F ounded in 1898, today Alter - a privately owned, fourth generation company - is one of the largest scrap processors in the country, with trading offices and processing plants across the central United States. Alter Trading provides a direct supply of quality products, sourced both in America and abroad, to consumers in the United States and throughout the world.
Robert S. Goldstein joined Alter Trading Corporation in 1977 and held various operating and marketing positions until being named President in 1989. He served as President through 2012 when a successor was named. In 2003, Mr. Goldstein was named Chairman and CEO of Alter Trading Corporation. In 2009, he was named Chairman and CEO of Goldstein Group, Inc., parent company of Alter Trading and continues to serve in both of those roles today. In addition, Mr. Goldstein is an officer and director of affiliated real estate development and transportation businesses involved in inland marine logistics and terminal operations. Mr. Goldstein also serves as a Chairman at the Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISLE). Mr. Goldstein is a 1977 graduate of Tulane University where he earned a B.S. degree in economics.