Floyd Tuominen has dedicated over 28 years of service to the waste industry. He began his career as a sales engineer for a machine tool company and then, in 1972, advanced to a sales manager of Mid Equipment of Grundy Center, Iowa, a manufacturer of solid waste compaction equipment. While there, he introduced the Wide Mouth Dock Pack, the Super Dock Pack, and Eze On-Off Hoist. In 1976, Mr. Tuominen joined Harris Waste Management Group as the manager of distributor sales. He was promoted to sales manager in 1979 and became president in 1986. Following a two-year stint as the president of the Marathon Equipment company’s overseas division, in 1994, Mr. Tuominen became president of Excel Manufacturing, Inc. where he was responsible for business, product, and market development. Now retired.