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US recycling major targets further expansion

River Metals Recycling, a subsidiary of the David J. Joseph company (DJJ), has acquired the recycling division of Industrial Services of America (ISA) which operates four metal recycling facilities in Kentucky and Indiana, one of which has a car shredder.

RMR already operates 11 locations in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana, Illinois, and Alabama. The company has automobile shredders in Newport and Louisville, Kentucky. 

Growth, growth, growth

The addition of the four ISA yards is in line with DJJ’s strategy and its commitment to increase its regional recycling platforms.  ‘The acquisition also supports an expanding consumer base of ferrous and non- ferrous scrap customers in the region’, it says.

RMR is pleased to welcome the ISA operations and colleauges. The company adds that it is also committed to continuing to provide ‘a high level of service’ to both existing and new scrap suppliers and consumers.

A big player 

Founded in 1885, DJJ is a Cincinnati-based subsidiary of Nucor Corporation. DJJ is one of the largest scrap traders/processors in the US providing scrap brokerage, recycling and transportation services Across the USA, the company operates nearly 60 scrap recycling facilities.

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