Greg King has been named President of The Harris Waste Management Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Avis Industrial Corporation. King will be responsible for all aspects of the operation and management of Harris, as well as its global product and service offerings.
King joins Harris following a 27-year career with WestRock, formerly known as RockTenn, with executive leadership experience in operations, supply chain, and finance. Most recently King served as WestRock’s Senior Vice President of Recycling. Leland Boren, Chairman and CEO of Avis commented, “We are pleased to have someone with such a solid background in the recycling industry join the Avis team and lead the charge at Harris. King was one of our customers while at WestRock, and he understands the scrap and recyclables industry and the needs of the processors.”
King holds a BS from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Georgia. He resides in Suwanee, Georgia with his wife Stephanie, daughter Samantha, and son Landon.
The Harris Waste Management Group, Inc., has been a leader in the recycling industry for over 100 years and manufactures both ferrous and nonferrous processing equipment. Harris’ products include a diverse line of balers, compactors, shears and shredders that are sold worldwide. Manufacturing facilities for Harris are located in Baxley and Cordele, Georgia, with an additional office in Wiltshire, United Kingdom.
ABOUT AVIS INDUSTRIAL CORPORATION
Avis Industrial Corporation is the parent company of ten wholly-owned subsidiaries: AI International, Louisville, Kentucky; The American Baler Company, Bellevue, Ohio; Crankshaft Machine Company, Jackson, Michigan; CUMSA Corp., Matamoros, Mexico; Edgerton Forge, Inc., Edgerton, Ohio; The Harris Waste Management Group, Inc., Cordele and Baxley, Georgia, and Wiltshire, U.K.; James Steel & Tube Co., Madison Heights, Michigan; Pacific Forge, Inc., Fontana, California; Peninsular Cylinder Co., Inc., Roseville, Michigan; and Sellick Equipment, Harrow, Ontario, Canada.