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Brian Shine

Brian Shine

CEO, Manitoba Corporation

Brian Shine is CEO of Manitoba Corp. and former national Chair of ISRI (2018-2020). A fourth-generation nonferrous metals recycler, his company operates two plants: Lancaster (Buffalo), New York, and St. Louis, Missouri, with a primary focus on processing high-grade copper scrap. Brian has held many leadership positions within ISRI, including membership committee chairman, audit committee chairman, and member of the board of directors. In addition, he served as president of the ISRI Empire State Chapter from 2004 to 2006. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University and also a certificate from the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the University of Buffalo, where he has since mentored a dozen candidates through the program. He also is a member of the Young Presidents Organization and a graduate of Leadership Buffalo.

All Sessions by Brian Shine

Day 5 – April 19 April 19, 2023
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Spotlight on Copper: Recycled Metals in Focus

Karl F. Dean Ballroom: Level 4

Track: Markets and Global Trade 🛈Topics specific to products that come out of a recycling facility that can be sold as products or feedstock; ferrous metals; nonferrous metals (aluminum, copper, lead, zinc, tin, and precious metals); stainless steel and high-temperature alloys; plastics; recovered fiber (paper, corrugated, cartons); tires/rubber; electronics; glass; textiles; residential recyclers and materials recovery facilities; Basel Convention; OECD; import/export; and tariffs.
Copper prices got off to a fast start in 2023 amid expectations for growing demand for primary and secondary copper. This year’s Copper Spotlight features industry professionals from the copper production and recycled materials industries who will dive into the key trends impacting the demand for recycled copper and copper alloys, both in North America and in overseas markets.