Hyman Goodman began to collect rags in Western Massachusetts
in 1898. He built his business on the foundation of the highest
integrity and reliability in the service of his customers. Integrity
and service reliability became the cornerstone to his success and
the success of the generations that followed him.
Today, in its fifth generation, Northstar continues,
in the tradition of the Hyman Goodman Company, to provide superior
customer service and foster strong partnerships with its suppliers
and customers. Northstar Group also offers the consultation and
problem solving capabilities that result in significant improvements
to its clients. By devising innovative ways to sort waste generation
and monitor the profitability of the various grades of sorted secondary
fiber, Northstar reports to its customers the continually improving
profit margin on their by-product. Northstar builds ISO quality
control standards into the client's customized Standard Operating
Procedures as it strives to improve the quality of the waste management
procedures for each client's unique operation.
When our clients' employees begin to treat their
waste as a valuable commodity and we can measure the improvement
in their processes, we have succeeded in providing an extremely
valuable service. This translates into a high quality, trade marked
product with superior marketability to the customer of that recycleable.
Northstar has established strong, dependable relationships with
paper mills and various end users of plastics, fabric & foam and
aluminum to insure a steady market for our clients' waste materials.
Our vision is to provide a full service waste management
system to our clients, to create the greatest profit margin for
them through the development of a highly refined waste stream from
their by-product and maintain the most dependable and reliable network
for marketing of the output.