Former Alter Trading chief Charles Smith dies

Oct 18, 2013 | 08:39 AM | Sean Davidson

Tags  scrap, recycler, Charles Smith, Alter Trading, obituary, Robert Goldstein, Sean Davidson

NEW YORK — Charles A. Smith Jr., former president and chief executive officer of scrap metals recycler Alter Trading Corp., died Oct. 11. He was 88.

Smith joined Alter Co. in 1953 in its accounting and transportation departments and quickly climbed the ranks as a buyer and seller of scrap. In 1964, he was....

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