COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 7)—Landstar Inc., the Scottsdale, Ariz.-based rubber recycling firm, has signed a letter of understanding with the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio to buy a building of more than 500,000 square feet in the Columbus area. There, Landstar plans to establish the first of its new generation of "Rubber Recovery Refineries" designed to recover and recycle all kinds of rubber scrap and waste, according to company President D. Elroy Fimrite. Fimrite, who did not divulge the purchase price of the Columbus facility, says he expects it to be operational by sometime in the first quarter of 2003.
Landstar to buy new facility in Columbus area
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