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2016 MID-YEAR MEETING

June 27-29, 2016
Hyatt Regency
Boston, Massachusetts


2016 CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW

Nov. 9-12, 2016
The Fairmont Orchid
Kohala Coast, Big Island of Hawai'i


2017 EH&S FORUM

February 22, 2017
Caesar's Palace
Las Vegas, Nevada


2017 WINTER MEETING

February 22-24, 2017
Caesars Palace
Las Vegas, Nevada


2017 MID-YEAR MEETING

June 21-23, 2017
Renaissance Pittsburg
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania


2017 CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW

November 7-11, 2017
Naples Grand Beach Resort
Naples, Florida


 
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Welcome to NORA eNews, providing association, member and industry news for companies involved in the responsible recycling of used oil and related materials. Submit information for NORA eNews by emailing info@noranews.org or calling (703) 753-4277.


Boston Mid-Year Meeting: Over 120 Pre-Registered– 
Register Now, Limited Hotel Rooms Still Available - Act Now Before Rates Go Up

The 2016 NORA Mid-Year Meeting will be held Monday, June 27 - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. NORA has been able to extend the availability of rooms in the discounted room block at the Hyatt Regency Boston until June 6, though rooms may sell out early. Most attendees will arrive early on June 27th and depart on June 29th. However, the room rate of $249/night is valid beginning Friday, June 24 and extends through the following weekend if you'd like to extend your stay to explore Boston.

REGISTER  | RESERVE YOUR ROOM


Mid-Year Meeting Morning Speaker Added; Session Topics Now Available

Lauren Pombar from J.P. Morgan will be giving a presentation Thursday morning, June 28 at 9 A.M. She will be discussing high level themes in Commodities Risk Management, with a focus on various ways to mitigate price volatility. The session topics, which will take place during select committee meetings, are also available to view online by clicking this link. All members are welcome to attend.

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NORA Member PRTI Acquires Holocene Technologies

NORA Member Product Recovery Technology International (PRTI), which offers a patented system for tire pyrolysis to break tires into oil, carbon ash, steel and a syn-gas, recently announced the acquisition of Holocene Technologies. Jason A Williams, President and CEO of PRTI said, “We are excited to bring in Holocene Technologies as a partner in our growth, and development. Holocene Technologies skill in thermal management, system controls, and computerized process operations fits well with our main purpose and will serve us in the future as we continue to expand our research and operations. This announcement coincides with the successful completion of our recent fundraising round and confirms that the growth of our business is on track. Moreover, as energy prices have fallen causing an industry­wide reassessment of value, PRTI has continued to accelerate based on the strong fundamentals of our business.”

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New York Company's $2 Fee for Oil Recycling was Illegal

A New York based automobile service station is facing a quarter million dollars in penalties for charging customers an oil filter and recycling fee, an action that is illegal in the state of New York.

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NORA Trade Show in Hawaii 55% Sold

The exhibit hall at the 2016 NORA Annual Conference & Trade Show is 55% sold. The event will be held November 9-12, 2016 on the Big Island of Hawaii. Over 300 oil recycling industry leaders are expected to attend the educational networking event. To reserve your space, contact Casey Parker at 703-753-4277 or casey@noranews.org. Click here to see a current list of exhibitors.


 


NORA Member Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL) Recognized for Transactional Achievements 

NORA Member Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL) has received three international financial awards for their 2015 transactional achievements. These awards given to BGL from both Acquisition International and M&A Advisor recognize firms and companies who stand out as leading players in the international financial field.

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NORA & EPA Meet: Review PCB/TSCA Reform

On May 26, 2016, representatives from NORA and EPA met to review important options for NORA's PCB/TSCA Reform Project. The goal of this project is to institute common-sense relief for used oil collectors and processors related to unintended dilution. A full report on the status of the project will be provided at the NORA Mid-Year Meeting in Boston later this month.

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HR 4958 Introduced: Calls for Report on Energy/Environmental benefits of Re-Refining

A bill was introduced on April 15, 2016 to the House of Representatives directing the Secretary of Energy to review and update a report on the energy and environmental benefits of re-refining used oil.

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NORA Releases Dates for 2017 Events

Mark your calendar for NORA's 2017 events. More information is available on the Future Events page of the NORA website.
  • 2017 EH&S Forum and Winter Meeting: February 22-24, 2017 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2017 Mid-Year Meeting: June 21-23, 2017 at the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • NORA's 2017 Annual Conference & Trade Show: November 8-11, 2017 at the Naples Grand Beach Resort in Naples, Florida

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Welcome to NORA's newest members

Know someone who should be a member? Refer a company who joins and get $100. For more information, click here.

  • Buckeye Brine, LLC (Austin, Texas)
  • Eastman Chemical Co (St. Louis, Missouri)
  • ReOil Pty Ltd (New South Wales, Australia)

NORA Marketplace

The NORA Marketplace is the liquid recycling industry's destination for companies looking to buy, sell, or find items and materials. NORA Members may list an item free for 90 days. Place a listing by emailing info@noranews.org or calling (703) 753-4277

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Classic Used Oil Generator: 1927 Case Touring Car

Read about the latest car in NORA's series of Classic Used Oil Generators

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Do you have news you'd like to share with the industry? Contact NORA

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2017 NORA Winter Meeting

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2017 NORA Mid-Year Meeting

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