• Ecore CEO Dodge Named ISRI Director, Tire Chapter Chairman

    May 01, 2018
    Arthur Dodge, III, CEO and President of Ecore International, has been elected Director of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and Chairman of the ISRI’s Tire Chapter. ISRI, a non-profit trade association consisting of more than 1,600 private and public for-profit companies, promotes public awareness of the value and importance of recycling in the production of goods and services worldwide.

    As ISRI Director, Dodge will participate in national policy discussions related to recycling industry domestic and international trade and help support the promotion of recycling industries’ contribution to a cleaner and healthier planet.

    In his role as Tire Chapter chair, Dodge will conduct outreach to recycled rubber industry leaders to help support and raise awareness of contributions to safety and environmental applications for the tire recycling and recycled rubber products industries.

    “Sustainable products and processes form the core of what we do at Ecore,” said Dodge, whose company is regarded as a pioneer in developing innovative recycled surfaces and is North America’s largest user of scrap tire rubber. “I am excited to work with ISRI members to build on the association’s vision for protecting and preserving the planet and continuing its mission to promote environmentally responsible products, technologies and services.”

    Dodge was elected to both positions at the recent ISRI 2018 Convention & Exposition and will serve two-year terms.

    Lancaster, Pa.-based Ecore transforms reclaimed materials into performance surfaces that make people’s lives better. The company processes more than 80 million pounds of scrap tire rubber each year, helping to conserve more than one million barrels of oil. To learn more about Ecore, visit www.ecoreintl.com.
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    About Ecore
    Since 1871, Ecore has been transforming reclaimed materials into unique surfaces that make people’s lives better. What started with simple cork closures has evolved into a diverse portfolio of products solving complex problems in applications ranging from playgrounds, weight rooms, and turf fields to hospitals, hotels, and retail environments. Ecore is driven everyday by a simple question, “Can a floor do more?” YES. At Ecore, we create products based on the simple notion that floors should elevate beyond current expectations. Ecore’s energy is focused on the interaction between people and the surface. As a result, we engineer performance well beyond industry standards related to acoustics, ergonomics, and safety. Harvesting the unique power from a myriad of waste streams, Ecore creates products that align substantial force reduction with a balanced amount of energy return to create dynamic surfaces that are catered to the individual and the application.

    Ecore is comprised of four business units: Ecore Athletic, Ecore Commercial Flooring, Ecore Industrial, and Ecore Construction. To learn more, visit www.ecoreintl.com.
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    Garnet Sofillas, Brand Manager
    (717) 295-3400