BHS Names Chris Ulum NRT Managing Director

Ulum will lead all aspects of NRT’s sales & operations

Eugene, Ore. – May 3 2021– – Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)has named Christopher Ulum to the position of Managing Director of National Recovery Technologies (NRT).In his position Ulum will oversee all aspects of NRT’s operations, service, sales, product management and finances.

“Chris is an exceptional leader with a wide breadth of experience–we are fortunate to have him come on board to lead NRT,” said BHS CEO Steve Miller. “The application of NRT’s innovative technology in optical, controls and artificial intelligence are changing the industry. Chris will be a vital part of continuing that fast-paced growth while maintaining our high performance, results-oriented, and quality focus for our customers.”

“I am delighted to join the NRT team as part of the BHS family of companies,” said Ulum. “NRT is a global leader in applying sophisticated technology to help solve the waste and recycling challenges our world faces. Our large global footprint, coupled with our many years of recycling infrastructure experience, world-wide install base and service teams, make NRT a trusted partner in the waste and recycling industry. I look forward to working with our passionate team as we continue to advance the technology and grow the company.”

Ulum has more than 25 years of diverse industry experience in high-impact leadership positions, including President and CEO roles. His background includes large organizations such as Frito-Lay, IBM and Sun Microsystems, as well as small start-up companies such as Agilyx Corporation and Building Energy, Inc. Ulum’s academic background includes a B.S. in Business from Oregon State University and an MBA from Duke University, Fuqua School of Business.



Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)

Headquartered in Eugene, OR, BHS is a worldwide leader in the innovative design, engineering, manufacturing and installation of sorting systems and components for the solid waste, recycling, waste-to-energy, and construction and demolition industries. Wholly-owned subsidiaries include Nihot (Amsterdam), NRT (Nashville, TN) and Zero Waste Energy (Lafayette, CA). BHS is also the home of Max-AI® technology, a breakthrough artificial intelligence that identifies materials, makes intelligent decisions and directs equipment such as robotic sorters. Clients around the globe choose BHS because of its experience, dedication to cutting-edge technology, quality construction and durability, and unmatched customer service. BHS has built some of the largest and most durable MRFs in the world – and they are achieving the highest throughput, recovery, and purity rates in the industry.

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