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Ray Barry Joins Vecoplan, LLC

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Ray Berry

ARCHDALE, NORTH CAROLINA – July 1, 2015 —– Effective August 1, 2015, Ray Barry will join Vecoplan, LLC as Sales Manager – Mobile, Document Destruction & Paper Recycling Division. Formerly Deputy Executive Director for the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), Mr. Barry has also served as dean of shred school and began his career in executive sales and operations positions with private sector shredding service providers. Mr. Barry brings over 15 years of practical sales and marketing experience within the secure destruction industry to his new position at Vecoplan.

In addition to sales management, other responsibilities of Mr. Barry’s new position include working with customers and Vecoplan R&D engineers to develop solutions for challenges faced by processors in the field. He will also play an integral role coordinating the introduction of these new technologies to the market.

“Ray adds a lot of depth to Vecoplan’s document destruction & paper recycling team,” according to Bob Gilmore, CSO at Vecoplan LLC. “As our commitment to this market continues to grow, Ray’s practical experience and knowledge base fits perfectly with our plans to expand within the industry,” adds Gilmore.

Recognized as a thought-leader in the secure destruction industry, he has authored numerous articles published in international document destruction trade journals, has been a featured speaker at NAID & PRISM technical conferences and continues his involvement in Shred School. Mr. Barry earned a BS in Business Administration from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina.

The worldwide leader in size-reduction technologies, Vecoplan provides design, engineering, manufacture, installation, commissioning, training, and ongoing parts & service for complete processing systems used in document destruction, materials recovery, recycling, waste-to-energy, and biomass facilities around the world.



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2015 Betty Lynn McInnis Memorial Golf Tournament

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in News | 0 comments


ARCHDALE, NORTH CAROLINA – June 10, 2015 —– The Betty Lynn McInnis Memorial Golf Tournament is held annually with proceeds benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point. The 2015 tournament was held Thursday, June 11 at the High Point Country Club/Willow Creek Golf Course. A Foursome from Vecoplan won the tournament and was awarded the “Gold Fox” trophy at this year’s event.

The Vecoplan team included Lynne Kennedy, Marty Kennedy, Yuri Chocholko, and Mike Campbell. “Vecoplan has been honored to be among the many sponsors of, and participants in this event for the last several years. It’s always a fun, rewarding event and of course winning is an added bonus,” stated Marty Kennedy, captain of Team Vecoplan. The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs is ‘ To inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.’

Literature from the organization states the following statics: 93% of club members live in poverty, 65% live with a single parent, and 70% do not use other youth agencies. Vecoplan encourages others to support this worthy cause with their time, talents and money.


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VECOPLAN’s NPE Booth Wins Platinum Hermes Award

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in News | 0 comments



 VecoPlan Awarded the Platinum Hermes Creative Award.


ARCHDALE, NORTH CAROLINA – June 10, 2015 —–Vecoplan’s NPE 2015 ‘Shredding Frenzy’ booth was recently honored with a platinum Hermes Creative Award. The Hermes Creative Awards were established over three decades ago to honor the messengers and creators of traditional and developing media. Receiving this award is a tremendous achievement that recognizes outstanding talent within the marketing and communication industries. The booth was entered into the competition by Vecoplan’s exhibit and manufacturing company, Apple Rock Advertising and Promotions, Inc. The highest achievement from Hermes, the Platinum Award was won in the category of advertising and trade show exhibits for the custom design and build of a display. The ‘Shredding Frenzy’ exhibit featured a shark tank meeting room, fully loaded interactive technology space and a hanging sign that used lights and computer images to project sharks. Only 15 percent of entries won the coveted Platinum award, in which both companies are proud to be a part of.

“NPE 2015 was one of the most successful trade shows we’ve ever participated in and our shark themed booth contributed greatly to that success”, stated Kim James Marketing Director of Vecoplan, LLC. “It literally stopped attendees in their tracks and enticed them onto our booth. I think this award winning exhibit is a perfect example of a true team effort-paying off in big time ROI.”

Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the conceptualization, writing and design of marketing materials or programs. There were over 6,000 entries in 2015, from 22 different countries around the world that competed in 195 different categories. Those categories ranged from advertising to integrated marketing, public relations, electronic media and trade show exhibitions as well as everything in between. These awards are overseen and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

Vecoplan is the global leader in technologically advanced machinery and systems for shredding and recycling. We design, engineer, manufacture, install, and provide start-up training on, as well as ongoing parts and service for individual machines and complete systems used to shred plastics, wood, paper, tires, medical waste, and broad range of other materials.

Shark Tank

Vecoplan is also a leader in mechanical technologies for processing Biomass, MSW and other wastes into biofuel and bioenergy feedstock. Capabilities include unloading of raw feed-stocks, pre-shredding, ferrous separation, conveying, screening, air classification, re-shredding, non-ferrous separation, optical separation, testing stations, storage, and metered feeding to the boiler, to the pelletizing machinery, to the liquid fuel conversion system, or to other waste conversion technologies.


For more information contact Vecoplan at:

Phone: 336.861.6070

Email: info@vecoplanllc.com

Website: www.VecoplanLLC.com

facebook: www.facebook.com/vecoplanllc

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Congratulations Luther Peoples on being Appointed Vecoplan Electrical Department Manager!

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Congratulations Luther "Luke" Peoples!

Congratulations Luther “Luke” Peoples!

Luther, “Luke”, Peoples has been named Electrical Department Manager at Vecoplan, LLC. All of Vecoplan’s control panels and systems for their shredders, recycling, waste-to-fuel, and secure destruction systems are produced in Vecoplan’s UL508 shop. As well, Vecoplan’s Electrical Department designs and produces control panels and integrated industrial control systems for VIC (Vecoplan Integrated Controls) a leading manufacturer of industrial controls and systems for other equipment OEMs, large processing plants, and integrators. These systems simplify, coordinate and automate the operation of manufacturing lines or entire factories.

Mr. Peoples new responsibilities include overseeing aspects of the design engineering, programming, production and quality control teams at Vecoplan.

Previously an Electrical QC Engineer at Vecoplan since 2006, Mr. Peoples brings 33 years of combined experience in electronics and industrial controls to his new position. Starting as a Chief Petty Officer in the US Navy, where he studied Advanced Applications of Electronic Warfare, he also worked as an Electronics Technician at Bekenton USA, Inc. before joining Vecoplan. According to Todd Carswell, VP of Technical Service at Vecoplan, “Luke has proven himself time and again over the last 9 years. He’s been great on our team and he’ll be even better heading-up our team moving forward!”

Vecoplan is a worldwide leader in shredding, recycling, waste and biomass processing technologies.

For more Information contact Vecoplan, LLC at: 336-861-6070,

Email: info@VecoplanLLC.com or visit our website at www.VecoplanLLC.com



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Vecoplan LLC at the 13th Annual CARE Conference

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Vecoplan LLC just wrapped up at the 13th Annual CARE Conference in New Orleans, LA yesterday. The CARE Conference was an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues in the carpet recycling industry, and to learn more about how CARE and its membership are keeping carpet out of the landfill and finding marketable uses for the recycled textile. We represented at the Conference with our booth where we showcased our unique and efficient fiber recycling systems and shredders as well as being a 2015 corporate sponsor.

This years event offered Vecoplan LLC a chance to meet one-on-one with users and network in the exhibition hall. Along with the exhibiting hours this years CARE Conference featured breakout sessions and a keynote giving attendees the 2015 CARE Update, New Technology Updates, Sustainability Announcements and Advanced Recycling informational sessions. We enjoyed attending this year’s event and meeting all the wonderful attendees that dropped by our booth.

About CARE

The mission of CARE is to advance market-based solutions that increase landfill diversion and recycling of post-consumer carpet, encourage design for recyclability and meet meaningful goals as approved by the CARE Board of Directors.

Vecoplan LLC’s Textile Shredding

Vecoplan provides shredders and systems for a variety of textile processing applications. These include secure destruction, recycling and process engineered fuel (PEF) – when a significant fraction volume of the waste stream being processed as an alternative fuel source is composed of textiles. Read More.

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