• IESI Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, has acquired the stock of Seneca Meadows Inc., which owns and operates the Seneca Meadows Landfill in the Finger Lakes region of New York.

  • Announcements

  • Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire (BFNT), Nashville, has reorganized the company into four business units: Consumer Replacement Tire, Consumer OE Tire, Truck and Bus Tires, and Off-Road Products.

  • Mack Trucks Inc., Lehigh Valley, Pa., has rolled its 2,000th Mack highway vehicle off the line at the New River Valley truck assembly facility in Dublin, Va.

  • Salt Lake City is adding 39 Hagerstown, Ind.-based-Autocar Xpeditor WXR 64s to its fleet; Dallas has purchased 18 Xpeditors; and Ontario, Calif., has added 15 WXLL64 trucks to its fleet.

  • Environmental Operations Inc., St. Louis, has been chosen by the Southwestern Illinois Development Authority (SWIDA) to perform environmental assessments on sites in Brooklyn, Ill.

  • Recycling Technologies Inc. (RTI) Hickory, N.C., has extended its warranty on vertical rotary grinders to two years.

  • Eaton Corp.'s, Kalamazoo Mich., Vorad Safety Systems has introduced a tamper-detection option to the EVT-300 collision warning system.

  • The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has translated its Portable Pump Safety Manual into Spanish.

  • Awards

  • Anheuser Busch, St. Louis, and Verizon, Bedminster, N.J., were awarded the National Recycling Coalition's Annual Recycling Works Recognition Award.

  • Superior Emerald Park landfill, Muskego, Wis., received the bronze award from the Solid Waste Industry Association of North America (SWANA) in the landfill management category.

  • Lisa Mullen, owner of Rocky Mountain Sanitation, Grand Junction, Colo., has been named Citizen of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce.