WASTEC names new chair

On Monday, the Waste Equipment Technology Association (WASTEC) announced that Michael L. Knaub has been elected as its new chairman. Knaub is Senior Vice President and Managing Director of the Waste Technology Division of Charlotte, N.C.-based Schaefer Systems International. According to a WASTEC press release, Knaub will assume the seat of outgoing WASTEC chairman Ron McCracken on January 1, 2007.