ECS Refining and Dlubak Glass Company Form Regenesys Glass Processing

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Regenesys Glass Processing will specialize in processing and refining cathode ray tube (CRT) glass, providing a comprehensive, domestic recycling solution for the electronic recycling industry. Regenesys represents an environmentally responsible solution to the burgeoning issue of how to handle “hazardous” glass.

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The e-waste industry needs a solution to its CRT glass problem — one that goes beyond simply separating panel glass from funnel glass. We’re eager to work with anyone that needs a safe, environmentally responsible way to handle CRTs.

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2010 E-Scrap Conference, booth #504-505: ECS Refining, a recycling and end-of-life services company that specializes in electronic, industrial equipment and hazardous wastes, is partnering with Dlubak Glass Company to form a joint venture that provides a comprehensive domestic recycling solution for the electronic recycling industry. The new company, Regenesys Glass Processing (http://www.regenglass.com/) combines 110 years of experience to offer a unique blend of proprietary offerings and knowledge in CRT glass recycling, metal processing and refining.

Regenesys Glass Processing is especially optimized to address the CRT recycling needs of the e-waste industry, which needs a solution to responsibly handle CRT recycling domestically and reduce exports of this hazardous waste. The company uses advanced, proprietary approaches to extract metal oxides from CRT glass and chemically blend glass for the automotive, fiberglass, bead, and lighting industries. Initial processing facility locations are planned for California, Ohio, and Texas, with phased expansions to be announced.

“Dlubak is expert in working with glass of all types, with the technology and know-how to blend glass for use in a variety of manufacturing scenarios, while ECS Refining is expert in metallurgical processes — so it’s a match of great talents,” said Curt Spivey, VP of corporate development for ECS Refining and incoming general manager of Regenesys Glass Processing. “The e-waste industry needs a solution to its CRT glass problem — one that goes beyond simply separating panel glass from funnel glass. We’re eager to work with anyone that needs a safe, environmentally responsible way to handle CRTs.”

About Dlubak Glass Company
Founded in 1932, in the garage of Walter Sr. and Mary Dlubak’s Natrona Heights, PA, home, Dlubak Glass Company is family-owned and operated, and is now in its third generation of family ownership. Since its start in the bottle recycling business, Dlubak Glass Company has grown to become one of the largest US recyclers and processors of glass. During the mid 1990s, Dlubak experienced significant growth and became the largest American recycler of TV and PC monitor (CRT) glass. Dlubak serves the automotive, CRT, lighting, plate, fiberglass, container, and specialty glass industries, with six plants located in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, Texas, Oklahoma, and Arizona, in addition to numerous depots throughout the US, Canada and Mexico. The company’s six plants are fully permitted and licensed for glass recycling, and serve their customers worldwide, with sales volumes in excess of 420,000 tons per year. http://dlubak.com .

About ECS Refining
ECS Refining is a recycling and end-of-life services company specializing in electronics, industrial equipment and hazardous wastes. Utilizing a variety of approaches, including recovery and refining, asset management, and refurbishment and resale, we are dedicated to optimizing our services for a sustainable outcome. Because we work with such a wide variety of materials from hundreds of different sources, and have strong connections with partners both upstream and downstream, we’re adept at applying our skills and knowledge to formulate smart and planet-friendly solutions for our customers. Recycle responsibly. Recycle with ECS Refining. For more information about our operations and the latest news from ECS Refining, visit our website, blog, Facebook page, and Twitter page (@ecsrefining).

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