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Recycling Cart Manufacturer Unveils Tilt Truck Line in HDPE Plastic

Recycling product manufacturer MODRoto, is now offering its entire line of tilt trucks in 100% virgin, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic as standard at no extra charge. An upgrade versus tilt trucks molded from structural foam, blowmolded polypropylene and other plastic materials, the latest Poly-Trux(R) tilt trucks in HDPE are rotationally molded in a single leak-proof piece with sturdy, round corners and consistent wall thicknesses for structural strength and rigidity comparable to metal tilt trucks yet with resilience and flexibility to safely bounce back from sharp blows and heavy loads without cracking or distorting in shape.

Recycling cart manufacturer earns praise for innovation, leadership in rotational molding

Recycling product manufacturer MODRoto was featured as the front cover story in the 2016 Rotational Molders Ranking issue of Plastics News, the magazine reporting on trends and innovations in the plastics industry worldwide. Revisiting the company that pioneered the use of rotational molding for manufacturing recycling carts with its Poly-Trux(R) 50P Series, the in-depth story titled “Pushing the Cart Forward” announced “It's a new era for a tried-and-true brand” for MODRoto under the leadership of President and COO J.R. Ryan. The story by Gayle S. Putrich covered the company's recent process innovations, plans for growth, emphasis on skilled, dedicated team members, and its key product lines, referring to its carts as the backbone of the business.

Forkliftable recycling collection cart now features durable, powder-coated base as standard

The 50P-16S forkliftable recycling collection cart from recycling product manufacturer MODRoto, now features the company's sturdy, powder-coated, metal support base as standard. Delivering the load bearing strength and rigidity of steel and the weather-resistance of plastic, the powder-coated, metal support base safely handles up to 500 lbs. of paper, glass, metal, plastic, construction and demolition debris, and other recyclable materials. The sturdy support base joins a rugged, rotationally molded, plastic bin above with three, steel fork tubes below that allow the entire recycling cart to be raised, moved, rotated 180 degrees and dumped by forklift to minimize manual lifting, bending and reaching. The innovative cart is set on six, industrial-strength, non-marking casters arranged in a clever configuration for easy rolling on and off scales and tailgates when rolled manually.

MODRoto appoints Dan Rodriguez to National Sales Manager

Recycling cart manufacturer MODRoto, has named Dan Rodriguez as U.S. national sales manager. A noted brand strategist and former Tingue sales representative, Rodriguez is responsible for driving the company's sales strategy including growing the brand in new and existing markets, providing leadership and direction for his team of North American field sales representatives and customer service staff, and offering support for the company's global network of distributors. Bringing 15 years of experience in sales, marketing and management to the plastics rotomolder, Rodriguez earned a reputation for putting the customer first and delivering bottom line results, according to MODRoto President and COO J.R. Ryan. “Dan has an insider's view of the changes affecting marketing communications today,” says Ryan, “but it's his proven commitment to serving our customers and helping the people around him succeed that makes me especially proud to welcome him to this position.”

Recycling carts customized with extra safety, security features

The 50P Series recycling carts in the Poly-Trux line, from recycling product manufacturer MODRoto, are offered with a choice of optional safety and security features to help safeguard workers from injuries and help prevent access to valuable materials contained inside the carts. To be showcased at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) Convention and Exposition, booth #1129, on April 2-6, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. The 50P Series recycle carts support proper ergonomics with an optional, hinged side panel that opens for easy access to the cart interior during loading and unloading, and with an optional spring platform that rises as materials are removed. Both reduce bending and reaching and aid in reducing workers’ compensation claims.

Reusable bulk container enables fertilizer manufacturer to recycle fishing waste as feedstock

When thousands of anglers head to Algoma, Wis. on the shores of Lake Michigan every summer, they leave behind thousands of pounds of fish scraps that commercial fisheries call offal. The fish scrap often clogged the sewage system and overloaded the wastewater treatment plant, discharging untreated effluent into the lake. The U.S. E.P.A. demanded that Algoma either build a new wastewater treatment plant or find another solution.

Recycling Cart Manufacturer Reveals Most Popular Color of 2015

Serenity blue may be a Pantone 2016 “Color of the Year” but instead of setting the trend, the color experts may be following what recycling professionals have known and demonstrated for years, and confirmed again this week. The most popular color of 2015 is Royal Blue. According to a new report from plastics rotomolder MODRoto, Royal Blue ranks as the year's most popular color based on total units purchased for the company's line of Poly-Trux(R) recycling carts, laundry carts and Ship Shape bulk containers. The report revealed that Royal Blue earned approximately 50% of unit sales while Black and Forest Green, popular among recycling managers, were the runners-up.

MODRoto names J.R. Ryan as president

Recycling cart manufacturer MODRoto, has named noted business strategist, Lean Six Sigma authority and featured speaker J.R. Ryan president and chief operating officer. A proven executive with a 30-year track record for driving revenue growth and profitability, Ryan is responsible for the overall business results including strategic direction and growth of the rotational molding company's multiple business units, which include Poly-Trux(R) recycling and laundry carts, Ship Shape material handling containers, Pool Shot Products(TM) pool, spa and recreational products, lighted furniture, wedding and event décor, fuel tanks, and custom rotational design and molding services. With successful tenures leading companies involved in textile manufacturing, linen and uniform rental, and management consulting, Ryan brings to the position a rare combination of veteran leadership experience and hands-on, operational skills, according to David Tingue, CEO of MODRoto's parent company, Tingue, Brown & Co. “J.R. has delivered measurable results for several different companies in a variety of markets, he's built our TBR Associates consulting firm from square one to a national presence, and I'm looking forward to seeing his imprint on MODRoto,” says Tingue, referring to Ryan's position as president of TBR Associates, which specializes in process improvement, Lean Six Sigma, management development, and other services. Ryan will continue serving in that role.

New recycling products website showcases collection carts and bulk containers

A new Website from recycling product manufacturer MODRoto, showcases the company's line of recycling collection carts and containers. Featuring photo galleries, in-action videos, customer case studies and product literature offered as free, downloadable pdfs, the new Web site provides recycling companies, municipal program managers and others with a resource offering quick access to vital information on both the latest in material recovery and on the company's classic recycle cart designs. Color choices, usage recommendations, caster configurations and other details are included.

Recycling and Utility Carts Permit Collection, Transport of Wet and Dry Materials

The 50P Series recycling and utility carts and trucks in the Poly-Trux line from recycling product manufacturer MODRoto, Madison, Ind. (, feature a proprietary, T-nut design that allows wet and dry products to be collected and transported in a hygienic, plastic cart without fear of leaks, drips and spills or of their potential to cause contamination. Molded-in during manufacture, the T-nuts attach the plastic cart bin to its poly-steel base and casters, leaving a smooth, metal-free cart interior that is virtually leak-proof and eliminates outdated bolt-through designs, which can allow liquids to leak out the cart bottom.

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