PITTSBURGH The Institute
of Scrap Recycling Industries has awarded Arnold Gene Gachman
the ISRI Lifetime Achievement Award.
Gachman, president of Fort
Worth, Texas-based Gachman Metals & Recycling Co., was
recognized for his dedication to the recycling industry and his
leadership of the Washington-based trade association.
"Throughout his career, Arnold
Gachman has proven (to) be a wonderful leader for the scrap
recycling industry, (and) his generosity, ability to teach
others and willingness to learn have helped set our
industrys course for decades to come," ISRI president
Robin Wiener said.
Gachman entered the family
business in 1969 and became president of the company in 1974.
He also became ISRIs third president in 1992.
"I was fortunate enough to have
the influence of many people that helped guide me and make me a
better person and professional," Gachman said. "That is one of
the many benefits of ISRI. It is the relationships that are