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1987

The late 1980’s and 1990’s brought a raft a major shifts in the recycling industry; Berg Mill Supply survived through careful asset management and a strong focus on our mission. October 19, 1987 ¬– often called “Black Monday” ¬– brought stocks crashing down around the globe. Berg Mill Supply drew in its financial strengths and weather…
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1985

New Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs) sprang up across California in the wake of the signing of Assembly Bill 931 in 1985. The bill established a 50% recycling mandate, leading to the development of single stream recycling (also known as “single-sort”). The newly established MRFs became Berg Mill’s largest suppliers
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1983

Business relationships based on trust, ethical practice, and a personal touch have formed the foundation of the Berg Mill Supply business for the past 50 years. The company became the sole supplier to the GAF Roofing Mill in Hollister, CA. In 1983, Berg Mill Supply initiated a relationship with SaveMart Supermarkets that endures to this day.
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1970

In addition to supplying materials to domestic mills, Roger was an early pioneer reaching across the Pacific to supply international manufacturers in emerging markets – China, Vietnam, and other Pacific Rim countries. Growing international opportunities led the company to enter into a partnership in the summer of 1970, to form Classic Fibres, Inc., Berg Mill Supply’s…
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