AERC Recycling Solutions & Com-Cycle Under New Ownership
Flanders, NJ – November 8, 2012 – AERC.com, Inc. (AERC Recycling Solutions), one of the largest universal waste and electronics recyclers in the United States has completed an agreement for a change in ownership as of October 31, 2012. Robert W. Landmesser, Founder and CEO of AERC Recycling Solutions, is the Company’s largest shareholder, and has reached an agreement with Recycling Holdings, LLC of Nashville, Tennessee. The agreement will transfer Mr. Landmesser’s majority share of AERC stock to Recycling Holdings. This change in ownership will allow AERC to conduct business as usual, service its customers and follow its course of pursuing new business opportunities in order to remain competitive in the marketplace and continuously improve the customer experience. Recycling Holdings and its affiliate have been involved with AERC over the past five years.
Both AERC and Recycling Holdings are pleased with the completed transaction and agree that AERC will continue to be an industry leader, setting the standard for environmental excellence. “This is a tremendous opportunity for AERC to continue its commitment in servicing its customers and providing excellent recycling options. AERC has demonstrated to be an exemplary company over the past 22 years, with a continuous improvement business model and has helped thousands of companies, government agencies, universities, hospitals and individuals properly recycle. It has been a great honor to establish and lead this company throughout the years. I have high expectations for what AERC will achieve in the future,” says Landmesser.
Since 1990, AERC has seen expansion into new markets, product lines, service offerings and recycling streams, AERC views this change as another way to improve its business and provide a valuable service to its customers. Customers can expect to receive the same high level of service they have enjoyed in the past.
AERC Recycling Solutions serves client companies throughout the United States. AERC’s client base includes organizations in the financial services, real estate, property management, government, information technology, medical, pharmaceutical, education and retail industries. AERC specializes in providing full service solutions for handling End-of-Life Electronics, Secure Data Destruction, Asset Management, Electronic and Universal Waste needs.
About AERC Recycling Solutions
AERC Recycling Solutions is committed to a green world by helping clients in proper end-of-life management of assets, including those containing sensitive data and components hazardous to our environment. AERC has become an industry leader through its partnerships with clients by providing unmatched convenience, regulatory compliance and expert consulting to handle Electronic and Universal Waste issues. AERC develops comprehensive programs for its clients around the nation in providing full service solutions for handling End-of-Life Electronics, Secure Data Destruction, Asset Management, Electronic and Universal Waste needs. Acceptable Universal Waste materials include fluorescent lamps, batteries, ballasts and mercury containing devices.
AERC owns and operates five wholly owned Electronics Processing Com-Cycle facilities in five separate geographic locations. Each of these facilities has the industry designation of being an R2/RIOS Certified Electronics RecyclerÔ facility and has been independently certified to these industry designations. These R2 / RIOS Certified Electronics RecyclerÔ facilities are in Allentown, PA, Ashland, VA, West Melbourne, FL, Houston, TX, and Hayward, CA. AERC maintains a Zero-Waste-to-Landfill Policy for all of its hazardous electronics / electrical recycling services. All electronics are dismantled domestically by AERC’s highly trained staff. Any information on data storage devices is either wiped to the standards set by the Department of Defense or physically destroyed. AERC ensures for its clients compliance with Federal, State, and Local regulations.