CLEVELAND — Ardleigh Minerals, a full-service industrial recycling company, has hired Allen S. Wass to be Director of Operations.

“We are fortunate to add Allen to our team in this leadership role,” said CEO Ernest Q. Petrey, Jr. “He has a keen understanding of the recycling industry and brings the technical expertise and background in these industries that Ardleigh needs to grow to the next level.”

Wass previously worked as the President of Sanford Rose Associates, an executive search firm partnering with companies in the specialty materials markets. He spent 10 years in various leadership roles, including Plant Manager for General Electric Lighting.

With operations both domestically and internationally, Ardleigh Minerals offers creative and comprehensive recycling services. The company’s goal is to provide one-stop recycling services for all aerospace and automotive industries by recycling thermal spray plasma dust, grit, sludge, filters and high-alloy metals.