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Santek purchases Southern Central's waste operations
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Southern Central Iron and Metal will no longer own the solid waste aspect of its business. Santek Waste Services, Inc. of Cleveland has acquired the solid waste part of the business, located at 4530 Manchester Highway.David Hollinshead of Santek and D.J. Hennessee, owner of Southern Central, made the announcement during a county Financial Management Committee meeting Thursday.Hennessee said he has agreed to stay with the company for six months and assured committee members the business will not be losing any employees in the acquisition. In fact, the company will be hiring at least one new employee in the near future.“David will be hiring my employees and I will be with the company for at least a minimum of six months,” said Hennessee.Santek owns 18 disposal facilities in a nine-state region and employs 350.During the meeting, commissioners voted on a new solid waste disposal contract which the county previously had with Southern Central.