Ed LehnerDivision President
Mr. Edward Lehner is the Division President for Pioneer Fibers, Incorporated. Mr. Lehner is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Addison, IL operations. In addition to these duties, Mr. Lehner also works with the sales staff in the coordination of the brokerage operation.
Mr. Lehner has been in the recycling industry over 35 years, getting his start with Container Corporation out of Chicago. He initially started in the Pioneer Paper Stock Plant training in the receiving, shipping and production departments. Mr. Lehner was elevated to Plant Manager and ran the plant operations for 1 year before being promoted to Mill buyer for 4 Container Corporation Mills in the Midwest. Mr. Lehner left CCA after 8 years to work for Trans American Fiber, a division of the Peltz Group. Mr. Lehner worked primarily in the Sales Service Area and has the position of Customer Service Manager. Mr. Lehner left Trans American Fiber after 14 years to work for Pioneer Fibers, Incorporated, a Division of Pioneer Industries. Mr. Lehner joined Pioneer Fibers, Inc. in a sales role and eventually was elevated to Plant Manager before being promoted to General Manager in 2007.