robards, vice president of sales and marketing. “With customer permission, we can refurbish and resell IT equipment to wholesale or retail markets. We’re the only company in the nation that covers the whole life cycle of a product - from cradle to cradle.”

About ECS Refining
ECS Refining is a national electronic waste recycling and end-of-life services company with locations in Santa Clara, Stockton, and Gardena, California; Medford, Oregon; and Mesquite and Terrell, Texas. For over 30 years, ECS has provided recovery and refining, asset management, and resale services to attain maximum recovery value for clients, while maintaining environmentally sustainable results. We provide recycling solutions for a wide variety of electronic, industrial and hazardous materials, and are committed to applying smart and planet-friendly solutions for our customers. For more information about our operations, and the latest news from ECS Refining, visit http://www.ecsrefining.com.

Contacts
Marci Rodgers
Director of Marketing
ECS Refining
705 Reed St.
Santa Clara, Ca 95050
408-886-3755
mrodgers(at)ecsrefining(dot)com

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