Matthias Erdmannsdoerfer Named President of NRT
Nashville, TN – Following Oregon based Bulk Handling Systems’ (BHS) acquisition of Tennessee based National Recovery Technologies (NRT), BHS has announced that Matthias W. Erdmannsdoerfer has been named President of NRT, effective immediately. “We are fortunate to have someone of Matthias’ caliber and experience to step up and lead NRT during this transition,” said Steve Miller, CEO of BHS.
Erdmannsdoerer echoed Miller’s optimistic outlook. “I am very excited to be joining the BHS and NRT team,” he said. “NRT is one of the leading suppliers of optical sorting equipment in the world and has some of the brightest individuals in the industry. It will be fun to see how the two companies will create their joint future and I am certain it will be a prosperous one.”“BHS and NRT have a history of innovation, and are currently working together to install the largest and most sophisticated recycling systems in the world,” Miller went on to say. “NRT is at a very exciting yet equally critical juncture as a company, and Matthias has the vision, leadership and successful track record to implement our strategy and take advantage of current market opportunities.”
In conjunction with the above addition, Dr. Edward Sommer has accepted a position as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the company. Dr. Sommer is a widely recognized world expert in the optical sorting field; he is responsible for a number of groundbreaking technologies in the industry, and holds 29 related patents.
Mr. Erdmannsdoerfer joins the group with more than 15 years of executive leadership experience in the material handling and capital equipment industries. He has most recently served as President and CEO of BEUMER Corporation and as President of Eisenmann Corporation.