Schupan Aluminum & Plastic Sales' John Barry speaks to 269 Magazine on his leadership and his mentors' influence.
Specifics hard to pin down, but Flint seeing more water bottle recycling.
Schupan is handling empty bottles returned by residents through water distribution points located throughout the city, but there are other ways to capture all of those empties.
Better late than never.
The only regret Marc Schupan has about owning a 1985 Beechcraft King Air C90A is that he didn't discover the value of business aviation earlier.
GM Recycles 2 Million Flint Water Bottles into Fleece.
GM partnered with Schupan Recycling to collect the bottles needed to make three products.
Two companies assisting with Flint, Mich. bottle recycling
Schupan Recycling, the largest PET bottle recycler in Michigan, has partnered with Petoskey Plastics, Inc., to help collect some of the empty water bottles generated from donations during the Flint Water Crisis.
Spartan student athletes volunteer in Flint.
MSU athletes, cheerleaders, band members and other student group leaders and athletics department staff members join Schupan Recycling, Republic Services, JIC, DEQ and MSP in distributing water and recycling bags at the Northwest Shopping Center in Flint, Michigan on February 5.
Quantity and quality: Increasing the UBC recycling rate offers challenges.
Schupan COO, Tom Emmerich, and other industry leaders discuss the increased recycling rate of UBCs and the challenges the industry faces.
Despite challenges, recycling is "viable, sustainable and growing" say Michigan industry leaders
Schupan COO, Tom Emmerich, and Michigan Recycling Coalition's Kerrin O'Brien discuss the health of the recycling industry with "Greening of the Great Lakes" -- and the prognosis looks good.
Schupan Recycling President Optimistic About Industry's Future Despite Current Downturn in Commodity Values
Tom Emmerich, COO of Schupan & Sons, Inc. and President of Schupan Recycling, talks about our best-in-the-country bottle return/deposit law and the continued need for education on the importance of recycling on "Greening of the Great Lakes" with host, Kurt Heinze.
Greening of the Great Lakes sustainability roundtable discussion on key green issues facing Michigan
Greening of the Great Lakes host Kirk Heinze welcomes back Dianne Byrum, Doug Buhler and Marc Schupan for his second annual sustainability roundtable, a panel discussion focusing on some of the key "green" issues facing Michigan and the Great Lakes region.
Waste Management to begin new contract for electronics recycling
After receiving the R2/RIOS certification in mid-May -- a process confirming that a recycling company will handle electronics in an environmentally friendly manner -- Schupan Industrial Recycling will be the electronics recycler for Waste Management of Three Rivers.
These are hard but fluid times for aluminum distribution, manufacturing and recycling firm Schupan & Sons
The family-owned business has grown from meager sales and five or six employees when it was started by Schupan's father Nelson in 1968, to annual sales topping $250 million and more than 400 employees in 10 locations in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Illinois. (March 23, 2014)
Schupan Eyes Growth, Hires Scrap Veterans
Schupan & Sons has hired two scrap industry veterans to help lead its growing industrial recycling division. (American Metal Market, February 6, 2014)
MSU, Schupan: Doing the Right Thing by Going Greener
Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Kirk Heinze welcome Marc Schupan and Jennifer Battle to WJR's MSU Today for a wide-ranging discussion on sustainability and recycling. Heinze hosts Greening of the Great Lakes every Sunday evening on News/Talk 760 WJR and fills in for Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on this edition of WJR's MSU Today program. (December 13, 2013)
Schupan & Sons to expand Grand Rapids presence
Kalamazoo-based metal and plastics recycler, Schupan Recycling, plans to expand its capacity at an existing site in Grand Rapids by year’s end.(November 25, 2013)
Synergy, Customization, Service: On staying distinct from the competition—and ahead of it.
In a metals market beset by overcapacity and price deflation, Schupan & Sons has remained profitable, largely through strategic diversification. (November 12, 2013)
Schupan Industrial Recycling is Named in List of Alcoa Top Scrap Suppliers
The aluminum firm Alcoa has named the recipients of its Top North American Scrap Suppliers for 2013. The company says this year marks the ninth consecutive year that Alcoa’s recycling and scrap purchasing group has recognized its best suppliers in key performance criteria, including safety, quality, volume, breadth of supply to multiple locations and delivery performance.
(November 5, 2013)
Guest column: Possible Changes to Michigan’s Bottle Bill? We All Need to Pay Attention
Kirk Heinze talks with Tom Emmerich, President of Schupan Recycling, about the possibility of changes to the Michigan Beverage Container Deposit Law, currently under consideration in the DEQ's draft report to Governor Snyder.
(October 15, 2013)