PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Dec. 15, 2008)—Anthony M. Cialone has joined Florida Tire Recycling Inc. as its chief operating officer.
In his new role, Cialone will be responsible for leading Florida Tire's expansion efforts, helping the company establish business partnerships and promoting the company's closed-loop recycling program to manufacturers worldwide, the company said.
A 17-year veteran of the recycling industry, Cialone most recently was co-founder, with Dennis Gormley and James B. Gray, of Lehigh Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of ultra-fine recycled rubber powders. Cialone served as chief operating officer of Lehigh, securing growth capital and core technologies for the firm.
Before Lehigh, he was founder and president of Environmental Processing Systems Inc., helping to develop that company's patented technologies and processes in the manufacture of engineered rubber powders.