ISRI celebrated its 30th anniversary at the annual convention held in New Orleans this spring. We celebrated with more than 250 exhibitors at this premier event for the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), which serves as The Voice of the Recycling Industry and has been promoting, protecting and advancing the scrap recycling industry since 1987. View the ISRI 30th anniversary timeline.
There was an all-day trade show and lobbyist training, fishing, skeet shooting — even a haunted ghost tour. But the overshadowing takeaway from the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) Southeast Chapter Fall Convention was this: the critical need to raise awareness about the positive economic and environmental impact of the scrap recycling industry, which generates more than $105 billion annually in U.S.
What happens in Vegas? Well, every other April, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries’ (ISRI) Annual Convention & Expo does. And this month, luck was on the side of scrap recyclers from across the country when a rise in ferrous scrap prices also happened as many were headed to the show at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
Recently the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International and the Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM) published The United States Security Industry,the first definitive study of the security market since the Hillcrest Report II in 1990. Having digested the report from the perspective a perimeter physical security provider, some interesting points shine through:
LKQ Corporation, worldwide distributor of vehicle products, including replacement parts, components and systems used in the repair and maintenance of vehicles, hosted their annual managers meeting and vendor fair In Nashville, TN last week. As a proud perimeter security partner for 83 LKQ locations nationwide, Electric Guard Dog was on hand for the show.