Scrap industry veteran ‘Yogi’ Friedrichsen dies

Feb 13, 2014 | 03:02 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  Richard Friedrichsen, Yogi Friedrichsen, Southern Scrap Material, Southern Recycling, Stephen Chazen, Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — Scrap metal recycling industry veteran Richard "Yogi" Friedrichsen died Feb. 10. He was 68.

Friedrichsen, who was executive vice president of Southern Scrap Material Co. in New Orleans for 18 years, made his start in the metals industry with Southern Foundry Supply Inc. Southern Scrap Material went on to become Southern Recycling LLC, a....

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