An Indianapolis-based scrap metal recycling company is marking 100 years in business this weekend. J. Solotken & Co. Inc. says its business, in terms of tonnage, has increased by 145 percent since 2000.
June 9, 2014
Indianapolis, Ind. — Officials representing J. Solotken & Co. Inc. will host an open house at its facility on Indianapolis' eastside as part of its 100th anniversary celebration.
Founded in Indianapolis in 1914 by its namesake – Jacob Solotken – the company is a respected scrap metal recycling company, whose leadership spans four generations. Since 2009, the small, family-owned company has dramatically increased its business (in tonnage) by 58 percent and 145 percent since 2000.
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard will be in attendance at the event at 11:15 a.m. and is scheduled to speak. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., a dinner/reception will take place at the Columbia Club in Indianapolis, at which time the company's president, Joseph Alpert, will be presented with a special award.
EVENT: J. Solotken & Co. Inc. 100th Anniversary Celebration
DATES/TIMES/: Open House – Saturday, June 14, 2014 – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
at J. Solotken & Co. Inc. – 6701 English Avenue, Indianapolis
Reception/Dinner – Saturday, June 14, 2014 – 6:30 p.m. at the Columbia Club, Monument Circle, Downtown Indianapolis
Source: J. Solotken & Co. Inc.