Uwe Eschenhorst has been named VP – Cement Business Unit at Vecoplan LLC.
Eschenhorst joined Vecoplan in 2012 as vice president of its Alternative Fuels and Energy Competency Center. Prior to that he was environmental services manager at Polysius Corp. USA, working with the cement and minerals industries. Eschenhorst brings more than 14 years of practical experience to his new position at Vecoplan.
While at Polysius, he directed the design, engineering, construction, and implementation of large systems and entire plants that incorporated the use of alternative fuels as an integral component of the cement production process. Eschenhorst earned a BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering/Fluid, Fuel and Heat Engineering, an MSc in Mechatronics, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering/Process Engineering. “Uwe’s impressive credentials and vast experience in this sector make him the perfect choice to head-up our Cement Business Unit here at Vecoplan,” said Len Beusse, COO at Vecoplan.
In his new position, Eschenhorst will be responsible for sales in the North American cement industry. He will also supervise all strategic aspects of large projects in this sector.
Vecoplan is a leading provider of processing technologies and comprehensive systems for the production of alternative fuel from waste and biomass. Systems technologies from Vecoplan include: receiving stations, primary shredding, conveying, ferrous metals separation, screening, air classification, optical sorting, non-ferrous metals separation, secondary shredding, storage, mixing stations, sampling stations, testing stations, metered feeding of fuel, and integration of system controls.