“My involvement in multiple recycling operations and witnessing the array of new and advanced technology, which has been challenged by the ever-changing inbound recycling materials, has been a great education,” Henke says.

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San Diego, CA – CP Group, a leading Material Recovery Facility (MRF) equipment and solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Mark Henke as its new Director of Process Improvements. With over 25 years of experience in the recycling industry, Henke brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the role.

Prior to joining CP Group, he served as the Senior Recycling Manager at Republic Services, where he led various process MRF improvement initiatives resulting in significant gains in efficiency and throughput. In his new role, Henke will be responsible for leading CP Group’s process improvement initiatives and driving operational excellence to meet the evolving needs of CP customer

As the new Director of Process Improvement, Henke will add to the company’s continued success in the dynamic and ever-evolving recycling industry by bringing the perspective of the customer. “My role is to bring the perspective of our customer to each CP project and opportunity, as I have been a customer of CP for multiple years and projects,” says Henke. 

As part of the Operations department, Henke will identify and implement process enhancements, increase operational efficiency and improve quality with a focus on the perspective of the customer throughout the entire process.

Henke has always been environmentally aware from a young age which led him to pursue a higher education within the environmental field. His involvement in multiple recycling operations and passion for the recycling industry will help develop the relationship with CP Group’s customers’ understanding their needs and goals. “I truly believe that anything we can do to preserve the natural resources & the environment is a positive direction,” Henke says.

The addition of Henke to the team is a testament to CP Group’s commitment to delivering the highest quality products and services to its customers. When asked, looking ahead, “What do you see as the future of recycling?” Henke replies, “The future of recycling is continued growth. We see this everyday with our existing customers and so many new customers. We also see this in new RFPs from municipalities and counties for recycling programs. CP is in a great position, and in my opinion, #1 within the industry – my main reason for wanting to be a part of the CP Team.” CP Group welcomes Mark to the company.

Originally publihed June 2023 in RecyclingInside – Recycling Technology News and Innovations