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Year: 2018

What Are Nonferrous Materials and How Are They Processed?

December 25, 2018, 3:39

Most metal recycling operations focus on the recycling and processing of ferrous materials. However, nonferrous materials are important too and are desired by parties in numerous different industries. At Scrap Metal Services, LLC, we manage both ferrous and nonferrous metal processing. What Does Nonferrous Mean? Nonferrous materials are those materials that do not contain iron … Continue reading "What Are…

Partnership With Optimus Steel LLC

December 22, 2018, 23:21

CHICAGO, IL – December 20, 2018. Scrap Metal Services, LLC (SMS) and its mill services division, SMS Mill Services, LLC, are pleased to announce a new partnership in the form of a multi-year agreement with Optimus Steel LLC for on-site scrap management at the Optimus facility in Beaumont, Texas. Located in Beaumont, Texas, Optimus Steel … Continue reading "Partnership With…

Scrap Metal Services Announces Important Organizational Structure Changes

December 19, 2018, 21:48

Scrap Metal Services, LLC (SMS), headquartered in Burnham, Illinois, is pleased to announce an exciting change in its leadership team.  Effective December 12, 2018, Jeff Gertler (CEO) and Rick Gertler (COO) have moved into board level positions as Chairman and Co-Chairman of the newly formed Board of Directors of Scrap Metal Services, L.L.C. and its … Continue reading "Scrap Metal…

How Will Tariffs Affect Metal Prices?

December 11, 2018, 2:29

Tariffs, including what they are and how they work, can be complicated to understand. What’s more, if you are employed or run a business in an industry that relies heavily on metal, you may be wondering how tariffs will affect metal prices. Here’s a brief overview of what you need to know- What Are Tariffs? … Continue reading "How Will…

Environmental and Economical Benefits of Scrap Metal Recycling

November 27, 2018, 1:39

Recycling scrap metal rather than taking it to the landfill is the just smart thing to do, period. In fact, not only can recycling be great for the earth–after all, recycling limits the amount of natural resources that have to be extracted and utilized–but it also has numerous economic benefits, too. Consider some of these … Continue reading "Environmental and…

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