Ecoverse Showcase A Big Success
Ecoverse welcomed more than 500 people to downtown Cleveland on April 14-16, 2015 at the Convention Center. The showcase featured 13 machines, thirty-six classroom sessions, service training, and countless personal product tours of Doppstadt, Backhus, Backers, Tiger, and Harvest Quest. Attendees from far and wide gathered in the hall to enjoy the Ecoverse party including; drinks, appetizers, live music, and Irish dancers.
“We had people from England, Kiverco from Ireland, Heinz Backers from Germany, the guys from Backhus and Cesaro from Italy. In addition, we had a strong contingent of Doppstadt people there. People that helped us build the business for twelve years now. If you could witness, as we have, the amount of investment Doppstadt put into their factories in Germany, it’s something to behold. Doppstadt has been in business 50 years in June and are having an International Expo. It is as much of a celebration of the future as it is of the 50 years past. There will be 100 machines working. If you knew what it took to get these machines into our hall, you would appreciate how getting 100 machines in there is something else” states Shane Donnelly, Co-owner of Ecoverse.
The three day event covered a range of topics including; food waste depackaging and removal of plastic, anaerobic digestion, reduction of odors from compost, remediation of drill cuttings-hydroloc and technical equipment training. Industry leading speakers included; Tom Kirkland from Bay Mulch, Bob Yost from A1 Organics, Matt Biegler from Compost USA, Darren Midlane from Harvest Quest, Renato Contipelli from Quasar AD Systems, Mitch Kessler from Kessler Consulting and Bruce Sandau and Jim Dalton from Green Earth.
The Ecoverse Showcase was an event to portray where it all began, how Ecoverse has grown as a company throughout the years and the direction they are heading for the future. They look forward to hosting their next showcase forthcoming in the next couple years.
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