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EcoPathâ„¢ Appoints Team to Assist Facility Managers with Seasonal Operations Planning Needs

EcoPath™ Helps Keep Facilities Safe, Clean and Green Year Round, In All Weather

Dalton, Ga. – Aug. 05, 2010 – EcoPath™, the first and only perpetually recyclable entryway matting solution, made from environmentally friendly renewable and recyclable products, urges facility managers and building owners to consider entryway matting as a vital component of any seasonal operations plan. To these efforts EcoPath has put in place a team of regional specialists to counsel building managers and owners on how EcoPath products can help minimize tracked dirt, lower cleaning costs, reduce slip and fall hazards and contribute to LEED certification.

The new team of dedicated regional reps offers a breadth of service experience in such industries as flooring, carpet, tile and insurance, and includes:

Southeast

Matt Brock leads EcoPath’s Southeast field operations, handling new and established commercial accounts throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. He brings to the position more than 17 years of service experience in the insurance industry and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University. Brock resides in Lookout Mountain, Ga. with his wife and their three children. Matt Brock is reachable at 706-996-5025 or mbrock@ecopathmats.com.

Northeast

Jim Reynolds leads EcoPath’s Northeast field operations, which encompass Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. He provides customers with more than 27 years of national service experience across the carpet, flooring, tile and wall coverings industries. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Business from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Reynolds resides in Berwyn, Penn., with his “two great children, awesome wife and a loveable cat, Howie.” Jim Reynolds may be reached at 484-238-4006 or jreynolds@ecopathmats.com.

New York

Anthony Beneventin manages EcoPath’s sales and customer support efforts throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and surrounding area. He brings to the position more than 15 years of expertise in the flooring and matting installations categories. Beneventin is currently pursuing an Associate in Business degree from Suffolk Community College. He is base in Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y., where he resides with wife Nicole and two English Bulldogs, Diesel and Daisy-Mae. Contact Anthony Beneventin at 631-245-2180, abeneventin@ecopathmats.com.

Midwest

Ben Metcalf heads EcoPath’s Midwest regional efforts, managing the needs of customers throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and surrounding areas not specifically covered under another region. He brings to his daily tasks five years of flooring industry expertise with an additional seven years of architecture, design and construction experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies form Southern Illinois University. Metcalf is based in Whiteland, Ind., on the South side of Indianapolis. Contact Ben Metcalf at 317-225-3185, bmetcalf@ecopathmats.com.

West

Todd Chesebro manages all sales and customer support efforts for EcoPath’s Western Division, which services the entire West coast. Prior to joining the company, Chesebro amassed 14 years of experience in the flooring, tile and carpet industries. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Post Baccalaureate in Secondary Education from Arizona State University. Todd Chesebro is based in San Francisco and may be reached at 415-307-7843, tchesebro@ecopathmats.com.

“Our regional professionals are armed with the expertise and available to help with every step, from initial inquiries to overseeing the installation process and managing customers’ continued needs,” said Jack Lindsay, vice president of sales of Engineered Conversion Systems (ECS), parent company of EcoPath.

Whether forecasting snow, heavy rain, winds or sunny skies, EcoPath can complement any facility’s seasonal management strategy to:

  • Protect valuable floors with superior moisture-hoarding, dirt-trapping construction
  • Control tracking and minimize dirt
  • Minimize slip hazards
  • Handle heavy traffic without showing wear
  • Reduce cleaning costs
  • Reduce environmental strain by utilizing recycled materials in its construction
  • Contribute toward LEED building certification

“While most of us are enjoying our summer, facility managers everywhere are concerned with the upcoming rain and snow seasons and how to best combat their effects on everyday operations. EcoPath can be their first line of defense against increment weather worries; keeping floors clean, dry and protected from damage,” adds Lindsay.

EcoPath entryway matting solution is backed with EnviroCel™, which contains recycled, recovered and renewable materials that are 60 to 70 percent green by weight, and BioGrip™, a 100 percent post-consumer recycled secondary backing made from recycled (PET – polyethylene therephthalate polyester) plastic bottles with a non-skid natural rubber. Such product traits positioned EcoPath among the “Top Five Green Products for Retail and Business Interiors” last year at the world's largest green building industry show, Greenbuild® International Conference and Expo.

EcoPath helps customers achieve their facility’s highest green potential by contributing toward U.S. Green Building Council LEED certification under Section 4.3, Indoor Environmental Quality, Low-Emitting Material; under LEED Materials and Resources CR4, Recycled Content; and under LEED Innovation in Design, CR1.

For more information and full product specifications, contact a field representative directly, email sales@ecopathmats.com or visit www.ecopathmats.com.

About EcoPath™

A product of Engineered Conversion Systems (ECS), EcoPath™ is the world’s first 100 percent perpetually recyclable entryway matting solution that meets professional facility managers’ requirements for safety, cleanliness and durability. EcoPath™ complements any style motif; protects valuable floors; and helps facilities achieve their top green potential by contributing toward LEED building certification. The product line combines the latest innovations in manufacturing, technology, and materials with superior workmanship and outstanding service. EcoPath™ is 100 % manufactured in the U.S. and carries an unmatched manufacturing warranty. As part of a vertically integrated manufacturing company with a modern 70,000 sq. ft. facility in Dalton, Ga., ECS incorporates the maximum standards in quality control blended with competitive pricing and fast fulfillment.

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