April 30 — Bulk Handling Systems has acquired fellow recycling and solid waste optical sorting equipment designer and manufacturer National Recovery Technologies.
Eugene, Ore.-based BHS said in a news release that the acquisition gives the company an additional resource to use as it continues to explore a wide-range of processing needs.
"NRT was founded by some of the brightest scientific minds in the industry and its values have been based on technology innovation, quality of manufacturing and a strong commitment to customer support, values that BHS has as well," BHS CEO Steve Miller said in a statement. "Today, [National Recovery Technologies] produces the best optical technology on the market, which strengthens BHS? position as a global leader in providing the most state-of-the-art and durable material recovery systems in the industry."
Founded in 1981, Nashville-based National Recovery Technologies owns or is the exclusive licensee of 29 U.S. patents and five foreign patents covering near-infrared spectroscopy, X-Ray, and line camera sorting systems.
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